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  • 21 Oct 2020 10:02 AM | Mason White (Administrator)

    Salisbury University, a member of the University System of Maryland, is a regionally accredited four-year comprehensive institution offering 58 distinct graduate and undergraduate programs. Located on the historic Eastern Shore, SU's beautiful campus is some 30 miles from the Atlantic beaches and 2.5 hours from Baltimore and Washington, D.C.

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

    Primary Job Duties: The primary purpose of this position is to serve as the Financial Aid Office's first point of contact for students and parents, providing counseling to students regarding financial aid eligibility through in-person, phone, and email conversations. Under direct supervision, the position receives and reviews input and output data for accuracy, completeness, and adherence to financial aid processes and policies. Must exercise discretion and frequent independent judgment and action with moderate consequence of error.

    Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and one year of professional experience in financial aid, higher education, accounting, or business. 

    Thorough knowledge of team office practices, procedures and equipment; of business English, grammar, spelling, and punctuation. General knowledge of the principles of team leadership and office management. Skill in interpreting and applying departmental policies and procedures; in operating manual and automated office equipment including personal computers and related software; in composing correspondence electronically and through postal mail, compiling statistical data, and preparing reports; in performing mathematical computations; creation and maintenance of paper and computer files; in effective telephone usage; in organizing, coordinating, and executing multiple assignments under specific time constraints. Ability to maintain poise and courtesy under pressure; to project a positive and professional image; to interact with students, parents and staff at all levels in a courteous and efficient manner; to lead analysis of clerical problems and selection of corrective action; to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; to establish and maintain effective work relationships both within and outside the team. Ability to maintain confidentiality of information and handle sensitive information with discretion and tact. Knowledge and skill in the use of Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Word and Excel is required.

    Preferred Qualifications: PeopleSoft experience preferred.

    This is a full-time, non-exempt, State position with a full benefits package. Starting hourly rate is $17.77, which is approximately $37,157 annually.    

    Applications will be accepted via Salisbury University's Online Employment Application System. Please visit our website http://www.salisbury.edu/hr/careers/to apply online. See the FAQs of the Online Employment Application System for more information and instructions.  To be considered an applicant, you must apply online and submit a cover letter and resume.  All documents that you wish to provide must be attached to your application in the Online Employment Application System. Please do not send any documents 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.

    Applications received by October 29, 2020 will be given full consideration.  The position will remain open until filled.

    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.

  • 18 Sep 2020 10:05 AM | Laura Boesler

    Assistant Director of Financial Aid

    Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS)

    Washington, DC

    For job description, desired qualifications, salary range, and instructions on applying, please go to:


  • 24 Jun 2020 10:35 AM | Danette Burgess (Administrator)


    This is a key position in the overall management of American University’s financial aid programs.  Responsible for one or more of the major financial assistance programs (Federal Stafford Loan, Federal PLUS Loan, Federal Perkins loan, Federal Workstudy program, Federal PELL Grant program, Federal SEOG etc.). Responsible for determining the financial aid eligibility of prospective and current students and assuring compliance with federal and institutional guidelines.  Advises and counsels students, prospective students, parents, and colleagues regarding federal, state and institutional financial assistance programs.

    Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

    ·         35 Hours/ Week

    ·         Exempt

    ·         Sr Coordinator/Sr Analyst B

    Salary Range

    ·         Commensurate with experience

    Required Education and Experience

    ·         BA/BS required (Associate Degree and 5 years’ related working experience can be substituted in lieu of).

    ·         Three years’ experience working in a heavy volume financial aid office, with progressive management experience.

    ·         Working knowledge of automated financial aid systems and software applications.

    ·         Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.

    Preferred Education and Experience

    ·         Masters degree preferred.

    Additional Eligibility Qualifications

    ·                     Hiring offers for this position are contingent on the successful completion of a background check.

    ·                     Whenever possible American University will seek to redeploy existing staff to fill this vacancy before hiring an external candidate.


    Current American University Employees:

    If you are a current full-time or part-time staff member at American University, please log into AsuccessfulU through the myAU portal. Once in AsuccessfulU, please select the Careers tile which will take you to our internal career page. 


    Contact Us:

    For more information or assistance with the American University careers site, email theworkline@american.edu.


