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South Dakota State University
Financial Aid
South Dakota
Posted: 02/16/2017
Financial Aid Counselor

South Dakota State University seeks qualified individual to fill a full-time, 12-month position as Financial Aid Counselor.  This position is overtime eligible.  Responsibilities include providing high level customer service to students and others; awarding financial aid; assisting with FAFSA completion and corrections; and administration of other financial aid functions.  This position provides technical support to the office and will be responsible for assisting with system set-up, system testing, and reporting. 

Minimum requirements are a bachelor’s degree by start date, effective computer application skills, strong verbal and written communication skills, prior experience working with customers or in related field, strong problem-solving skills, and ability to work collaboratively. Financial aid experience and knowledge of federal financial aid programs and Colleague or Banner student information systems are preferred. 

For a more detailed list of the minimum and preferred qualifications and the application deadline, visit, search for the position, and follow the electronic application process.  For questions on the electronic employment process, contact SDSU Human Resources at (605) 688-4128.  For questions on the position, please contact Micah Hansen at (605) 688-4695 or  SDSU is an AA/EEO employer.  Women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply.