Classification Title: Student Services Program Coordinator II
College/Division: Division of Student Affairs and Academic Support
Department: SAAS Financial Aid and Scholarships
Advertised Salary Range: $34,331
Advertised Job Summary:
This position will carry an internal title of Financial Aid Counselor; it is a part of the student services team that has the primary responsibility of direct to student services for the office. The highest quality of customer service and administrative compliance required by federal, state and other funding sources is of primary importance. While not expected to know the specific administration details of programs, Counselors are expected to maintain the level of administrative knowledge needed to guide and assist students in every aspect of and with the more complex technical levels of applying for through receipt of financial aid and scholarships. Financial Aid dollars processed exceed $400 million. Counselors are empowered to represent every area of the office in their interactions and service to students. Counselors will assist in the development and implementation of specific office programs/initiatives. Counselors will take an active role in office and University outreach as needed. Financial Aid Counselors report to the Sr. Assistant Director of (Direct) Student Services.
Advertised Minimum Qualifications :
Masters degree in Student Services or related field, or bachelor's degree and 2 years related experience.
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Internal Number: 98416
About The University of South Carolina
The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state’s flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 “Best Colleges” according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state’s educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.