Alternate Job Titles: Financial Aid Counselor -Higher Ed., Financial Aid Advisor, College Financial Aid Counselor, Financial Aid Counselor - Higher Ed., University Financial Aid Counselor
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Participates in the various aspects of the financial aid program. Helps students and parents with the application process. Has discretionary role in awarding scholarships, grants, and other monetary rewards. Audits financial aid accounts. May require a bachelor's degree in area of specialty and at least 2-4 years of direct experience in the field. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a supervisor.
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