Job ID: 187443

Financial Aid Assistant

University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

  • Jun. 16, 2022
  • Financial Aid Assistant
  • Financial Aid
  • University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
    Buffalo, NY
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Financial Aid

Position Summary
The Office of Financial Aid is looking for multiple Financial Aid Assistants to assist in the daily operation of the Office of Financial Aid.

Duties and responsibilities include:
Research, investigate and collaborate with Financial Aid Advisors to resolve student financial aid issues.
Advise students and parents regarding the management of the student’s personal finances.
Analyze and interpret policies and procedures in order to establish eligibility for aid and make financial aid decisions based on information reported on the aid application.
Provide direct assistance to the Director of Financial Aid including, but not limited to: budgets, reports, event planning, facilities, personnel, and day-to-day departmental operations. .
Provide high level service to students and customers including the management of sensitive admissions and student services concerns, communication and inquiries.
Participate in financial aid and enrollment events, including night and weekend events.

About the Office of Financial Aid
UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. UB’s Office of Financial Aid receives over 40,000 applications each year and disburse over $340 million in financial aid each year.

Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit – all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages.

About UB
The University at Buffalo is SUNY’s most comprehensive public research university, and an outstanding place to work. UB amplifies ambition for faculty and staff by offering endless possibilities to achieve more. Here, people from all backgrounds and cultures challenge and inspire each other to discover, learn and succeed. Dedicated staff and engaged faculty collaborate to further knowledge and understanding, and develop tenacious graduates who are valued for their talents and their impact on global society. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, the University at Buffalo will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin and veteran or disability status.

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree required with at least one year of experience in an office setting.

Preferred Qualifications
Master’s Degree
A minimum of 3 years of Financial Aid experience in Higher Education.
Multilingual Ability

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