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Financial Aid Counselor

Company: University of Kansas
Location: Lawrence
Posted on: September 12, 2022

Job Description:

**23274BR****Job Title:**Financial Aid Counselor**Department:**Financial Aid & Scholarships**Primary Campus:**University of Kansas Lawrence Campus**Job Description:****85%** **Financial Education**1. Educates prospective and current students regarding school-related financial aid including the application and awarding process, budgeting and the securing of resources to meet expenses.2. Manages student caseload by engaging in proactive outreach. Outreach campaigns will encompass students with barriers to packaging and disbursement (verification, missing documents) as well as students with outstanding balances.3. Serve as primary point of contact students, families, University colleagues, and other parties in appointments, over the phone, and via email regarding scholarship and financial aid programs and processes.4. Conducts on-campus and off-campus financial aid and scholarship information programs, high school visitations, joint Admissions/Financial Aid & Scholarship programs, and summer orientation programs (requires some evening and weekend hours).**10% Supports Financial Aid Processes**1. Processes requests related to Need Analysis, Fee Waivers, Verification of Aid, NPY Hold Releases, Budget Adjustments and Reinstatement of Aid. Requires extreme accuracy and professional judgment.2. Serves as a back-up for processing KUEA loans and completes other processing tasks as assigned.**5% Other Duties as Assigned**1. Active participant on the EM committees and task forces as assigned.2. Assumes additional responsibilities as assigned by Associate Director.**Req ID** **(Ex: 10567BR)** **:**23274BR**Disclaimer:**The University of Kansas prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, disability status as a veteran, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender identity, gender expression, and genetic information in the university's programs and activities. Retaliation is also prohibited by university policy. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies and are the Title IX coordinators for their respective campuses: Director of the Office of Civil Rights & Title IX, civilrights@ku.edu, Room 1082, Dole Human Development Center, 1000 Sunnyside Avenue, Lawrence, KS 66045, 785-864-6414, 711 TTY (for the Lawrence, Edwards, Parsons, Yoder, and Topeka campuses); Director, Equal Opportunity Office, Mail Stop 7004, 4330 Shawnee Mission Parkway, Fairway, KS 66205, 913-588-8011, 711 TTY (for the Wichita, Salina, and Kansas City, Kansas medical center campuses).**FLSA Status:**Nonexempt**Contact Information to Applicants:**Stephanie Covingtonscov@ku.edu785-864-5118**Required Qualifications:**1. Bachelor's degree by the time of appointment.2. Effective written communication skills as evidenced by application materials.**Employee Class:**U-Unclassified Professional Staff**Advertised Salary Range:**$43,000**FTE:**1.0**Preferred Qualifications:**1. Minimum one year experience in financial aid, scholarships, admissions, advising, or other area related to student support services.2. Demonstrated strong service delivery skills.3. Demonstrated effective oral communication skills, including conducting presentations.4. Computer proficiency with word processing, spreadsheets, databases and presentation software.**Position Overview:**The Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships reports to the Vice Provost for Enrollment Management which includes the following functional units: Office of Undergraduate Admissions, Office of Graduate Admissions, Financial Aid and Scholarships, Student Information Systems and the Office of the University Registrar.The University of Kansas Lawrence Campus office of Financial Aid and Scholarships (FAS) serves students, families, and the community by providing federal, state, and institutional financial aid information and resources to assist students in achieving their educational goals. FAS is committed to providing quality financial aid services to its constituents while maintaining accountability in the administration of public, institutional, and private financial aid funds. Services are designed to support the educational goals of the individual student and the goals of the university as they relate to retention and graduation.This position provides quality service to prospective and current students, requiring strong public communication and writing skills. Financial aid staff members must possess the ability to understand, interpret, and effectively administer financial aid programs governed by the Federal Higher Education Amendments (HEOA), as well as other federal, state, institutional and private financial aid regulations and policies.**Reg/Temp:**Regular**Application Review Begins:**12-Sep-2022**Anticipated Start Date:**02-Oct-2022**Additional Candidate Instruction:**A complete application consists of:+ A cover letter addressing how required qualifications are met+ Resume+ 3 Professional ReferencesIncomplete applications will not be considered.Application review is September 12th and will continue until a qualified pool of candidates has been identified.**Job Family:**Advising,Career**Work Location Assignment:**On-Site

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