University of Idaho
Financial Aid Counselor
$17.40 per hour or higher commensurate with experience
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 bachelors degree in a related field.
Good knowledge of office operations, 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.
Masters 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.
Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:
Open Until Filled:
To receive first consideration please submit all application materials by April 30, 2018. Following initial review for first consideration applicant pool, job posting may remain 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: jobs.uidaho.edu
University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.