Financial Aid Advisor

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  • Post Date: November 17, 2022
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Job Overview
Type: Full-Time
Posted: 11/12/2022
Category: Financial Aid

Job Description:

Reporting to the Associate Director, Financial Aid, the Financial Aid Advisor is responsible for advising and assisting students with all aspects of financing their education including establishing financial aid eligibility, clarifying policies, and providing accurate information on all financing options.

While this opportunity is primarily remote, the role may require onsite (Chicago locations) office or campus support availability up to 10% per month.

Position responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Serves as the primary contact for students with financial aid related questions and needs
  • Counsels incoming and current students on financial aid resources
  • Collects information to verify financial aid eligibility
  • Packages financial aid for new and continuing students
  • Tracks received financial documents in student information system
  • Processes and distributes financial aid awards letters
  • Presents financial aid information on Admission and Interview days
  • Coordinates and presents information events on financial aid and money management
  • Stays up to date on financial aid information by attending Financial Aid workshops
  • Works closely with TCS Education System Financial Aid Director and staff members
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:


  • 1-2 years of experience in Financial Aid or related Student Services area

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Knowledge of Title IV, Direct Loans program, and other financial aid regulations
  • Familiarity with Campus Vue
  • Strong communication, customer service and problem-solving skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to work independently and without close supervision
  • Technical skills sufficient to use relevant software and websites
  • Desire to learn
  • Strong teamwork skills
  • Ability to work with diverse populations


  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferred but not mandatory

Work Conditions:

  • Ability to perform sedentary work within an office environment
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends as necessary
  • Ability to operate office equipment including computers, printers, and phones
  • Ability to travel up to 10%

TCS Education System offers a generous compensation and benefits package, as well as the opportunity to work for a leader in the field of education. Some of our key benefits include: generous paid time-off, medical and dental coverage, company-paid life and disability insurance, retirement plan with employer contribution, multiple flexible spending accounts (FSA), tuition reimbursement, professional development, and regular employee appreciation events.

TCS Education System is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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