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Counselor - Student Financing

Location: Doheny Campus (Downtown LA)

To provide feasible student financing options to all student populations. To varying degrees, coordinate one or more grant and/or scholarship programs for traditional undergraduate and adult programs. 

Duties and Responsibilities:      

1.         Review files, conduct needs analysis and award student financing to students.

 2.         Counsel and advise students regarding student financing policies and procedures. Disseminate
            information regarding the application process and how individual students’ programs affect student


 3.         Research and digest federal guidelines pertaining to federal student aid programs (includes attending
             workshops and conferences as well as reading and interpreting executive orders of Congress.

 4.         Conduct student financing workshops for prospective students. Disseminate student financing application
             and procedural information to all interested parties.

 5.         Educate the College community regarding student financing policies and guidelines.

 6.         Conduct student financing information sessions

Qualifications and Requirements:

Sufficient working knowledge of student financing regulations, student loan programs, interest rates and loan processing. Understanding of the purpose and structure of student financing programs. Knowledge of various College programs’ academic structures and admissions policies (i.e.Weekend College, undergraduate programs). Knowledge of financial aid acronyms desired. Working knowledge of hand calculations of needs analysis, statistical reporting and types of students’ student financing expenditures desired.

Effectively organize, prioritize and handle multiple tasks to meet established deadlines. Build rapport and interact effectively with both adult and traditional students. Effectively communicate student financing information (e.g. options, requirements, regulations) to parents and students. Quickly learn and keep up to date with regulations and guidelines. Plan, conduct and oversee student financing presentations. Work well independently and in a group. Analytical and detail-oriented. Creative problem solver.

Strong organization and prioritization, general mathematics, counseling, customer service, oral/written communication, interpersonal skills.

Minimum of two years’ experience working in a higher education environment.

Bachelor’s degree preferred. Seminars/workshops/courses in student services area. 

Work Location:                   Doheny Campus - Downtown Los Angeles

Start Date:                            Immediately  

Applications Deadline:     Open until filled 

Contact Information:         Email cover letter, salary history and resume to:



Mount St. Mary's College is an equal opportunity employer. The College is thoroughly committed both to providing equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees, and to providing a work environment that is free from harassment, discrimination and retaliation.

Applicants must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States. The College will not assist applicants with any visa matter. A background check will be required.

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