    American University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution that operates in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, personal appearance, gender identity and expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, source of income, veteran status, an individual’s genetic information or any other bases under federal or local laws (collectively "Protected Bases") in its programs and activities.



  • 13 May 2020 10:18 AM | Anonymous

    Goucher College, outside Baltimore, MD has a Financial Aid Counselor opening. Please see https://goucher.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=122503 for more details.

  • 24 Feb 2020 11:33 AM | Barbara Weber
    The College Board, the national educational organization, is conducting a search for a Support Analyst for our Enrollment department. This position is based in our Reston, Virginia office.  Named by Fast Company as one of the most innovative education companies, the College Board is a mission-focused organization. This job requires a strong focus on improving educational opportunities and outcomes, particularly for disadvantaged students, in the context of a competitive business environment.

    The Support Analyst is primarily responsible for providing functional support to users, prospective users, and resellers of PowerFAIDS – a financial aid management software product. The Support Analyst/Sr. Support Analyst will deliver customer-centric technical and functional support including on-site, in-house and telephone assistance, training, and guidance in the use of PowerFAIDS. The Support Analyst will also be responsible for close collaboration with the program team, particularly UAT.

    What you’ll do

    Provides technical and functional support services to end users, product staff, and field staff. Responsible for responding to client inquiries regarding PowerFAIDS functionality, including all aspects of operating and configuring the product in a variety of technical environments.

    • Effectively communicate with clients, pre and post contract initiation, to help them understand how to use the products properly and provide guidance on how best to use the software to implement the required financial aid policy and procedures to support the determination and delivery of federal and institutional aid to students.
    • Records, track, and document all incoming support requests and the problem-solving process for actions taken through to the final resolution.
    • Assist in the resolution of escalated cases and resolving discrepancies between operations policies and service level agreements through practical solutions.
    • Monitors changes to relevant student aid programs and need analysis methodologies to identify areas where software changes will be required and communicated to the client.
    • Contributes to the overall effectiveness of technical and functional support services.

    Performs UAT testing of the PowerFAIDS system to ensure it conforms to functional specifications, program regulations, need analysis methodologies, and financial aid office policies and procedures.

    • Debugs user problems by replicating and documenting client errors in-house, research and identify corrective actions, and reporting software anomalies to quality assurance, product management, training, and implementation staff.
    • Assists with the review and testing of system enhancements to ensure it conforms to program regulations, need analysis methodologies, functional specifications, and financial aid office policies and procedures.
    • Participates in cross-functional discussions and business requirements reviews to ensure that software changes are understood in order to assist in UAT testing activities as needed.

    Develops training offerings that are designed to boost customer knowledge and encourage maximum usage of the PowerFAIDS system. Responsible for collaborating with a variety of internal and external stakeholders for the purpose of refining and updating existing offerings and designing new training offerings as the system grows.

    • Creates and maintains instructional materials for hands-on, online, and recorded training.
    • Delivers training and maintains records of training activities to monitor the efficiency and effectiveness of training offerings.
    • Analyzes training survey feedback to assess customer training needs and to provide input on decisions for new training goals and objectives.
    • Participates in cross-functional discussions and release notes reviews to ensure that software changes are understood in order to provide training internally or externally as needed.
    • Provides recommendations on how training should be structured and integrated across technological solutions to maximize impact of the training.

     About you

     Bachelor’s Degree required. Minimum 2-4 years of experience in financial aid administration required.

    • 2-3 years of experience working with a financial aid software system, usage of PowerFAIDS is a plus.
    • Customer service experience and ability to work in a team setting are preferred.
    • This position requires a technically inclined, process and detail oriented individual with strong organizational skills and ability to suggest changes in software support processes based on observations.
    • This opportunity suits a highly proactive and motivated individual with an attitude centered on learning and continuous improvement

     More about you

     Experience working with the PowerFAIDS software application Experience with and knowledge of the day to day operations of a post secondary institution financial aid office Knowledge of Federal financial aid programs, regulations, delivery systems and software products Understanding of federal and institution need analysis methodologies and automated packaging approaches Knowledge of commercial software products supporting financial aid and higher education Ability to effectively troubleshoot and problem solve Possesses strong analytic and problem resolution skills Excellent interpersonal skills, a strong customer service orientation, and teamwork skills required Must be a team player and willing to help others as needed to make the team successful Ability to take on additional projects/ responsibilities as necessary, while continuing to meet the requirements of regular support responsibilities.

