Financial Aid Counselor - Processing

  • Georgia Southern University
  • Statesboro, GA, USA
  • Feb 08, 2020
Full time   Business/Financial Affairs/Financial Aid

Job Description


Financial Aid Counselor - Processing
Georgia Southern University

Requisition Number: STA002641

Department: 3900712100-Financial Aid, Office of

Position Status: Full-Time

Position Summary:
Office of Financial Aid. The Financial Aid Counselor - Processing coordinates financial aid application process from first contact to completed award; provides students with financial aid counseling, awarding, and electronic federal and state information, as well as provides information on available programs, procedures, and eligibility.

Essential Functions
  • Performs related duties as assigned to support the mission of the University.
  • Assists students by evaluating financial aid requests and making award adjustments and/or recalculations.
  • Evaluates student academic progress relative to GSU's policy.
  • Maintains knowledge of all current federal and state regulations governing financial aid to ensure compliance.
  • Performs verification on financial aid requirements.
  • Works with various campus departments to ensure program efficiency for students by providing outreach programming on financial aid issues.
  • Represents Financial Aid Office at University events related to recruitment.
  • Support all aspects of students' needs for program from acceptance to graduation.

Georgia Southern University is a Tobacco and Smoke-Free Community.

Minimum Education Required:
Bachelor’s Degree

Could a level of job-related experience higher than the minimum required for the position substitute for the minimum level of education?: No

Minimum Experience Required:
Three or more years of work-related experience

Could a level of education higher than the minimum required for the position substitute for the minimum level of job-related experience?: No

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Effective communication (verbal and written), organization and human relations skills; ability to work well in a diverse environment; proficiency with computer and Microsoft Office Applications software including word processing, spreadsheets, and databases; legally authorized to work in the United States; successful completion of background investigation prior to employment.

Preferred Education:

Preferred Experience::

Salary Range: $33,300 - $34,180

Job Open Date: 02/06/2020

Job Closing Date: 2/27/2020

Special Instructions Summary:

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Georgia Southern University provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability. Individuals in need of reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act to participate in the search process should notify Human Resources: (912) 478-5468 or HR-TDD: (912) 478-0791.

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