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Weill Cornell Medical College Senior Financial Aid Counselor in New York, New York

Title: Senior Financial Aid Counselor

Location: Upper East Side

Org Unit: Financial Management

Work Days:

Exemption Status: Exempt

Salary Range: $68,300.00 - $90,100.00

*As required under NYC Human Rights Law Int 1208-2018 - Salary range for this role when Hired for NYC Offices

Position Summary

Under general guidance, assists with leading and supporting a professional, efficient, and service-oriented operation that provides full-range financial aid services. This role is also responsible for the automated financial aid system.

Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for all aspects of the automated financial aid system and monitors the computer software capability to insure loan processing according to federal regulations and procedure.

  • Reviews and evaluates financial aid applications. Verifies documentation submitted by students and families and utilizes professional judgment to evaluate changed circumstances.

  • Responsible for the Physician Assistant Program's financial aid, including but not limited to, counseling, financial aid applications, loan processing, publications, entrance and exit interviews and developing and maintaining a scholarship database.

  • Responsible for all aspects of summer Work-Study program including billing and reconciliation of funds.

  • Develops routine and ad hoc reports and analyses that support ongoing financial aid projections and strategic short-term and long term goals. Ensure integrity of financial aid data to allow for accurate reporting.

  • Assists with the creation of presentations involving financial aid data and statistics.

  • Develops and maintains the electronic system for all student financial aid documentation, including primary care/undeserved employment for federal programs.

  • Develops a scholarship/financial resources database for students on a gap research year.

  • Represents Weill Cornell Medicine at appropriate professional meetings.


  • Bachelor's Degree in related field


Approximately 2 years of related experience

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) a must and experience with student information systems.

  • Attention to detail, patience and a positive, customer-centric attitude.

Licenses and Certifications

Working Conditions/Physical Demands

Standard office work

Weill Cornell Medicine is a comprehensive academic medical center that is committed to excellence in patient care, scientific discovery, and the education of future physicians and scientists in New York City and around the world. Our doctors and scientists - faculty from Weill Cornell Medical College, Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences, and the Weill Cornell Physician Organization - are engaged in world-class clinical care and cutting-edge research that connect patients to the latest treatment innovations and prevention strategies. Located in the heart of the Upper East Side's scientific corridor, Weill Cornell Medicine's powerful network of collaborators extends to its parent university Cornell University; to Qatar, where an international campus offers a U.S. medical degree; and to programs in Tanzania, Haiti, Brazil, Austria and Turkey. Our medical practices serve communities throughout New York City, and our faculty provide comprehensive care at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, NewYork-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Brooklyn Methodist Hospital, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Westchester Behavioral Health Center, and NewYork-Presbyterian/Queens. At Weill Cornell Medicine, we work together to treat each individual, not just their conditions or illnesses, as we strive to deliver the finest possible care for our patients - the center of everything we do. Weill Cornell Medicine is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Weill Cornell Medicine provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.