Financial Aid Counselor

Murray, Kentucky
Jul 12, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Provide counseling to students and parents regarding all aspects of financial aid. Determine eligibility and award students within all Federal, State, and institutional guidelines. Attend events designed to assist students and promote Murray State University both on and off campus.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree. Extensive working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.

Responsibilities: Counsel students and parents on all aspects of financial aid while providing them with assistance in completing the application process. Determine eligibility and make financial aid awards to students in accordance with Federal, State, and Institutional guidelines and procedures. Maintain general knowledge of scholarships and loan processes. Revise financial award packages based on changes in enrollment status, professional judgment, as well as making sure corrections to a student’s status are noted. Develop skills and knowledge to become a subject matter expert in one or more critical financial aid processes. Evaluate reports to resolve awarding discrepancies. Conduct workshops/presentations for students, parents, and high school administrators. Other duties assigned.