This entry-level counselor position assists their colleagues in the operations of a financial aid office and occasionally assist the front line service staff to counsel students, parents, and the general public about financial aid policies and procedures. They are empowered to make decisions and solve problems by balancing student needs with federal, state, and institutional policies and regulations and provide input and advisement on processes, policies, and regulations.
The counselor will help students achieve their educational goals by advising them on financial aid options and resources. They will support the mission of Salem State by creating a superior student experience; reducing barriers to success and supporting strategic priorities around equity, inclusion, and diversity.
(E) - Essential Function
Salem State University complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified applicants and employees with disabilities. For accommodation information or requests please email email@example.com.
Office activities are performed in an environmentally controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting, keyboarding and interaction with computer equipment; occasional bending, reaching, lifting, pushing and pulling up to 5-10 pounds.
Candidate must be able to work a semi-flexible schedule according to departmental needs, which may include occasional evenings and weekends.
Ability and willingness to work both in person and remotely as the university is currently engaged in a hybrid work environment model, which could change.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please apply online and attach resume and cover letter.
Employment is contingent upon a completed background and CORI check satisfactory to the university. Internal candidates are not subject to background check.
This position is not eligible for H1B visa sponsorship.
Please note all newly hired staff and faculty, will need to be in compliance with Salem State University’s COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster Requirement.
Salem State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Persons of color, women and persons with disabilities are strongly urged to apply.
Please Note: If there is no application deadline associated with a position, it may be removed at any time and additional applications will not be accepted.
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