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Financial Aid Counselor

Delta State University
Mississippi, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jan 3, 2023

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Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Accounting & Finance
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Delta State University

Financial Aid Counselor

Position Type: Staff

Department: Student Financial Assistance

Posting Number: 201201349

Full or Part Time: Full Time

Tenure/Non-Tenure: Non-Tenure Track

Salary Basis: 12 month

  • Counsels and advises students and families about financial aid eligibility, application procedures, costs, and etc.
  • Oversees the daily processing of files including: entrance/exit counseling, PLUS loan applications, loan increase/decrease requests, and alternative loan certifications.)
  • Processes C-flags pertaining to loan default, bankruptcy, maximum loan limits, and other notices hindering the automatic awarding of a student's aid.
  • Completes monthly reconciliation for loan portfolio.
  • Assists in loan default management and prevention program.
  • Conducts all electronic communication notices to borrowers regarding loan awards.
  • Reviews student applications for accuracy and to determine financial need and award aid in accordance with applicable federal, state and institutional policies and regulations.
  • Ensures compliance with all financial aid policies, procedures, and regulations when reviewing financial aid applications.
  • Conducts financial aid presentations, which may include travel or after-hours seminars.
  • Maintains confidentiality in all pertinent matters.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Bachelor’s degree required.

Strong communication, organizational, and time managements skills are required.

Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office is needed.Experience in financial aid office or higher education setting
Knowledge of Ellucian Banner software
Ability to work independently and efficiently
Attention to detail

12 monthCommensurate with experience, qualifications, and university’s resources.

Minimum Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience in financial aid office or higher education setting
Knowledge of Ellucian Banner software
Ability to work independently and efficiently
Attention to detail

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please include the names and contact information of 3 references who will only be contacted if your application is moved on in the process. Links to upload letters of reference will not be sent to the recommenders at this time. If you have letters of recommendation which you would like to submit at this time please upload them with your application under optional documents. You may also email them to and we will add them to your application materials.

Additional Information:

Open Date: 10/31/2022

Close Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: Click Here

Delta State University is committed to a policy of equal employment and educational opportunity. Delta State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or veteran status. This policy extends to all programs and activities supported by the University. jeid-39e01501bdcbdd4282bdc27a1fde4c44

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