Financial Aid Counselor (Loans) – State University Administrator 2
Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania invites applicants for the position of Financial Aid Counselor (Loans) at the State University Administrator 2 level (S9640-20-390). This is a professional level financial aid counseling position that requires responsible independent work of a technical and complicated nature. The Financial Aid Counselor serves as one of two primary loan counselors for the Bloomsburg University Financial Aid Office. They will also collaborate with other Financial Aid Office staff to provide holistic counseling on the entire financial aid process for current/prospective students, supporters and families.
Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
Qualifying Experience/Education Requirements: Minimum requirements are a bachelor’s degree with at least two years of professional work experience in a higher education Financial Aid Office. Some night and weekend work will be required intermittently throughout the academic year. Preferred Experience: • Demonstrated ability to present ideas clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing. • Demonstrated knowledge and comprehension of Financial Aid policies, procedures, and regulations. • Experience determining eligibility for and processing federal student loans, parent loans and private loans. • Experience counseling students and parents/supporters on individual basis. • Experience presenting financial aid information in a group setting (in-person or virtual). • Demonstrated ability to effectively utilize technology such as Microsoft products, Adobe PDFs, DocuSign and/or web presentation software. • Experience with PeopleSoft student information system. • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations. • Ability to function as a member of a team and develop relationships at all levels of organization.
Applications must be received by 11:59 pm on June 13, 2021. A complete application includes a cover letter addressing qualifications and experience for the position, resume and contact information for three professional resources. Submit application materials online at: www.bloomu.edu/jobs . Questions may be directed to Marla Kane, Search Committee Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org . Completing this search is contingent upon available funding. Finalists must communicate well and successfully complete an interview process. The University encourages applications from historically under-represented individuals, women, veterans and persons with disabilities and is an AA/EOE employer. Prior to a final offer of employment the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background check including, but not limited to, employment verification, educational and credential verification, Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance and criminal background. The University prohibits any form of discrimination or harassment on the basis of sex, race, color, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, marital or family status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability in any decision regarding admissions, employment, or participation in a University program or activity in accordance with the letter and spirit of federal, state, and local non-discrimination and equal opportunity laws, such as Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act and ADA Amendments Act, the Equal Pay Act, and the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act. The University also complies with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crimes Statistics Act, as amended by the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). Title IX prohibits retaliation for asserting or otherwise participating in claims of sex discrimination. VAWA imposes additional duties on universities and colleges to investigate and respond to reports of sexual assault, stalking, and dating or domestic violence, and to publish policies and procedures related to the way these reports are handled. The University has designated the Title IX Coordinator (Jennifer Raup, Elwell Hall, ORL, 570-389-4808, email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org), to coordinate the University’s compliance with Title IX and VAWA and to respond to reports of violations. The University has directed the Bloomsburg University Police Department to coordinate the University’s compliance with the VAWA-related Clery reporting requirements. Additionally, inquiries concerning Title IX and its implementing regulation can be made to the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights, Region III, The Wanamaker Building, 100 Penn Square East - Suite 505, Philadelphia, PA 19107; Phone: (215) 656-6010; Fax: (215) 656-6020.
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