Job TitleStudent Financial Planning Advisor
Position TypeFull Time
Job Category Staff
Salary Range $ $40K – $50K
Location Santa Barbara, Ca
Application Deadline -
Contact Name Human Resources
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Student Financial Planning Advisor
Reports to: Assistant Director, Financial Aid & Scholarships
Position: Regular, Full-Time, 37.5 hours per week
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Hiring/Budgeted Salary or Hourly Range: The budgeted salary range that the university reasonably expects to pay for this position is $40 – 46K
Full Salary Range: The full salary range for the position is $40 – 50K
Salary offers are determined based on final candidate qualifications and experience; the budget for the position; and the application of fair, equitable, and consistent pay practices at the university.
Join our outstanding employee community! Fielding employees enjoy a friendly and dynamic environment with competitive salaries and excellent benefits, which include a 37.5-hour work week, flexible scheduling and workplace, 12 paid holidays, two weeks’ paid vacation, one-week paid winter break, medical/dental/vision/life insurances, Flexible Spending and Health Savings Accounts, generous retirement contributions after one year of service, Childcare Assistance, Tuition Assistance, and professional development opportunities for all positions.
Applications will not be considered complete unless both a resume and cover letter are uploaded. Do not use Easy Apply. To apply for this position
Fielding Graduate University is an innovative global community dedicated to educating scholars, leaders, and practitioners in pursuit of a more just and sustainable world. We do this by providing exemplary interdisciplinary programs within a distributed and relational learning model grounded in student-driven inquiry and leading to enhanced knowledge. Fielding has approximately 1,050 students and 150 faculty members residing throughout the United States and internationally. Please visit our website at http://www.fielding.edu to learn more.
We are seeking Student Financial Planning Advisor to work remotely on a full-time 37.5-hour per week basis. This position may also work in our Santa Barbara or Washington DC offices if desired.
The Student Financial Planning Advisor provides personalized financial aid counseling to students on all aspects of financial aid programs from all federal, state, university, and private loan and scholarships sources. This position is the first point of contact for prospective and current students’ questions regarding available financial aid, scholarships, payment options, and/or admissions inquiries. The Student Financial Planning Advisor supports and collaborates with Admissions, Financial Aid, Registrar, and Student Accounts to ensure cooperative cross-functional, cross-campus communications and dialogue by maintaining a close working relationship with all campus offices and provide comprehensive information and guidance to students, as well as other services/resources from other areas of the University.
Bachelor’s degree in business administration, accounting, communication, or a related field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Minimum four years’ experience in student financial aid, higher education administration, lending/finance, or in a related field that requires the interpretation and application of regulations and policies.
Experience using computer database systems and federal software such as Colleague, NSLDS, and COD.
Experience with federal student loan administration, scholarship administration, and borrower counseling is strongly preferred.
FIELDING’S COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION
Thank you for considering employment with Fielding Graduate University. We are committed to inclusive excellence and encourage diversity and inclusivity in all our enterprises. As an equal opportunity employer committed to social justice, we value and welcome individuals of all ages, abilities, backgrounds, beliefs, genders, gender identities, gender expressions, marital status, national origins, race and ethnicities, religious affiliations, sexual orientations, veteran status – and other visible and nonvisible differences. We seek employees who are committed to creating a respectful, welcoming, and inclusive environment for all community members.
As a globally distributed institution of higher education, Fielding Graduate University welcomes, and holds dear, the rich diversity of our global community. As a graduate university rooted in the values of social and ecological justice, we are committed to promoting collaborative learning and change by honoring and embracing the rich diversity of perspectives, lives, and global experiences that align with our Fielding Graduate University values.
Fielding employees are among our most valued resources, and we are committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive workforce comprised of talented, qualified, and hardworking individuals. We strive to take good care of our employees and their families with excellent benefits, and to provide a stimulating and supportive work environment with opportunities for professional growth and advancement.
We challenge our community to think boldly and take specific actions that are realistic and measurable. By working here, you join a diverse and vibrant community that advances Fielding’s world-changing mission in meaningful ways, inspires innovation and collaboration, and builds skills and expertise. Fielding is committed to social justice and diversity, and strongly encourages individuals from historically underrepresented groups to apply.
Fielding Graduate University utilizes ADP Workforce Now for online applications. You will be prompted to create a username and password to initiate the application process. Applications will not be considered complete unless both a resume and cover letter are uploaded. Do not use Easy Apply. Applicants are encouraged to have their employment history, educational information, and professional references on hand while completing the application. The online application process takes approximately 30-60 minutes. Upon completion, applicants will receive confirmation of receipt via email.
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Fielding Graduate University is committed to inclusive excellence and encourages diversity and inclusivity in all its enterprises. As an equal opportunity employer committed to social justice, we value and welcome individuals of all ages, abilities, backgrounds, beliefs, genders, gender identities, gender expressions, marital status, national origins, race and ethnicities, religious affiliations, sexual orientations, veteran status – and other visible and nonvisible differences. We seek employees who are committed to creating a respectful, welcoming, and inclusive environment for all community members.