Financial Aid CounselorLocation:
Financial AidPosting Date:
Bachelor’s degree. Preferred:
Must have experience with computerized systems.
Strong verbal, written, and organizational skills essential with freedom to travel.
Any qualiﬁcations to be considered in lieu of stated minimums require the prior approval of the Human Resources Director.
Understanding of and operational skills using SCT Banner software. Primary Responsibilities:
Summary Other Information:
Function: Student financial assistance counseling.
Scope: All areas in financial assistance which include local, state and federal aid.
Essential: Coordinates and reconciles Federal/State and Institutional Financial Assistance programs which includes Federal Family Education Loan Program (FFELP), and Default Prevention and management programs; conducts entrance and exit interviews for the Federal Perkins Loan program; counsels and advises students and parents on the financial assistance application process; processes electronic files with U.S. Department of Education via Title IV WAN software; verifies information submitted by students for the purpose of receiving financial assistance; awards student financial assistance packages; may travel to area high schools to conduct financial assistance programs for students and parents; performs other duties as assigned. Responsible for personal safety and the safety of others; must exercise due caution and practice safe work habits at all times.
Additional: All employees of the Center for Enrollment Services are cross trained to support Customer Service Specialist in their absence. This includes performing various activities associated with recruiting, admissions, registration, and cashiering.
Received: General supervision and instructions from Director of Financial Assistance.
Given: May supervise other part time and full time employees
Usual: Exempt from overtime provisions. Position is Security Sensitive. Current driver’s license and driving record acceptable to the University must be maintained as a condition of employment; must have personal transportation’ must be willing to work some evenings and weekends’ some overnight travel throughout Texas.
Texas Law requires a 60 day waiting period before new state employees are eligible to enroll in health insurance. About SRSU:
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Sul Ross State University Alpine Campus is in the Scenic Davis Mountains of West Texas, is a member of the Texas State University System, is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award Associate, Bachelor’s, and Master’s degrees, and has an enrollment of approximately 2,000 students of campus in Alpine, Texas. At an elevation of 4,480 feet, and on the periphery of the Chihuahuan Desert, Alpine enjoys mild winters and cool summers. Davis Mountains State Park, Fort Davis National Historic Site, Big Bend National Park, and Guadalupe Mountains National Park are all within one to three hours driving distance from Alpine. The SRSU campuses in Del Rio, Eagle Pass, and Uvalde comprise Rio Grande College. RGC offers upper-level courses leading to bachelor’s degrees as well as master’s degree programs and works closely with its partner institution, Southwest Texas Junior College, to provide a seamless transition to RGC for their students. All RGC students hold an Associate degree from an accredited institution or they have completed 42 semester credit hours of transferrable work. More information is available regarding Sul Ross State University and position openings See http://www.sulross.edu our website.