Position Title:
Financial Aid Counselor

Institution:
University of Oregon

Position Contact Name:
Human Resources

Position Contact Email:
[email protected]

Position Contact Phone:
541-346-5112

Job Post Website Address:
https://careers.uoregon.edu/en-us/job/529252/financial-aid-counselor

Salary Range:
$38,000 - $43,000

Deadline or Close Date:
05/09/2022

Job Location - City, State:
Eugene, OR

Position Description:
Department Summary: The primary mission of the Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships at the University of Oregon is to help students achieve their educational goals by reducing financial barriers to attend the University of Oregon. This mission is carried out in an environment that places high priority on student-centered service as well as meeting University enrollment goals. We provide information about financial assistance and scholarships to a diverse group of students and families, determine financial aid eligibility and award program funds to applicants in accordance with all applicable policies and rules, while advocating for students regarding financial aid issues at the institutional, State, and Federal levels.

Position Summary: Reporting to the Associate Director for Advising, this position is responsible for a variety of Financial Aid advising, outreach, and administrative functions. This position requires the ability to communicate effectively with students, staff, and other clients from a variety of backgrounds and cultures. The responsibilities of this position require the incumbent to have the ability to learn quickly and work effectively in a fast-paced, high volume office. Due to the sensitive nature of financial aid, the incumbent must have the demonstrated ability to be assertive, while exercising tact and empathy in communicating information about processes and outcomes. Counseling, supervision, and computer-based duties require the incumbent to generally be in the office from 8am-5pm Monday-Friday. Additional hours may be needed to accommodate university outreach, or for attendance at training, workshops, and conferences.