Doane University invites applications for the position of Financial Aid Counselor. This position is located on the Lincoln, NE campus. The Financial Aid Counselor is responsible for assisting students with all aspects of financial aid, verifying income and other eligibility criteria, assist with awarding of graduate and undergraduate student, managing the Federal TEACH grant, and developing default prevention communication plans for delinquent borrowers.
Qualifications/Skills/Abilities Required for Position:
Ability to work in a team environment and work well independently.
Ability to organize, prioritize and complete multiple projects with multiple deadlines.
Excellent verbal and communication skills.
High attention to detail
Ability to work in fast paced office environment
Refined customer skills and ability to communicate professionally with a diverse population of students.
Strong problem-solving abilities and the ability to use sound judgment for decision-making
Proficiency in MS Office products (Word, Excel, Access, etc)
Preferred experience with Ellucian/Colleague software
Education/Training Required for Position:
Bachelor's degree preferred. Associate's degree required (some college education may be substituted with appropriate experience.) Prefer at least two years direct experience with higher education administration of financial aid programs.
The search will begin immediately and will remain open until the position is filled.
Doane's mission is to provide an exceptional liberal arts education in a creative, inclusive, and collaborative community where faculty and staff work closely with undergraduate and graduate students preparing them for lives rooted in intellectual inquiry, ethical values, and a commitment to engage as leaders and responsible citizens of the world. Central to our mission, Doane University actively works to create and sustain a welcoming learning community for all members to fulfill their potential, feel valued, and make meaningful contributions to the university. Doane University is an equal opportunity employer and seeks candidates who reflect the diversity of our society.