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Financial Aid Specialist

Typical Duties & Responsibilities

Verification of Financial Aid Files

Process and award Federal Pell Grant

Resolve overawards in student FA packages

Oversight [ certifying, awarding, reconciling, award adjustments, issue resolution reporting] of the following programs/processes

  • Tennessee Student Assistance Award [TSAA]
  • Federal Supplemental Opportunity Grant [FSEOG]
  • Student Engagement Reporting
  • Transfer Monitoring

Reporting to Federal and/or State Agencies



Required Qualifications:

  • 2 years of in-depth Financial Aid experience including verification, awarding, program information;
  • Bachelor's degree;
  • Experience with BANNER, COD, NSLDS, eGrands
  • Ability to work independently and within team environment;
  • Analytical thinking and ability to multi-task;
  • Ability to present Financial Aid Information at various events.


To be considered for a position at Roane State, you must create an on-line application. Your skills, abilities, qualifications, and years of experience will be evaluated using only what is recorded on your application. Please be sure to include the complete Begin and End Dates under your Employment History. Please note: attaching a resume does not substitute for completion of the application form.  Scan and attach required documents (diploma, High School Equivalency (HSE) Diploma, transcripts, certifications), and resume to the online application in Word or PDF format (less than 2 MB in size).  Once the online application is complete a confirmation number will be given to the applicant verifying receipt of the application. 

Candidates who are called for an interview must notify Human Resources in writing of any reasonable accommodation needed prior to the date of the interview.

Offer of employment contingent upon successful background check.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package which includes an excellent retirement package from the state of Tennessee, 401K plan with match, thirteen paid annual holidays in addition to annual and sick leave days, health and dental insurance, tuition discounts and state employee discounts.

Roane State Community College is a TBR and AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against students, employees, or applicants for admission or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, age, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, or any other legally protected class with respect to all employment, programs and activities sponsored by Roane State.


TBR - The College System of Tennessee