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Position Title:

Financial Aid Counselor

Portland State University

Job Location- City, State:
Portland, OR


Position Description:
Conduct need analysis of student aid applications; review IRS tax information if necessary for federal verification; resolve conflicting information; determine aid eligibility and package awards according to federal, state, and institutional rules and policies. Counsel students regarding financial aid policies and procedures. Evaluate information regarding unusual circumstances and exercise professional judgment in making adjustments to student aid eligibility. Participate in outreach efforts, planning, and committee work. May be assigned one or more programmatic responsibilities such as R2T4, SAP, consumer information, etc. Requires a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college of university; at least one year of financial aid or related experience; current and thorough knowledge of federal aid regulations and guidance; strong communication skills, time management skills, and attention to detail; and the ability to work in a fast-paced, highly computerized environment. Cannot be in default on a federal student loan or owing a repayment of a federal grant. Preferred qualifications include 3 years of financial aid or related experience, and knowledge of Elucian Banner Financial Aid or similar system.

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Contact Name:
G. Michael Johnson

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