Responsible for ensuring students in assigned caseload have an understanding of the entire financial aid process. Assists students and parents with completing initial financial aid applications and all forms required to complete their files in a timely manner. Counsels students to obtain, document, evaluate and interpret necessary personal and household income/asset information to comply with federal verification requirements. Monitors student academic progress to determine initial and continual eligibility for financial aid, and communicates the process and consequences to students.
Responsible for maintaining student financial aid files and all documents required to process financial aid. Maintains and monitors student aid documents input to the student information system (BANNER), and evaluates output of automated data. Meets benchmarks for communicating with students, collecting documents and indexing them in BANNER.
Associate degree and a minimum of 3 years of experience working in a Financial Aid Office awarding and counseling students. The ability to communicate effectively in a professional manner is a must.
*Prefer applications with a bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 2 years of experience working in Financial Experience with Banner.
Open Until Filled: No
Quick Link: 6058
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applicants will be considered for vacancies at multiple locations. Counselors are required to have or obtain the NASFAA credential in Verification by the end of their probation period. They are required to participate in training sessions and obtain additional certification and/or credentials that are identified by the District-Wide Director of Financial aid and Scholarships.
Employee Group: Office and Technical Unit
Affirmative Action Statement:
St. Louis Community College is an Affirmative Action /Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity.
St. Louis Community College is the largest community college system in Missouri and the second largest institution of higher education in the state with current credit enrollment each semester of almost 30,000 students. The College is accredited by the North Central Association/Higher Learning Commission. The College includes four campuses, three education centers and district administrative offi...ces enrolling 20,000 students. We offer 15 college-transfer and 90-plus career programs in the areas of art and design, business, civil and community service, engineering and technology, health and office professions; plus continuing education, developmental, and business/industrial training programs. The College employs 1,400+ full-time faculty and staff and 2,300+ part-time faculty and staff