Financial Aid Counselor – Kentucky Wesleyan College – Owensboro, KY 42301

Financial Aid Counselor
Kentucky Wesleyan College 8 reviewsOwensboro, KY 42301

Kentucky Wesleyan College is a leader in liberal arts and professional education with a long-standing reputation for quality and academic excellence. Currently serving approximately 700 students, Kentucky Wesleyan provides a challenging and supportive academic experience, a positive work environment, and a stimulating culture. Kentucky Wesleyan produces highly qualified graduates who become successful professionals in the career of their choice and valuable members of their communities.

Kentucky Wesleyan College invites applications for a full-time Financial Aid Counselor. Reporting to the Director of Financial Aid, the Counselor supports the day to day operations of the Financial Aid Office and assists students and their families with the financial aid process.

Responsibilities

Major responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assist new and continuing students and their parents with the financial aid process and completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.
  • Build and adjust financial aid packages according to the policies of the College and funding requirements.
  • Manage and support various financial aid programs (e.g., Federal Work Study Program, Direct Loan Program, loan certifications, ISIRS).
  • Learn and remain current with federal, state, and institutional financial aid regulations.
  • Assist with various events when requested by the Director of Financial Aid (e.g., high school visits, College Goal Kentucky, financial aid audits).

Qualifications

Applicants should have a bachelor’s degree and previous experience working in higher education. Previous experience in financial aid is preferred. Excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills are required, as is proficiency with all Microsoft Office Suite software. Applicants must be self-motivated and able to handle confidential information appropriately and with discretion.

Benefits

This full-time position has access to a full range of employee benefits, including health, dental, vision, and life insurance; retirement plans; tuition plans; and a generous benefit time program.

To Apply

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and the contact information for three professional references to Cindy Sublett in Human Resources. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Kentucky Wesleyan College is an equal opportunity employer.

Additional information about Kentucky Wesleyan College, the Financial Aid Office, and the Owensboro community may be found at:

Job Type: Full-time

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Please review all application instructions before applying to Kentucky Wesleyan College.

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