Financial Aid Advisor

Job Title: Financial Aid Advisor
Position No.: PROF-FAS-FT-09092013
Department(s):   Financial Aid
Reports To: Director, Financial Aid
Job Status: Non-Exempt

Position Summary:

Responsible for advising students and parents regarding various aid packages.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Customer Service Duties
  • Advising students and parents regarding various aid packages
  • Answering phones
  • Tracking financial aid documents
  • Process verification documents
  • Process estimated and actual summer awards
  • Process change forms in requests for increasing loans due to grade level
  • Reinstating and adjusting financial awards due to appeals, denials and cancellations
  • Advising students as needed regarding financial aid award and charges on account
  • Repackaging awards for those whose corrections from verifications are completed
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Two to three years of recent financial aid experience is vital
  • Previous Banner experience preferred
  • Bilingual in Spanish preferred
  • Previous experience with administering VA educational benefits preferred
  • Customer service experience
  • Enjoy working with people, friendly, helpful
  • Adaptability, works well with others, copes with stress and pressure
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Bachelor’s Degree Required

Additional Info:


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