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  • 3 Dec 2019 12:04 PM | Alyssa Gillette

    Join our team! 

    We seek an individual to serve in a significant management role within the Financial Aid department by overseeing specific operations and personnel critical to its success. Along with this responsibility, the Assistant Director counsels and advises students and families regarding financing a Crown education including eligibility requirements, application procedures, available programs, budgeting and student loan debt management.  The Assistant Director represents the Director as appropriate.

    The ideal candidate will have exceptional leadership skills, a vision for growth and most importantly, a strong commitment to provide outstanding service to our current and prospective students.

    Crown College is the Midwest regional college of the Christian and Missionary Alliance and holds to a strong evangelical Christian position. We believe that employment at Crown College is an opportunity for individuals to fulfill their personal callings in life, as well as to assist the College in fulfilling its mission to provide a biblically based education for Christian leadership in the Christian and Missionary Alliance, the church at large and the world.

    To read the full job description and to apply visit us at https://www.crown.edu/about/employment/

    This is an immediate opening and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

    Contact Amy Luesse, Director of Human Resources staffjobs@crown.edu or Alyssa Gillette, Director of Financial Aid at Crown College gillettea@crown.edu

  • 6 Nov 2019 11:26 AM | Jess Christensen

    The Financial Aid Office at Concordia College-Moorhead would love to have you as part of our dynamic Financial Aid team.

    The Associate Director of Financial Aid role sets an example of top-notch customer service within our team and to the families we serve.  This role provides guidance to prospective, new incoming, and continuing students and their families throughout the financial aid application and award process.  They will be a key individual that determines aid eligibility and administers aid programs within the parameters of institutional, state, and federal requirements.  They will also provide leadership for the office and is a key decision maker in the absence of the Associate Vice President for Enrollment and Financial Aid.

    The full position description and application process can be found on our website at https://hr.cord.edu/postings/6010 

    Position is open until filled. 

  • 28 Oct 2019 8:11 AM | Marcia DeGaetano

    The University of Minnesota Twin Cities One Stop Student Services is now accepting applications for 2 full time job positions. Please see the following postings and share them with anyone who might be interested in joining the One Stop Student Services team.

    About the Job:

    One Stop Counselors provide integrated student services to University students, families, faculty, and staff in the main areas of records and enrollment, billing, and financial aid. The One Stop Counselor position requires an in-depth understanding of and training on university, federal and state policies regulating academic records, registration, financial aid, and student account billing. Additionally, One Stop Counselors are equipped with broad knowledge of campus resources and services.

    As a vital resource for the University community, it is essential for One Stop Counselors to provide inclusive and welcoming student service. One Stop Counselors regularly engage in sensitive conversations related to academic success and financial matters.

    Please feel free to contact Marcia DeGaetano at degae001@umn.edu if you have any questions.


    To receive guaranteed consideration, application materials should be submitted online by November 1, 2019. The search will remain open until the position is filled.

  • 21 Oct 2019 10:51 AM | Charla Hudlow

    Dunwoody College of Technology

    Job Description Form

    Job Title

    Financial Aid Counselor

    Job Code



    Financial Aid

    FLSA Code


    Position Type

    Full Time, 40 hours per week


    Oct., 2019


    The Financial Aid Counselor position will coordinate and facilitate Dunwoody’s Financial Aid process from start to finish for Federal and State Financial Aid recipients, as well as, support the Veteran student population at the college and is responsible for the certification and tracking of VA education benefits.


    • Meet with students and parents to counsel and provide guidance on financial aid and the application process. This includes in-person meetings, phone calls, and email conversations.
    • Complete student verifications to ensure accurate funding and compliance for all students. 
    • Process and certify student/parent loan applications after approval from guarantee agency.
    • Acts as a liaison between students/parents and third party agencies to complete the financial aid process.
    • Calculate and communicate budgets for qualified students based on multiple factors, including: tuition, living expenses, miscellaneous expenses, etc. 
    • Generate offer letters to communicate financial aid assistance to qualified and approved students.
    • Creates and maintains financial aid brochures and materials to give to students and/or parents.
    • Ability to learn new computer programs and database management systems and demonstrate proficiency given adequate training.
    • Present financial aid and financial literacy material to small and large groups. This may include new student orientations, outreach events, financial literacy events, etc.
    • Exercise professional judgment under guidance of supervision when appropriate.
    • Ability to work effectively under pressure and to meet frequently occurring deadlines.
    • Process student registration forms for Veterans administration certification following the guidelines outlined in the Veterans Administration Certifying Official handbook.
    • Assist and advise Veteran students/dependents in applying for educational benefits.
    • Certify and monitor VA students in VAONCE and State reporting system (VATS).
    • Regularly audits assessments of students’ tuition, class schedule and fees for accurate reporting for each student’s benefit certification to determine level of entitlement using the Post 9/11 GI Bill.
    • Act as the Liaison between the college and the VA to resolve issues.
    • Must have strong organizational skills, and consistently displays the highest levels of integrity.
    • Ability to prioritize, multi-task and manage competing priorities, and work flexible schedule including select evenings and weekends to meet college business needs.
    • Completes other assignments and tasks as directed by the Director of Financial Aid.


