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Financial Aid Counselor -Phoenix campus

Company: Creighton University
Location: Phoenix
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Creighton University is seeking to hire a Financial Aid Counselor at our Phoenix campus.

Position Summary

Responsible for coordinating and communicating all financial aid aspects for medical students on the Phoenix campus. Provide financial aid counseling on individual basis from pre-matriculation to graduation. Plan, coordinate, and deliver a financial literacy program to promote and support student financial wellness. Process departmental financial transactions and assist with the management of the departmental budget

Essential Functions

  • 5% Meet with all students interviewing for medical school to discuss federal financial aid and scholarships, cost of attendance, budgeting, and credit reports/scores. In addition to interview day, present to the students at Open Houses, Admitted Student Days, and Orientation sessions.

  • 20% Be available to all matriculating and current students via email, phone, or walk-ins to provide financial aid counseling. Provide information on financial aid deadlines, requirements, and cost of attendance. Troubleshoot issues with financial aid processing, disbursements, refunds, and student accounts.

  • 20% Present mandatory Financial Literacy curriculum tailored to each year of a student's medical school experience.

  • 25% Provide mandatory Exit Counseling to all graduating medical students with medical school debt. In addition to the mandatory session, provide an optional one-on-one personalized loan exit counseling for the graduating student to discuss tailored debt management and repayment strategies.

  • 20% Oversee School of Medicine Scholarship budgets, applications and awards. Prepare information for the School of Medicine Scholarship Committee, and others, as requested. Assist with the preparation and submission of the LCME Part-IB Financial Aid Questionnaire. Provide scholarship and debt information to the Medical Dean's Office upon request.

  • 10% Process department financial transactions and assist with the management of department budget.

    Other duties as assigned.

    About the Phoenix Campus

    At Creighton University, we're committed to preparing students to work for the greater good. That means going where there's a need and providing the opportunity to work in a wide variety of clinical settings with diverse patient populations. Creighton University's Phoenix campus includes a new 183,000 square foot building opened in 2021. Our health sciences degree programs in Phoenix features a full four-year medical school and physician assistant, nursing, pharmacy, physical therapy and occupational therapy programs. It is home to 900 students in the School of Medicine, College of Nursing and School of Pharmacy and Health Professions.


    • Bachelor's Degree in related area required.

    • 3+ years of financial aid counseling and/or financial literacy experience preferred

    • Strong verbal and written communication skills necessary

    • Interpersonal/human relations/communication/listening skills

    • Organizational/planning skills

    • Writing and editing skills

    • Ability to adapt to work environment changes and relate to diverse populations

    • Ability to assess situations, prioritize needs and tasks, and assist, counsel, and act accordingly

    • Ability to interpret oral and written instructions

    • Ability to establish and maintain effective, team-oriented working relationships

    • Computer proficiency (specifically, Microsoft Office Suite)

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      AAP/EEO Statement

      Creighton University is committed to providing a safe and non-discriminatory educational and employment environment. The University admits qualified students, hires qualified employees and accepts patients for treatment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or other status protected by law. Its education and employment policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other programs and activities, are administered without unlawful discrimination.

      Disclosure Statement

      This description describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Regular, reliable attendance is an essential function and all employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor. Employees may also be required to work in excess of normal working hours as workloads and seasonal activities necessitate. A complete description is available in the Human Resource office located at 3006 Webster Street Omaha, NE. Creighton University reserves the right to modify duties, responsibilities and activities at any time with or without notice.

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Keywords: Creighton University, Phoenix , Financial Aid Counselor -Phoenix campus, Accounting, Auditing , Phoenix, Arizona

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