Holy Names University is pleased to announce a search for a full-time position for a Financial Aid Counselor. The Counselor will join a team of competent professionals who are committed to providing access to financial-related resources and counseling that helps students enroll and succeed at Holy Names University. This commitment supports HNU’s core values of promoting the full development of the human person, social justice, hospitality and liberating actions.
Successful candidates will have a Bachelor’s degree in education, business, psychology, or a related field; experience with financial aid in an educational setting; excellent counseling, communication skills, problem solving and conflict resolution skills; and the ability to make presentations to student, parents, and colleagues.
Experience in student aid delivery is highly preferred. Ability to understand, interpret, and apply complex financial aid regulations. Excellent organizational, interpersonal, counseling, written and verbal communication skills. Extreme attention to detail and confidentiality required. Able to prioritize and execute multiple priorities in a timely manner. Self-motivated, able to learn quickly and work as a team in a fast-paced high-pressure environment. Manage large volume of materials efficiently and apply complex guidelines accurately. Must be able to work in a professional manner with a diverse group of undergraduate and graduate students and officials. Requires an energetic individual who can maintain a sense of humor in an ever-changing environment. Solid computer skills; math skills; familiarity with database management (email, Excel and Word). Knowledge of Powerfaids Financial Aid system is desirable. Proven record of dependability, regular attendance, strong time management skills and punctuality are critical for this position.
For consideration, applicants should visit: http://www.hnu.edu/communityVisitors/employment to download the Employment Application. After you have downloaded and completed the application, save and/or print the file. In addition to the application, include a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information for three professional references.
• The preferred method for submitting your application materials is via firstname.lastname@example.org
• Applications are being accepted and the position is open until filled.
• We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of a background screen.
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