    • Ability to keep financial aid and systems knowledge current Ability to take initiative, work independently with minimal supervision, and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
    • Strong, constructive and effective verbal and written communications skills Excellent organizational, time and task management skills Ability to learn software programs quickly Experience with desktop applications, such as PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Visio, and Access Willingness and ability to travel


    We offer our employees an outstanding benefits package which includes 4 weeks of paid time off, a generous retirement savings plan, tuition reimbursement and ongoing professional development and training.


    Our mission is to clear a path for all students to own their future.

    The College Board is committed to diversity in the workplace and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College Board participates in E-Verify, a service of DHS and SSA, where required. Please understand that only qualified applicants will be contacted.

    To Apply

    Click here to apply for this position https://careers.collegeboard.org/job/1984439

  • 21 Feb 2020 3:29 PM | Mindy Schaffer

    The Office of Student Financial Assistance is also responsible for counseling students and parents on their options for making a CUA education affordable and for aiding in the university’s recruitment and retention efforts. The incumbent is a second tier resource to assist counselors in assessing and resolving complex financial aid issues. He/she is responsible for the overall program administration of one or more institutional and or federal aid programs or processes. He or she manages a predefined caseload of undergraduate and graduate financial aid applicants and recipients and ensures that the information provided to students is in compliance with Federal, State and university policies and regulations. 

    Counsels students/families on the availability and types of financial aid, eligibility, application procedures, the aid delivery process, cost and the requirements necessary to insure that financial aid funds are disbursed. Works with the Office of Student Financial Assistance team to meet objectives and to achieve long-range goals within the FA budget. Prepare reports as necessary. Provide excellent customer service.

    • Responsible for the overall program administration of one or more institutional and or federal aid programs or processes. Keep abreast of all financial aid Policies and Procedures.
    • Reviews existing policies and procedures for area(s) of responsibility to assure compliance with relevant regulations and when appropriate proposes recommendations for policy changes and procedural improvements. 
    • Team Leader for counselors within unit and act as lead or senior to other Financial Aid Counselors. Identify training needs with Senior Management. Assist with orienting and training of new Counselors. 
    • Manage a predefined case load of undergraduate and graduate financial aid applicants and recipients.
    • Advise and counsel undergraduate and graduate students/families on the availability and types of financial aid, eligibility, application procedures, the aid delivery process, cost and the requirements necessary to insure that financial aid funds are transferred to student accounts.
    • Provide excellent customer service. Answers financial aid questions, inquiries or requests from students, parents, or guardians in person or in writing.
    • Evaluates unusual/mitigating circumstances documentation or appeal information provided by the student and or parent; exercises professional judgment by making adjustment or revisions to cost, contributions, need or dependency status, SAP status, as exceptions to the prescribed process/policy.
    • Analyze various system generated reports such as Enrollment Credit Audit, Authorization and Disbursement report, Over-award audit, to verify continued compliance and eligibility of students receiving aid under federal, state and institutional guidelines; notifies students of changes in eligibility of awards and alternatives to amend situation.


    Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of one (2) years of experience (student work, work study or internship experience included) in student personnel administration, preferably in financial aid or college admissions.

    In lieu of Bachelor’s degree, a High School diploma/G.E.D. equivalent and five (5) years of experience in financial aid office in higher ed. will be considered. Experience must include work with a student population. Working knowledge of Title IV regulations and federal financial aid needs analysis is strongly preferred. Working knowledge of COD, EdConnect, NSLDS is preferred.

    Experience with public speaking to include presentations is preferred. Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel. Experience using a student information system (PeopleSoft preferred) is required.


