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Financial Aid and Student Services Coordinator

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Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-05-03
Req: R-1087


1481-YN - Student Services Coordinator/Advisor 1

Business Title:

Financial Aid and Student Services Coordinator



Employee Type:

Admin. Professional

Job Family:

Administrative Professional - OT Eligible

Position Details:

Summary of Duties:

The Financial Aid and Student Services Coordinator is primarily responsible for the planning, coordination and counseling of financial aid, scholarships and other campus student support services.

This position helps support students with financial aid, conducts financial aid presentations, leads financial literacy education, and coordinates the campus’s scholarship awarding. This position will process Student Emergency Hardship Fund requests, and helps connect students with other campus resources and the student care team. The position serves as back up if a student is in crisis and connecting students with access center resources.

The Financial Aid and Student Services Coordinator is part of the Student Services team in the Office of Academic and Student Affairs and is supervised by the Director of Student Services. This position works collaboratively with campus and university partners to deliver effective services that support the retention and growth of the student body at WSU Tri-Cities.

Required Qualifications:

Positions require a Bachelor’s degree and two (2) years of professional work experience in student services or related education/experience. A Master’s degree in a related field may substitute for one (1) year of professional work experience. Any combination of relevant education and professional experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year‐for‐year basis.

Additional Requirements:

Experience working in student services or related education/experience (i.e. financial aid office, community resource office or counseling services);

Demonstrated ability to communicate complex policies and procedures;

Current driver’s license or the ability to obtain prior to employment.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience working with college students;

Experience working with diverse populations;

Ability to create and give public presentations;

Fluency in a language in addition to English;

Experience developing and fostering community relationships;

Demonstrated ability to resolve conflict.

Additional Information:

Area/College: WSU Tri-Cities

Department Name: Academic and Student Affairs

City, State, Zip: Richland, WA 99354

Department Link: Student Affairs | WSU Tri-Cities

Monthly Salary: Commensurate upon experience and qualifications

FTE: 100%

Permanent/Temporary/Project: Permanent

Posting Close Date: Applicants must submit their required documents by May 17, 2021 at 12:01am. To ensure applicants meet the position closing time, it is recommended to submit all materials on or before May 16, 2021.

Background Check: This position has been designated by the department to require a background check.

Special Instructions to Applicants: Applicants are required to include contact information for three (3) professional references within the application. The cover letter and resume may be uploaded as attachments. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets the required qualifications and additional requirements.

Required Documents: Cover Letter | Resume | References

Time Type:

Full time

Position Term:

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521 (v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or hrs@wsu.edu.




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Job No:
Posted: 5/4/2021
Application Due: 8/2/2021
Work Type: Full Time