Student Financial Aid Counselor

University of Akron

Student Financial Aid Counselor

  • Institution: University of Akron
  • Institution Type: Four-Year/Advanced Degree (B.A., M.A., Ph.D.)
  • Location: Akron, OH US
  • Website: www.uakron.edu
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Student Financial Aid Counselor

  • University of Akron | Akron, OH US
  • Hourglass IconDeadline: July 10, 2022
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Job TitleStudent Financial Aid Counselor

Position TypeFull Time

Job Category Administrator

Salary Range -

Location Akron, OH US

Deadline July 10, 2022

Contact Information

Contact Name Derek Brown

Department -

Email djb132@uakron.edu

Phone US +1 (330) 972-4731

Job Description

To apply for this job please visit http://www.uakron.edu.

Responsibilities

The Office of Student Financial Aid seeks to fill the position of Student Financial Aid Counselor.  Responsibilities include provide advisement and counseling services to students, parents, University departments and outside agencies on the federal, state, and institutional financial aid application process; perform financial aid processing operations, database management, and administrative duties, monitor the work of student and temporary workers.

 

Required Qualifications

Minimum 18 months of education or training beyond high school and a minimum of one (1) year experience working in a financial aid environment or 2 years of closely related experience in a higher education institution; ability to counsel students and parents in areas of financial aid; strong communication and customer service skills; ability to interact with people from diverse cultures and backgrounds; strong computer skills and experience with spreadsheets, databases, and word processing software.

 

Preferred Qualifications

A general understanding of state and federal financial aid regulations and university policies and procedures.

              

Compensation/Grade & Benefits

Grade 817. Salary determination is subject to the collective bargaining agreement.

The University of Akron offers a competitive total compensation package comprised of a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits for eligible employees including medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, life insurance, and paid leave of absences including time off for illness, vacation, and maternity or paternity leave. In addition, eligible employees and their dependents are provided tuition remission. All staff, contract professionals, and eligible non-bargaining unit faculty have the option to request a Flexible Work Arrangement (FWA). The University of Akron participates in state retirement systems and offers alternative retirement options with competitive employer contributions. Optional investment opportunities are available including deferred compensation programs (403(b) and 457(b)). Please visit our benefits home page for more information.

 

Comments

Three (3) Openings Available

The Office of Student Financial Aid provides a blended work schedule which allows employees the opportunity to work in the office as well as remotely.

 

Application Instructions

To apply for this position, you must complete the on-line application and attach a resume and a list of three professional references to your profile. Please include contact information, including email addresses for your professional references.

After submission of your application, return to the “My Activities” link and upload the required documents under the My Cover Letters and Attachments section.

Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience with reference to the minimum and preferred qualifications.  This is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.  A resume will not be accepted in place of any information requested on the application.  For assistance with your application or attachments please call Derek Brown in Human Resources at 330-972-4731.

 

Application Deadline   

Review of applicants will begin June 23, 2022.

 

For complete position details, visit https://www.uakron.edu/hr/job-openings/openings.dot

Job ID # 13503

 

Background Check Statement

The University of Akron is committed to providing a safe environment for all students and employees.  The University endeavors to protect the health, welfare and safety of all students, employees and visitors on our campus.  As such, all offers of employment with The University of Akron are contingent upon verification of credentials, proof of Covid-19 vaccination, and satisfactory completion of a criminal background check. Some positions may require additional credit investigation and a pre-employment driving record search.

New hires must present proof of COVID-19 vaccination, if vaccines are available and the employee is eligible, at time of hire. If a new employee is not fully vaccinated at the time of hire, the offer of employment will be contingent upon the employee becoming fully vaccinated within 60 days of hire, unless a qualifying medical or religious exemption is granted.

 

About University of Akron

The University of Akron is a vibrant community driven by collaboration, partnership, and a steadfast determination to provide opportunity and success to all learners The University of Akron believes diversity is a vital element of an equitable and thriving workplace. A diverse workforce is essential as we strive to create a dynamic academic environment that prepares students to be citizens of the world around them, and as we deepen the value, we place on our connection to the Greater Akron community.

We celebrate the power of uniqueness, and the strength that coalesces when unique voices are heard. We seek to empower employees to lead in their colleges, departments, offices, and divisions. People of all backgrounds work on our campus every day, and we value the contribution of each individual in their commitment to a better University of Akron.

We welcome candidates who are passionate about shaping and inspiring the next generation of thinkers, experts, artists, and leaders. Bound and determined to meet every challenge, we continue to climb, to forge new paths and reach new heights – and we want you to join us. Bring your voice. Bring your uniqueness. Bring you. We are Akron. We rise together.

For more information about The University of Akron or the Akron community please visit our About UA page.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Akron, as an equal education and employment institution, is committed to achieving a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified individuals in its education programs or activities, including applicants for admissions or employment, will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetic information, military status or status as a veteran. To further this commitment, the University complies with state and federal laws which prohibit discrimination. Questions or concerns about the administration of this commitment can be directed to the University’s Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Office (uakron.edu/hr/eeoaa).

The University also strives to provide an environment free from the negative impacts of gender-based discrimination and harassment as prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972. Questions about Title IX can be referred to the University’s Title IX Coordinator, the Assistant Secretary for the U.S. Department of Education or both. For more information on Title IX at the University of Akron, including how to contact the Title IX Coordinator, how to file a complaint under Title IX with the University or the Title IX process at the University of Akron, please visit the University’s Title IX page at uakron.edu/title-ix/at-uakron.

 

Ohio is State of Residence

It is the expectation of the University of Akron that all work performed as an employee of the University will be performed in Ohio.

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