Financial Aid Counselor

Hoboken, NJ
Jun 23, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Description

The Financial Aid Counselor, under the direction of the Associate Director of Financial Aid, provides assistance to prospective and continuing students and their families in all aspects of the financial aid process, including application, eligibility and awarding in accordance with federal, state and institutional policies. The Financial Aid Counselor must possess an excellent knowledge of and demonstrated ability to administer practices with regard to financial aid in compliance with applicable regulations and policies. The incumbent must also possess excellent interpersonal and oral/written communication skills, relate well to a broad variety of constituencies and be dedicated to providing high quality service to all constituencies of the Stevens Community.

  • Counsel students and families regarding all aspects of financial aid and financial planning, including application process, eligibility determination, financial aid disbursement, federal and state regulatory requirements and institutional policy.
  • Determine eligibility for financial aid by reviewing student's eligibility criteria and monitor continued eligibility and update awards to resolve over awards as a result of changes to enrollment and/or receipt of external funding.
  • Collect and compile data and perform federal verification for selected files; resolve data discrepancies as they are presented
  • Perform Return of Title IV calculations
  • Provide guidance for students seeking resolution to economic hardship conditions through identification of alternative financial resources and professional judgement
  • Maintain working knowledge of federal, state and institutional policies and procedures related to financial aid
  • Prepare and deliver financial aid presentations

Financial Aid

General Submission Guidelines:

In order to be considered a candidate for any job at Stevens, you must submit an online application. Please attach a cover letter and resume with each application. Other requirements for consideration may depend on the job.

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EEO Statement:

Stevens Institute of Technology is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Accordingly, Stevens adheres to an employment policy that prohibits discriminatory practices or harassment against candidates or employees based on legally impermissible factor(s) including, but not necessarily limited to, race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, nationality, citizenship status, age, ancestry, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information, pregnancy or pregnancy-related medical conditions, disability, or any protected military or veteran status.

Stevens is building a diverse faculty, staff and student body and strongly encourages applications from female and minority candidates as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities. Stevens is a federal contractor under the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as well as other federal statutes.

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