University of North Texas - Financial Aid Counselor

- Denton, TX

Full/Part Time: 
The Student Financial Aid and Scholarships Department at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire a Financial Aid Counselor to join our loan team. Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to: * Counseling and routing incoming inquiries regarding financial aid application processes, aid program availability, need analysis, verification requirements, satisfactory academic progress and ineligibility for aid. * Assume accountability for and maintaining knowledge of Federal, State and Institutional guidelines and regulations which include reading, interpreting, evaluating, training and proposing recommendations for office operations. * Determining and explaining formulas and calculations. * Assessing program eligibility for various financial aid programs. * Performing detailed technical duties primarily focused on student loan programs. * Responsible for processing private and state loans. * Accessing, utilizing and updating information into the PeopleSoft system, ImageNow, National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS), Common Origination & Disbursement Web Site (COD) and FAA Access. * Sending, retrieving and reviewing daily electronic loan transmissions, loan entrance/exit counseling reports and other loan area specific tasks. * Write and update procedural documentation. * Participate in orientations and other events as needed to promote awareness of Financial Aid and Default Aversion. * Serve as liaison between students/parents and other university personnel and related federal and state agencies. * Perform other job-related duties as assigned. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices. The successful candidate will possess an Associate's Degree and two years of office administration experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience. The following knowledge, skills, and abilities are required: * Proficiency in Microsoft Office. * Ability to problem-solve, multi-task and organize in a fast-paced collaborative environment. * Ability to effectively communicate. *As a condition of hire and continued employment, must be in good standing on all federal student loans and must grant permission for the office to access the National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) to verify such standing.



P.O.Box 292788 Lewisville, TX 75029-2788  |  Phones: (214) 222-1500  |  (214) 222-8884  |  (800) 594-7036

P.O.Box 292788
Lewisville, TX

  (214) 222-1500
  (214) 222-8884
  (800) 594-7036

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