Financial Aid Counselor

Website Principia College

Summary: The Financial Aid Counselor reports directly to management within the Office of Financial Aid at Principia College. This position performs an integral role in providing superior customer service to all internal and external stakeholders. The counselor role conducts evaluations to assess financial need and aid eligibility for undergraduate students and families. This position is also the initial contact for students and families who may have questions, need to drop off documents, inquire about the status of their financial aid, or any other general inquiries. In addition to these duties, this position is responsible for electronic loan certification and disbursement of loan amounts for crediting to student accounts.

Minimum Qualifications: Active Christian Science Mother Church and local branch church membership; Christian Science class instruction preferred, but not required; Bachelor’s degree in related field; 1-3 years’ experience in financial aid or providing customer service in an office setting; Proficient user and experience with MS Word, Excel and Outlook
Preferred Qualifications: Data analytics background; Experience in higher education; Familiarity with Banner financial aid awarding system; Knowledge of federal and state regulations regarding government funded assistance

* The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed, but are not to be seen as a complete list of responsibilities and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer. Additionally, they do not establish a contract for employment.
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