UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA Financial Aid Counselor/Diversity & Rete in CEDAR FALLS, Iowa

Position Description:Counsels and advises students and parents on eligibility for various financial aid programs and alternative ways of financing college through various communication methods; coordinates the scholarship selection process for multicultural scholarship initiatives, including the UNI RISE Scholars Award; coordinates external scholarship initiatives for prospective and transfer student populations; administers the day-to-day functions of work study, including Community Service Learning; compiles and monitors the work-study and departmental work accounts; and organizes and participates in financial aid outreach functions.Percent of Time/Week:100%Service Schedule:Calendar YearEducation Requirements:Bachelor's degree required.Required Qualifications:At least one year of experience counseling students in higher education required. Evidence of strong verbal and written communication skills including public speaking experience is required. Student experience will be considered.Desirable Qualifications:Bilingual speaking skills preferred.Position Title:Financial Aid Counselor/Diversity & RetentionJob Category:Type of Position:ProbationaryFull Consideration Date:Tuesday, June 26, 2018Advertising Started on:Tuesday, June 12, 2018Hiring Department:Financial AidDepartment:Financial AidSalary:$17.12/hr to Commensurate:PS.3Application Type:This job requires basic applicant information, plus a resume. Your resume should not be sent to the contact below. The resume will be attached during the Online Application Process.Professional References:Applicants must enter reference information online as part of the application process.Number of References: 3Cover Letter:A plain text cover letter is required.To start the Online Application process for this position, click the "Apply for This Position" button located below the Contact Information.Contact: - nicole.lehman@uni.eduGilchrist 105Phone: 319-273-2700UNI actively seeks to enhance diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages applications from persons of color, women, individuals living with disabilities, and protected veterans. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal and/or state law.