    • ·       Strategic Skills: Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills to do the job at a high level. Makes good decisions. Provides sound advice and problem solution. Provides honest and in-depth analysis on problems and issues.
    • ·       Operating Skills: Makes decisions in a timely manner. Accepts responsibility for tasks and meets objectives and measures. Documents process, progress, and results. Is committed to continuous improvement. Works toward the most efficient and effective work processes.
    • ·       Courage: Has difficult conversations as necessary. Faces up to people problems on any person or situations quickly and directly.
    • ·       Energy and Drive: Is action oriented and full of energy for challenging tasks/issues. Is constantly and consistently one of the top performers. Steadfastly pushes self and others for results.
    • ·       Organizational Positioning Skills: Can maneuver through complex situations effectively and quietly. Is sensitive to how people and organizations function. Anticipates where the land mines are and plans his/her approach accordingly.
    • ·       Personal/Interpersonal Skills: Relates well to all kinds of people. Builds constructive and effective relationships. Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers. Supports equal and fair treatment and opportunity for all. Adheres to Dunwoody’s core values. Is widely trusted - Keeps confidences and admits mistakes. Practices attentive and active listening. Is personally committed to and actively works to continuously improve him/herself.


    ·       Associates degree or equivalent preferred.

    ·       1-3 years’ experience working in a financial aid setting or student accounts.

    ·       Strong interpersonal and communications skills, including ability to actively listen; professional written communication skills; attention to detail, public speaking, and student-focused customer service.

    ·       Skilled at offering sound guidance to families/students in challenging situations. Able to explain and apply Dunwoody College of Technology policies to a vast array of situations and processes.

    ·       Ability to work effectively and collaboratively in a diverse work environment.

    ·       Working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs.

    Note: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive.  Employee may perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.


  • 10 Sep 2019 3:12 PM | Steve Richards

    Director of Financial Aid

    Alexandria Technical & Community College

    Alexandria MN

    Alexandria Technical & Community College seeks to fill a vacancy for the Director of Financial Aid. Responsibilities include administering federal, state, and local financial aid programs in a timely manner that enhances the college’s ability to recruit and retain eligible students. The Director serves as a main point of contact with federal, state, and local funding agencies and is responsible for maintaining institutional eligibility, policy and procedure enforcement, and reporting requirements.

    TO APPLY:         

    Apply online at https://www.alextech.edu/about-atcc/human-resources  Click on Academic Jobs – “How to Apply” link to apply.  You must apply online and attach an electronic resume and copies of your transcript(s) to your online application in order to be considered for this position.


    Ruth Dickey; (320) 762-4484;

    Fax: 320-762-4450;

    Email: employment@alextech.edu


    To receive guaranteed consideration, application materials should be submitted online by September 27, 2019.  The search will remain open until the position is filled.

  • 24 Jun 2019 2:44 PM | Nathan Rosckes

    Student Finance Counselor 3 [working title: Medical School Financial Aid Counselor]

    University of MN - Twin Cities

    Position summary:  The Student Finance Counselor 3 position counsels and advises medical students regarding financial aid eligibility and awarding processes, and assists with solving problems. This position assists medical students with financial aid/loan adjustments.  This position works with the direct loan program, correcting loan problems and assisting with financial aid packaging.  Additionally, this position will assist with the coordination of ongoing administration of the medical school debt management program (organizing seminars, counseling, and updating written materials). This position also coordinates and manages special non-University scholarship programs.  The Student Finance Counselor 3 is one of three Medical School Financial Aid staff that work with over 900 medical students on the Twin Cities campus.

    To apply:

    Contact for posting: Kristin Basballe, Hiring Manager



    Closing date: TBD

  • 5 Jun 2019 12:25 PM | Stuart Perry

    Student Loan and Financial Aid Counselor

    The College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University invite applications for a Student Loan and Financial Aid Counselor.  This position is responsible for administration and processing of all federal, state, and private education loans (i.e. Federal Direct, SELF, Federal PLUS, and private loans) for College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University.  In addition, this position provides support to other staff members in CSB and SJU financial aid offices by assisting with general financial aid advising, student employment, and walk-in traffic.

