Position Title:
Financial Aid Outreach Counselor

Washington State University, Vancouver Campus

Position Contact Name:
Natalie Marquez

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[email protected]

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Job Location - City, State:
Vancouver, WA

Position Description:
If you have deep understanding of financial aid and enjoy communicating the complexities to students and families take a look at our Financial Aid Outreach Counselor position!

Summary of Duties: Represent the Vancouver Office of Student Financial Services by interpreting and communicating complex financial aid, waiver and scholarship information in easy-to-understand language to prospective undergraduate students and their families. Provide individual counsel and advice to students and/or parents related to the full process of applying for, receiving and utilizing financial aid and scholarships. Develop and present inclusive and accessible informational financial aid sessions for various in-person, hybrid and virtual-only recruitment and outreach efforts. Identify creative and innovative ways to reach students and families, with special attention to reaching historically underserved communities and first-generation college students. Partner with Admissions to provide financial aid counseling as part of service-based recruitment programming in the high schools. This position requires a thorough knowledge of federal financial aid policies related to Title IV as well as University policies and procedures and a solid understanding of campus resources.