Financial Aid Counselor, Lexington, Kentucky

Employer University of Kentucky
Created 07/10/2024
Reference 243527027
Country United States
State Kentucky
City Lexington
Zip 40502
Salary -

University of Kentucky

Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran status.

Posting Details
Posting Details

Job TitleFinancial Aid CounselorRequisition NumberRE46229Working TitleDepartment Name1B530:Student Financial AidWork LocationLexington, KYGrade Level42Salary Range$17.41-27.87/hourType of PositionStaffPosition Time Status Full-TimeRequired Education


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1 yr

Required License/Registration/Certification
Physical Requirements
Lifting, pushing or pulling of objects up to 25lbs.
37.5 hours per week; Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Job Summary
The University of Kentucky is seeking a Financial Aid Counselor: Processing Team member to provide counseling and Title IV eligibility review to students and their families seeking federal, state, and institutional financial aid. This position will evaluate financial need, eligibility and award financial aid on an individual student basis.

As part of our outreach, this position may also be asked to present information as member of the Office for Student Financial Aid and Scholarships to specific student or family events. This team member must be incredibly detail oriented, have an interest in problem solving and continuing to improve efficiency and effectiveness to proactively benefit our students.

The University of Kentucky Office for Student Success operates from a student-centered foundation. We seek to build a strong community through the care of and concern for every member of Student Success. We cultivate an equity-minded working and learning environment where people are seen and valued. We strive to revolutionize student success practice through a culture of ingenuity, excellence, agency, and accountability. The twenty-five units and five areas that comprise Student Success are committed to one vision: designing and delivering unparalleled student services. To learn more about the Office for Student Success, visit:
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Microsoft suite including Word, Excel, and Power Point.
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? NoPreferred Education/Experience
Two or more years related experience with financial aid and/or student services in a higher education setting preferred.
Deadline to Apply07/23/2024University Community of Inclusion
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all - identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please describe your experience working with student financial aid, if applicable.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • UK Job Fair
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents


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