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Counselor, Central Stu Svcs

Eastern Kentucky University
Kentucky, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
May 20, 2024

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Student Activities & Services
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Details

Counselor, Central Stu Svcs

Eastern Kentucky University

Title: Counselor, Central Stu Svcs

Position Type: Fulltime Staff

Search Type: External - minimum 7 days

Department: 30R003 - StudentSuccess,Outreach&Opportunity

Division: 5R0000 - Student Success,Opportunity&Engage

Position Location: Richmond Campus

Driver Classification: Driver


Schedule Type: Full Time (37.5 hrs per week or more)

Hours Per Week:

Additional Schedule Details:

Posted Salary Grade: Exempt - 43


Contact Person:

Job Summary/Basic Functions

The Counselor will join a team of Central Student Services staff servicing both undergraduate and graduate students with support for Financial Aid, Student Accounting, Registration, and other student related needs. The position will provide efficient and timely customer service to all customers, with specific focus on both telephone and in-person traffic. The counselor will be able to communicate clearly and effectively to the customer concerning the university processes. The counselor will also ensure the accurate translation of escalated student concerns while also remaining a participant in the total resolution of any issues.

Minimum Qualifications


Experience: One year of related experience required. Experience with customer service in higher education or office setting preferred.

Licensure & Certifications: Certification from a 4-year university or bachelor's degree required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Provides financial aid, billing, and registration assistance counseling that requires detailed knowledge and familiarity with organizational policies, procedures, applicable laws, and program services available. The position necessitates strong communication and interpersonal, analytical, organizational, problem solving, and public relations skills, and knowledge of student services. The nature of the work provides self- regulation of routine work. Advice and guidance from the supervisor is available as necessary. Incumbent performs a range of regulated tasks, both independently and within a team, with variation in the work pattern. Incumbent performs a range of regulated tasks, both independently and within a team, with variation in the work pattern. As the primary point of contact for the assigned functional unit, the incumbent will use independent decision making skills to determine training and documentation needs within both the functional unit and Central Services. These responsibilities require high attention to detail and the ability to facilitate collaboration and communication across units.

Job Duties:

Sponsorship: Visa sponsorship will be considered on a case-by-case basis, depending upon the needs of the unit, available sponsorship budget, and the qualifications of the candidate.

Funding Source: Institutional

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:

AA/EEO Statement

Eastern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity employer and educational institution and does not discriminate on the basis of age (40 and over), race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, ethnicity, disability, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information in the admission to, or participation in, any educational program or activity (e.g., athletics, academics and housing) which it conducts or any employment policy or practice.

Background Check Statement

Offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory background check.

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