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Loan Servicing Specialist- Data Entry (Repayment Options)

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Job ID 20REQ-01021 Location Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania Company Name Navient Solutions, LLC

Job Summary: The Loan Servicing Specialist is responsible for the maintenance of existing accounts (FFELP and Non-FFELP in response to customer/school (borrowers, cosigners, schools, lenders, guarantors and credit bureaus) inquiries submitted via letter, phone, email, or internal research requests. Must research, analyze, verify, reconcile and perform appropriate account actions in a timely manner in accordance with established servicing and origination guidelines. Individuals in these positions may be focused on one or more of these activities:

  • Financial Adjustments (payment posting, payment allocations, reapplications, ACH transmissions, auto-debit, check returns, refunds, fee billing, fee reversals, principal/interest adjustments, loan repurchases)
  • Status Adjustments (deferment, forbearance, repayment plans, bankruptcy, death, disability, default claims)
  • Customer Communications (name changes, address changes, responding to customer inquiries via email, system letters or manually drafted letters)

Training and Work Schedule: First and second shifts are available with 7.5% shift differential for second shift. Training hours for both shifts will be Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm for a period of 4 weeks.

1. Account Management/Analysis/Research  

  a.  Assess the account status to obtain accurate information on various aspects of the loan(s).

  b.  Use all resources available to resolve work items in an efficient manner. 

  c.  Report all issues that arise with any system to your supervisor immediately.

  d.  There are some aspects of each process that require the employee to verify a customer status before they can complete a task.  The employee will be challenged with evaluating each scenario in order to take the best course of action.

2.  Customer Service  

a.  Provide all customers with a quality product that meets the departments expectations.

b.  Utilize the student loan servicing and departmental processes to effectively and efficiently manage the accounts

c.  Assist the department in maintaining federal processing standards. 

d.  Foster strong relationships with internal and external customers.

3.  Training and Development     

a.  To provide the best service in maintaining the accounts will involve being cross-trained to meet business needs.

b.  Constantly keep abreast of new information pertinent to maintain accounts accurately. Keep all training documentation organized to effectively use them for reference and guidance.

5.  Assist Other Areas Within Navient 

a.  Working other tasks/volume within the department as assigned.                                             

b.  Support other departments as assigned.

c.  Working overtime when volume is excessive.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

High school diploma or equivalent

Minimum 6 months financial and/or customer service background

  • Data entry skills: alphanumeric and 10-key
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Effective time management skills
  • Computer proficiency with Microsoft application
  • Efficient organizational skills
  • Excellent attention to detail, results oriented
  • This position will support a federal government contract. Applicants must be able to obtain Public Trust security clearance as required of federal government contractors to include a background check conducted by the U.S. Government to determine eligibility and suitability for federal contract employment for public trust or sensitive positions. For this level of clearance, applicants must possess U.S.citizenship.


All offers of employment are contingent on standard background checks. Navient and certain of its affiliated companies are federal, state and/or local government contractors. Should this position support a Federal Government contract, now or in the future, the successful candidate will be subject to a background check conducted by the U.S. Government to determine eligibility and suitability for federal contract employment for public trust or sensitive positions. Positions that support state and/or local contracts also may require additional background checks to determine eligibility and suitability.

EOE Race/Ethnicity/Sex/Disability/Protected Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity. Navient Corporation and its subsidiaries are not sponsored by or agencies of the United States of America.

Navient is a drug free workplace.

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