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Financial Aid Advisor

Kalamazoo Valley Community College
Texas Township Campus

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Administrative Jobs
Institutional & Business Affairs, Financial Aid
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College

Job Details

Posting Number::


Job Title::

Financial Aid Advisor


Texas Township Campus


Full Time

Pay Rate::

$42,611 per year minimum. Salary will be based on education and relevant years of experience beyond the minimum qualifications.

Position Type::



Financial Aid

Job Summary::

Are you a highly motivated problem solver, who enjoys being a resource people can count on? Would you like to assist both students and parents in the transition to college? If so, Kalamazoo Valley Community College may have the perfect job opportunity for you.

About Us
Kalamazoo Valley Community College is a comprehensive, fully accredited, public, two-year college in Kalamazoo, MI. We offer associate degrees in more than 60 areas of study and 50 certificate programs. Kalamazoo Valley Community College creates innovative and equitable opportunities that empower all to learn, grow, and thrive.

About the Opportunity
Kalamazoo Valley is seeking a Financial Aid Advisor to determine student eligibility and to package financial aid. This person in this position will also provide counseling and advice regarding financial aid programs and services.

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

  • Utilize counseling skills to support the needs of students and parents.
  • Utilize decision making skills to package financial aid awards, determine the application process and determine eligibility status according to institutional, Federal, State and local policies and guidelines.
  • Review income and other source documents to verify eligibility status of applicants.
  • Develop and conduct financial aid information workshops for students and parents.
  • Serve as a liaison within the community on financial aid issues.

Required Knowledge and Skills
  • Knowledge of student financial aid rules, regulations, programs and procedures.
  • Knowledge of counseling techniques.
  • Skill in interviewing.
  • Skill in collecting, analyzing, compiling and recording data.
  • Skill in making oral and written presentations.
  • Skill in working with a variety of customers.

Minimum Qualifications::

Appropriate education, training, experience and talents are requirements for this position. An example of this would be a Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate field and experience equivalent to one year in student services related work.

Physical Demands::

No specific physical demands identified.

Work Hours::

8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday. Some evening hours required.

Posting Date:


Special Instructions to Applicants::

Please apply online at:
This position will remain posted until filled. Priority will be give to applications received prior to May 13, 2024

EEO Statement:

As an employer, KVCC encourages, welcomes, and fosters differences because we believe that diversity makes us great. Diversity extends beyond race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, and disability, and encompasses people of all abilities, identities, circumstances, and characteristics. All qualified applicants will be given equal opportunity and consideration for employment; please consider joining us as we continue to enrich lives by teaching and serving our community with excellence. Prior to a job offer, candidates will be required to complete a criminal record background check. For some positions, a credit history investigation will also be required. Information gathered will be used for job-related purposes to the extent permitted by applicable law and will not result in an automatic disqualification from an employment opportunity.


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