Financial Aid Counselor
University of Bridgeport - Bridgeport, CT

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The Financial Aid Counselor is responsible for counseling and assisting University of Bridgeport enrolled and accepted students and their parents with applying for and understanding the financial aid process.

Specific Responsibilities:
Counsel students and parents.

Participates in all Open Houses, Accepted Students Day and Orientations.

Verifications.

Adjust student’s aid according to credit load, housing and budget adjustments.

Research pending aid.

Verify student eligibility.

Packages Students.

Monitors the FSEOG program.

Veterans Affairs.

Oversees application process for UB Gifted and Endowed scholarships.

Perform related duties as necessary to support the University of Bridgeport’s mission.

Qualifications:
Bachelors Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business or related field from an accredited

institution required;

One year of experience in a college/university financial office;

A strong understanding of the packaging students, verifications and COA;

Knowledge of Title IV federal regulations;

Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office specifically Access, Excel and Word;

Experience with Higher Education software platforms desired; knowledge of DataTel Colleague preferred.

Skills:
Must be detail-oriented;

Professional oral and written skills;

Excellent organizational skills;

Process information quickly and accurately;

Able to work independently and prioritize multiple tasks in a high-volume environment.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Please send letter of application and resume to:
Department of Human Resources,

Financial Aid Counselor

University of Bridgeport,

126 Park Avenue. Wahlstrom Library 7th Floor

Bridgeport, CT 06604

employment@bridgeport.edu

Fax: 203 576-4601

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