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Job No. 151356

  • Job Title:
  • Financial Aid Counselor
  • Employer:
  • University of Houston-Clear Lake
  • Location:
  • Clear Lake , TX
  • Posting Date:
  • 20-Nov-2023
  • Description:
  • Description

    The Financial Aid Counselor coordinates and administers a financial aid program(s) within the office and is the key support for developing and managing all processes and procedures for the program. Efficiently manages student inquiries and provides exceptional support concerning applying for and availability of financial assistance opportunities. Participates in university events, orientations, high school and community presentations, and other events as needed to promote awareness of financial aid available to students.


    Coordinates and administers a financial aid program(s).
    Provides comprehensive financial aid counseling and packages financial aid to an alpha student load (or group).
    Evaluates and processes financial aid applications, reviews financial aid documentation, and determines eligibility; including auditing student awards and making necessary revisions.
    Develops and implements processes to ensure a seamless student experience and provides training to staff and other constituents about these processes and procedures.
    Manages reporting and compliance review of program(s) they administer.
    Attends state and federal workshops, webinars, seminars, and conferences.
    Assists team members when necessary to enable the success of the department and performs related duties as assigned.



    Associate's Degree.
    Minimum one year of experience working in Higher Education.
    Must be able to work with all types of personalities and constituencies and work with various populations.
    Must be customer service oriented with the ability to resolve frustrating situations.
    Skills in Excel.
    Must have strong organizational, verbal and written communication skills.
    Ability to handle multiple jobs concurrently.
    Ethical decision making skills.
    Strong understanding of federal and state financial aid and VA regulations, admissions policies, and registration/records policies.
    Must be able to handle interruptions, meet deadlines, maintain confidentiality and work with minimal supervision.

    Bachelor's Degree.

    Experience with PeopleSoft module.

    Required Attachments by Candidate: Resume, Cover Letter/Letter of Application, Unofficial Transcripts

    Notes to Applicant:
    Full-time position with benefits. Background check required. To apply, please complete the online application and attach a resume, cover letter and transcripts. Applications without the required documents will be considered incomplete and disqualified.

  •  Contact information:
  • University of Houston-Clear Lake
  • Clear Lake, TX 77058
  • United States
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