Financial Aid Advisor / R0002309
The Financial Aid Advisor works in a team environment to administer institutional, state, federal, and private financial aid to UA Little Rock students in compliance with institutional policies, state law, and federal regulations/law. This position requires an aptitude for analysis, attention to detail, and expert communication skills. The Financial Aid Advisor (R0002309) provides exceptional customer service to UA Little Rock students, potential students, parents and faculty/staff. The Financial Aid Advisor must be able to interpret policy/law/regulation and assess its distinct, detailed applicability to each circumstance. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.
Required Education: Bachelors Degree and previous financial aid experience preferred.
Preferred Education and/or Experience: Financial aid higher education experience; experience with financial aid management software such as Banner and Arkansas state financial aid programs; experience with federal databases used in administration of Title IV federal financial aid.
Required Documents: resume, cover, letter/letter of application, unofficial/official transcript(s), list of three professional references (names, email, business title).
Application materials must be submitted through the online application system. Additional information about this position and application requirements are available under the Jobs link on the Human Resources’ website at http://ualr.edu/humanresources/. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal and financial history background check and sex offender registry check. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication and/or adverse financial history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.
The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and actively seeks the candidacy of minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. Under Arkansas law, all applications are subject to disclosure. Persons hired must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States.