Senior Financial Aid Advisor

Job Number
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
EVP Provost Academic Affairs
Office of Financial Aid
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Not Applicable
Job Category
Admissions & Student Life
Campus Location (For Posting) : City
Location : Name
Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor

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Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.


The Office of Financial Aid is in search of a Senior Financial Aid Advisor to join their team. 



  • Awards federal, state, institutional and private sources of financial aid to students within appropriate guidelines and regulations.
  • Advises students and parents regarding availability of financial aid, the eligibility requirements and the application process.
  • Provides information on scholarship and loan options, alternative financing and debt management.
  • Coordinates scholarship and loan/grant programs and fee waiver programs.
  • Evaluates, develops and manages federal, state and institutional aid programs including student eligibility, system application updates, state and federal reporting and compliance.
  • Assists with state reconciliation and audit processes.
  • Runs PeopleSoft processes.
  • Serves as a cross functional backup for a school cluster outside of area of direct responsibility and provides counseling support to this unit as needed.
  • Serves as a member of the appeals committee and reviews cases for all schools.
  • Serves as a senior file review specialist and processes quality assurance reviews.
  • Serves as a liaison to Student Financial Services.
  • Provides training and documentation support to department, school liaisons and Enrollment Services.
  • Disseminates information to financial aid liaisons by attending meetings and providing updates regarding changes in regulations and organizational policies.
  • Generates reports as needed.
  • Performs related responsibilities as required.


  • Bachelor's degree and two years of financial aid or related experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home regularly but must be able to commute to Emory University on a flexible weekly schedule based upon business needs Schedule is based on agreed upon guidelines of department. This role requires residency in the state of GA. Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.

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Emory University is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Emory University does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. Students, faculty, and staff are assured of participation in University programs and in the use of facilities without such discrimination. Emory University complies with Executive Order 11246, as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veteran's Readjustment Assistance Act, and applicable executive orders, federal and state regulations regarding nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action. Emory University is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through application of its affirmative action, equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. Inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to the Emory University Department of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Building, Atlanta, GA 30322.

Emory University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Department of Accessibility Services at 404-727-9877 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD). Please note that one week advance notice is preferred.


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