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Job ID: 150625

Financial Aid Counselor
Tuskegee University

Date Posted Dec. 4, 2020
Title Financial Aid Counselor
University Tuskegee University
Tuskegee, AL, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Financial Aid

Posting Date: December 3, 2020

Posting End Date: February 3, 2020

Position: Financial Aid Counselor

Location: Student Financial Services (Financial Aid)

Status: Full-Time; Exempt

Special Qualifications
In keeping with the President’s commitment to Tuskegee University demonstrating "Excellence in Every Way", the ideal Financial Aid Counselor will possess the willingness to use his or her expertise to assist in the university’s efforts to be a sustainable academic organization committed to excellence.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

Calculate student budgets, review need analysis and determine student eligibility for federal financial aid
Process loans for Federal Family Education Loan Programs
Act as a liaison with lenders, guarantors, Department of Education, and students
Stay abreast of regulations governing all Title IV Programs to ensure compliance with prescribed policies
Counsel students and parents regarding financial aid programs
Initiate and complete research reports and studies on Financial Aid operations
Analyze and interpret the changes that occurring in Federal regulations affecting financial aid
Assist the Director of Financial Aid in packaging awards for students
Estimate the number of freshmen to be awarded financial aid
Assign funds to support returning students
Advise students of administrative and policy changes
Maintain roster of ineligible students to prevent awarding aid illegally
Inspect and/or validate each student’s folder for accuracy and completeness
Assist in preparation of annual reports (Fiscal Operational Report and others)
Work in conjunction with Data Processing Center in obtaining vital information about students (earning records, enrollment records and others)
Lecture interested groups about financial aid
Distribute financial aid forms and other vital material
Perform other related duties as assigned

Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or closely related field
One year of related work experience in a college or university setting
Knowledge and ability to implement financial aid activities in conformity with Federal and State regulations within University policies and procedures
Ability to interact effectively with University personnel, students, and parents
Knowledge of Microsoft computer applications including, but not limited to, WordPerfect, Word, and Excel
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Commensurate with education, training and experience

**The statements contained in this job announcement reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility. It should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. **

APPLICATIONS will be accepted in the Office of Human Resources. Each applicant, including all current/existing employees, must complete and submit a Tuskegee University employment application, resume/CV, a list of (3) to (5) references (with detailed contact information) and copies of unofficial transcripts (official transcript(s) will be required upon hire). Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and submit a completed application packet in order to be considered for the position. The University reserves the right not to fill the position in the event of budgetary or operational constraints.

Office of Human Resources
Attn: Employment/Recruitment
1200 West Montgomery Road
101 Kresge Center
Tuskegee University
Tuskegee, Alabama 36088
Email Address: Fax: 334-724-4319
Equal Employment Opportunity Employer-Male/Female/Veteran/Disabled

Federal law requires identity and employment eligibility verifications on Form I-9 within three (3) business days of employment.

Must be able to pass a drug screen and background check.

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