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Employer: University Center
Location: Sioux Falls, SD 57107
Employment Type: Full Time

Financial Aid Advisor
Hours: 8am-5pm Monday-Friday
Full-time position with State Benefit Package

Salary Range: $15.00 - $21.27 per hour

University Center in Sioux Falls is seeking a people-oriented, self-motivated individual for a Financial Aid Advisor. We are seeking applicants with strong interpersonal skills who are organized, detail oriented and can work independently and cooperatively as a team member.

This position will assist students with the financial aid process including the FASFA form, inform students of the eligibility requirements, resources, policies and procedures. Verify financial aid status, help students to understand award letters and obligations regarding financial aid. This position will serve as liaison between students and campus Financial Aid Offices. They will conduct workshops, plan and participate in group presentations in Financial Aid and FAFSA workshops for new and prospective students.

Knowledge of:

  • Financial aid policies and procedures and terminology.

  • Modern office equipment and practices.

  • Business English to include grammar, spelling and punctuation.

  • Word processing, database, and spreadsheet software.

Ability to:

  • Interpret policy and make sound decisions.

  • Work with people from a broad range of diverse backgrounds.

  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

  • Exercise tact, patience, and discretion to communicate respectfully and effectively with internal and external customers, both orally and in writing.

  • Work in a fast paced, dynamic team-based environment.

  • Understand the needs of non-traditional learners.

  • Maintain a knowledge base of campus, state and federal financial aid guidelines, policies and procedures.

Apply on-line at For more information, accommodations or assistance, contact Human Resources at (605) 677-5671 or visit All offers of employment will be contingent on a background check using HireRight Services.

The University of South Dakota is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff and students.



Contact Information

University Center
4801 North Career Avenue
Sioux Falls , SD 57107

Other Information

Category(s): Education, Professional Services, Skilled Service
Industry: Government / Civil Service
Experience Req.: Yes
Degree Req.: No
Closing Date: 4/4/2018
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