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.
Counsel students and parents.
Participates in all Open Houses, Accepted Students Day and Orientations.
Adjust student’s aid according to credit load, housing and budget adjustments.
Research pending aid.
Verify student eligibility.
Monitors the FSEOG program.
Oversees application process for UB Gifted and Endowed scholarships.
Perform related duties as necessary to support the University of Bridgeport’s mission.
Bachelors Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business or related field from an accredited
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.
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
Fax: 203 576-4601
University of Bridgeport - 18 months ago