The financial aid counselor is an integral part of the Office of Financial Aid within the Enrollment Division at Rice University, a highly selective research institution located in the Heart of Houston, Texas. The Office of Financial Aid is responsible for the administration of all sources of student financial aid in a manner strategically driven to meet the enrollment goals of the Rice University. The office is also responsible for ensuring that students and families are informed about the financial assistance available to them, including information on all federal, state and institutional financial assistance programs.
Reporting to the deputy director, s/he administers and implements university and/or department Financial Aid policies and procedures as well as services for students. The financial aid counselor will be responsible for evaluating and processing all financial aid files using institutional methodology as well as federal methodology. This includes verification of all applications using prior prior year tax returns. As part of a team, provides direct support to prospective students, current students, undergraduate and/or graduate, their families and supporters, Rice colleagues and the general public related to financial aid programs and policies, particularly in relationship to The Rice Investment.
Position Status: Full-Time
Rice University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with commitment to diversity at all levels, and considers for employment qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status.
Internal Number: 25115
About Rice University
As a leading research university with a distinctive commitment to undergraduate education, Rice University aspires to pathbreaking research, unsurpassed teaching and contributions to the betterment of our world. It seeks to fulfill this mission by cultivating a diverse community of learning and discovery that produces leaders across the spectrum of human endeavor.