University of Idaho
Financial Aid Counselor
Division/College: Enrollment Management
Employee Category: Classified
Pay Range: $13.50-$16.65/hour
Full/Part Time: Full Time
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.
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.
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
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.
Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.
To apply, please visit: http://apptrkr.com/970704
University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.