Reporting to the Financial Aid Manager, the Financial Aid Officer is responsible for the allocation of federal and provincial student loans, grants and institutional funds in delivering financial assistance to full-time and part-time student clients. The incumbent is responsible for processing Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP), Institution-Funded Special Bursary Program (ISBP) and Ontario Tuition Grant (OTG) applications, reviews and appeals as well as maintaining Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities web systems such as the OSAP Electronic Confirmation of Enrolment process and error corrections on the OSAP One Key System.
The Financial Aid Officer also participates in the development, marketing and presentation of information sessions and projects on Financial Aid topics to groups within the college. Many of these groups may be from multi-cultured backgrounds plus include both students and family members. Topics of these sessions include Financial Literacy and budgeting advice plus tips on how to apply for various types of financial aid.Incumbent may also be expected to work evening or weekend hours during certain periods of the year.