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  • 16 Apr 2019 8:25 AM | Marcia DeGaetano

    The University of Minnesota Twin Cities One Stop Student Services is now accepting applications for multiple 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 Betsy Everts at everts@umn.edu if you have any questions.

  • 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  



  • 5 Feb 2019 10:21 AM | Anne Dahlen

    St. Olaf is looking for an Associate Director.  This position is responsible for integration of regulatory policy into financial aid work, administer state, federal and institutional financial aid and advises students and families on financing a St. Olaf education.

    For more information please click here.

  • 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.

  • 7 Jan 2019 2:43 PM | Anne Dahlen

    Director of Financial Aid

    Ripon College is seeking applications and nominations for a Director of Financial Aid, reporting to the Vice President for Enrollment.  Ripon College, founded in 1851, is an independent, residential liberal arts and sciences college with an enrollment of nearly 900 students from 33 states and 14 foreign countries.  Ripon is nationally recognized for its quality undergraduate education.

    The Director supervises financial aid staff, monitors day-to-day operations of financial aid program, implements policy, advises students and parents on matters involving financial aid and serves as the College's authority on federal and state financial aid programs, including a working knowledge and understanding of the regulations and eligibility requirements governing these programs.

    The Director serves on multiple campus committees which includes the Student Account Committee, the Retention Task Force Committee, and the College Scholarship Committee. The Director represents the College to various constituencies including professional organizations, high schools, parents and students.

    Qualifications:  A bachelor's degree and five years financial aid experience at the college level is required, a master's degree preferred.  Demonstrated management, interpersonal, organizational and communication skills are essential. Experience developing packaging policies to maximize enrollment and net tuition revenue is desirable. Extensive knowledge of computer applications and systems (e.g. PowerFaids, Jenzabar EX System, etc.) is important. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.

    Candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and the names of at least three references to:  Paula Schultz, Administrative Assistant to the Vice President for Enrollment, Ripon College, PO Box 248, Ripon, Wisconsin 54971-0248, Voice:  920-748-8337, FAX: 920-748-8335, schultzp@ripon.edu

    Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Expected start date June 1, 2019.

  • 30 Oct 2018 3:13 PM | Aprile Barton

    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.

  • 30 Aug 2018 3:14 PM | Hannah Blahnik

    Financial Aid Counselor, Financial Aid/College of Graduate, Online & Adult Learning

    University of Northwestern - St. Paul

    University of Northwestern - St. Paul has an opening for a Financial Aid Counselor. For a complete list of qualifications, job duties and instructions on how to apply, please click here

    Applications will be accepted until the position is filled

  • 30 Aug 2018 3:05 PM | Hannah Blahnik
    Financial Aid Counselor, Financial Aid
    University of Northwestern - St. Paul

    University of Northwestern - St. Paul has an opening for a Financial Aid Counselor. For a complete list of qualifications, job duties and instructions on how to apply, please click here

    Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 

  • 15 Jun 2018 11:08 AM | Benjamin Flikeid (Administrator)

    Southeast Tech, South Dakota's largest technical school located in Sioux Falls, is currently hiring a full-time Director of Financial Aid.

    The Director establishes, directs, and coordinates the office’s goals and activities; promotes a strong emphasis on customer service; and actively participates in the Enrollment Management process to leverage financial aid to enroll and retain students. The Director is also responsible for the overall operation of the office and supervision of its professional staff.

    Bachelor’s Degree required. Master’s Degree in Finance, Business, Higher Education Administration, Student Affairs Administration, or related fields strongly preferred. Minimum of five years contributing to the leadership of a Financial Aid Office at the higher education level required. Experience working in an Enrollment Management model desired. For 50 years, Southeast Tech has been committed in preparing our students for workforce excellence and supporting the region that we serve. We offer an excellent salary and benefits package. For job details and to apply online, visit us at southeasttech.edu/employment. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, with applications submitted by Friday, July 6, 2018, receiving priority consideration. EOE.

    About our City and our School:

    Sioux Falls, is South Dakota’s largest city with over 183,000 people, and is an important location for financial services, health care, and retail trade in eastern South Dakota.

    Southeast Tech currently enrolls over 2,300 students and offers over 50 academic technical education programs in industry sectors that are key in meeting the nation’s work force needs.


    Annual salary range for initial placement, for 12 Month Work Schedule, Level K: $66,771-$72,604.

  • 28 Mar 2018 3:13 PM | Megan FitzGibbon

    Job Title: State Program Administrator, Principal
    Working Title: Financial Aid Administrator

    Agency:  Minnesota Office of Higher Education
    Location: Saint Paul, MN
    Closing date: 04-04-18

    Link:  Job ID 21279 State Program Admin, Principal  (or visit www.mn.gov/mmb/careers/ and search for 21279)

    This position is full-time, classified.  You can click on the link above or follow the steps listed below to view the job description:

    1.    For more information about this job opening go to www.mn.gov/careers or to Self Service if you are a current State of Minnesota employee.

    2.    On the Job Search page enter the Job Opening ID 21279 in the keywords/search box and click Search.

    3.    Click on the Job Title to view the job posting.

    4.    If interested, click Apply.

    For assistance, contact the Job Information Line at: 651.259.3637

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