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Graduate Financial Aid Data & Systems Analyst

Date: November, 2016
Reports to (Job Title): Manager, Graduate Financial Aid Systems
Jobs Reporting (Job Titles): None
Department: Graduate Studies Officer (GSO)


Main Campus


35 hr/wk

Primary Purpose

The incumbent will participate in a wide range of activities related to the configuration, processing, maintenance, reporting and upgrade testing of the Financial Aid (FA) and awards components of the student information system (Quest/PeopleSoft) and for Financial Aid payment records management using OnBase. Timely application of awards to the student account in Quest is imperative as students require this information to facilitate tuition fee arrangements with the University and plan for program support including research expenses. The Analyst must interpret complex rules and regulations for both internal and external award payments for all graduate students. The Analyst must have a sound knowledge of university, provincial and federal policies and procedures related to awards, and must be familiar with all online systems related to maintenance of student financial aid records. It is essential the incumbent be knowledgeable in a variety of computer systems in order to update and maintain FA tables, manuals and procedures which support all FA student record keeping functions in the Graduate Studies Office.

Key Accountabilities:

1.  Graduate Student Financial Aid Records


2.  Reporting and Reconciliations


3.  Systems and Production Support

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