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Financial Aid Representative


Responsibilities: This position is an entry level, full-time, twelve month appointment in the Office of Financial Aid, and is responsible for processing various financial aid related tasks, meeting with constituents of the university; replying to requests for information; maintaining electronic and paper communications for students; assisting with reconciliation of accounts; complying with all regulations affecting student financial aid; and serving as a representative at enrollment events as needed.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required in counseling, business, political science, or related field, or 5+ years’ experience in financial aid. Candidates must be self-motivated, results oriented, and a team player; demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills to include empathy, and gratitude; comfortable meeting with people in groups and private settings; have knowledge of general accounting principles and procedures; organized and detail oriented; able to accept change; demonstrate grammatically correct and concise written and oral communication skills; able to learn and apply policies and procedures; have excellent computer skills to include Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and Outlook, and ability to learn additional software systems used in financial aid administration; having experience with Ellucian Colleague and SoftDocs is a plus.

Salary: Commensurate with experience. Group life, health insurance, and retirement plan is available on a participating basis through the university.

The University: Carson-Newman University is a co-educational, private, Christian, liberal arts college in Jefferson City, Tennessee. Student enrollment is approximately 2500. Faculty and Professional Administrative Staff must demonstrate a commitment to our mission as a Christian liberal arts university.

Only complete application packets will be considered. A complete application packet will include a letter of interest, references, and resume. Please, send the packet electronically by December 19th to:

Email: staffrecruiting@cn.edu

Human Resources, Attn: Staff Recruiting
Carson-Newman University
Jefferson City, TN 37760


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