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Do you like helping students achieve their goal of earning a college degree or explore the world for unlimited learning opportunities? If so, we have amazing job opportunity that just in the New Student Financial Aid Office Department. We are looking for a Sr. Financial Aid Advisor that oversees study abroad student process and coordinating academic progress of students including making professional judgment decisions regarding student aid eligibility.
The Sr. Financial Aid Advisor for Non-Traditional Enrollment role support and serve as an information resource the Study Abroad Office and students. This role will also be responsible for managing the federally required academic progress review and making professional judgment pertaining to aid eligibility satisfactory academic progress. The Sr Financial Aid Advisor position will ensure delivery of excellent customer service, strong communication, teamwork, and collaboration in contributing to efforts to support and standardize processes and procedures.
This position will offer flexibility for a hybrid remote work option for applicants with a residence within the Cincinnati Tri-State Area. Hybrid remote work arrangements are subject to change in accordance with university policies.
Design, develop and implement financial aid programs for prospective, incoming or current students.
Provide individual and/or group counseling to students and/or parents regarding admission/financial aid opportunities and their procedures, etc.
Research alternative financial aid sources and their criteria; obtain application and appropriate contact personnel.
Monitor award and program fund expenditures and analyze individual student performance to ensure compliance for continued eligibility.
Develop and maintain fund database; compile financial aid and other pertinent data for internal and external departments/agencies.
Assist in the development and implementation of financial aid policies and procedures.
Represent the university in outreach/recruitment activities (i.e., high school visits, college fairs, or community events and general public).
Seven (7) years of relevant work experience and/or other specialized training can be used in lieu of education requirement.
Three (3) years of financial aid experience.
Additional Qualifications Considered
Proficient in Microsoft Excel.
Ability to multi-task, organize, prioritize, and follow multiple projects and tasks through to completion with an attention to detail.
Experience in query development and reports.
Physical Requirements/Work Environment
Office environment/no specific unusual physical or environmental demands.
Compensation and Benefits
UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.
Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.
HISTORY IN BRIEF - The University of Cincinnati is a public urban serving research institution that was founded in 1819 and today is one of the country’s largest universities offering more than 350 academic programs to more than 44,000 students. UC has many top ranked programs in areas such as Music and Arts, Medical and Human-Services, Criminal Justice and more. Located in an urban setting, UC is close to the heart of Cincinnati and allows easy access for students to enjoy all that the city offers. UC is also the alma mater of many notables such as President William Howard Taft; Albert Sabin, developer of the oral polio vaccine; Astronaut Neil Armstrong and Mary Weinberg, 2008 Olympic gold medalist. UC is classified as a Research University (Very High Research Activity) by the Carnegie Commission and is ranked as one of America’s top 35 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. UC jumped 17 spots in the U.S. News & World Report rankings in the past two years alone. In addition to being named a “green university” by Princeton Review, UC has been named one of the world’s most beautiful campuses by Forbes and Delta Sky magazines. Learn more at www.uc.edu.MISSIO...N STATEMENT - The University of Cincinnati serves the people of Ohio, the nation, and the world as a premier, public, urban research university dedicated to undergraduate, graduate, and professional education, experience-based learning, and research. We are committed to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff, and all of our activities. We provide an inclusive environment where innovation and freedom of intellectual inquiry flourish. Through scholarship, service, partnerships, and leadership, we create opportunity, develop educated and engaged citizens, enhance the economy and enrich our University, city, state and global community.