Student Financial Counselor
Duties and Responsibilities:
The Student Financial Counselor will work closely with students to
outline a plan for paying for school, including personal finances,
student loans, government grants, private scholarships, university
scholarships and university payment plans.
The Student Financial Counselor assists students in navigating the
financial aid process by helping students to understand and
complete the correct forms, providing guidance for the student to
obtain the needed documents and apprising them of any changes to
In addition to supporting the student in the financial aid process,
the Student Financial Counselor informs the students on loan
repayment procedures and help students to develop a budget to keep
student debt to a minimum as they persist toward degree
This position works closely with the Office of Financial Aid,
Office of Student Accounts, and the Scholarships Office to ensure
that the proper information is provided to the students.
Conduct workshops for both prospective and current students on
having a plan for paying for college.
Assist the Scholarships Office with answering questions regarding
scholarships awarded and available scholarships, as well as mailing
out institutional scholarship letters.
Maintain equipment, office files, and student records; answer
telephone and provide assistance to callers; and provide assistance
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Working knowledge of student systems as related to admissions
(preferably BANNER ), databases, and Microsoft products.
Knowledge Federal Financial Aid policies.
Knowledge of counseling and working with students.
Knowledge of applicable federal and state regulations.
Skill in making written and oral presentations.
Ability to manage details.
A Bachelor’s Degree is required.
The successful candidate must possess strong technical skills, a
highly service-oriented focus, and strong communication skills to
include written communication skills and interpersonal skills.
Job Open Date:
This posting will remain open until closed:
Job Close Date:
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Auburn University at Montgomery reserves the right once
interviewing has begun to stop accepting applications.
In accordance with Auburn University at Montgomery policy and
applicable federal requirements, all employees must be fully
vaccinated against COVID -19 by December 8, 2021, or by their first
day of work, whichever is later. An individual is fully vaccinated
two weeks after they have received the second dose in a two-dose
series, or two weeks after they have received a single-dose
vaccine. The university will consider requests for medical or
religious exemptions to the vaccine requirement in accordance with
About the University/College
Located in Alabama’s vibrant state capital, Auburn University at
Montgomery is a fast-growing university on the rise. Don’t just
take our word for it: The Princeton Review rates us as one of the
best colleges in the Southeast, while U.S. News & World Report
recently ranked us No. 22 among regional universities in the South
for the quality of undergraduate teaching and 38th among all public
institutions in the region.
Auburn University at Montgomery is an equal opportunity employer
committed to excellence through diversity; therefore, we encourage
applications from historically underrepresented groups, veterans,
and individuals with disabilities. Additionally, the safety and
security of our campus community is a top priority. All employees
at AUM are considered to be Responsible Employees and have the duty
to immediately report information that has the potential to
adversely impact safety or wellness on our campus.
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Optional Documents Posting Specific Questions
- Cover Letter
- Professional Reference Sheet
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * Do you have a Bachelor's Degree?