Counselor - Financial Aid






Office of Financial Aid






Appointment Conditions:


Full-Time (12 Months)




Commensurate with experience and qualifications


Position Available:


Open Until Filled (Two Vacancies)

Job Description:


The financial aid counselor will assist in the administration of Federal, State, and Institutional financial aid programs; counsel students and parents on the financial aid delivery process; verify financial aid applications for completeness and accuracy; assist financial aid staff members that have specific program responsibilities, i.e. Federal Work-study, University Scholarships, and Direct Loan Program; respond to financial aid processing inquiries from parents and students; participate in events and out-reach activities (i.e. orientation, high school visits); coordinate internal and external scholarship program; any additional assigned duties by associate director or director.   


Qualifications Required:

BA/BS or Masters in Higher Education Administration/Student Personnel, Business, Accounting or related field from an accredited four year institution of higher education; two year of experience in a financial aid office preferred; ability to demonstrate knowledge of Title IV regulations and Banner; strong written and oral communication skills in a very diverse environment and the ability to do public speaking and handle multiple tasks.



Application Deadline:



Open Until Filled


Application Procedure:

Please send application, resume, and three letters of professional recommendation to:


Mississippi Valley State University

Department of Human Resources

MVSU 7260

14000 Highway 82 West

Itta Bena, MS 38941