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Financial Aid Counselor

University of Nebraska Medical Center UNMC Omaha, NE

Financial Aid Counselor


Vaccination Requirement

The University of Nebraska Medicine Center (UNMC) requires COVID-19 vaccinations for all students, staff, and faculty. All employees must be fully vaccinated unless they have requested and been approved for an exemption based on a recognized medical reason, a sincerely held religious belief, or a pre-approved, 100% remote work agreement. Fully vaccinated means having received one dose of a single dose COVID-19 vaccine (Johnson & Johnson) or both doses of a two-dose COVID-19 vaccination series (Moderna and Pfizer).

As a prospective and/or a new employee at UNMC, you will be/are required to comply with the UNMC’s vaccination protocol. Non-faculty new hires, rehires and transfers will have five (5) days from the date of hire to provide proof of partial or full vaccination or to request a medical or religious exemption. Non-faculty new hires, rehires and transfers with proof of partial vaccination may have up to thirty-five (35) days from the hire date to be in full compliance with this policy. Non-faculty new hires, rehires and transfers who receive a denial of a request for medical or religious exemption will be given five (5) business days from exemption denial notification date to provide proof of compliance with this policy. Non-faculty new hires, rehires and transfers with no approved exemption who fail to comply with this policy will be separated.

EEO Statement:

UNMC is an Affirmative Action Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, including an equal opportunity employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Location Omaha, NE
Requisition Number: Staff_12231
Department Financial Aid 50001218
Business Unit Academic Affairs
Reg-Temp Full-Time Regular
Work Schedule Monday - Friday, 8:00AM - 5:00PM, occasional evening or weekend
Remote/Telecommuting Yes – partial remote/telecommute opportunity
Position Summary
Responsible for the financial administration of all UNMC graduate/professional student populations. Serves as the back-up financial aid counselor to undergraduate student populations in the absence of the primary undergraduate counselor.

Responsible for the administering the Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy in accordance with federal compliance regulations.

Responsible for the financial aid administration of all student change of status processing.

Responsible for the compilation, and submission of financial aid year end reporting to LCME, ADEA, UNCA State Report, annual loan debt statistics, and other surveys/reports as requested by colleges and programs.

Serves as the back-up Veteran’s Affairs Counselor and Certifying Official.
Position Details
Posting Category Operations
Working Title Financial Aid Counselor
Job Title Counselor, Financial Aid
Salary Grade AS15S
Appointment Type B1 - REG MGR PROF SALARY
Salary Range $39,900 - $55,900/annual
Job Requisition Begin Date 05/15/2023
Application Review Date 05/23/2023
Review Date Information:
Initial application review will begin on the date provided in the field above. Applications received prior to this review date will be considered. Applications received after the review date may be considered.
Required and Preferred Qualifications

Required Education: Bachelor's degree
If any degree major/training is required, please specify the type. (NOTE: Concentration and minors are not equivalent to a major)
Required Experience 2 years
If any experience is required, please specify what kind of experience:
Financial aid experience.
Required License No
If yes, what is the required licensure/certification?
Required Computer Applications: Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word
Required Other Computer Applications:
Required Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Excellence in accuracy and attention to detail. Ability to work independently with excellent organizational skills. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Ability to prioritize and adapt to changing priorities. Ability to work in collaborative manner with diverse group.
Preferred Education: None Preferred
If any degree/training is preferred, please specify the type:
Business Administration
Preferred Experience:
Public speaking qualifications
Preferred License: No
If yes, what is the preferred licensure/certification?:
Preferred Computer Applications: Microsoft Outlook
Preferred Other Computer Applications: Oracle/PeopleSoft Student Information Systems
Preferred Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
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EEO Statement

EEO Statement

EEO Statement
The University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work and learning environment free from discrimination and harassment. UNMC is dedicated to creating an environment where everyone feels valued, respected and included. UNMC does not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment. UNMC complies with all local, state and federal laws prohibiting discrimination, including Title IX, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex. 

Requisition Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a minimum of two years financial aid experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * If you do have a minimum of two years financial aid experience, please elaborate (If No, indicate NA).

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Are you proficient in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * How did you hear about this position?
    • Careerlink
    • Employee Referral
    • HERC
    • Indeed
    • Job Fair
    • Lincoln Journal Star
    • Linkedin
    • Omaha World Herald
    • UNMC Job Site
    • Facebook
    • NEWorks
    • Handshake
    • Other
  6. * If Other, please specify the source. Otherwise, indicate NA.

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * Within the past 6 months, have you been affected by a reduction in force or grant funding expiration with the University of Nebraska Medical Center?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents

    Instant Answers
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    Full-time Employee
    Date Posted May 16, 2023
    Requisition Staff_12231
    Located In Omaha, NE
    Job Type Full-time Employee
    SOC Category 00-0000.00

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