    • Ability to individualize information to the particular needs and situation of the student/parent.
    • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
    • Positive, proactive, highly motivated, flexible.
    • Able to work as a team member and work across many teams.
    • Experience interfacing with clients and customers at varying levels and handling sensitive issues.
    • Demonstrated high level of analytical and problem solving skills.
    • Ability to provide ongoing functional support for areas of responsibility: analyze and correct problems
    • Ability to translate technical financial aid concepts into non-technical terms.
    • Proficiency in establishing and enforcing standards.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with an ability to develop and deliver effective presentations.
    • Ability to apply financial aid program knowledge to advise customers.
    • Familiarity with modern office equipment, including multi-line telephones, fax and copy machines, and computers.
    • Ability to advise customers of changes in policies and procedures.
    • Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities concurrently.
    • Detail oriented.

    Job ID 2019-8802

    Category Staff Position Type Regular Full-Time 

    Department Description Financial Aid

    Apply online:



  • 18 Feb 2020 10:09 AM | Keia Brown

    The University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) is seeking a Student Services Coordinator for the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships. Reporting to the Assistant Director of Financial Aid and working closely with the management and counseling staff, the incumbent will be responsible for the coordination of the front office operations.

    Specific duties include:

    • Supervising and managing the reception area of the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships (OFAS)

    • Hiring, training and overseeing the daily work of at least one dozen student front office staff

    • Providing administrative support to the Assistant Director for the Maryland Higher Education Commission’s State Aid Programs

    • Managing the document imaging process, phone and e-mail responses

    • Maintaining and reporting information collected from the student tracking system and making suggestions for ways to enhance our customer service including online materials, communications and data collection and analysis

    • Coordinating the inventory and distribution of financial aid and scholarship materials and other publications

    • Serving as a liaison to offices across campus that impact our service to families at UMBC

    • Representing OFAS by presenting financial aid information at student/parent orientations and other on-and-off campus events

    • Performing other duties as assigned.

    This position requires a Bachelor's Degree, two years of related experience in customer service and/or higher education and one year of experience with federal and/or state financial aid programs. Preferred qualifications are: strong verbal and written communications skills, commitment to exemplary customer service, supervisory experience and experience with Peoplesoft and document imaging. Note: A background check will be required.

    Starting salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. This is a full time position and includes full university benefits.

    For best consideration, submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references by February 21, 2020 (applications will be accepted until the position is filled) to: http://listings.umbc.edu/cw/en-us/job/493172?lApplicationSubSourceID=11424

    UMBC is EOE/AA.

  • 24 Jan 2020 2:59 PM | Michael Ferby

    Montgomery College, Germantown and Rockville Campuses, has an immediate need for three Full-Time Financial Aid Assistants. This position greatly impact student enrollment and retention and is the first point of contact for students and their family representatives through in-person, phone or email conversations.

    The work schedule is Monday through Friday, 8:30am – 5pm with occasional nights and weekends required during peak seasons. This position is bargaining, non-exempt, Grade 21. *For non-exempt positions, you are not eligible to work a secondary job at Montgomery College.

    Montgomery College is a public, fully accredited, open admission institution. Led by President DeRionne P. Pollard, Ph.D., Montgomery College is dedicated to student success and widely recognized for the quality and scope of its academic programs.  Do you want to join us in our mission of providing an exceptional education and fostering student success? The faculty and staff of MC are integral to our continued excellence. We are looking for dedicated professionals for opportunities throughout the College.

    Job Description

    Duties include but are not limited to:

    ·         Operates as principal point of contact, responding to inquiries regarding financial aid.

    ·         Provide informational support to the other administrative areas of the college including but not limited to academics, student services, Admissions and Enrollment Services, Assessment Centers, Business Services and Counseling and Advising.

    ·         Provide back-up for the Welcome Centers and assist at financial aid and enrollment-focused events as needed.

    ·         Assist students and parents with understanding each step of the financial aid process; triage, troubleshoot; make appointments and referrals as needed.

    ·         Provide program support and document processing by evaluating, and verifying incoming documents for completeness and accuracy according to established Federal, State, and College eligibility requirements.

    ·         Analyze student inquiries by determining solutions, and directing students with proper action steps.

    ·         Anticipate and define student problems, troubleshoot issues, and recommend procedures to improve organizational performance.

    ·         Supervise and train student employees on Family Educational Rights Privacy Act (FERPA) policy and financial aid software processing system and imaging system.

