Spotlighting NEOMED Job Openings: Financial Aid Counselor

Title: Financial Aid Counselor, Office of Financial Aid


Leads the Office of Financial Aid in support of the University’s efforts to attract and retain qualified students through timely and effective counsel and distribution of financial aid by directly working with prospective, admitted, currently enrolled and alumni. Northeast Ohio Medical University is an AA/EEO Employer. The university has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusion and to maintaining working and learning environments that are free from all forms of discrimination. Women, individuals with disabilities, veterans and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Pay grade: 6

Starting salary range: $36,583 – $40,000

Location: Rootstown


Communicate, advise, and counsel both accepted and continuing students regarding all matters associated with financing their educational costs. Using a case-management, relationship-oriented approach: Collaborate with financial aid and admission staff to create and present a personalized, student-friendly financing plan to both admitted and continuing students. Upon a newly accepted student committing to attend NEOMED, the financial aid counselor will provide personalized assistance to the accepted student with the goal of the student matriculating to NEOMED. Assistance will focus on helping candidates finance their NEOMED educations but may also include advising admitted students on the completion of matriculation tasks as part of a new student enrollment team. Plan, organize, and execute financial wellness, and scholarship resource education through a variety of activities. Help develop and participate in admission, matriculation, continuing enrollment, and student loan entrance and exit counseling activities. Counseling efforts will include partnering with stakeholders to responsibly leverage institutional, state, and federal grants, loans, and scholarships, help students understand the financial aid process, and communicate aid eligibility and strategies for managing debt to new and continuing students.

Hiring manager: Michael Kempe

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