Financial Aid Advisor

Financial Aid Advisor

Pikes Peak Community College

Pikes Peak Community College seeks applications for a Financial Aid Advisor.

Job Description

The Financial Aid Advisor will provide service to students, parents, faculty, and staff with accurate financial aid counseling, financial aid processing of FAFSA files, and managing communications to students regarding financial aid. Must be available to work during peak periods based on job responsibilities and college calendars. This position is located at the Centennial Campus, but may require travel to the Downtown Studio, and Rampart Range campuses, based upon department needs. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution with two years of professional level experience in Student Services at an institution of higher education (such as Admissions, Enrollment Services, Records, Financial Aid, Academic Advising, Campus Life, Student Support Services, or Retention Services) OR Associate degree from a regionally accredited institution with four years of professional level experience in Student Services at an institution of higher education (such as Admissions, Enrollment Services, Records, Financial Aid, Academic Advising, Campus Life, Student Support Services, or Retention Services). Preferred Qualifications Professional level experience in Financial Aid. Banner INB software experience or similar software experience. Demonstrated experience with federal, state, and institutional policies regarding financial aid. Demonstrated experience providing financial aid information and financial aid counseling to students. Demonstrated experience with computer software such as Microsoft Office, Concrete5, SARs, Adobe, EdConnect, etc. Ability to read, write, and speak fluent Spanish.

Application Instructions

Must be a State of Colorado resident or able to relocate to Colorado prior to first date of employment. Application Instructions: Application must be submitted online. Incomplete applications may not receive full consideration. A complete application will include: Cover letter – Address the minimum and preferred qualifications in the order listed on the job announcement. Resume – Reflect experience, education, knowledge, skills, and abilities. Unofficial Transcripts – Unofficial transcripts for all degrees conferred. Official transcripts are required if hired for the position. Professional References – Provide names and contact information for three recent professional references who can address your expertise and background for this position. This position may be eligible for a variety of employee benefits. Pikes Peak Community College participates in the Colorado Public Employees’ Retirement Association (PERA) contribution rates.