    The mission of the Financial Aid Office is to help families from diverse socio-economic backgrounds navigate the financial aid application process in an atmosphere of inclusiveness, sensitivity, stewardship and confidentiality.  Our goal is to enable students to enroll and complete their education at the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University.

    Link to application page and full job description:


    Please contact Stuart Perry, Executive Director of Financial Aid, with questions at sperry@csbsju.edu.

  • 12 Apr 2019 3:27 PM | Riley Dahlheimer


    St. Kate's currently has two full-time positions open:  Senior Financial Aid Counselor and Assistant Director of Admission and Financial Aid. At St. Kate's, we offer the opportunity to be a part of a student centered team of dedicated university staff, faculty and administrators. St. Kate's is committed to creating a diverse workforce and encourages applications from diverse backgrounds. 

    The Senior Financial Aid Counselor - serves as an awarding specialist to determine eligibility and package new and returning students across all programs including the College for Women, College for Adults and the Graduate College. This individual will also manage exception reporting to identify and resolve discrepancies from conflicting information. You can learn more about this opportunity by selecting the link below. 


    *Posting is open until filled

    The Assistant Director of Admission and Financial Aid - serves new students in the undergraduate College for Women. This individual will manage a specific geographic territory as well as recruit, advise and prepare financial aid awards for new students. You can learn more about this opportunity by selecting the link below. 


    *Posting closing date 04/30/19  



  • 11 Jan 2019 1:58 PM | Mike Uran

    The Financial Aid Office at St Cloud State University has an opening for an Assistant Director. The primary responsibilities of this position include advising students and families, verification activities, administration of the Federal Pell Grant program, and professional judgment review.

    The full description and application procedures can be found on our website 

    The successful applicant will join a team of 12 full time staff members who are committed to outstanding administration of federal, state and institutional aid programs while providing excellent service to students, families, and the University.

  • 30 Oct 2018 3:13 PM | Anonymous

    Finance Counselor at Argosy University, Twin Cities campus 

    Job Summary

    Develop, negotiate and finalize student financial plans consistent with financial planning policies and procedures and with Federal/State regulations for awarding aid. Work closely with new, continuing and re-entry students and their families to ensure the plan and re-plan continue to best meet the families' needs. Counsel students on all acceptances and other matters related directly to the student financial plan. Incumbent must assure that the Company philosophy: quality services to clients; development, growth, involvement, and recognition of employees; sound economic principles; and environment which is conducive to innovation, positive thinking and expansion - is considered in carrying out the duties and responsibilities of this position.
    Key Job Elements

    • Work cohesively with ADA's or Admissions Coordinators in order to facilitate outstanding service to prospective students and their parents.
    • Maintain 100% Planning Load. Create Plans and explain the Plan and the student's/parent's rights and responsibilities for each aid source.
    • Negotiate Payment Plans. Able to develop Student Financial Plans in concert with Institute procedures and knowledge of Federal regulations.
    • Assist students/parents with the completion of the FAFSA.
    • Enter the FAFSA electronically and review the resulting ISIR.
    • Assign the appropriate budget to a student and package the student (award their aid) as well as ensure that aid is paid to students' accounts in a timely manner.
    • Responsible for complete and accurate files and paperwork, certify loan applications, and complete Basic Verification/QA and C Code Requirements.
    • Demonstrate proficiency in timely collections: For summer term 80% aid paid consistently by end of 5th week of term and 90% by end of 8th week of term; For all other terms: 90% aid paid consistently by end of 5th week of term and 98% by end of 8th week of term.
    • Maintain consistently clean files shown through Training Assessments for Compliance with Federal/State regulations, school policies and procedures. -Less than a 10% comment rate per term and less than a 5% potential liability rate for the year.
    • Complete the appropriate training modules within 30 days of the new or revised module becoming available.
    • Other duties as assigned

    Reports To: Director, Student Services

    Interacts With: Other members of the Finance team as well as students, and the Admissions and Registration departments.

    Supervises: None
    Job Requirements


    • Bachelor's degree in a related field required.
    • Previous experience working with and technical knowledge of student financial aid programs.
    • Knowledge of Federal, State, or commercial loan packages.


    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Strong interpersonal skills with both faculty and student populations.
    • Superior organizational and problem resolution skills.
    • Strong basic computer software (MS Office) skills as well as exposure to more concentrated financial aid/EDE software programs such as Banner.


    • Ability to read, comprehend, and comply with federal and state laws, regulations, and policies pertaining to the provision of student financial aid.
    • Ability to interact effectively as a member of a team and work collaboratively with other departments.
    • Ability to listen to customers (e.g. students, staff, etc.) and to understand and respond positively to their requests
    • Ability to work without close supervision and to set one's own priorities and work schedule

    Please send resume and coverletter to aeich@argosy.edu, attn: finance position.

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