Financial Aid Counselor
|Posted:||October 20, 2021 (posted 50 days ago)||View All Jobs|
|Location:||North Charleston, SC (Charleston County)|
|Company:||Charleston Southern University
9200 University Blvd
Charleston, SC 29406
Summary: Reporting to the Associate Director for Financial Aid, the Financial Aid Counselor will work closely with new, continuing and returning students and their families on financial aid. This position will require some overtime and occasional weekend work. Work Performed: The Financial Aid Counselor will provide excellent customer service by assisting parents and students in navigating the financial aid process, assisting in completing student financial aid forms, providing the needed documents and apprising them of any changes to existing resources. Read, comprehend and comply with federal, VA, NCAA, state and institutional regulations and policies pertaining to the awarding and disbursement of student financial aid. Conduct public presentations related to financial aid and financial literacy. Participate in professional development opportunities. Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
Minimum Qualifications: Attention to detail and follow-through skills essential; excellent customer service, organizational, time-management, confidentiality, analytical and decision-making skills imperative; good writing and communicating skills necessary; positive attitude and ability to work well with others in a team effort very important. Able to work without close supervision and to set own priorities. Able to multitask in a fast-paced environment. Strong competency in MS Office, Word, Excel and Windows. The candidate must be supportive of the mission and vision of the college. Education: Bachelor’s degree. Experience: Familiarity with the academic environment, working with budgeting, finances or financial aid preferred.