Open Until Filled
Financial Aid Officer
Department this Position Reports to
Financial Aid Office
Hiring Range Minimum
Hiring Range Maximum
Not an SEIU Position
Regular Full Time
Scheduled Months per Year
Scheduled Hours per Week
Location of Position
This is primarily an Onsite position
with Hybrid schedule
Remote Work Eligibility?
Is this a term position?
If yes, length of term in months.
Is this a grant funded position?
The Financial Aid Officer
works in a professional team
environment to provide superior customer service, educational
financing information and counseling to students, applicants, and
families. Provides technical and administrative expertise for
financial aid office processes.
Required Qualifications - Education and Yrs Exp
Bachelors or equivalent combination of education and
Required Qualifications - Skills, Knowledge and
- 2 years of experience in student services.
- Minimum of 1 year of experience in financial aid
- Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work
effectively as a team member.
- Demonstrated technical skills including report creation, the
use of databases and software systems.
- Outstanding time management and organizational skills,
attention to detail, and ability to manage competing
- Highly organized, collegial and service-oriented.
- Initiative, ability to think logically, sound judgment,
organizational, and planning skills.
- Experience handling confidential information and data.
- Commitment to diversity and to serving the needs of a diverse
Department Contact for Cover Letter and Title
- Experience in financial aid systems and administration.
- Knowledge of federal and institutional policy regarding and
regulations governing financial aid compliance.
- Fluency in a second language in wide use is strongly
Gordon D. Koff, Director of Financial Aid
Equal Opportunity Employer
Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action
employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We
prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex,
age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or
expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any
other legally protected status. Applications by members of all
underrepresented groups are encouraged.
Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and
successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which
may include a criminal background check, reference checks,
verification of work history, and verification of any required
academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results
acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not
automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background
check information will be used in a confidential,
non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal
Special Instructions to Applicants
All Dartmouth College employees, whether working on-site or
remotely, are required to be up to date with vaccination against
COVID -19 (or to have received an approved exemption from
vaccination through the Office of Institutional Diversity and
Equity). Please visit https://dartgo.org/vaxpolicy
for details. Compliance with this requirement is a condition of
employment. Failure to meet this condition of employment within the
first 30 days may result in Dartmouth in its sole discretion ending
Dartmouth College has a Tobacco-Free Policy. Smoking and the use of
tobacco-based products (including smokeless tobacco) are prohibited
in all facilities, grounds, vehicles or other areas owned, operated
or occupied by Dartmouth College with no exceptions. For details,
please see our policy. https://policies.dartmouth.edu/policy/tobacco-free-policy
Financial Aid Counseling:
Uses specialized knowledge of both
Dartmouth and federal financing programs to counsel students in
both undergraduate and graduate programs; provides expertise,
judgement, and analysis to resolve problems and discrepancies;
provides students and their families with general financial aid
questions, including those concerning student bills, posting of
aid, check-in difficulties, and financial problems related to
acclimation to a different culture. Revises financial aid awards
for D-Plan pattern changes, outside scholarships, loan declines,
etc.; assists in review and final approval of financial aid awards
Percentage Of Time
Systems and Reporting:
Works with the FAO team through
maintenance, testing, utilization, and modification of computer
software and hardware in FAO ; researches and organizes data for
use in reports and routine projects for the Director of Financial
Aid and performs data collection for office reporting needs;
designs report format and develops data queries and programs to
respond to requests for information; provides technical and
administrative expertise for office projects and processes such as
application processes, federal funds verification, satisfactory
academic progress, and office expense transaction review; runs and
evaluates standard reports and processes on a regular basis such as
error disbursement reports, check pattern, verification reports,
EDE match reports, etc.
Percentage Of Time
Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural
awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with
Performs other duties as assigned.
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
Documents Needed to Apply
- * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
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- American Library Association
- Chronicle of Higher Education
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- Dartmouth College Employment Website
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- National Black MBA Association
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(Open Ended Question)
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