Financial Assistance Counselor – Uvalde

Del Rio, Val Verde County
Apr 07, 2014
2 openings, one in Eagle Pass and one in Uvalde, Texas Salary $25,005 Required: Bachelor's degree; One year financial aid and/or admissions experience; computerized systems; ability to relate to students in a multicultural environment; experience with word processing (MS Word). Strong verbal and written communication skills; strong organizational skills; standard office machines and computer skills. Preferred Training in business and/or student services. Bilingual in Spanish. Primary Responsibilities: Assist with the management of student financial aid files and ensure that students meet appropriate criteria; assist with the reviewing of financial aid applications and packaging awards for eligible students; assist with registration procedures; maintain official records; counsel with students regarding their financial aid concerns; review applications, verify and process awards; process mail correspondence; data entry; verify entrance and exit interviews; administer short term loan program; assist with processing consortium agreements; maintain student records in compliance with federal regulations; keep abreast of regulations affecting financial aid; correspond with students regarding their inquiries; 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. Other Information Exempt from overtime provisions. May work extra hours during registration; some travel. This position is security sensitive