Position Title:
Financial Aid Counselor/Scholarship Coordinator

Institution:
Eastern Oregon University

Position Contact Name:
Haaven Carlson

Position Contact Email:
[email protected]

Position Contact Phone:
541-962-3548

Job Post Website Address:

https://www.eou.edu/hr/

Salary Range:
$36,406 per year or more DOQ

Deadline or Close Date:
01/31/2023

Job Location - City, State:
La Grande, Oregon

Position Description:
The Financial Aid Counselor/Scholarship Coordinator has a central role in the success of hundreds of students from all walks of life. The position is responsible for creating and managing all institutional scholarships, including but not limited to: The EOU Foundation scholarships, departmental scholarships, and institutional fee remission scholarship award databases (MS Access). The Financial Aid Counselor/Scholarship Coordinator works collaboratively with the EOU Foundation, other offices and committees on campus and private donors.

The Financial Aid Counselor/Scholarship Coordinator position is responsible for counseling current students and educating prospective students and their families about federal, state, local and institutional aid programs. This position is also responsible for all fee remission awarding, processing, verifying, and updating student documents that affect student aid as well as monitor academic progress for continued aid disbursement.

Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, or related field; or equivalent advanced knowledge gained through a combination of work experience and intellectual learning.

Experience in office administration: administrative support and customer service. Ability to manage, organize, and complete large quantities of tasks with frequent interruptions from customers.

Must satisfactorily complete EOU criminal and credential background check. Having a criminal history is not an automatic bar to employment.In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. Eastern Oregon University will not sponsor applicants for employment visas.