Financial Aid Counselor
TO APPLY: Go to www.lssc.edu and click on the “Employment” icon. Complete the Lake-Sumter State College application for the specific position in which you are interested.
A resume, cover letter and unofficial transcripts must be included with your application for consideration.
Lake-Sumter State College serves over 7,500 students annually in Lake and Sumter counties in central Florida. Lake and Sumter counties offer its residents small town character, combined with the amenities of the major metropolitan city of Orlando while being just a stone's throw away from Florida’s coastal beaches. As a three-campus institution our Leesburg, South Lake (Clermont) and Sumter (Sumterville) campuses have become valuable assets in their communities. LSSC provides an accessible, affordable, and high-quality education that prepares students for transfer and career success, strengthens the regional workforce, and enriches the community.
We invite candidates to apply for our Financial Aid Counselor position. This position provides Financial Aid counseling services to all students and parents. The Counselor is responsible for the management of student financial literacy, default management, exit counseling, and assists with Pell and Direct Loan Reject, and Return of Title IV. In addition, the Counselor is also responsible for processing community and institutional scholarships. The Financial Aid Counselor will alternate between our Leesburg and South Lake campuses. Responsible for demonstrating LSSC’s core value of Service Excellence; respect, competence, responsiveness, and collaboration, in all interactions.
Education: B.A. or B.S. degree required. Master’s degree preferred.
Experience: Minimum of two years of financial aid student experience or three years of relevant financial aid experience. Two years of Banner/Ellucian experience preferred. Demonstrated excellent interpersonal and customer service skills required. Must be proficient in COD, NSLDS, and FAA Access.
The college reserves the right to extend searches or, in the event of transfer or budget cuts, to not offer the position.
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