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FE 9990 - Financial Aid Advisor

Posting Details

Posting Details

Institution University of South Dakota
Working Title FE 9990 - Financial Aid Advisor
Posting Number CSA00137P
Department USD-University Center
Physical Location of Position (City) Sioux Falls
Posting Text

Hours: 8am-5pm Monday-Friday

University Center in Sioux Falls is seeking a people‐oriented, self‐motivated individual for a Financial Aid Advisor. We are seeking applicants with strong interpersonal skills who are organized, detail oriented and can work independently and cooperatively as a team member.

This position will assist students with the financial aid process including the FASFA form, inform students of the eligibility requirements, resources, policies and procedures. Verify financial aid status, help students to understand award letters and obligations regarding financial aid. This position will serve as liaison between students and campus Financial Aid Offices. They will conduct workshops, plan and participate in group presentations in Financial Aid and FAFSA workshops for new and prospective students.

Knowledge of:

  • Financial aid policies and procedures and terminology.
  • Modern office equipment and practices.
  • Business English to include grammar, spelling and punctuation.
  • Word processing, database, and spreadsheet software.

Ability to:

  • Interpret policy and make sound decisions.
  • Work with people from a broad range of diverse backgrounds.
  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Exercise tact, patience, and discretion to communicate respectfully and effectively with internal and external customers, both orally and in writing.
  • Work in a fast paced, dynamic team-based environment.
  • Understand the needs of non-traditional learners.
  • Maintain a knowledge base of campus, state and federal financial aid guidelines, policies and procedures.

Apply on‐line at For more information, accommodations or assistance, contact Human Resources at (605) 677‐5671 or visit All offers of employment will be contingent on a background check using HireRight Services.

The University of South Dakota is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff and students.

Posting Date 03/05/2018
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
First Consideration Date 03/19/2018
Advertised Salary $15.00 - $21.27 per hour
Duration of the Term 12 months
If Other, describe duration N/A
Appointment Percent 100
Work Hours

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Typical Hours Worked Per Week
Appointment Type Regular
Scope of Search External (includes Internal)
If internal, define scope of search N/A
This position requires No Requirement
If other, please indicate N/A
Department Description and Cultural Expectations

University Center in Sioux Falls provides local access to the state’s public university system, with an emphasis on career-focused education at the certificate to doctoral program levels.

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Other
  3. Reference List