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Civil Service Position #CS13-119
June 27, 2013

Position Title
Financial Aid Advisor

Hiring Unit
Student Financial Aid

Job Description/Responsibilities
Under administrative supervision, this position is responsible for counseling and advising financial aid applicants, their parents, and the general public about financial aid and its availability.

The Financial Aid Advisor performs the following responsibilities:

• Provides a clear and accurate explanation of financial aid requirements and eligibility
criteria to students, parents, and others.
• Serves as financial aid intake counselor and telephone counselor on a rotating basis.
• Develops adequate knowledge of record flow within office computer system to accurately
interpret student records.
• Advises students on University payment policies and procedures and how they relate to
Student Financial Aid.
• Advises students on University payment policies and procedures in order to assist in the
development of policy and procedures for financial aid program administration and office operations.
• Develops adequate knowledge of record flow within Banner (office computer system) to accurately
interpret and revise applicant's records, including recalculation of financial need.
• Other related tasks in support of the department's mission and goals.

Minimum Qualifications
1. High school graduation or equivalent

2. Any one or any combination that equals two (2) years (24 months) from the categories below:
a. General office experience
b. College course work in any field
• 30 semester hours equals one (1) year (12 months)
• Associate's Degree (60 semester hours) equals two (2) years (24 months)
• 90 semester hours equals three (3) years (36 months)
• Bachelor's Degree (120 semester hours) equals (4) years (48 months)

Illinois residency required

FLSA Status

$2,181 per month

Application Process
The position is a current civil service vacancy at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. Applicants compete by examination. If you are interested in applying for this position, please complete and submit a Civil Service application to the Office of Human Resources. Examination appointments are required. NOTE: Some positions may be represented by a union and may require union dues.

Qualified applicants must submit a Civil Service application http://www.siue.edu/humanresources/forms/pdf/APPLICATION_FOR_CIVIL_SERVICE_EMPLOYMENT.doc (required), resume and unofficial transcripts to:

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Office of Human Resources
Campus Box 1040
Edwardsville, IL 62026-1040

Or email your Civil Service application (required), resume and unofficial transcripts to: civilserviceapplications@siue.edu.

Only one Civil Service application is required to be completed per year. Please use only one application to apply for multiple positions. The Office of Human Resources will not contact applicants that do not meet the minimum qualifications listed. If qualifying by education, you must submit your transcript at the time of application. Applicants qualifying for Veteran's preference must submit a copy of form DD214 at the time of application. Applicants will be subject to a background check and/or drug screening prior to an offer of employment.

For more information please visit the Office of Human Resources website at www.siue.edu/humanresources or call Civil Service Testing at 618-650-2190.

Application Deadline
July 5, 2013

SIUE is a state university - benefits under state sponsored plans may not be available to holders of F1 or J1 visas.

Applicants will be subject to a background check prior to an offer of employment. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, national origin, religion, disability, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation or veteran's status in violation of Title VII.

The SIUE Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at http://www.siue.edu/securityreport The report contains campus safety and security information, crime statistics, fire safety policies, and fire statistics for the previous three calendar years. This report is published in compliance with Federal law, titled the "Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act" and the Higher Education Opportunity Act also known as the "Campus Fire Safety Right to Know." For those without computer access, a paper copy of the report may be obtained, with a 24-hour notice, from the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Administration, Rendleman Hall, Room 2228, 618-650-2536.

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