Student Financial Counselor

Employer
Auburn University at Montgomery
Location
Alabama, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 27, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Admissions, Enrollment, Retention & Registrar, Counseling, Financial Aid, Other Student Affairs, Student Activities & Services
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Information

Position Information

Vacancy Number: S-00942 Position Title: Student Financial Counselor Classification Title: Student Advisor Department: Enrollment Management Employment Type: Full-Time 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 existing resources.
  • 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 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:
  • 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.
Minimum Qualifications:
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: 09/27/2022 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. 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 protocols. Quick Link https://www.jobs.aum.edu/postings/5718 Position Profile Link Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Professional Reference Sheet
Optional Documents Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Bachelor's Degree?
    • Yes
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