Financial Aid Counselor

Financial Aid Counselor

  • Full Time
  • 30,000.00 - 32,000.00 USD / Year
  • Salary: $30,000.00 - 32,000.00
Job Description:

Walnut Hill College is seeking a Financial Aid Adviser. The FA Adviser works directly with the Director of Admisisons as well the students and their families.

1. Ensures optimal use of financial aid funds by awarding funds from the various university-controlled programs to students in accordance with established federal, state, and College guidelines.

2. Promotes a positive image of the Financial Aid Office by making group presentations which explain both the various financial aid programs and associated application processes.

3. Ensures student and parent awareness of the various financial aid sources during counseling sessions by providing information to them and answering their questions regarding financial aid sources.

4. Assists students in the application process for financial aid by helping them to complete appropriate and required forms; by advising them of their rights and responsibilities concerning financial aid; and by providing them with information about the status of their financial aid applications.

5. Determines students’ eligibility for the various financial aid programs by evaluating their applications.

6. Adheres to ACCSC guidelines and Standards for administration of Financial Aid.

7. Assists with the smooth operation of the department by assisting the Financial Aid Coordinator in the administration of one or more financial aid programs managed by the Unit.

8. Develops students’ money management skills by assisting students with financial planning.

9. Contributes to broad based management of the Financial Aid Office by providing input to office policy and procedure decisions.

10. Assists in the preparation of required statistical reports by collecting data and keeping accurate records on programs administered by the Financial Aid Office and by designing and revising forms as appropriate.

11. Contributes to a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and development of skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds.

12. Maintains competency and professional currency through self-directed professional reading, developing professional contacts with colleagues, attending professional development coursed, and attending training and/or courses required by the Financial Aid Coordinator.

13. Contributes to the overall success of the Office of Student Financial Aid by performing all other duties as assigned by the Financial Aid Coordinator.

Salary Range: $30k – 40k depending on experience


Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $30,000.00 – $40,000.00 per year

COVID-19 considerations:
Walnut Hill College is open for on-ground instruction. We are excited to welcome new freshman and returning students!


Walnut Hill College

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Prior Financial Aid experience preferred.

Application Deadline:

until filled

Accept Electronic Resumes


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