The Financial Aid Counselor-Graduate counsels students and families by providing accurate information regarding all financial aid programs, eligibility criteria, and policies and procedures. Evaluates family financial strength and establishes eligibility for funds. Exercises professional judgment to determine treatment of exceptional circumstances. Serves as a member of the counseling team to establish institutional policies and procedures.
Knowledge of financial aid programs, policies and procedures, and need analysis formulae. Knowledge of online student information systems. Demonstrated ability to interpret and apply financial aid and academic policies and procedures. Demonstrated ability to conduct presentations to groups of varying sizes. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with peers, students, and parents. Ability to effectively communicate in writing to prepare written materials for clients.
Ability to communicate with an ethnically and culturally diverse campus community. Ability to follow all university policies, procedures, and guidelines including but not limited to safety, civility, information security, and non-discrimination policies and procedures. Ability to contribute to a positive university experience for each and every student, and assist in achieving the university's commitment to a "vision of excellence."
Equivalent to a bachelor's degree in one of the behavioral sciences, public or business administration, or a job-related field and two years of professional experience in one of the student services program areas required.
Work Schedule: Full Time, 40 hours per week, 8am to 5pm, Monday through Friday
Salary: $3,566 - $4,318 per month.
Excellent benefits through CalPERS (health, vision, dental), tuition fee waiver, generous vacation and sick leave, and 14 paid holidays each year.
Please read the full job announcement at http://www.csulb.edu/employment/. Refer to Job #1011312. CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to excellence through diversity, and takes pride in its multicultural environment.