Loans & Work-Study Support Specialist

Student Services
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  • Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
  • Experience working in a postsecondary academic setting or in another sector dealing with budgeting, counseling, and/or education, typically six months to one year.
  • Communicating for effective relationships: Demonstrates a working proficiency, 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.
  • Effective presentation skills: Demonstrates a working proficiency in preparing and delivering effective presentations; typically demonstrated with six months to one year of public speaking.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail: Demonstrates a working proficiency in understanding of the necessity and value of accuracy and attention to detail; ability to process information with high levels of accuracy.
  • Data gathering and analysis: Demonstrates a working proficiency and 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.
  • Working proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook.


  • Minimum 1 year of Financial Aid Office experience.
  • Demonstrates a Basic proficiency level in:
    • The knowledge of University of Iowa 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.




To be eligible for consideration, applicants must upload both of the following and mark them each as a “Relevant File” to the job submission:

·    a resume and a

·    cover letter


Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days and may be removed from posting and filled any time after the original posting period has ended. Successful candidates will be required to self-disclose any conviction history and will be subject to a criminal background check. 


Compensation: Anticipated salary $41,000-commensurate dependent upon qualifications. Salary will be discussed at time of interviews.


Reach out to Monica Frank to learn more about benefits, compensation practices, and career development opportunities.


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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, religion, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth and related conditions), disability, genetic information, status as a U.S. veteran, service in the U.S. military, sexual orientation, gender identity, or associational preferences.

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  For jobs in UI Health care, please contact UI Health care Leave & Disability Administration at 319-356-7543.

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