Financial Aid Counselor

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Description

This position is responsible for receiving, evaluating, and verifying student data to award financial aid packages based on student eligibility in accordance with local, state, and federal policies and procedures.  This position is responsible for counseling students on matters of financial need and providing necessary information regarding student financial assistance programs.

Supervision Given or Received

Work is performed under the general supervision of the Director of Financial Aid.

Educational Requirements and Experience

Candidates for this position should possess a completed bachelor’s degree. Candidates must possess excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills.

Examples of Work Performed

NOTE: Examples are illustrations only. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

  • Receive, evaluate, and verify student data for determining the student’s financial aid eligibility in a timely, accurate manner.
  • Interview, advise, and counsel students who apply for financial assistance in a factual, courteous, and professional manner.
  • Make financial aid presentations to new students and to prospective students at college nights.
  • Determine eligibility of applicants for specific aid programs
  • Prepare award packages.
  • Maintain accurate and complete records on each student assigned to counselor’s caseload.
  • Comply with federal, state, and college policies and procedures.
  • Keep current of changing regulations applicable to each program.
  • Request and disburse all State Regents grants.
To Apply

To apply for this position please complete our application by clicking below:
Complete the Online Application

If you have any questions, please contact Human Resources at 918-335-6268 or owuapplications@okwu.edu.

As an evangelical Christian university of The Wesleyan Church, Oklahoma Wesleyan University models a way of thought, a way of life, and a way of faith. It is a place of serious study, honest questions, and critical engagement, all in the context of a liberal arts community that honors the primacy of Jesus Christ, the priority of Scripture, the pursuit of Truth, and the practice of Wisdom. Nationally recognized by U.S. News and World Report and Forbes, the University offers a thriving academic community. It is located in Bartlesville, Oklahoma, a city of approximately 30,000 residents known for its strong schools and its appreciation for the arts. Bartlesville is the home of the annual OKMozart Festival and of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Price Tower. It is located in the beautiful Green Country region of northeast Oklahoma, forty-five miles north of Tulsa.