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Financial Aid Advisor I

Texas A&M International University
Job Location:
Laredo, Texas
Financial Aid
Financial Aid Advisor I

Job Title
Financial Aid Advisor I

Texas A&M International University

Financial Aid

Proposed Minimum Salary

Job Location
Laredo, Texas

Job Type

Job Description

Job Summary

The Financial Aid Advisor I, under direction, counsels and provides student financial aid and scholarship information to prospective and currently enrolled students and their families. Assists in facilitating workshops and learns to make presentations on and off campus to groups regarding financial aid and scholarships.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Advises and counsels students, parents, and/or prospective students in solving their educational financial problems through scholarships, loans, grants, employment and financial counseling. Responds and researches answers to questions and counseling. Assists in providing loan and indebtedness counseling.
  • Assists outreach staff with prospective students and in their transition to current students.
  • Reviews student files and makes adjustments. Reviews appeals and makes decisions regarding the validity of these appeals.
  • Greets visitors and answers general questions.
  • Assists with conducting on and off campus presentations, seminars, and/or workshops for students and professional development training. Assists in planning and executing special events.
  • Assists with review, revision, and interpretation of complex rules, regulations, procedures and policies.
  • Assists in developing and revising financial aid materials, publications and brochures.
This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. Other duties may be assigned.

Minimum Requirements
  • Education - Bachelor's degree.
  • Experience - Experience in planning, organizing, or in higher education preferred.
  • An equivalent combination of training and experience may be considered.
Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of:
  • Word processing and spreadsheet applications.
Ability to:
  • Multitask and work cooperatively with others.
  • Oral and written communication skills.
  • Customer Service skills.
  • Work individually or as a team.
  • Organize and make decisions.
  • Relate well with a diverse student population.
Licensing / Professional Certification - None

Physical Requirements - None.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Supervision of Others

This position generally does not supervise employees.

Other Requirements
  • Evening and weekend work may occasionally be required.
First review of applications will be August 22, 2022

Salary: $14.53/hourly

INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANT: During the application process you have only one opportunity to enter the requested information, upload documents and Submit the application. You will not be able to make changes or add additional documents once you "Submit" the application materials. The software does not allow you to "Save" your application and return to complete the process at a later time. The page "My Experience" has an area provided under Resume/CV to drop or upload files. Be sure to include:
  • Resume/CV
  • Cover Letter
  • At least 3 professional references and their full contact information, and
  • Unofficial transcripts
Applications received by Texas A&M International University must have all job application data entered. Failure to provide all job application data could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. "See resume" is not an acceptable entry in the job application.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

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