Financial Aid Counselor

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 01/23/2018

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).


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

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