Employment Opportunities

Position:
Financial Aid Counselor
Department:
Financial Aid
Date Posted:
05/29/2018
Closing Date:
Open Until filled

Description

The chief objective of this position is to provide financial aid counseling to students and parents on the various federal, institutional and state aid programs. Conduct high school workshops; perform verification, enforce satisfactory academic progress, perform student aid packaging and awarding of students; respond to parent and student inquiries regarding all aspects of the financial aid process.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Process financial aid awards in accordance with federal, state, and institutional.
  • Interpret student aid legislation.
  • Advise parents and students in person and/or by telephone.
  • Assist parents and students with the completion of required forms.
  • Understand and maintain current knowledge of all financial aid programs.  Also, act as a resource person for support staff.
  • Work with individual student files to perform verification and recalculation of financial need when necessary.
  • Identify errors on ISIR's/SAR's and assist the student in the correction process.
  • Monitor student's satisfactory academic progress.
  • Ensure student awards do not exceed the total cost of attendance.
  • Assist with entrance and exit counseling session.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Requirements

High School graduate, but Bachelor's Degree preferred.

Preference will be given to those who have previously worked in a Financial Aid Office, and/or Higher Education Finance.

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and a completed Application for Educational Support Staff Employment either in person, via email at HROffice@hamptonu.edu, or fax to (757) 727-5969: 

Office of Human Resources

Hampton University

Hampton, VA 23668

 **No phone calls

**Incomplete applications will not be considered

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