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Financial Aid Counselor

13 Oct 2022 10:35 AM | Mason White (Administrator)

Salisbury University is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Financial Aid Counselor.

Primary Job Duties: Administer several integral aspects of the financial aid process. Provide financial aid counseling and support to prospective and current students and their families.  In addition, this position will be relied upon to run daily financial aid processes to maintain the accuracy and integrity of previously established financial aid packages and will also serve as a backup for the federal verification process and uses professional judgment to perform review of all special circumstances appeals.  Finally, this position will have administrative responsibility for several financial aid-related functions including the federal work-study program and the private loan program.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in a related field and 1-3 years of related experience.  Experience working in a related higher education position or financial related field is required.

Must be detail oriented and have excellent interpersonal, customer service, organization and planning, prioritization, problem solving, follow through, time management, and oral and written communication skills.  Also, must be flexible and possess the ability to successfully handle multiple tasks/projects simultaneously and work well under pressure, work independently and in a team-oriented environment.  Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite is required. 

Preferred Qualifications:  Financial Aid administration experience preferred.

This is a full-time, exempt, State position with a full benefits package.  Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. 

Visit our website http://www.salisbury.edu/hr/careers/ to apply online and submit a resume by October 30, 2022 to be given full consideration.  The position will remain open until filled. Only applications submitted through Salisbury University's Online Employment Application System will be considered. Any other documents, including a cover letter, must be uploaded with your online application. No documents will be accepted via e-mail. Three professional references will be requested and required before the final stages of the search. Candidates will be notified prior to references being contacted. 

Diversity and inclusion are core values of Salisbury University. We strive to create a truly diverse and inclusive environment where the richness of ideas, backgrounds, and perspectives of our community is harnessed to create value for our institution, today and in the future.  To this end, the University recruits exceptional and diverse faculty, staff, and students from across Maryland, the United States, and around the world, supporting all members of the University community as they work together to achieve institutional goals and vision. To learn more about the University’s commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive campus, please visit http://www.salisbury.edu/equity/.  

Salisbury University (SU) has a strong institutional commitment to diversity and equal employment opportunities to all qualified people.  To that end, the University prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, gender, marital status, pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or other legally protected characteristics.  Direct all inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policy to: Humberto Aristizabal, Associate Vice President, Institutional Equity, Title IX Coordinator, 100 Holloway Hall, Tel. (410) 548-3508.

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