Advisor, Financial Aid
Northeast Wisconsin Technical College

Green Bay, Wisconsin

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Job Title: Advisor, Financial Aid
Location: Green Bay
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 602545

Department: Student Services

Reports To: Manager, Financial Aid

FLSA Status: Exempt
Salary Grade: B

Amount of Travel Required: Day & Overnight up to 4/month

Position #: 03100011, 03100073

Positions Supervised: None


STANDARD HOURS: 40 hours per week. Typical hours Monday - Friday 8:00 am -5:00 pm; Flexibility required to include other evening and/or weekend hours, as necessary.

SALARY RANGE: $57,761 - $70,596 per year

*Salaries/Wages for all finalists (internal and external) will be based upon education, experiences, current wages, and internal equity.

Required online application available on website:

The College is seeking to attract ethnically diverse instructors and staff who can inspire our increasingly diverse student population. We believe every member on our team enriches our diversity by exposing us to a broad range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, design, and deliver solutions. We value the ability to serve students from a broad range of cultural heritages, socioeconomic backgrounds, genders, abilities, and orientations. Therefore, we seek applicants who demonstrate they understand the benefits of diversity in a higher education community. Consideration will be given to equity-minded individuals committed to collaborating with faculty, staff, administration, students, and community partners who are also committed to closing equity gaps. You belong here. See why you will love working at NWTC.


Advise new and prospective students and staff regarding all aspects of financial aid through various modes of communication. Responsible for following federal regulations when processing applications, electronic files, verification, correspondence, etc. Review, process, and follow up with students regarding appeals, professional judgment, academic plans, verification items, etc.


Reasonable Accommodations Statement

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the functions identified in the job description. Essential Functions Statement(s)
  • Advise students on their overall financial plan on paying for college including sensitive personal and financial matters. Connect students with other resources on campus, coach students on their success plan, and be a continued point of contact for students.
  • Represent the College at on-campus and off-campus events that pertain to financial aid and identify opportunities for community outreach. This includes developing financial aid presentations and materials, as well as presenting to students, parents, colleagues from around campus, community activities, financial aid conferences, etc.
  • Advise and establish relationships with currently enrolled and prospective students, staff, and the general public with inquiries related to financial aid policies, procedures, and requirements.
  • Responsible for evaluating student's financial needs and processing financial aid awards. This includes reviewing FAFSA results, interpreting tax documents, and verifying information on the FAFSA application.
  • Analyze and manage various reports such as grades and enrollment status to verify continued compliance and eligibility of students receiving aid under federal guidelines and in conjunction with the College's policies
  • Evaluate unusual/mitigating circumstance documentation while adhering to federal regulations for the purposes of exercising professional judgment in determining eligibility.
  • Collaborate in cross-functional college teams to execute various recruitment, retention, and enrollment-focused initiatives.
  • Attend professional development and Federal Student Aid training activities. Remain current on federal and state financial aid regulations and guidelines. Create, update, and maintain departmental policies and procedures.

  • Values - Demonstrate behaviors and action that support the College's values - Customer Focus, Everyone Has Worth, Passion and Inspiration, Collaboration, Emotional Intelligence, Results and Accountability, Valuing Talent and Well Being, and Ethics.
  • Student Success - Demonstrate behaviors and actions that support student recruitment, retention, and student success initiatives.
  • Diversity Oriented - Ability to work effectively with people regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, or job type.
  • Time Management - Ability to utilize the available time to organize and complete work within given deadlines.
  • Accountability - Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.
  • Accuracy - Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly.
  • Decision Making - Ability to make critical decisions while following company procedures.
  • Customer Oriented - Ability to take care of the customers' needs while following company procedures.
  • Organized - Possessing the trait of being organized or following a systematic method of performing a task.
  • Detail Oriented - Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task.
  • Reliability - The trait of being dependable and trustworthy.
  • Working Under Pressure - Ability to complete assigned tasks under stressful situations.

SKILLS & ABILITIES Education: Minimum of Bachelor's Degree in a related field.
Experience: Minimum of two years of work experience directly related to Financial Aid. **An equivalent combination of education and work experience may be considered.
Cultural Competence: Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion and sensitivity to and understanding of a diverse community of college students, faculty, and staff. *NWTC welcomes candidates who currently possess the desired skills and experience and are committed to learning and growing. Computer Skills Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, Database Management Systems (PeopleSoft preferred) Other RequirementsMust hold a valid driver's license and be insurable under the District's standard insurance policy terms.

Physical Demands



F (Frequently)


F (Frequently)


C (Constantly)

Handling / Fingering

C (Constantly)

Reach Outward

C (Constantly)

Reach Above Shoulder

F (Frequently)


N (Not Applicable)


N (Not Applicable)

Squat or Kneel

N (Not Applicable)


O (Occasionally)

10 lbs or less

O (Occasionally)

11-20 lbs

N (Not Applicable)

21-50 lbs

N (Not Applicable)

51-100 lbs

N (Not Applicable)

Over 100 lbs

N (Not Applicable)


12 lbs or less

O (Occasionally)

13-25 lbs

N (Not Applicable)

26-40 lbs

N (Not Applicable)

41-100 lbs

N (Not Applicable)

N (Not Applicable)

Activity is not applicable to this occupation.

O (Occasionally)

Occupation requires this activity up to 33% of the time (0 - 2.5+ hrs/day)

F (Frequently)

Occupation requires this activity from 33% - 66% of the time (2.5 - 5.5+ hrs/day)

C (Constantly)

Occupation requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hrs/day)

The College has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the employee's ability to perform the position described. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills, and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. This document does not represent a contract of employment, and the College reserves the right to change this job description and/or assign tasks for the employee to perform, as the College may deem appropriate.

Northeast Wisconsin Technical College does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact Talent and Culture.

NWTC does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, disability, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or other protected classes. Inquiries regarding the College's nondiscrimination policies may be directed to the Chief Officer for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at (920) 498-6826 or

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