Jobs in Ruston la | Financial Aid Counselor Jobs

Job Responsibilities : Financial Aid Counselor

Salary : $36000 Per Year

Company : Louisiana Tech University

Location : 600 W Arizona Ave, Ruston, LA 71270 US

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Thank you for your interest in employment with Louisiana Tech University.
Louisiana Tech University is seeking a highly motivated detail-oriented and forward-thinking individual to serve as a Financial Aid Counselor in the Office of Financial Aid. This individual will be responsible for reviewing files selected for verification prior to them receiving federal financial aid. The counselor also corrects over-awards on an as-needed basis. The counselor may process requests for revisions on an as needed basis. This person will also counsel families and students in the office and by telephone regarding financial aid. Other duties may be assigned by management.
Louisiana Tech University provides over $100 million annually to its students through a combination of federal state institutional and private sources. The Office of Financial Aid operates under the Division of Student Advancement and works as a part of the University team to accomplish the mission and provide timely accurate aid to applicants.
Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field. Hands-on experience with PC based information systems proficiency with Microsoft Office products solid written and verbal communication skills collaborative ability & ingenuity. Must be able to drive an automobile and carry materials to make presentations at remote sites (on occasion).
Preferred Qualifications:

PowerFAIDS software knowledge Student Information System user experience successful experience in a financial aid office.
Basis of Employment and Salary:

Employment is on a 12-month basis. Employees serve at the pleasure of the President of the University. Relocation costs are not paid by the University.
Application Process:
Please attach 1) a cover letter outlining relevant experience to this position 2) a current resumé which includes a chronology of employment 3) the names telephone numbers addresses and e-mail addresses of at least three professional references one of whom was a supervisor within the last five years and 4) an unofficial copy of your academic transcript from the school from which you received your highest degree. Incomplete applications will not receive consideration.
Screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Louisiana Tech is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/ADA Employer and places a high priority on the creation of an environment supportive of ethnic minorities women veterans and persons with disabilities.
Posting Close Date: This position will remain open until filled.
Please Note: Applications must be completed by 11:59 p.m. on the Job Closing Date to ensure consideration.
Note to Applicant:
Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications in their cover letter. The search committee will use this information during the initial review of application materials.

References will be contacted at the appropriate phase of the recruitment process.

This position may require a criminal background check to be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.

As part of the hiring process applicants for positions at the Louisiana Tech University may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.

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