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Financial Aid Processing Advisor

Campus Services
20001064 Requisition #
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Education and Experience Required

  • Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
  • Reasonable (6 months - 1 year) working in a post-secondary academic setting or in another sector dealing with detail-oriented projects, counseling and/or education.
  • The ability to think critically and provide input and sound interpretations.
  • The ability to apply knowledge and decision-making skills to individual situations.

Competencies Required

Demonstrates a Working proficiency level in:

  • Understanding of the necessity and value of accuracy and attention to detail; ability to process information with high levels of accuracy.
  • Knowledge of data gathering and analysis tools, techniques, and processes; ability to use these to gather and analyze data for a specific or variety of needs and/or projects.
  • The ability to work developmentally with students; ability to promote student learning development and success by applying advising approaches to diverse individual student situations.
  • The knowledge, and application of the communication techniques and relationship building skills that develop the ability to work with a variety of individuals and groups in a constructive and collaborative manner.
  • Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook.

Desirable Qualifications

  • A Master’s degree in Student Development or related field is desirable.
  • Basic knowledge of University policies, procedures, and regulations.
Demonstrates a Working proficiency level in:
  • The knowledge of and the ability to develop and implement financial aid programs and policies to attract outstanding students and help them finance their course of study.
  • The knowledge of needs analysis and federal verification along with a basic understanding of Federal Methodology. 
Required Application Materials:
In order to be considered for interview, applicants must upload both a resume and cover letter and mark them each as a “Relevant File” to the job submission.  

In your cover letter, please address the following question:

To be able to access Federal Student Aid systems, you cannot be in default on a Title IV loan. Are you in default on a Federal Student Loan? (Please answer yes or no)

Additional Posting Details:
Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days (for P&S) and may be removed from posting and filled any time after the original posting period has ended. Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check {insert any additional hiring requirements}. Up to five (5) professional references will be requested at a later step in the recruitment process.

Equal opportunity/affirmative action employer

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance or accommodations with the application or interview process may contact University Human Resources/Faculty and Staff Disability Services, (319) 335-2660 or fsds@uiowa.edu.  For jobs in UI Health care, please contact UI Health care Leave & Disability Administration at 319-356-7543.

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