FINANCIAL AID ADVISOR II
Position Summary: Advise students and parents regarding federal, state, and institutional financial aid in an accurate and efficient manner, and assist with related financial aid application processes. Award, cancel and revise financial aid awards based on office policies and procedures, and in compliance with applicable rules and regulations. Remain current regarding federal, state and university financial aid regulations, policies and procedures.
Responsibilities: - Advise accurately and efficiently students and parents who call, visit, or e-mail the office regarding financial aid information and processes throughout lifecycle of financial aid application through receipt of aid funds and after. - Provide assistance to students, families, and colleagues in completing financial aid application processes. - Maintain a working knowledge of relevant student information and financial aid processing systems. - Maintain privacy and confidentiality of student and family data and information. - Maintain security of student records and related information.
Qualifications: Requires at least a baccalaureate degree in the field. Please contact your Human Resources office for an evaluation of education/experience in lieu of the required minimum qualifications.
About UGA: The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (http://www.uga.edu/). UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University's main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University's enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.
Full time/Part time: Full Time
EEO Policy Statement: The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.