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Financial Aid Counselor

Job description

Vacancy Number: S00699
Working Title: Financial Aid Counselor
Career Band Title: Student Services Specialist
Location of Workplace: Main UNCW Campus
Competency Level: Journey

Essential functions of this position:
Administer all financial aid programs and ensure compliance with federal, state, and institutional rules, regulations, and requirements. Advise, counsel, and educate students, prospective students, and their respective family members as it relates to their financial eligibility.

N.C. Minimum Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
Bachelor’s degree; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Additional knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the essential functions of the position:
Must be proficient in Banner, Image Now, CPS, NSLDS, CFI, COD, IFAP and other necessary programs and websites to effectively administer federal, state and institutional financial aid
Able to use telephone monitoring system, desktop computer, Who’s Next, Microsoft Office suite applications (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook), fax, and other equipment/software, as appropriate
Must be able to maneuver smoothly between systems in an efficient and effective manner

Preferred education, professional skills and experience:
Should have knowledge of the federal, state and institutional requirements concerning financial aid
Skills should include excellent interpersonal skills, crisis management, and the ability to communicate well

Recruitment Range: $38,064 - $40,075
NC Salary Grade Equivalency: 67
Hours Per Week: 1.0 (40 hours per week)
Months Per Year: 12 Months
Work Days: Monday - Friday
Work Hours: 8:00AM - 5:00PM
Position Number: 7653
Job Posting Date: 02/15/2018
Posting Close Date: 03/05/2018

PLEASE NOTE: To receive full consideration, please be sure you have fully completed the entire application before you apply for this position. Failure to answer all required questions will cause the system to disqualify your application. Due to the high interest in positions at UNCW, we are happy to answer any questions you may have regarding the position if selected for an interview. Thank you in advance for your understanding.
You will be required to attach a cover letter and resume to successfully apply for this position. To receive full consideration, please be sure you have completed the ‘Work History’ section of the application before you apply for this position.
For more info/to apply visit http://jobs.uncw.edu. Applications must be submitted through the online application system to be considered.
This position is being recruited at the Journey level. If no applicants apply who meet the required competency and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.

EEO Statement:
UNC Wilmington actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified persons from all racial, ethnic or other minority groups, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.




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Job No: S00699
Posted: 2/15/2018
Application Due: 3/5/2018
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