Faulkner University is seeking a qualified individual to serve as Financial Aid Officer. The successful candidate is responsible for providing financial aid application counseling to students and parents, as well as assisting in the administration of the financial aid program. This individual will make decisions to award funds to students eligible for scholarships, grants and college work study. Faulkner University is a Christian university affiliated with the churches of Christ.
This is a full-time (40 hours a week), 12-month position.
Summary of Duties:
Award Federal, State and Institutional funds in accordance with approved policies
Audit and reconcile financial aid accounts and package financial aid awards
Assist in processing the Alabama Student Grants
Counsel students and prospective students on all Financial Aid programs including loans, grants and scholarships
Assist students in the completion of their file; perform entrance and exit interviews of students
Monitor all Federal campus-based programs and budgets
Coordinate the College Work-Study Program
Assist with the various registrations, both on and off campus
Assist in preparation of the various budgets
Assist with training sessions for extension center personnel
Bachelor's degree preferred; High School Diploma or GED required
Experience in PowerFAIDS software helpful
Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Gmail
Active member of the church of Christ
For initial application submit:
Employment is conditional upon a satisfactory background check and verification of work authorization through E-Verify.
Non-discrimination statement: Faulkner University is a church-affiliated liberal arts institution committed to employing a highly qualified and diverse administration, faculty and staff which reflects the University's religious traditions, values, affiliation, and purpose. Thus, the institution invites individuals affiliated with the churches of Christ to submit applications regardless of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, gender, marital status, or disability. Faulkner University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, gender, marital status, or disability in connection with its educational policies, admissions, financial aid, employment, educational programs, or activities. However, Faulkner University exercises a preference in employment for those qualified applicants who are members of the churches of Christ whose lifestyles are consistent with the mission of the University and with the beliefs and values of the churches of Christ. Please refer to our website for further information: www.faulkner.edu