|Position||Advisor, Financial Aid and Awards|
|Contract type||Staff, 80% full-time, Permanent|
|Start date||January 2, 2018|
|Salary scale||$3,022.05 - $3,616.41 per month (Staff pay group 7)|
|Closing date||December 21, 2017|
The University of the Fraser Valley is nationally recognized for its commitment to teaching excellence, community relevance, and Indigenization. With over 100 programs, from graduate and undergraduate arts, science, and professional degrees, to trades and technical education, university preparation, and continuing education UFV is the school of choice for over 15,000 students.
Under the supervision of the Coordinator of Financial Aid and Awards, the Financial Aid and Awards Advisor assists with the administration of a wide variety of financial aid programs. Guided by government and UFV policies and regulations, the advisor provides information and advice to continuing and prospective students, as well as the general public, regarding the Canada Student Loan (full and part time) programs, the StudentAid BC programs, UFV’s scholarship and bursary programs, and many external award opportunities. Other responsibilities include providing financial assistance information in group and individual settings, entering and maintaining award details in the financial database, generating reports, assessing bursary and grant awards, preparing scholarship information for publication and adjudication, and updating department publications/website.
Relevant post-secondary diploma. Minimum two years’ experience with student financial aid programs in a BC public post-secondary financial aid office. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. Knowledge and aptitude to interpret and apply complex policies and guidelines. Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills with a student centered approach that is sensitive to the needs of all students. Demonstrated ability to work in a busy office environment while maintaining attention to detail and accuracy. Superior time management and organizational skills with the ability to work effectively in a team environment. Experience with financial aid databases and student record systems; Banner preferred.
Shortlisted applicants may be required to undergo a criminal record check. Shortlisted applicants will be required to provide copies of their most recent evaluation summary.
Direct resume including evidence of appropriate qualifications by December 21, 2017, referring to Posting #2017.209 to:Find out how to prepare your application
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
UFV is committed to the principle of equity in employment.