Provides individual advising to current and prospective students
and parents regarding financial aid eligibility, the various
programs available, and reviews submitted documents to enable award
- Advises students about financial aid eligibility, aid programs,
application procedures, and financial need in accordance with
federal, state, university, and private foundation rules and
- Assists in conducting financial need analyses and determines
eligibility for federal, state, university, and other aid
- Ensures that awarded financial aid is appropriately disbursed
and credited to the students' account; identifies problems related
to award delivery and communicates with the appropriate individual
or department for resolution.
- Assists in the preparation, review, and timely submission of
required forms and reports.
- Provides direction to students on how to resolve data conflicts
which result from application misinformation; may use complex
computer programs to retrieve and analyze financial aid data.
- Reviews appeal documents for accuracy and completeness prior to
- Evaluates financial aid programs to determine which meet the
student's demonstrated needs.
- Coordinates with Admissions counselors to provide an effective
and seamless student recruitment, entry, and enrollment
- May assist with financial aid workshops or outreach programs
for students, parents, faculty, and staff.
- May assist students in developing and implementing realistic
financial budgets; may intervene in emergency financial situations
and determine available options.
- Develops and maintains current knowledge of financial aid
programs and eligibility requirements by attending trainings,
workshops, and conferences; may participate in and assist with
Financial Aid cross-functional training.
- Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
Bachelors and 1 year experience
Requires a thorough understanding of both theoretical and practical
aspects of an analytical, technical or professional discipline; or
the basic knowledge of more than one professional discipline.
Knowledge of the discipline is normally obtained through a formal,
directly job-related 4 year degree from a college or university or
an equivalent in-depth specialized training program that is
directly related to the type of work being performed. Requires a
minimum of one (1) year of direct job-related experience.
Additional Job Posting Information:
-Department is willing to accept education in lieu of