At FAS, our culture is client-centered. We earn our clients’ trust and confidence by providing quality service and truly caring about their results. Our values define how we conduct our business and treat all our constituents. We are dedicated to developing close client relationships and going the extra mile to exceed their expectations.

Financial Aid Consultant

Financial Aid Services is seeking financial aid professionals to fill interim management, counseling and processing positions. Our consultants serve as interim professional staff in college and university financial aid offices. In a consulting capacity, they provide project management, assessments and analyses of all aspects in a financial aid office, guidance to optimize technology use, and direction to respond to audits and reviews. Relocation is not mandatory. However, extensive travel is required as is a valid U.S. Driver’s License.

The successful applicants will have:

  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Title IV programs
  • The ability to work in diverse and complex environments with campus staff at all levels
  • Management and organizational skills with the ability to work independently or as members of administrative teams
  • A functional knowledge of automated financial aid management systems is required. Proficiency in the use of The College Board’s PowerFAIDS, Ellucian Banner, Ellucian Colleague, Oracle PeopleSoft, Jenzabar and/or CAMS.

FAS consultants are seasoned, financial aid administrators. Prior professional experience, of no less than 10 years at the associate director and/or director level, is required to serve in leadership positions. A bachelor’s degree is required and an advance degree is highly desirable. Compensation is commensurate with experience. Strongest preference will be given to those with recent financial aid experience at a public, or private nonprofit, institution.

Financial Aid Specialist

FAS has an immediate opening for a Financial Aid Specialist. 

This position’s responsibilities include:

  • Assisting in verification/C-Code resolution process: (student files, verification documents, C-Code information)
  • Contacting and following up with students regarding documentation needed
  • Reviewing files for completeness and accuracy prior to awarding aid
  • Assisting in awarding students Title IV and other types of financial aid
  • Assisting with originating and disbursing federal funds
  • Running reports indicating anticipated and unpaid aid
  • Adjusting awards as needed based on additional aid, new ISIR’s, change of enrollment status, etc.
  • Performing Return to Title IV (R2T4) calculations
  • Assisting in reconciliation process
  • Providing backup for managers and helping with special projects as needed

Ideal candidates will be skilled financial aid administrators with a minimum of five years of financial aid experience and comprehensive knowledge of Title IV programs. Must have proficiency with one or more of the commonly-used financial aid management systems.  A working knowledge of EdConnect/EdExpress, NSLDS, and COD systems would be helpful.  Prefer candidates with supervisory or management experience in a financial aid setting.  Also, excellent written and oral communication skills are necessary.  A bachelor’s degree is required.

To apply online for one of the positions listed, click the “Apply Now” button below. Please have your cover letter, resume and contact information for three references ready and available to include during the application process.


The FAS consultants know their work and they know their industry. They really are financial aid professionals. I can’t imagine anyone who can do it better."

- Jennifer Dow-McDonald | Executive Director of Admissions and Recruitment | Mott Community College