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  • Financial Aid Counselor

    University of Idaho


    [b]University of Idaho

    Financial Aid Counselor[/b][/center]

    [b]Location:[/b] Moscow

    [b]Division/College:[/b] Enrollment Management

    [b]Employee Category:[/b] Classified

    [b]Pay Range:[/b] $18.01 per hour or higher depending on education and experience

    [b]Full/Part Time:[/b] Full Time

    [b]Position Summary:[/b]

    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.

    [b]Minimum Qualifications:[/b]

    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

    [b]Preferred Qualifications:[/b]

    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

    [b]Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:[/b]

    Office environment

    [b]Posting Number:[/b] SP002518P

    [b]Posting Date:[/b] 06/26/2020

    [b]Closing Date:[/b]

    [b]Open Until Filled:[/b] Yes

    [b]Special Instructions:[/b]

    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.

    [b]Background Check:[/b] Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

    [b]To apply, please visit:[/b] [url=][/url]

    [b]EEO Statement[/b]

    University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.


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