Student Financial Counselor
Duties and Responsibilities:
The Enrollment Management Department is accepting applications for
the Student Financial Counselor position. The qualified candidate
selected for this position will work 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 Student Financial Counselor assists 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
- In addition to supporting the student in the financial aid
process, the Student 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
- 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
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- 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.
- Interpersonal skills.
- Ability to manage details.
A Bachelor’s Degree is required.
The successful candidate must possess strong technical skills, a
highly service-oriented focus, and strong communication skills to
include written communication skills and interpersonal skills.
Job Open Date:
This posting will remain open until closed:
Job Close Date:
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Auburn University at Montgomery reserves the right once
interviewing has begun to stop accepting applications.
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. We are committed to build and
sustain an inclusive and equitable working and learning environment
for all students, staff, and faculty. We believe every member on
our team enriches our diversity by exposing us to a broad range of
ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges,
and to discover, design, and deliver solutions. Prospective
candidates will help further the institutional goals of promoting
equity, diversity, and inclusivity.
Auburn University at Montgomery is committed to keeping its
campus community safe and will follow applicable local, state and
federal guidelines and regulations regarding COVID -19 policies and
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Optional Documents Posting Specific Questions
- Cover Letter
- Professional Reference Sheet
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * Do you have a Bachelor's Degree?