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University of Idaho
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Posted: 02/24/2017
Financial Aid Counselor

University of Idaho

Financial Aid Counselor

Location: Moscow

Division/College: Enrollment Management

Employee Category: Classified

Pay Range: $13.50-$16.65/hour

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:

Advise and counsel students and their parents concerning eligibility for financial aid, budget development, entrance and exit counseling and special circumstances. Present scholarship and financial aid information to audiences on and off campus. Develop, analyze, and revise a variety of reports that determine eligibility for federal, state and institutional financial aid.

Minimum Qualifications:

Requires a bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent combination of related experience and education.

Good knowledge office operation, policies and procedures; university financial aid, admissions, registration and course work progress patterns; bookkeeping systems and techniques.

Demonstrated ability to interpret and apply regulations; conduct fact-finding interviews; maintain/compile data and organize data and information into written reports; compute percentage, decimals, and fractions; communicate effectively orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships; work independently in completing projects.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s degree in an area that involves working with student personnel, counseling, or related field.

Approximately five years of professional experience working with and/or counseling in a financial aid setting; prior experience working with high school and college students; performing needs analysis and packaging. Knowledge of the Banner Financial Aid system. Ability to stay current with financial aid regulations.

Posting Number: SP001297P

Posting Date: 02/24/2017

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:

To receive “first consideration” please submit all application materials by March 13, 2017. Following initial review for “first consideration” applicant pool, job posting may be re-posted until position is filled.

Background Check:

Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

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EEO Statement

University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.