Financial Aid Officer
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The Princeton Undergraduate
Financial Aid Office seeks a motivated individual for the position
of Financial Aid Officer. This position is a complex administrative
job with all of the fundamental aid responsibilities, including
making award decisions, reviewing appeals, federal verification and
counseling students and families.
The demand of constant aid
activity throughout the year requires independent decision-making
and the ability to exercise professional judgment when required.
The financial aid officer will also be required to participate in
outreach and tailor presentations to a variety of audiences.
Flexibility and adaptability are necessary to keep up with the
fast-paced changes in financial aid as well as the needs of the
Review financial aid applications,
perform need analysis, and package financial aid awards.
Counsel enrolled and prospective students
and their parents.
Process federal verification in
accordance with federal guidelines.
Reach out to prospective students, their
families, community-based organizations and others to increase
economic diversity of applicant pool and enrolling classes.
Includes travel, presentations, social media and other forms of
Represent the office at meetings and
events as needed.
Other projects and tasks as
- Bachelor’s degree
One to three years experience in
financial aid or student services
Excellent analytical, writing, speaking,
and collaborative relationship-building skills
Please include a cover letter
with your resume submission.
- Experience with financial aid regulation and processes,
including oversight of a federal aid program (Pell Grant, Direct
Loan, SEOG, FWS)
Princeton University is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity or expression, national origin, disability status,
protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by
law. EEO IS THE LAW