The Financial Aid Counselor provides guidance to students and parents regarding federal, State and institutional aid options. The Counselor is responsible for processing financial aid records and determining student eligibility.
The incumbent is responsible for counseling and advising current and prospective students and their families on the federal, state, and institutional financial aid programs, and assisting with the removal of barriers to receive educational funding. With a student centered focus, the Counselor provides information on policies, procedures, and eligibility of financial aid programs.
Specific duties include: analyze and process student financial aid records including federal verification, certification of loans, awarding grants, evaluating/reviewing student files, and reconciling student accounts; participate in orientation programs, outreach and awareness events on and off campus; act as the lead for one or more financial aid programs; and perform other duties as assigned.
In addition, we are seeking candidates who exhibit a strong commitment for innovation as demonstrated by their ability to be proactive, dynamic, forward-thinking, strategic and collaborative. “UMBC has been consistently recognized by US News and World Report as a “higher education trailblazer”. We welcome innovative and creative thinkers to join our Enrollment Management team.”
||UMBC offers a benefits package for regular and grant-funded regular employees including generous leave, excellent health, life, and disability insurance, retirement plans, tuition remission, on-site preschool, and numerous professional development and wellness opportunities. Contingent II positions may include some benefits. To learn more about our benefits click here.