Student Financial Services Counselor
Hofstra University is a nationally ranked and recognized private university in Hempstead, N.Y. that is the only school to ever host three consecutive presidential debates (2008, 2012 and 2016). At Hofstra, students get the best of both worlds. Our campus is a leafy oasis just a quick train ride away from New York City and all its cultural, recreational and professional opportunities. We offer small classes and personal attention, with the resources, technology and facilities of a large university. Students can choose from more than 160 undergraduate program options and 165 graduate program options in the liberal arts and sciences, education, health professions and human services, the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs, the Fred DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science, the Frank G. Zarb School of Business, the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication, the Maurice A. Deane School of Law, the Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies, and the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. Hofstra University is a dynamic community of more than 11,000 students from around the world who are dedicated to civic engagement, academic excellence and becoming leaders in their communities and their careers.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to: counseling students and parents concerning financial aid, bills and payment; evaluating applications including performing needs analysis and determining eligibility for federal, state and university awards; processing student account information and assisting with outreach efforts both on campus and in the community (high school presentations, etc.). This position requires evening and weekend coverage on a rotating basis. Other responsibilities as assigned. Candidates must be organized and handle all aspects of administration and adhere to rules and regulations of Hofstra University, the Colonial Athletic Conference and the NCAA. (two positions available)
Bachelor's Degree required. Strong communication skills, verbal and written, as well as strong interpersonal and administration skills needed. Candidate must possess a working knowledge of PC based work processing and spreadsheets. Strong customer service skills are a must. Familiarity with computerized financial aid systems, especially Banner, knowledge of college financial aid and/or college student account processes preferred. Valid driver's license required.
Hofstra University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, administrative staff and student body, and encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community.