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Teachers College, Columbia University Financial Aid Student Assistant in New York, New York

Financial Aid Student Assistant

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Position type: College Work Study

Location: New York

Categories: Office/Clerical

The Office of Financial Aid is looking to hire as soon as possible for students with Summer 2022 and Fall 2023 availability to work within our 9am-5pm Monday-Friday business hours. Based on performance, we would also like the individual to continue into the next academic year. Please submit both resume and cover letter for review - incomplete applications will not be considered.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assist with administrative operations within the Office of Financial Aid including scanning, copying, data entry and other special projects as assigned

  • Assist with communicating general financial aid student inquiries via the phone, e-mail and in-person

  • Assist with the daily operations in the Office of Financial Aid welcome center including staff coverage, handling sensitive student documents and re-directing student inquiries to other offices and department liaisons as necessary

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite - particularly with Excel data sheets, formatting and formulas

  • Professional, patient and friendly demeanor; able to handle high volumes of student traffic and inquiries during office hours

  • Able to multi-task/focus on assigned clerical tasks for extended periods of time

  • Great attention to detail, accurate and precise in accomplishing a task

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must have been awarded federal work-study for the term in which a work-study position is being sought.

  • Must be a student matriculated in a TC degree program at atleast a Half-Time Enrollment Status

  • Full-time TC employees are not eligible for this position.

  • Must be able to abide by the Student Confidentiality Agreement.

  • Must be able to abide by the Student Privacy Requirements.


Up to $9,000 total paid at $15/hour

Advertised: Mar 01, 2022 Eastern Standard Time

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