Job Description

Come Grow With Us

Grand Canyon Education (GCE) is a rapidly growing educational service company that has long been an industry leader in providing educational, operational and technological support services to the post-secondary education sector. Formerly part of Grand Canyon University (GCU), GCE still works closely with GCU to benefit thousands of students, families and the local inner-city community. We put people first, drive innovation, and do good in the community that we live and work in.

Grand Canyon Education’s Accounting department is currently seeking a fulltimStipend Specialist. This role is responsible for the timely processing of student stipend/refund checks by thoroughly auditing and maintaining the student’s account in conjunction with adhering to Title IV Funding regulations.


  • Adheres to all department and company policies and procedures.

  • Analyze and adjust student accounts.

  • Process student stipend/refund checks.

  • Proactively contact university departments to maintain student accounts.

  • Assist with processes to ensure compliance with Title IV issues and maintain best practices in accounts receivable.

  • Establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with student service divisions.

  • Provide weekly and monthly reports as needed on activities.

  • Meet defined department goals and all established activity metrics.

  • Ensure timely communication and follow up with student services divisions regarding student accounts.

  • Assist with other miscellaneous projects as assigned by management.

Education and/or Experience:

  • High school diploma required.

  • Associate degree preferred.

  • 6 months - 2 years’ related experience preferably in financial or accounting department and/or training in the principles and practices of accounting.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Solid skills in written and verbal communications.

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and tasks to achieve deadlines.

  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to complete job duties with a high degree of accuracy.

  • Ability to utilize database software and/or advanced usage of Microsoft Excel spreadsheets.

  • Strong goal orientation.

  • Able to work in a highly collaborative team environment as a team player.

  • Must pass a pre-employment background investigation.

Application Instructions

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