    ·         Other duties as assigned

    Required Qualifications:

    • High School diploma or G.E.D.
    • One year of experience in student financial aid.
    • Eligible applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States and not require employer visa sponsorship.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    ·         General knowledge of student services area, such as Admissions, Registration, Business Office, Counseling and Advising, including FERPA and student confidentiality.

    ·         Proficient in Microsoft Office and Excel with the ability to merge documents.

    ·         Experience analyzing data with attention to detail.

    ·         Experience with Banner Financial Aid Student Information System Software.

    Additional Job Description

    Application Process:

    ·         Apply online at http://www.montgomerycollege.edu/employment

    ·         Online applications must be received by February 7, 2020.

    As a condition of employment, the following are required at the time of hire:

    ·         Successful completion of a background check.

    ·         Participation in a retirement plan.

    Our benefits package includes: generous paid vacation, sick, paid holidays, medical, dental, vision, group legal benefits, professional development, retirement plan, educational assistance, tuition waiver for employee and dependents, wellness programming including onsite gyms, pools and classes. 

  • 14 Jan 2020 1:09 PM | Keia Brown

    Location: Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships

    Position: Full Time/Regular/ Exempt

    Responsibilities: The Financial Aid Counselor provides guidance to students and parents regarding federal, State and institutional aid options. The Counselor is responsible for processing financial aid records and determining student eligibility.

    The incumbent is responsible for counseling and advising current and prospective students and their families on the federal, state, and institutional financial aid programs, and assisting with the removal of barriers to receive educational funding.  With a student centered focus, the Counselor provides information on policies, procedures, and eligibility of financial aid programs. 

    Specific duties include: analyze and process student financial aid records including federal verification, certification of loans, awarding grants, evaluating/reviewing student files, and reconciling student accounts; participate in orientation programs, outreach and awareness events on and off campus; act as the lead for one or more financial aid programs; and perform other duties as assigned.

    Required Minimum Qualifications: Bachelors's Degree 

    Preferred Qualifications: Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to adapt to a fast paced environment are important, as well as a commitment to customer service.

    A background check will be required. 

    Upload a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references. 

    For best consideration submit application materials by January 15, 2020 (applications will be accepted until the position is filled). 

    Apply: https://listings.umbc.edu/cw/en-us/job/493138/financial-aid-counselor

  • 5 Dec 2019 11:16 AM | Anonymous

    Financial Aid Counselor

    Office of Financial Aid

    Exempt, Regular, 100%-Time, Pay Grade 1.1

    University of Maryland University College (UMUC) seeks a Financial Aid Counselor in the Office of Financial Aid. Reporting to the Assistant Director, the Financial Aid Counselor will evaluate financial aid applicants and determine financial aid eligibility in accordance with state, federal and institutional policies governing financial aid. Occasional travel between local UMUC locations may be required.

    Must be able to meet and maintain access requirements for secure federal and/or state websites, such as the National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS). Individuals cannot currently be in default on a student loan.


    • Provide comprehensive counseling to students regarding financial aid eligibility through in-person, phone and email conversations.
    • Work extensively on various special projects for loan proration, Pell grant adjustments, unusual enrollment history and working authorization/failure reports to ensure compliance.
    • Develop and utilize knowledge of UMUC's verification process to make professional judgment decisions regarding student cases and files.
    • Create computerized reports, merge and evaluate complex data from multiple sources, change award amounts, maintain statistical data and generate communications to students.
    • Participate in student recruitment and retention activities including attending open house events, information sessions, and other events as requested to offer guidance to prospective student staff.
    • Serve as a rotating member of the Satisfactory Academic Progress and Professional judgment Committee.
    • Develop and maintain current knowledge of Federal Title IV regulations pertaining to financial aid.
    • Participate in training and professional development activities as appropriate.
    • Other job-related duties as assigned.


    • Bachelor’s degree required from an accredited institution of higher learning and a minimum of one (1) year of professional experience in higher education, accounting, business or customer service.
    • Ability to work with detailed, factual information from a variety of sources.
    • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
    • Demonstrated experience with computerized office systems including, but no limited to, Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
    • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and manage multiple administrative tasks with minimal oversight.
    • Demonstrated experience providing customer service in a timely and proficient manner.


    • Prior financial aid experience preferred and functional experience with PeopleSoft and/or SalesForce desired.




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