The Funding Specialist I supports retention and degree completion by assisting students to explore
alternative funding options. This role works closely with the Financial Aid Department to process additional funding to cover a student’s remaining gap balance. In addition, they provide financial resources regarding Scholarships and Private Lending options. The Funding Specialist is responsible for advising students regarding eligibility criteria and application procedures for all available federal, state scholarships as well as institutional financial assistance programs. Counsels’ fellow teams regarding status of gap balance funding and/or disbursement details. Reviews students’ documents and applications for accuracy and completeness in order to proceed with processing. Performs consistent and thorough audits of accounts to ensure funding matches the general ledger postings.
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This position is required to attend new employee orientation in person in Salt Lake City, Utah from October 24th through October 27th All travel and lodging accommodations will be paid for by the organization.
Our Mission (not just words on the wall, we live it, love it, and daily contribute to it).
At Nightingale College, our Innovative Education model helps transform rural health landscapes through our blended-distance learning platform. Every person involved with Nightingale College helps to change lives of our learners, our communities and ultimately the world by adding to the quality of healthcare. We are proud to have graduated over 1,000 nurses serving communities in need. We are serious about our outcomes and have a little bit of fun getting there.
The professional and personal development of our learners and our collaborators is our company’s foundation. Not only do we develop strategies that promote a positive work-life integration, but we also create an environment that invites you to become an expert in your field, be it through higher education or professional development. Put simply, we elevate employment, elevate health, and elevate education. We’re so happy that you’ve found us!
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