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Senior Financial Aid Advisor, UC Online, Hybrid

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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to more than 47,000 students, 10,500 faculty and staff and 330,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.”


With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, eight straight years of record enrollment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 athletic conference, UC’s momentum has never been stronger. UC’s annual budget tops $1.6 billion and its endowment totals $1.9 billion.


Job Overview

Assist in the administrative and financial operations for a Student Financial Aid Office.

This position will offer flexibility for a hybrid remote option to work from home 3 days per week and in office 2 days per week for applicants with a residence within OH/IN/KY.  

Essential Functions

  • Design, develop and implement financial aid programs for prospective, incoming or current students.
  • Provide individual and/or group counseling to students and/or parents regarding admission/financial aid opportunities and their procedures, etc.
  • Research alternative financial aid sources and their criteria; obtain application and appropriate contact personnel.
  • Monitor award and program fund expenditures and analyze individual student performance to ensure compliance for continued eligibility.
  • Develop and maintain fund database; compile financial aid and other pertinent data for internal and external departments/agencies.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of financial aid policies and procedures.
  • Represent the university in outreach/recruitment activities (i.e., high school visits, college fairs, or community events and general public).
  • Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Seven (7) years of relevant work experience and/or other specialized training can be used in lieu of education requirement.

Required Experience

Three (3) years of financial aid experience.

Additional Qualifications Considered

  • Higher education experience in financial aid, customer service, bursar, registrar, advising, or in customer service.
  • Experience working with students pursuing online/distance education programs.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

  • Office environment/no specific unusual physical or environmental demands.

Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary starting at $41,000 dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.


REQ: 91483 


Senior Financial Aid Advisor, UC Online, Hybrid

Date:  Feb 1, 2023

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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