This form is the official Personnel Requisition form used to notify Employment
Services of job vacancies and initiate appropriate job advertisements. This
form must be completed and approved by the officials designated below.
Position Title Financial Aid Advisor
Full Time/Part Time Full Time
Department Financial Aid
Campus Central Campus
Location Central Campus
Hourly Rate 12.19
Hours Full-time, indicate working hours - Mon-Thu 7:30-5:30 Fri 7:30-11:30
Summary of Position
Under direct supervision of the Director of Financial Aid. Advise financial
aid students and be completely familiar with the types of aid available to
students including: federal, state, and institutional aid. Process FAFSA files
according to federal regulatory requirements. Must be able to handle sensitive
matters as they relate to student tax information, marital status, household
information. Be familiar with all areas within student services in order to
advise students regarding the entire student process. Travel to high schools
and community events for recruiting and advising purposes.
Minimum Required Education
Associate's degree from a nationally, regionally, or identified and the state
level accredited institution of higher education or equivalent number of
credit hours (60). Bachelor's degree preferred.
Minimum Required Experience
Associates Degree and two (2) years related experience OR eight years wage
A copy of certificates and/or college transcripts required with application
for evaluation purposes.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Ability to be detail-oriented and work under high stress environment.
Ability to work independently or as a member of a team.
Ability to display empathy and positive regard for others in written,
verbal and non-verbal communications, even in the face of stress or
demanding workplace conditions.
Ability to set priorities, meet deadlines, and multitask with minimal
Ability to maintain confidentiality of all information and follow FERPA
Ability to be friendly and collegial with co-workers, faculty, students,
staff and visitors to the campus.
Effective friendly customer service and receptionist skills.
Knowledge of student financial aid programs and their rules, regulations,
and eligibility requirements.
Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures and methods
including computers and applicable software applications such as word
processing, spreadsheets and databases.
Ability to be understanding and compassionate when communicating with
students who are in stressful situations regarding personal and financial
Posting Detail Information
Management reserves the right to change the above duties and responsibilities
at any time
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().
What is your highest level of education attained? (College transcripts must be uploaded showing credits and/or conferred date of degree or credit will not be granted.)
High School Diploma / GED only
Certificate or 30 credits
No degree but minimum of 60 credit hours
Do you have experience using Colleague or other student information systems?
Yes, I have experience in Colleague or another student information system.
No, I do not have experience in Colleague or another student information system.
How many years full time wage earning administrative experience in a customer service environment do you have? (must be supported by positions on application/resume)
Less than one year
One year experience
Two years experience
Three years experience
Four years experience
More than four years experience
How many years primary full time wage earning experience do you have in student services related programs such as admissions, registration, academic advising, financial aid/va educational benefits, or student accounts?
No experience in these specific areas
Less than 2 years experience
2 years work experience
3 years work experience
4 years work experience
5 years work experience
More than 5 years work experience
How many years experience do you have working in an academic environment?
Less than 2 years
Over 6 years
How many years experience do you have with scanning of documents into a Digital Imaging System?
No experience in this area
6 months or less experience
1-2 years experience
3-4 years experience
Over 5 years experience
Are you a Veteran of the US Armed Forces?
Documents Needed to Apply
Transcripts- upload as one single PDF document- MUST BE INCLUDED IF YOU STATED YOU HAD DEGREE