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Finance Counselor - Argosy University Chicago

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Edmc Chicago , IL 60603

Posted 4 months ago

Job Summary:

Why Become A Finance Counselor?

As a Finance Counselor, you'll help prospective students develop, negotiate and finalize a financial plan that allows them to pursue their academic goals.

You'll meet with students on a frequent basis to guide them through the process of applying for and securing financial support for their academic goals. You will work with new students to those who are about to graduate. You will work hand in hand with members of the Graduation team, consisting of staff from Enrollment, Finance and Academics to provide support to YOUR students.

On any given day, you will complete proactive student contact through face-to-face meetings, work with students on reviewing, updating and finalizing their financial documents in a timely manner. You will respond to student questions and / or requests through both phone and email. You will work to identify at risk students and proactively provide assistance to remove any and all obstacles preventing them from being successful in class.

If you're driven to help others and ready to make a difference, apply today to start a rewarding career with one of the divisions of DCEH!

Key Job Elements

  • Work cohesively with Enrollment Counselor's in order to facilitate outstanding service to prospective students and their parents.

  • Maintain 100% Planning Load. Create Plans and explain the Plan and the student's/parent's rights and responsibilities for each aid source.

  • Negotiate Payment Plans. Able to develop Student Financial Plans in concert with Institute procedures and knowledge of Federal regulations.

  • Assist students/parents with the completion of the FAFSA.

  • Enter the FAFSA electronically and review the resulting ISIR.

  • Assign the appropriate budget to a student and package the student (award their aid) as well as ensure that aid is paid to students' accounts in a timely manner.

  • Responsible for complete and accurate files and paperwork, certify loan applications, and complete Basic Verification/QA and C Code Requirements.

  • Demonstrate proficiency in timely collections: For summer term 80% aid paid consistently by end of 5th week of term and 90% by end of 8th week of term; For all other terms: 90% aid paid consistently by end of 5th week of term and 98% by end of 8th week of term.

  • Maintain consistently clean files shown through Training Assessments for Compliance with Federal/State regulations, school policies and procedures. -Less than a 10% comment rate per term and less than a 5% potential liability rate for the year.

  • Complete the appropriate training modules within 30 days of the new or revised module becoming available.

Reports To: Finance Manager

Interacts With: students, members of the student accounts team, Enrollment and Registration department

Job Requirements (Knowledge, Skills, Competencies and Abilities)

Knowledge:

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field required.

  • Previous experience working with and technical knowledge of student financial aid programs.

  • Knowledge of Federal, State, or commercial loan packages.

Skills:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Strong interpersonal skills with both faculty and student populations.

  • Superior organizational and problem resolution skills.

  • Strong basic computer software (MS Office) skills as well as exposure to more concentrated financial aid/EDE software programs such as Banner

Competencies:

  • Ethical / Problem Solver

  • Personal Adaptability

  • Job Knowledge / Credibility

  • Student Focus / Service

  • Professionalism / Communication

  • Teamwork / Collaboration

Abilities:

  • Ability to read, comprehend, and comply with federal and state laws, regulations, and policies pertaining to the provision of student financial aid.

  • Ability to interact effectively as a member of a team and work collaboratively with other departments.

  • Ability to listen to customers (e.g. students, staff, etc.) and to understand and respond positively to their requests

  • Ability to work without close supervision and to set one's own priorities and work schedule

Benefits

DCEH is committed to offering competitive salary and benefits, which may include:

  • Medical Insurance

  • Prescription Drug Plan

  • Vision Care

  • Dental Plan

  • 401(K) Plan

  • Life Insurance

  • Lifestyle Rewards Program

  • PTO

  • 12 Paid holidays

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Work Environment & Notice

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The term "qualified individual with a disability" means an individual with a disability who, with or without reasonable accommodation, can perform the essential functions of the position. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate professionally in person, over the telephone, through email and other electronic means, move about the office or school, handle various types of media and equipment, and visually or otherwise identify, observe and assess. The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 10 pounds unless otherwise specified in the job description.

Notice

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

DCEH is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

DCEH is a Veteran Friendly Employer.


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