FINANCIAL AID COUNSELOR/SOFTWARE SPECIALIST

McKendree University is accepting applications for a Financial Aid Counselor/Software Specialist position. This position is responsible for the implementation, installation, and maintenance of Ellucian’s Colleague computer software; as well as, processing aid applications and counseling students and parents on all aspects of financial aid.

Qualifications:  A bachelor’s degree and at least two years of experience in a financial aid office required along with comprehensive knowledge of federal and state financial aid laws and regulation.  Knowledge of computer software systems including Ellucian’s Colleague, PowerFAIDS, ELM, Department of Education software, Microsoft Office, and National Student Loan Database Systems, preferred.

Candidates must also have exceptional customer service and organizational skills; strong oral and written communication skills; and the desire to work closely with a diverse student population. This position will work closely with the Information Technology Department.

Interested candidates should send a letter of application referencing job #FIN80 along with a current resume including three references and a salary history of the last three years to Shirley A. Baugh, Director of Human Resources,
hr@mckendree.edu.  Qualified women and other minority candidates are encouraged to apply.  EEO/ADA/Vet/Disabled Employer