Financial Counselor

Location
Alabama, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Oct 12, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Information

Vacancy Number: S-00659 Position Title: Financial Counselor Classification Title: Student Advisor Department: Enrollment Management Employment Type: Full-Time Duties and Responsibilities:

The Financial Counselor works closely with students to outline a plan for paying for school, including personal finances, student loans, government grants, private scholarships, university scholarships and university payment plans.

The Financial Counselor assist students in navigating the financial aid process by helping students to understand and complete the correct forms, providing guidance for the student to obtain the needed documents and apprising them of any changes to existing resources.

In addition to supporting the student in the financial aid process, the financial counselor informs the students on loan repayment procedures and help students to develop a budget to keep student debt to a minimum as they persist toward degree completion.

This position works closely with the Office of Financial Aid, Office of Student Accounts, and the Scholarships Office to ensure that the proper information is provided to the students.

Conduct workshops for both prospective and current students on having a plan for paying for college.

Assist the Scholarships Office with answering questions regarding scholarships awarded and available scholarships, as well as mailing out institutional scholarship letters.

Maintain equipment, office files, and student records; answer telephone and provide assistance to callers; and provide assistance to students/visitors.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

This position requires strong technical skills, a highly service-oriented focus, and strong communication skills to include written communication skills and interpersonal skills. Ability to manage details.
Working knowledge of student systems as related to admissions (preferably BANNER ), databases, and Microsoft products.

Knowledge Federal Financial Aid policies.

Knowledge of counseling and working with students.

Knowledge of applicable federal and state regulations.

Skill in making written and oral presentations.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree

Job Open Date: 10/12/2020 This posting will remain open until closed: Yes Job Close Date: Salary Band: 105 Special Instructions to Applicants:

Auburn University at Montgomery reserves the right once interviewing has begun to stop accepting applications.

Auburn University at Montgomery is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity; therefore, we encourage applications from historically underrepresented groups, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

About the University/College

Located in Alabama’s vibrant state capital, Auburn University at Montgomery is a fast-growing university on the rise. Don’t just take our word for it: The Princeton Review rates us as one of the best colleges in the Southeast, while U.S. News & World Report recently ranked us No. 22 among regional universities in the South for the quality of undergraduate teaching and 38th among all public institutions in the region.

Auburn University at Montgomery is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity; therefore, we encourage applications from historically underrepresented groups, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. Additionally, the safety and security of our campus community is a top priority. All employees at AUM are considered to be Responsible Employees and have the duty to immediately report information that has the potential to adversely impact safety or wellness on our campus

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