Financial Aid Advisor

Financial Aid Advisor

Job Description:

Primary responsibilities:

1.      Prospective and new student financial aid support and advisement.

2.      Conducting borrower counseling and personalized on-boarding support in partnership with the Administrative Coordinator before and during matriculation.

3.      Meticulous and secure collection and management of student information, which will be used for federal reporting, student processing, etc.

4.      Withdrawing and reenrolling student financial aid counseling.

Other support activities include:

1.      Compiling student financial aid files:

a.      Identifying financial aid academic years and payment periods,

b.      Researching students’ information in federal websites and databases,

c.      Checking borrowers’ loan limits and overlaps with other institutions,

d.      Reviewing students’ FAFSA information to identify their estimated family contribution, federal grant eligibility, any corrections that need to be made, and additional documentation required, and

e.      Identifying state grant and other program eligibility.

2.      Monitoring institutional grant eligibility, out-processing, and IPEDS information, which consists of the number of full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate students who receive different types of student financial aid, including grants and loans, from different sources at each institution and the average dollar amount of aid received by these students.

3.      Attending financial aid and related workshops, seminars, and conferences.

4.      Supporting staff outside of the Financial Aid Office by providing financial aid estimates to accepted students, assisting with new student orientation and open houses, conducting new student interviews with the student and the Administrative Coordinator, and many others as needed.

This position interacts with students, staff, and faculty of our on-campus programs, as well as our online programs, so student engagement will include:

1.      Email,

2.      Telephone,

3.      Video conference, and

4.      LMS course, etc.


Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science

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Education: Associate degree from an accredited college or university, Bachelor’s degree preferred. Experience: 2-4 years of administration experience, Higher Education preferred.


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