Financial Aid Counselor - Doce
University of Massachusetts Lowell - Lowell, MA

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Only Internal Professional (SEIU 888 Professional Union) Bargaining candidates will be considered during the first 10 business days of the posting. All other candidates will be considered after that period.

The Financial Aid Counselor - Division of Online and Continuing Education is responsible for a caseload of continuing education student aid applicants. The Financial Aid Counselor advises students and families on financial aid programs, policies and procedures, student eligibility, special circumstances, and financial planning. The Financial Aid Counselor verifies student Cflag eligibility and monitors and revises financial aid awards due to changes in enrollment, EFC, housing, outside resources, special circumstances, etc.

In addition, the position is responsible for the summer term, winter term and end of term financial aid processing including budget development, packaging, enrollment verification, staff training, and policy and procedure development, documentation, and updating.

The University of Massachusetts Lowell is committed to increasing diversity in its faculty, staff, and student populations, as well as curriculum and support programs, while promoting an inclusive environment. We seek candidates who can contribute to that goal and encourage you to apply and to identify your strengths in this area.

Minimum Qualifications (Required):
-Bachelor's Degree plus 3-5 years financial aid experience
-Thorough knowledge of federal financial aid regulations
-The ability to work effectively with diverse groups

Other Considerations:
-Demonstrated experience with regulatory compliance
-Ability to work with diverse populations
-Strong organizational skills and flexibility to adjust to changing priorities
-Functional experience with an integrated Student Information Systems required; expertise with PeopleSoft Student Administration System preferred
-Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite
-Excellent interpersonal and public communications skills
-Ability to work effectively in a fast paced environment
-Flexibility to work evening and weekend hours as needed
-Understanding of technology to deliver student financial aid
-Embrace technology and appreciate how to use it to enhance service to students

Required Applicant Documents: (Online Submissions Only)
-Resume
-Cover Letter
-Names and contact information of three references

Special Instructions to Applicants: Only Internal Professional (SEIU 888 Professional Union) Bargaining candidates will be considered during the first 10 business days of the posting. All other candidates will be considered after that period.

This position is open until filled an review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received.

Anticipated Hiring Range: Salary commensurate with experience

Apply online at: https://jobs.uml.edu

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