The Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships, an eight-member financial aid team that works collaboratively with the college community to coordinate the disbursement of more than $60 million annually to approximately 6,000 students, invites applications for a Financial Aid Advisor.
In this exciting role, you will work closely with colleagues both inside the Department and across campus to deliver a full range of financial aid services and counseling to SUNY Oneonta students and their families, with a focus on student access and retention as the foundation for all engagement. This role reports to the Director of Financial Aid. To learn more about SUNY Oneonta and our department, visit http://www.oneonta.edu and http://www.oneonta.edu/development/finaid/.
Duties include but are not limited to:
Work closely with other student services offices to provide complete and accurate financial aid information.
Provide excellent customer service, guidance, and advisement in support of the student and family financial aid experience.
Maintain current federal and state regulations and laws, applicable policies, and procedures that impact financial aid.
Assist the SUNY Oneonta community in ongoing compliance efforts; assist students and families regarding the types of financial aid programs available, program requirements, responsibilities, and application procedures.
Perform public speaking both on campus and to local high schools and other constituencies, both in person and virtually.
Manage at least one student aid program or student population; assess operational effectiveness relative to that program or population.
Actively participate in financial literacy initiatives occurring across campus.
SUNY Oneonta enrolls about 5,500 students who pursue bachelor's or master's degrees or certificates in one of 70-plus academic programs. Known as an exemplary residential campus that values inclusion, service and sustainability, SUNY Oneonta is a nurturing community where students grow intellectually, thrive socially, and live purposefully.
The university is located in the City of Oneonta, nestled in the northern foothills of the Catskill Mountains about a four-hour drive from New York City, Boston, and Philadelphia. With a population just shy of 14,000, Oneonta is one of the 20 Most Picturesque Small Towns in America, according to Microsoft News. The natural beauty of the region is breathtaking year-round. Each season offers outdoor activities such as hiking, biking, boating, swimming, and skiing. Employees give SUNY Oneonta high marks for work/life balance, management, and culture. The university's indeed.com rating is 4.4, with one recent review noting that the people are what make SUNY Oneonta so special.
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