SFS Scholarship Counselor
We are now accepting applications for a qualified SFS Scholarship Counselor at Belmont University.
|Employment Type |
|Internal Job Category|
Student Financial Services
|Primary Duties and|
The position is responsible for assisting
the directors in the management of the flow of scholarship data from/to the
institutional departments to SFS. The
position also serves in the role of counselor for students regarding financial
aid and scholarships. Assisting the directors in the management of the
flow of data from/to the institution and communication with students regarding
outstanding documents needed to complete financial aid package. The position
will work closely with the Director and Assistant Director of Financial Aid,
participate in the day-to-day administration of outside and institutional
Financial Services Counselors are committed to providing superior customer
service while being cross trained to counsel in all areas of financial aid such as filing
the FAFSA, applying for student loans, completing the verification process, and
payment options/student accounts. SFS
Counselors strive to exceed the expectations of our Belmont students and
families while working to create a positive student experience toward assisting
all students in obtaining a Belmont education.
and administer the awarding of outside and departmental scholarships
within institutional policy and federal and state regulations.
- Communicate departmental
scholarship availability as well as assist departments with selecting and
awarding scholarships related to policies and procedures regarding
- Serve as
initial contact for Tuition Exchange Program for incoming prospective
- Counsel students
and families regarding financial matters.
- Assist in
monitoring accounts receivable.
in professional organizations including attendance of professional
- Perform other
duties as assigned by Directors.
- The above
statements describe the job's essential responsibilities and requirements. They
are not an exhaustive list of the duties that may be assigned to job
|Required Qualifications:||Belmont University seeks to attract and retain highly qualified faculty and staff that share the University's values and will contribute to its mission and vision to be a leader among teaching universities bringing together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a Christian community of learning and service. |
of Title IV Federal and State regulations and institutional scholarship
of Ellucian Banner software preferred.
to reconcile and produce reports, spreadsheets, and forms using Argos and other
PC based software.
to work as a team member.
to use professional judgment and make decisions while upholding federal, state,
and institutional guidelines.
to assume responsibility on given projects and see them to full completion.
written and oral communication skills frequently used to convey difficult
responses in a positive manner.
project management skills.
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|Required Education||Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university required.|
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|Required Experience||Prefer one to three years’ experience in financial aid.|
The selected candidate will be required to complete a background check satisfactory to the University.
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