Financial Aid Advisor

  • University of Nevada, Reno
  • University of Nevada, Reno, North Virginia Street, Reno, NV, United States
Full Time Education

Job Description

Do you enjoy working in a college setting? We invite you to become a part of our University. We have three openings for Financial Aid Advisors. The incumbent will advise and counsel students and parents on all aspects of aid programs, eligibility, budgeting, financial planning strategies, and academic progress and shares responsibility for delivering excellent customer service as a member of a team of advisors. The incumbent processes aid applications, packages financial aid, administers aid programs, and monitors student eligibility within the context of federal, state and institutional regulations. Specific duties may be assigned as defined below. The position reports to one of the financial aid Assistant Directors depending upon the advisor’s specific program assignments. The position will be responsible for helping students/parents successfully apply and receive federal, state and institutional financial aid. Responsibilities may include verification, Return to Title IV (R2T4), alternative loan and debt program, quality assurance, direct loan and special programs.

The University of Nevada, Reno is the land grant institution for the state of Nevada with a growing student enrollment approaching 22,000 with 35% of our student body from traditionally underrepresented populations. The University provides a comprehensive selection of degree programs at the undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral levels. Recently recognized as an emerging Hispanic Serving Institution (HIS), the university is also recognized as a “Top Tier” Best National University by U.S. News & World Report (6ht year in a row).The university is located in the picturesque Truckee Meadows at the base of the Sierra Nevada and in the middle of the nation’s next new College Town, the City of Reno. The University of Nevada, Reno is just a short distance from the state capitol, the beautiful Lake Tahoe area, numerous state and national parks. Also, the City of Reno is less than a 4 hours’ drive from San Francisco.

Range 1 Qualifications-Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution and one year of experience related to the position or a Master’s degree.

Range 2 Qualifications-Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution and three years of professional experience or a Master’s degree and two years of professional experience related to the position to include one year of financial aid experience in higher education.

Fore more information and to apply, please visit https://www.unrsearch.com/postings/25084

EEO/AA Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes that diversity promotes excellence in education and research. We are an inclusive and engaged community and recognize the added value that students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience. EEO/AA Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Education Requirements

Bachelor's Degree (BA or BS)

Salary

Range A- Range B