Job Opportunity: Student Financial Services Counselor:Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance
Student Financial Services Counselor
Date PostedJanuary 13, 2021 - 3:52pm
Education & Instruction
Philadelphia County (PA)
The University of The Artslisting title: Student Financial Services Counselor
DEPARTMENT: Student Financial Services
REPORTS TO: Associate Director for Financial Aid
Summary: Primary duty will be to assist all potential and current students in navigating the financial aid and billing processes, and giving guidance on how to afford their education. The Counselor will be expected to interact regularly with students and their families via telephone, e-mail, and in-person visits.
Essential tasks & Job responsibilities:
· Packages and monitors financial aid
· Answers general inquiries and explains how financial aid may impact their student bill
· Receives in-person visitors
· Responds to e-mail and telephone inquiries
· Presents financial aid information to prospective students and families
· Assists families calculate their university balance as well as providing guidance on financing strategies
· Assists with ancillary processes such as importing financial aid application information
· Completes federal verification in conformity with federal guidelines
· Processes appeals for loss of aid due to insufficient satisfactory academic progress
· Considers professional judgment appeals
· Represents the office of SFS at various institutional and community events
· Sits on Financial Appeals Committee
· Performs financial aid stipend review
· Assists in monitoring outstanding balances
· Other tasks as assigned
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by the incumbent; they do not purport to describe all functions. Incumbent may be assigned other tasks, and the essential functions may change from time to time as necessary.
· Bachelor's Degree
· 2-3 years significant practice
· Positive and upbeat attitude
· Familiarity with Colleague preferred
Competencies, expertise, expertise & Abilities:
· expertise of Federal Title IV Regulations
· practice with Colleague
· practice with Microsoft Office Suite
· practice with Google Suite
· practice with Department of Education COD
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a staff member to prosperously perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to execute the essential functions.
While performing the tasks of this job, the staff member is continuously required to sit and use hands to finger; occasionally required to walk; seldom required to reach with hands and arms; required to talk and hear. Must be able to lift up to 20 pounds.
Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a staff member encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to execute the essential functions.
While performing the tasks of this job, the staff member may be exposed to a moderate noise level in the office environment.
About The University:
University of the Arts' mission is simple: to advance human creativity. Established in 1876, UArts believes creativity is the most essential skill for success in today's society and has educated generations of groundbreaking artists, performers, designers and creative leaders for more than 141 years. After being granted university status in 1987, University of the Arts became the largest institution of its kind in the nation, offering programs in design, fine arts, media arts, crafts, music, dance, theater and writing. Information technology now features 30 undergraduate arts majors, 15 graduate programs and the nation's first PhD program in Creativity. UArts is also home to innovative centers across disciplines, including the Center for Immersive Media, Lightbox Film Center, Philadelphia Art Alliance and Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery.Lgain more about UArts.
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THE UNIVERSITY OF THE ARTS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Title IX Statement: The University of the Arts prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in its programs and activities, including admission and employment, in conformity with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. The Title IX Coordinator and Diversity Administrator is responsible for superviseing compliance with Title IX and other civil rights laws and regulations. To contact the Title IX Coordinator, e-mailE-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org,, or visit The University of the Arts, 320 S. Broad St., Philadelphia, Pa. 19102, Room 260, or call 215-717-6366. To lgain more about the University's Title IX policy and response to sex discrimination, including sexual harassment and sexual violence, please visitwww.uarts.edu/titleix. Inquiries may also be directed to the Federal agency responsible for enforcing Title IX, the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights.
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