Financial Aid Advisor

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Financial Aid Advisor
Georgia Southern University

Requisition Number: STA002266

Department: 3900712100-Financial Aid, Office of

Position Status: Full-Time

Position Summary:
Office of Financial Aid. The Financial Aid Advisor provides students with financial aid counseling, awarding, and electronic federal and state information, as well as provides information on available programs, procedures, and eligibility.
Essential Functions

  • Assists students by evaluating their financial aid requests and making award adjustments and/or recalculations, as well as evaluating student academic progress relative to GSU's policy.
  • Maintains knowledge of all current federal and state regulations governing financial aid to ensure compliance.
  • Works with various campus departments to ensure program efficiency for students by providing outreach programming on financial aid issues.
  • Represents the Financial Aid Office at University events related to recruitment.
  • Supports all aspects of students' needs for the program from acceptance to graduation.

    Georgia Southern University is a Tobacco Free Campus.

    Minimum Education Required:
    Bachelor’s degree

    Could a level of job-related experience higher than the minimum required for the position substitute for the minimum level of education?: No

    Minimum Experience Required:
    Three or more years of work-related experience

    Could a level of education higher than the minimum required for the position substitute for the minimum level of job-related experience?: No

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
    Effective communication (verbal and written), organization and human relations skills; ability to work well in a diverse environment; proficiency with computer and Microsoft Office Applications software including word processing, spreadsheets, and databases; successful completion of background investigation prior to employment.

    Preferred Education:

    Preferred Experience::

    Salary Range: $27,540 - $34,418

    Job Open Date: 02/11/2019

    Job Closing Date: 3/1/2019

    Special Instructions Summary:

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    Georgia Southern University provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability. Individuals in need of reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act to participate in the search process should notify Human Resources: (912) 478-5468 or HR-TDD: (912) 478-0791.

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    Job No:
    Posted: 2/12/2019
    Application Due: 3/4/2019
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