Student Financial Assistance Officer
As per HRM Directive 518, this employment opportunity is restricted to Nunavut Land Claim Beneficiaries only.
Reporting to the Manager, Financial Assistance for Nunavut Students (FANS) this incumbent will provide a full range of administrative support services and application assessment and adjudication in accordance with the requirements and procedures established in the ACT and regulations for the Student Financial Assistance (SFA) program. Main responsibilities include data entry; document gathering and preparation; communication with students; application assessment and adjudication; preparation of program information material; routine correspondence; record management including electronic file maintenance.
This incumbent receives all student application documentation, enters data into the FANS Information System and sets up student files, and undertakes all assessment and screening activities. Other duties would also include sending notification of status letters to applicants; organizing program materials; distributing all FANS information and application packages and materials requested. This position has regular contact with the public, other service providers, educational institutions in all jurisdictions and other organizations that have information required to adjudicate FANS requests. This incumbent also obtains information on matters that could be of a confidential nature.
To be selected for an interview, you will have completed grade 12 and have related administrative experience; experience in income support related programs. The ability to work in a computerized environment and bilingualism in Inuktitut and English is required.
Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered.
Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset.