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Financial Aid Adviser

Posting Details

Posting Details

Position Title Financial Aid Adviser
Position Number 991897
Requisition No. S00799
Salary Range/Pay Rate Salary Commensurate with Education and Experience
Position Notes

Compensation commensurate with education and experience. For more information on Oakland University’s salary structure and fringe benefits, please go to our website at

Employee Group/Grade AP Band M
Job Category Administrative-Professional
Work Schedule FT/Reg (40 hours)

This is a full-time position. Occasional evenings and weekend hours required.

Pay Schedule Month
Number of Hrs./Wk. 40

Position Information

Position Information

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience. Superior customer service skills. Minimum one year experience in higher education financial aid advising and processing. Working knowledge of current financial assistance programs and financial service operations. Experience and knowledge in student account and billing methods and student employment practices preferred. Excellent technical database skills. Ability to manage multiple tasks and work well under pressure. Excellent organizational, time management and analytical skills. Excellent communication skills. Meet eligibility criteria to obtain access to federal websites needed to perform job functions.

Desired Qualifications

Master’s Degree.

All Qualifications

Unless otherwise required by an applicable collective bargaining agreement, all minimum, additional and desired qualifications are preferred, but qualifications, degrees, and/or experience deemed comparable and/or equivalent by Oakland University in its sole and exclusive discretion may be considered.

Additional Qualifications
Position Purpose

Provide counseling and advice to students and parents about financial services, financial aid, financial literacy, student account and billing, payment plans and student employment. Process financial aid applications, including budgeting, packaging of awards, revising award, verification, and resolving conflicting information. Deliver exceptional customer service through various communication systems. Conduct workshops, seminars, presentations, etc. to promote and explain financial aid programs. Demonstrate integrity and ethical behavior in working with confidential information and maintain a high level of confidentiality.

Job Open Date 12/06/2017
Job Close Date

Position Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you currently a member of the Oakland University Administrative-Professional Group?
    • Yes
    • No
    • No Response

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents