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Financial Aid Counselor, Financial Aid (5082)

Idaho State University
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Financial Aid
Financial Aid Counselor, Financial Aid (5082)
Pocatello - Main

Institution Information

Idaho State University, established in 1901, is a Carnegie-classified doctoral research and teaching institution, with a culture built on trust, compassion, stability, and hope. ISU serves over 12,000 students in Pocatello, Meridian, Twin Falls, and Idaho Falls. Students and faculty at ISU are leading the way in cutting-edge research and innovative solutions. We are proud to offer exceptional academics nestled in the grand, natural beauty of the West. We invite you to apply to be a part of our University community!

Job Description

The Financial Aid Counselor will assist in the administration of Federal Financial Aid programs.

Key Responsibilities
  • Verification of financial aid applications
  • Packaging aid offers
  • Managing federal/state programs
  • Counseling students and their families regarding financial aid matters
  • Additional responsibilities may include: college work study program oversight, satisfactory academic progress reviews, consortium agreements, using professional judgement, outreach, training
  • Other duties as assigned
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • One year of financial aid, admissions, academic advising, or registrar's experience
  • Knowledge of Federal Title IV regulations
  • Strong customer service and interpersonal skills in working in a diverse environment
  • Willingness to work some evenings and weekends
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Presentation/public speaking experience
  • Cannot be in default or owe a return of Title IV aid
Preferred Qualifications
  • Master's Degree
  • Two years prior experience with Federal Financial Aid
Additional Information

You must submit your CV/resume, cover letter, and list of three (3) professional references, including current contact information. This position will remain open until it is filled; however, priority consideration will be given to applications received prior to December 16, 2023. Salary will be $46,050 per year, commensurate with education and experience. Benefits include comprehensive health, dental, and vision; life insurance; disability plan; employee assistance program (EAP); excellent retirement options and company contribution; and generous paid time off/sick leave accrual. All offers of employment are conditional pending the successful completion of a background investigation, provided by HireRight.

Posting Number: req2077
Type: Working 12 months per year
Position: Non-classified Staff
Division: Student Services

The State of Idaho is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, political affiliation or belief, sex, national origin, genetics, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws.

The State of Idaho is committed to access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities, auxiliary aids and services are available upon request. If you require an accommodation at any step in our recruitment process, you are encouraged to contact (208) 334-2263 (TTY/TTD: 711), or email

Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.

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