Financial Aid Advisor

Job description

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Job No: 511035
Work Type: On Campus
Location: Normal, Illinois

Title: Financial Aid Advisor

Department: Financial Aid Office

Campus Location: Normal, IL

General Summary

This position relates directly to new student outreach with emphasis on the recruitment of qualified prospective students. This position serves as a liaison with appropriate offices and agencies and conducting public presentations on financial aid programs. The Financial Aid Specialist is involved in the planning and administration of all recruitment and retention activities and programs. This position includes some responsibility for middle school outreach and recruitment of a diverse student population.

Required Qualifications

1. Any one or combination totaling three (3) years (36 months) from the categories below:

a. College course work in any field:

-Associates Degree (60 semester hours) equals one (1) year (12 months)

-90-semester hours equals two (2) years (24 months)

-Bachelor's Degree or higher (120 semester hours) equals three (3) years (36 months)

b. Work experience coordinating office, business or customer service/relations activities

2. One (1) year (12 months) of full time (or part-time equivalent) of higher-education, student services, or closely related experience.

Desired Qualifications

1. Experience in financial aid
2. Bilingual in Spanish

Work Hours

Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., occasional evening or weekend hours for certain activities or special events

Functional Expectations

Must be able to perform the following with or without a reasonable accommodation:

1. Effectively communicate on a daily basis.
2. Remain at a workstation for extended periods.
3. Move about in various locations across campus as needed to complete day-to-day work.

Proposed Starting Date

May 2021

Salary Rate / Pay Rate

$2,964 - $3,084/monthly

Required Applicant Documents

Cover Letter
Reference List

PLEASE NOTE: These documents are required to be submitted online in order to complete the application process. Please have these documents ready prior to clicking on "Apply"

Optional Applicant Documents

Transcripts (may be unofficial - if using college coursework to qualify, transcripts are required)
Certification of Retirement Annuity

PLEASE NOTE: These documents may be submitted online in order to complete the application process. Please have these documents ready prior to clicking on "Apply"

Special Instructions for Applicants

For full consideration, the application and all supplemental information must be submitted on-line. Please complete the entire employment application including the education and work history background. Please do not put "see resume" in the duties and responsibilities section of the work history. This will be considered an incomplete application and incomplete applications will not be considered.

The employment application NOT the resume/cover letter, will be reviewed to determine if applicant meets minimum qualifications. Please be complete in the duties and responsibilities section for each position listed.

The Civil Service examination for this position is a Credentials Assessment. No participation other than submission of applicant materials is required from applicants.

Required documents include a cover letter, resume and a reference list of three professional references including name/title/contact information (phone number and email). You must attach the required documents at the time of application.

Copies of transcripts (may be unofficial) and applicable certifications must be submitted by the deadline date in order to receive full consideration for this position. Transcripts may be submitted on-line or to the address/fax listed below.

Other documentation such as DD214 paperwork must be faxed, mailed, or delivered to Human Resources prior to the closing of the posting in order to receive the maximum eligible points:

Fax: 309.438.0011, Attn: Colette Homan
Address: Illinois State University
Human Resources
Campus Box 1300
Normal, IL 61790-1300

Contact Information for Applicants

Colette Homan
Human Resources
[email protected]

Important Information for Applicants

If this position is Security Sensitive or if you are subject to a criminal background investigation based on University policy, employment is contingent upon you passing a satisfactory criminal background investigation. You may not begin work until the criminal background investigation results have been received and cleared by Human Resources.

Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or other state or federal law you may request an accommodation by contacting the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access at (309) 438-3383. The Office of Equal Opportunity and Access will hold any confidential information you provide in confidence.

If you are having difficulty accessing the system, please call Human Resources at (309) 438-8311.

Application Opened: 04/02/2021 03:00 PM CST
Application Closes: 04/16/2021 11:55 PM CST




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Posted: 4/4/2021
Application Due: 4/16/2021
Work Type: Full Time