Financial Aid Office
Financial Aid Counselor/
Student Employment Coordinator

Job Details:
The Financial Aid Office at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville is seeking applicant for the position of Student Employment Coordinator/Financial Aid Counselor. Position is expected to begin September 15, 2013.

Qualifications:
Required:
An earned Bachelor's degree is required.
A minimum of two years' experience working in higher education or a related field.
The candidate must provide a separate statement describing a history of working with or demonstrated commitment to addressing issues of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability, and/or other issues of historic marginalization.

Preferred:
Experience with financial aid and/or human resources.
Dedication to quality customer service.
Good communication skills.
Previous technology experience, including experience with PeopleSoft and HRS.

Responsibilities:
Coordinate and manage all student work programs including Federal work-study, and regular work opportunities both on and off campus, Internships and Coops. Candidate will also follow federal regulations for employment, posting all job opportunities to the campus job boards, tracking and reconciling Federal work-study dollars and working closely with the campus payroll office. This position also assists in evaluating financial aid applications, awards financial aid, and counsels students and families both on and off campus.

To Ensure Consideration:
To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by August 30, 2013. Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled.

To Apply:
Applicants must submit the following materials via the online application system: 1) a letter of application addressing each qualification; 2) resume; 3) current contact information for three professional references; and 4) a separate statement describing a history of working with or demonstrates a commitment to addressing issues of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability, and/or other issues of historic marginalization.

Before you get started with the online application process, we recommend you preview the frequently asked questions (FAQs) by selecting the link below. External applicants can also view the FAQs after accessing the online system by clicking on the "Help" link in the upper right corner.


A potential applicant who is NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System, click here to apply:

UW-Platteville External Applicants

A current employee of the University of Wisconsin System, click here to apply:

UW-Platteville Internal Applicants

Questions may be addressed to:
Sheila Trotter, Assistant Director
Financial Aid Office
trotter@uwplatt.edu

Campus Information:
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, founded in 1866, enrolls about 8,000 students in 42 baccalaureate and 6 master's programs. It possesses institutional strengths in middle level education, engineering, industrial technology, agriculture, criminal justice and business. The campus is located in Southwest Wisconsin's largest and most historic community. The region offers excellent school systems, high quality medical and hospital facilities, outstanding recreational opportunities, and vibrant businesses and industries. UW-Platteville is a cultural and educational center for the Tri-State region of Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin.


The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, seeks to build a diverse faculty and staff and encourages applications from women and persons of color. The names of nominees and applicants who have not requested in writing that their identities be kept confidential, and of all finalists, will be released upon request. A criminal background check is required for employment. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the U.S. at time of hire.

In compliance with the Clery Act of 1998, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Crime Statistics Report is available at http://www.uwplatt.edu/university/documents/student_policies/safety.html#crime_statistics. Call the UW-Platteville Campus Police Office at 608-342-1584 for a paper copy of the annual report.