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Position: Financial Aid Outreach Counselor
The Financial Aid Outreach counselor is responsible for all aspects of financial aid administration, including but not limited to counseling of students/families, need analysis, processing of applications, loan processing, verification and packaging for a targeted group of "at risk" students. Responsible for all outgoing communication efforts, including managing the financial aid call center.
Essential Job Functions
Experience and Education
Bachelor's degree plus 1 year related financial aid experience. Two years experience in student services/financial aid programs and Banner preferred.
Knowledge of Title IV programs & working knowledge of Higher Ed environment. Excellent written & verbal communication skills; strong interpersonal skills w/ faculty & students. Ability to listen/understand customers & respond positively to requests. Superior organizational & problem resolution skills. Strong basic computer skills as well as exposure to FA software programs. Ability to read, comprehend, & comply w/ FA fed/state laws, regulations & policies. Ability to work w/out close supervision, set priorities & work schedule. Ability to supervise. Able to provide supportive counseling. Excellent customer service skills & easily adapt to change.
To apply, please go to https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sc/ptc and search for financial aid outreach counselor.
Position: Financial Aid Counselor/Student Loan Coordinator
Location: Presbyterian College
The main purpose of this position is to coordinate the origination and disbursement of state, federal and alternative student loans. This position also meets and works closely with future and current students and parents.
Essential Job Functions
Experience and Education
Email resumes to Allison Sullivan, Director of Financial Aid, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Position: Financial Aid Counselor
Location: Coastal Carolina University
Coastal Carolina University is accepting applications for the following 2 positions: Financial Aid Counselor (Financial Aid Specialist) in Financial Aid and Scholarships.
Duties include, but are not limited to: advising and counseling students and families on college costs, financial aid opportunities, and financial aid eligibility; promoting access to higher education through promotion of financial aid awareness; communicating clearly and concisely to perspective, current, and former students in a variety of mediums; handling all constituent needs in a professional, timely and positive manner, while providing the best customer service experience possible; conducting both on and off campus presentations in support of recruitment and enrollment; providing comprehensive services to prospective and new students throughout the entire collegiate cycle; assisting in processing awards for financial aid applicants through the University’s and Department of Education’s electronic processing systems, including processing applications and corrections, tracking and coding documents, assisting with verification and required coursework, generating tracking letters and award notifications, and awarding funds’ helping students avoid deregistration and execute enrollment retention strategies as designed by Financial Aid management; and other duties as assigned.
Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree or equivalent education, training, and experience is required. Prior experience in financial aid, admission, student recruitment, student services and/or student life in a college or university setting is preferred.
Sensitivity to the needs of all prospective students and the ability to communicate effectively with students, parents and counselors is expected. Additionally, a successful candidate should possess: strong organizational skills; the ability to relate well with students and family members and work in team and independent environments; excellent written and interpersonal communication skills; strong computer skills in MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint; a willingness to assist current and prospective students and their families in financing a college education; the ability to read and effectively interpret policy and regulations; the ability to understand priorities and deliver projects on time; the ability to cooperate with other departments; the ability to be adaptable; outstanding oral, written, and organizational skills.
Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located in Conway, South Carolina, just nine miles from the Atlantic coastal resort city of Myrtle Beach. Coastal Carolina University enrolls over 10,000 students from 47 states and 61 nations. The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the baccalaureate and selective master’s degrees of national and/or regional significance in the arts and sciences, business, humanities, education, and health and human services, a specialist degree in educational leadership, and Ph.D. degrees in Marine Science and Education.
Coastal Carolina University is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities.
Interested applicants must submit cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references online at: https://jobs.coastal.edu/postings/13581 or online in the Office of Human Resources and Equal Opportunity at Coastal Carolina University, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Coastal Carolina University is an EO/AA employer.Financial Aid Specialist (AD80/124394), full-time position with benefits. SC State pay band: 04. Normal work hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Must be flexible to meet special scheduling needs of the University. Minimal overnight travel, some nights and weekends will be required.
Position: Financial Aid Counselor
Location: Furman University
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full time
Compensation Grade: 5S
Pay Type: Salary
Department: Financial Aid
Position Title: Financial Aid Counselor
Reports to: Director of Financial Aid
Function: To provide excellent financial aid counseling to prospective students, their parents, and to our current students and their parents. This includes complete and timely information about the process for applying for financial aid at Furman, the timing of our decisions, the resources available to finance the costs of education, the role of borrowing and working, and how the “financial fit” of an institution pertains to choosing to apply to and enrolling at Furman.
Education Requirements: Bachelors (Required)
Furman is located in Greenville, South Carolina, a racially and culturally diverse community that is one of the fastest growing cities in the Southeast. It has been ranked among “America’s Ten Best” by Forbes Magazine. Greenville has a thriving downtown, excellent private and public schools and a vibrant international community. A 20-mile bike and running trail connects the university to Greenville and Travelers Rest, which was named “one of America’s coolest small towns.” It is within a short driving distance of Asheville, Charlotte and Atlanta. The Blue Ridge Mountains and Atlantic Beaches are within easy reach. In keeping with our commitment to equity and inclusion, domestic partners of employees are eligible for comprehensive benefits and faculty/staff affinity groups exist to offer support for faculty/staff that identify as LGBTQIA+ and/or Black/African-American.
Furman is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and staff. The University aspires to create a community of people representing a multiplicity of identities including gender, race, religion, spiritual belief, sexual orientation, geographic origin, socioeconomic background, ideology, world view, and varied abilities. Domestic partners of employees are eligible for comprehensive benefits.