Financial Aid Officer (UCP 6)

Location
Storrs, CT
Posted
Oct 04, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Title: Financial Aid Officer (UCP 6)
Job ID: 2018166
Location: Storrs Campus
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Job Posting

The Director of Student Financial Aid Services is seeking an organized, detail-oriented, and self-motivated Financial Aid Officer to perform all aspects of financial aid processing and leading the coordination of Satisfactory Academic Process Standards Process, the Federal Pell Grant Program and Fixed Enrollment (Day 10) process.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Duties include, but are not limited to: determine financial aid awards; counsel students and parents regarding application process and sources and availability of aid; researches and recommends procedures and policies in designated area of expertise; keeps abreast of institutional, state and federal rules, regulations and guidelines governing the administration of Title IV federal funds including grants, work programs, and student loans; administer one or more specialized areas; performs special projects as needed or assigned; participate in office outreach activities.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent combination of training and experience; three to five years progressively responsible financial aid experience; demonstrated in-depth knowledge of financial aid regulations and related laws; excellent oral and written communication skills; excellent counseling and interpersonal skills; demonstrated ability to work effectively with students, the public, the university community and external constituencies; and ability to work independently and under time constraints.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Preference given to candidates with experience using an automated financial aid system (e.g. PeopleSoft, Banner, etc.). Experience presenting to a large audience; public speaking

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a full-time, twelve-month position. Salary range is in the low $50,000's, commensurate with qualifications and experience.

TO APPLY

Interested applicants should submit a letter of application, current resume and contact information for three professional references electronically via UConn Jobs at www.jobs.uconn.edu , Staff Positions. Review of applicants will begin immediately. Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search #2018166)

This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:59 PM eastern on October 17, 2017.

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp .

The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University's teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn's ranking as one of the nation's top research universities. UConn's faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.

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