Pay Range: $18.01 per hour or higher depending on education and experience
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Position Summary: 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.
Minimum Qualifications: 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
Preferred Qualifications: 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
Physical Requirements & Working Conditions: Office environment
Posting Number: SP002518P
Posting Date: 06/26/2020
Open Until Filled: Yes
Special Instructions: 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.
Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.
Since 1889, the University of Idaho has provided motivated students with a transformative higher education experience that prepares them to solve real-world problems and achieve success in their lives and careers. Beginning with our beautiful residential campus in Moscow, the university’s reach extends throughout Idaho, serving over 12,000 students with educational centers in Coeur d’Alene, Boise and Idaho Falls, a research and extension center in Twin Falls, plus Extension offices in 42 counties. One of the nation’s land-grant research universities, U of I is a noted national leader in student-centered learning and interdisciplinary research that promotes public service. Our work serves businesses and communities, advancing the pursuit of diversity, citizenship and global outreach.