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Employee Group: Support Staff
Faculty/Department: Office of the Registrar
Campus: HMC (May be assigned activity at any Sheridan campus)
Reference Number: 18/S/133
Hourly Range: $33.67 - $39.02
Hours: 8:00 - 4:30pm
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Application Details: This is a temporary position that may continue up to Feb 25th, 2019.
The incumbent is responsible for providing expert advice to students, parents/partners and other third parties and is responsible for the allocation of Federal/ Provincial student loans, grants and institutional funds to full and part-time student clients. The Financial Aid and Awards Advisor is responsible for the processing, editing and analytical review of all applications in accordance with the Financial Aid programs. The incumbent provides correct, precise exit counselling and options to ensure future success in loan repayment and to maintain low student default rates. S/he provides customer service and advice to students, parents, award donors and other third parties regarding Sheridan scholarships/bursaries/awards and is also responsible for the effective administration of government student financial aid programs to students (i.e. Ontario First Generation Bursary, Ontario International Education Opportunity Scholarship program). The incumbent facilitates and supports the success of students through the provision of advisory services and presentations related to the availability and acquisition of all Sheridan and externally-sponsored financial assistance opportunities
Specific Responsibilities Include:
The Successful candidate will possess a 3-year degree/ diploma in Business, Financial administration or a related field. Along with industry experience preferably in an academic environment setting, providing client advice and assisting clients, particularly those experiencing difficult personal/financial situations is required. One-year experience assisting students and/or dealing with external parties (third party donors, outside agencies) would be considered an asset
Sheridan welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including visible minorities, Indigenous People, and persons with disabilities. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Sheridan is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process. At any stage of the hiring process, Human Resources will work with applicants requesting accommodation.
Note: Copies of educational credentials are requested at the time of an interview. As a condition of employment, Sheridan requires confirmation of educational credentials in the form of an official Canadian transcript or an official evaluation of international credentials which determines Canadian equivalency.