Job Openings in Financial Aid


Graphics/Branding/Communication Intern, Financial Aid Student Services & Outreach Unit

Role: This exciting, fast-paced position will assist in the continued development and advancement of the Financial Aid Communication Plan, including the development of publications and outbound communications, in consultation with the Assistant Director for Financial Aid Student Services and Outreach, as well as other professional financial aid staff.

Duties & Responsibilities: Duties include preparing publications and marketing materials for distribution in print and digital formats, copywriting and editing electronic and paper communications to students and families, interfacing with the OFA and Strategic Communications in the development of above marketing efforts, and developing budget requests for media and print publications.

The individual will be expected to gain knowledge about all facets of the financial aid process and be able to communicate the process to prospective and current students, parents, school counselors, and other influential individuals in the financial-aid life cycle of a student.

Some projects will require quick turn-around times, while other projects will include longer lead times

Qualifications:

  • Required – Undergraduate student (sophomore through senior), minimum 3.0 GPA, effective communication skills - written and oral, dependable, self-starter, and energetic team player, experience in effectively organizing time and tasks, proficient in use of Microsoft Office suite, as well as Graphic Design software (Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign), and demonstrated ability to design and produce printed marketing materials, including, but not limited to: posters, brochures, handouts, handbills or copy to submit to campus news outlets
  • Preferred – One year of experience working in higher education or similar setting, including engagement with diverse populations; experience or college education with digital and/or video creation for a department or organization
  • If offered an interview, student will be required to bring a completed project and a sample to edit to the interview.

Application: Please return the completed application to the Office of Financial Aid in 203 Jardine Hall.

Student Assistant, Financial Aid Student Services & Outreach Unit

Role: The student assistant is responsible for assisting in the reception area and answering phones in the Office of Financial Aid as well as supporting other office and clerical needs as requested.

Duties & Responsibilities: Duties include answering basic financial aid questions, routing students to the appropriate staff member as needed, managing return mail, supporting data entry and clerical request, assisting with student information tables, and preparing campus visit folders.

Qualifications:

  • Required – Strong communication, computer, phone, and filing skills, attention to detail, ability to work in a fast-paced environment, ability to work with diverse populations, eligibility for the Federal Work Study Program.
  • Preferred – Minimum 3.0 GPA, dependable, energetic team player with customer service background.

Application: Please return the completed application to the Office of Financial Aid in 203 Jardine Hall.

Student Assistant, Financial Aid Systems & Eligibility Unit

Role: The student office assistant is responsible for assisting with scanning and linking documents, processing documents for mailing, and a variety of other office duties in the Systems and Eligibility Unit in the Office of Financial Aid.

Duties & Responsibilities: Duties include scanning and linking documents, processing letters and inserts for mailing, and performing a variety of other office duties with quick turn-around times.

Qualifications:

  • Required – Undergraduate student, minimum 2.5 GPA, effective communication skills, dependendable self-starter who is able to demonstrate a strong work ethic, proficient in the use of the Microsoft Office suite, ability to learn new computer skills, extraordinary attention to detail, excellent organizational skills, ability to work independently, ability to maintain confidentiality, and eligibility for the Federal Work Study Program.
  • Must be able to work 15-20 hours per week within Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.- 5 p.m.  Must be able to work most Fridays from 1-5 p.m.

Application: Please return the completed application to the Office of Financial Aid in 203 Jardine Hall.

8.03 / Federal Work-Study Policy and Procedures


Please Note: All federal work study positions require direct deposit be setup through Payroll for disbursement of paychecks. Anyone who does not have direct deposit setup by October 1, 2011 will receive a cash card. These cash cards have fees for withdrawing of funds.