Senior Financial Student Aid Counselor - Student Financial Aid (90002615)

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7068504 (Ref.No. 4364-en_US)
Posted: August 3, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Purpose

The Financial Aid Counselor is responsible for counseling and advising students on the various financial aid programs, assists with the administration of one or more federal, state, or institutional financial aid programs, evaluates Financial Aid applications in order to determine student eligibility for various financial aid programs collects data and maintains accurate records.

Job Duties
  • Administer financial aid programs, which includes Federal loan programs, Work-Study programs, scholarships and other financial aid programs.
  • Counsels and advises students on various financial aid programs and assist with the financial aid application process.
  • Reviews applications and determines student eligibility for various financial aid programs.
  • Ensures optimal use of financial aid funds by awarding funds from the various college-controlled programs to students in accordance with established federal, state, and institutional guidelines.
  • Promotes financial literacy by making group presentations which explain the various financial aid programs, associated application processes, debt management and repayment
  • Assists in the preparation of required statistical reports for loans, scholarships, works study, and other financial programs by collecting data and keeping accurate records on programs administered by the Financial Aid Office and by designing and revising forms as appropriate.
  • Resolves discrepancies with financial aid disbursements
  • Coordinates and monitors work-study positions and placement of students, ensure compliance with federal, state and institutional policies and regulation.
  • Coordinates and monitors all facets of the work-study process, including payroll, work authorization, job descriptions, off campus contracts and timesheets.
  • Demonstrates sensitivity to individual financial/family issues that may affect financial aid eligibility while respecting privacy and maintaining confidentiality.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in a related field. Four years of related experience may substitute for degree requirement.
  • Two years of relevant experience..





Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.



Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.


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