The Office of Student Affairs Doctor of Medicine program at the Keck School of Medicine of USC seeks a financial literacy and scholarship student services advisor. This position will support medical students in applying for scholarships and provides counseling individual and in groups on managing medical school indebtedness. Specific responsibilities include:
Advise students, individually and in groups, regarding financial planning, budgeting, and debt management.
Plan financial literacy curriculum for Doctor of Medicine students.Â Advise and refer students to debt management resources including AAMC.
Manage the scholarship awards process including the Scholarship Universe scholarship system, scholarship application coordination and posting/awarding of scholarships.
Staff the Keck MD scholarship committee.
Coordinate the Loans for Primary Care and Loan for Disadvantaged Students application process.
Manage the financial aid appeal process for students requesting budget increases for the residency application process or other unexpected life events.
Serve as the institutional representative to the Committee on Student Financial Aid of the Association of American Medical Colleges.
Liaise with the Office of Financial Aid on behalf of students.Â
Work with registrar to develop and submit the annual cost of attendance for Doctor of Medicine Students.
Provide information for reports to the Department of Medical Education, Office of the Dean and the LCME related to debt management.
The hourly rate range for this position is $28.87 - $33.34. When extending an offer of employment, the University of Southern California considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidateâs work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, federal, state, and local laws, contractual stipulations, grant funding, as well as external market and organizational considerations.
Minimum Education: Bachelor's degreeAdditional Education RequirementsCombined experience/education as substitute for minimum educationMinimum Experience: 1 yearMinimum Skills: Student program or services experience.Preferred Education: Master's degreePreferred Experience: 2 yearsPreferred Skills: Knowledge of USC student and academic programs, policies and procedures and knowledge of the student information system.
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As the largest private employer in Los Angeles, responsible for $8 billion annually in economic activity in the region, we offer the opportunity to work in a dynamic and diverse environment, in careers that span a broad spectrum of talents and skills across a variety of academic and professional schools and administrative units. As a USC employee and member of the Trojan Family—the faculty, staff, students, and alumni who make USC a great place to work—you will enjoy excellent benefits, including a variety of well-being programs designed to help individuals achieve work-life balance.