Financial Aid Counselor
General Statement of Duties
The financial aid counselor provides information and direction to prospective and current students, parents, and alumni on resources of financial aid, application procedures, aid eligibility, and assists the Associate Director of Financial Aid in collateral duties as assigned.
Distinguishing Features of the Position
The financial aid counselor reports to the Associate Director of Financial Aid. This position requires knowledge of technical federal, state, and campus-based financial aid regulations, close attention to detail, especially regarding financial data, thorough knowledge of computer information systems used in the financial aid process, and ability to maintain confidentiality of all related student record information. D'Youville College is committed to fostering professional development. Financial aid counselors are afforded the opportunity to participate in the New York State Financial Aid Administrators Association (NYSFAAA), Financial Aid Novice Training, as well as membership to NYSFAAA and National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA).
Examples of Duties (illustrative only)
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Acceptable Training and Experience
About D’Youville College
Founded in 1908, D’Youville is an MSCHE-accredited, independent Catholic institution located in the city of Buffalo, New York. D’Youville offers its 3,000 students preeminent education in undergraduate, graduate and professional degree programs in allied health professions, education, business, and liberal arts.
D’Youville’s success is built on the commitment that our students learn how to think critically, work with others, be leaders, and communicate effectively – all skills employers look for in the people they hire. D’Youville is an exceptionally collegial and exciting place to work and learn. Its motivating plan for the future and expanded outreach to the region, state, nation, and global community provide wonderful opportunities.
D’Youville is situated in the Prospect Park/Lower West Side neighborhood, one of Buffalo’s most diverse and historic neighborhoods with fine examples of residential architecture from the last hundred years. The city is in the midst of a remarkable transformation, including a redeveloped waterfront and revitalized neighborhoods. Buffalo is home to several Frank Lloyd Wright buildings, Frederick Law Olmstead parks, and of course, the chicken wing!
Join us, and be a part of Buffalo’s renaissance.
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D’Youville College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to excellence in education and employment through diversity. The College embraces diversity and defines it to include race, gender, national origin, ethnicity, religion, social class, age, sexual orientation, and physical and learning ability.
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