Bethel University

Financial Aid Counselor

3 weeks ago
ID
2017-1102
Position Number
OSF115
# of Openings
1
Category
Financial Aid
Type
Full-Time
FLSA Status
Non-Exempt
Months per year
12
Benefit Eligible
Benefit Eligible

Job Summary

Assist in the preparation and revision of financial aid awards, and provide financial aid counseling for students and their families.

Responsibilities

  • Prepares financial aid awards and revisions 
  • Counsels students and parents.-Provides customer service for students and their families, including appointments, emails and phone contact. 
  • Assists with verification of financial aid records 
  • Stays current on financial aid regulatory requirements 
  • Special projects/clean up (including calculating MN state grant units)

Required Skills

  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in written form to both individuals and groups. 
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products. 
  • Working knowledge of Banner financial aid software (preferred).
  • Detail-oriented, but able to see the whole picture and apply regulations to individual situations. 
  • Proven ability to work independently, and manage time, and work with confidential information.

Required Experience

Two years office experience; financial aid experience preferred

Required Education

Bachelor’s Degree required

 

Additional Information

  • Must be able to work in a sitting position at a computer for extended periods of time. 
  • Applicant must be able to bend and stoop to file documents in four-drawer file cabinets; able to lift boxes weighing up to 25 pounds.
  • This is a 40 hours per week, 12 months per year position.
  • Must not be in default on any Title IV loans. Occasional travel to training and conferences. 

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