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Financial Aid Counselor

Below you will find the details for the position including any supplementary documentation and questions you should review before applying for the opening.  To apply for the job, please click the Apply for this Job link.

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Posting Details

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Position Information

Position Title Financial Aid Counselor
Requisition Number STFR004246
Division/College Enrollment Management
Interdisciplinary Division/College
Location Boston Main Campus
Full-time/Part-time Full Time
Grade 10
Posting Date 12/15/2017
Responsibilities

Advise and counsel full and part-time undergraduate and graduate students/families on the availability of financial aid, the delivery process for receiving it, and the reconciliation processes required to insure that financial aid funds are transferred to student account. Review student applications, perform verification procedures, review/evaluate appeals, and intercede for students with participating departments (School administrators, student accounts, registrar, and co-op).

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree.
Two to four years of experience in student personnel administration, preferably in financial aid or college admissions.
Knowledge of Title IV regulations, federal financial aid need analysis.
Strong communication, interpersonal and organizational skills.
Working knowledge of PowerFAIDs, Banner, Microsoft Word and Excel.
Demonstrated ability to work with a student population.
Flexible Work Schedule.

Additional Information

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. References

Posting Specific Questions

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