Job ID: 184196

Financial Aid Advisor

Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions

  • Apr. 19, 2022
 
  • Financial Aid Advisor
  • Financial Aid
  • Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions
    Provo, UT
 
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  •  
 
  • Professional Staff
  • Financial Aid
 
 

COMPANY INFORMATION

Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions (RMUoHP) is a rapidly growing, regionally accredited, graduate healthcare institution located in beautiful Provo, Utah. RMUoHP values being Learning-Centered, Authentic, Collaborative, Evidence-Based, Service-Oriented, Inclusive, and Trustworthy. These core values contribute to our unique and family-oriented university culture.

The Mission of RMUoHP is to educate current and future healthcare professionals for outcomes-oriented, evidence-based practice. The University demonstrates mission fulfillment through the quality of its education and success of its students in academic programs that develop leaders skilled in clinical inquiry and prepared to effect healthcare change.

 

POSITION PURPOSE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsible for all aspects of the graduate student financing process at Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions (RMU). The advisor will counsel students on financial matters relating to the cost of attending RMU. The advisor will direct students to payment options to include federal, state, and private loans. This position requires the individual to provide a high level of customer service by working closely with others in the financial aid department, enrollment management, and the finance office to ensure prospective and continuing students have a complete and comprehensive understanding of the institution, cost of attending RMU and how to pay for their graduate education.

1. Student Support

  1. Counsel students on available funding options
  2. Maintain and update student files
  3. Verify completeness of student files
  4. Provide a generic overview of financial aid programs available to qualifying students
  5. Provide referrals to RMU’s School Certifying Official (SCO)/Veterans Benefits Coordinator
  6. Provide referrals to RMU’s Scholarship/Grants Coordinator
  7. Guide students through financial aid paperwork to completion
  8. Counsel students on all matters related to financing their education as it relates to enrollment, satisfactory academic progress, etc., so that students maintain their federal aid

2. Other Functions and Responsibilities

  1. Communicate with applicants/students via email, Zoom/video conference, and or phone
  2. Direct students to proper offices for information when applicable
  3. Demonstrate a thorough understanding of RMU as it relates to admissions, academic advising, registrar, financial aid, finance, and enrollment management so that students are directed to subject matter experts as appropriate
  4. Communicate effectively with all department personnel as needed
  5. Understand the importance of adhering to all Department of Education regulations
  6. Other duties as assigned: may perform other duties and responsibilities that management may deem necessary from time to time

 

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Certification:

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required. Preferred 2+ years current experience working in a progressive financial aid office or similar office. Must have/willingness to obtain, if employed, Fundamentals of Title IV Administration Certificate.

Required Knowledge:

Demonstrated high technical competence with Google Suite products. Preferred experience with COD and NSLDS. Research skills and internet-savvy

Experience Required:

A minimum of two years’ experience in higher education financial aid with and educational institution or similar experience (i.e., financial lending, counseling, budgeting, public relations, computer technology)

Skills and Abilities:

Minimum typing speed of 50 words per minute

Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills

Demonstrated ability to work with a diverse population of students and learn and understand federal and state regulations and financial aid procedures

Creative problem solver, contributes to the ongoing improvement of work processes, including learning and integrating new technology

Strong oral and written communication skills

Responsible, organized, attentive to details, and demonstrates initiative.

 

BENEFITS

RMUoHP offers a competitive benefits package for full-time employees that includes:

  • Health, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance
  • Medical and dental insurance reimbursement program
  • HSA matching program
  • FSA accounts
  • 401(k) matching program
  • 14 Paid Holidays
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Vacation accruals for administrative positions, and paid time off for faculty positions
  • Two floating holidays including a cultural and diversity appreciation day
  • Tuition reimbursement and employee tuition discount programs
  • Allocations for professional development
  • Wellness and Mental Health resources
  • And more!

 

MORE DETAILS

Job Type: Full Time

Pay Range: Commensurate with experience in the range of $40k - $45k

Positions Available: 2

The University is located in Utah with easy access to hiking trails, world-renowned ski resorts, national parks, zip lines, and more!


  • Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Furthermore, RMUoHP understands the importance of being inclusive as it is one of the University’s Core Values. By honoring our differences and similarities, we strengthen institutional and community connections. For these reasons, the University is especially interested in and strongly encourages qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity of our academic community to apply.


 
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Contact Information

 
  • Arianna Williams

    Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions
    Provo, UT 84606
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  • arianna.williams@rm.edu


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