CUNY Financial Aid Advisor (aHEO) - Financial Aid (Multiple Positions) in New York, New York
Financial Aid Advisor (aHEO) - Financial Aid (Multiple Positions)
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The Financial Aid Advisor will report to the Financial Aid Manager/Specialist. In addition to the CUNY Title Overview, the Financial Aid Advisor will be responsible for the following duties:
Support timely advising, awarding, distribution, reconciliation and advising services of Financial
Aid to eligible students by using knowledge of current and new technology.
Work as part of a Financial Aid team to address student inquiries.
Keep abreast of financial aid regulations, policies, and procedures.
Bachelor's Degree required.
A demonstrated commitment to providing quality student service in a diverse college is expected.
Knowledge of Federal and State Student Financial Aid regulations, programs, practices and procedures preferred.
Knowledge of PeopleSoft, CUNYfirst, and related Student Financial Services software (NSLDS) desirable.
Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills as well as excellent interpersonal skills.
Flexible schedule during peak periods. Be available for evening and weekends
Candidates will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Exemption (medical or religious) requests to this requirement will be considered in accordance with applicable law. Being fully vaccinated is defined for this purpose as being at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. Final candidates must be fully vaccinated as of their first day of employment.
CUNY TITLE OVERVIEW
Counsels applicants and students on eligibility for financial aid programs, assisting them in the application process.
Verifies eligibility for Federal and State financial aid programs including grants, scholarships, and guaranteed student loans
Performs application intake, evaluation, processing and awarding
Assists in the production of Financial Aid online, print material, and websites
Advises students on good academic standing requirements and the appeal process; reviews appeals for dependency overrides and budget adjustments
Conducts group workshops and represents the financial aid office at various on- and off- campus events
Serves as a liaison between the college office and Direct Loan Providers
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Assistant to HEO
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
Salary commensurate with education and experience ($44,411 - $49,960)
CUNY's benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world.
HOW TO APPLY
Applications must be submitted online by accessing the CUNY Portal on City University of New York job website www.cuny.edu/employment. To search for this vacancy, click on SEARCH ALL POSTINGS and in SEARCH JOBS field, enter the Job Opening ID number 26337
Click on the "APPLY NOW" button and follow the application instructions. Current users of the site should access their established accounts; new users should follow the instructions to set up an account.
Please have your documents available to attach into the application before you begin. Note, the required material must be uploaded as ONE document under CV/ Resume (do not upload individual files for a cover letter, references, etc.). The document must be in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format- and name of file should not exceed ten (10) characters – also DO NOT USE SYMBOLS (such as accents (é, è, (â, î or ô), ñ, ü, ï , –, _ or ç)).
Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Cover Letter and/ or Statement of scholarly interests
Curriculum Vitae/ Resume
Names and contact information of 3 references
Upload all documents as ONE single file-- PDF format preferred.
The search will remain open until the position is filled. The committee will begin reviewing complete applications onMarch 3, 2023. Applications submitted after the deadline will only be considered if the position/s remain open after initial round.
JOB SEARCH CATEGORY
CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.