University of Idaho
Financial Aid Counselor
$18.01 per hour or higher depending on education and experience
Advise and counsel students and families concerning eligibility for financial aid, professional judgement, loan requirements, and special circumstances. Counsel and guide internal and external customers about financial aid processes. Present scholarship and financial aid information to audiences on and off campus. Develop, analyze, and review reports to determine eligibility for federal, state and institutional financial aid and scholarship programs. Apply financial aid policies and procedures to process student financial aid records.
Experience interpreting, explaining, and applying laws, regulations, and complex policies for multiple or highly specialized programs
Experience analyzing information and researching a variety of sources to identify and resolve problems or issues
Experience entering and retrieving data using a computerized record system
Experience compiling/maintaining data and organizing data and information into written reports
Bachelors degree or equivalent combination of related experience and education
Masters degree in an area that involves working with student personnel, counseling, higher education, or a related field
Knowledge of federal aid regulations and programs, and the UI scholarship program
Knowledge of university financial aid, admissions, registration and course work progress patterns
Experience with SCT Banner software, Excel or Access and word processing programs
Experience working with high school and/or college students
Experience with financial aid packaging
Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
Ability to work independently in completing projects
Ability to work professionally with people from a wide variety of cultural and socio-economic backgrounds
Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:
Open Until Filled:
This position is open until filled, however, applications received on or before July 20, 2020 will receive first consideration. Position will remain open until a sufficient pool of candidates is identified.
In addition to the online application, please submit a resume and a detailed letter of qualification addressing each of the required and preferred qualifications.
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.