The School of Medicine (SOM) is seeking a qualified candidate for the Financial Aid and Admissions Administrator position.
Financial Aid Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, counseling students on financial aid opportunities/programs and the SOM policies and procedures governing financial aid; and assisting in the awarding and processing of federal, state, University grants, and institutional and federal loans. The candidate will be responsible for reviewing the accuracy of financial aid applications (verification) and assisting with financial planning workshops for students (such as loan counseling and budgeting/debt management sessions). In addition, the candidate will assist in the creation/maintenance of policy/procedure handbook for the department, financial aid publications, and web information. This candidate will serve as the primary contact for outside scholarships and will be responsible for posting and communicating scholarship opportunities to students and applicants.
Admissions responsibilities will include, but not limited to, conducting informational sessions to prospective students during interview days and recruiting events; reviewing applications for potential interviews; preparing application summaries for the admissions committee; leading the team-based exercise during interview days; and maintaining the website and social media presence for the department.
The position also requires periodic travel, some of which will have overnight stays and may occasionally require attendance at school events in the evenings and on weekends.
A valid driver's license is required.
Internal Number: 158793
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