Student Financial Services Counselor

Student Financial Services Counselor

Naropa University

Naropa University  seeks applications for a Student Financial Services Counselor.

Job Description

The primary function is to assist students and families in applying for financial aid and financial planning to enhance the recruitment and retention of a diverse student body. This position is the primary contact for current and prospective students requesting information or needing help with the student financial planning process. Job Duties: • Act as a primary contact for all walk-in traffic requesting financial aid and payment plan information. • Act as initial point of contact for prospective and current students regarding VA Education Benefits. • Respond to phone and email inquiries from current and prospective students. • Counsel students regarding financial aid, scholarships, VA Education benefits, budgeting, payment plans, and loan repayment options. • Coordinate online forms of communication and mailings from the Student Financial Services office. • Outreach current and prospective students regarding missing documentation and other aid related issues. • Complete data entry and tracking of Student Financial Services related documents. • Coordinate and track appeals for additional financial aid. • Assist with VA enrollment certification. • Assist with tuition payment and payment plan processing. • Create and track third party billing invoices and Purchase Orders. • Maintain comprehensive knowledge of all federal and institutional policies and procedures related to Student Financial Services. • Maintain comprehensive knowledge of the Student Information System and Student Portal. • Communicate clearly with team and other offices. • Other duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications: • Intermediate knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite • Excellent verbal and written communication skills • Excellent proven customer service skills • Attention to detail • Ability to work well independently as well as part of a team Preferred Qualifications: • A bachelor’s degree in any field • 1 – 2 years experience in financial aid • Experience working in a Student Information System • Some accounting or cash management experience Applications: Application review continues until position is filled. Qualified candidates should apply online and include a cover letter and resume. Naropa University is actively engaged in creating an inclusive, diverse community and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. In keeping with our diversity initiatives, we encourage applications from persons of historically under-represented groups and those who support diversity.

Application Instructions

Application review continues until position is filled. Qualified candidates should apply online and include a cover letter and resume.