Financial Aid Advisor

Post Date: 9/19/2017
Institution/Agency: Oregon State University

Job Information:
Title: Financial Aid Advisor
Institution: Oregon State University
Website Address: http://
Salary: Salary is commensurate with education and experience.
Location: Corvallis, OR
Deadline Date: 10/13/2017
The Office of Financial Aid is seeking a Financial Aid Advisor. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director.

The Financial Aid Advisor is a member of an advising team with primary responsibility to contribute to the administration of Federal Title IV, State, and Institutional financial aid programs and to counsel student and families regarding the financial aid process.

Manages a student case load for determining aid eligibility. Participates in recruitment initiatives and outreach programs. Assist with program management as needed with the supervisory staff.

Bachelor’s degree in field of choice.
A minimum of one year of experience working in Higher Education.
Strong written and oral communication skills.
Ability to work with and counsel diverse students, parents and the community.
Commitment to exceptional customer service.
A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.
Fluent in a second language, preferably Spanish.
Previous experience as a financial aid advisor or working in a Financial Aid office
Banner Experience
Current working knowledge of Title IV financial aid programs and regulations

Electronic Resumes: Yes
When applying you will be required to attach the following electronic documents:
1) A resume/CV; and
2) A cover letter indicating how your qualifications and experience have prepared you for this position.
You will also be required to submit the names of at least three professional references, their e-mail addresses and telephone numbers as part of the application process.
OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.
This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Criminal History Check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU STANDARD 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in Youth Programs may have additional Criminal History Checks every 24 months. Offers of employment are contingent upon meeting all minimum qualifications including the Criminal History Check Requirement.

Contact Information:
Name: Regan Kaplan
Title: Assistant Director
     Oregon State University 
     218 Kerr Administration Bldg
     Corvallis, OR 97331-2120
Phone: (541) 737-6559
Fax: (541) 737-4494