Student Financial Counselor

Oklahoma Christian University

Job Description

Primary Qualifications:

·      A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience is required

·      Demonstrated commitment to diversity and ability to communicate and positively engage students and colleagues across racial, gender and cultural barriers

·      Successful candidate must be an active member of a local Church


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Counseling prospective and current students regarding the financial aid and scholarship process
  • Tracking and verification of student files
  • Monitoring account balances and collecting student accounts receivable
  • Maintaining compliance with government and university policies
  • Packaging of new and returning student award letters
  • Processing student loans
  • Establishing and maintaining relationships with students
  • Must be able to communicate effectively, both in writing and verbally, with students, parents, high school counselors, fellow employees, college administrators, and other constituents of the University
  • Must have strong organizational skills, be detailed oriented and possess time management skills

·      Strong computer experience. Intermediate experience in Microsoft Office, such as Excel, and a working knowledge of financial reporting tools

·      Other duties as required

Employee competencies will be measured by:

  • Accounts Receivable (AR) monthly goals
  • Awarding of new and returning students’ financial aid
  • Customer satisfaction

Work Conditions:

  • Standard office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Occasional Saturdays and overtime; in addition, there is no vacation allowed the last two weeks of August and the first two weeks of September


Salary and Benefits:

  • Commensurate with experience and qualifications
  • Standard University benefits package
  • Health insurance premium support
  • 403(b) matching contributions
  • Tuition discount and other staff benefits



Application review is underway and will continue until the position is filled. To apply send a cover letter, resume, OC application form, personal statement of faith, and copies of high school diploma, undergraduate and graduate transcripts (please do not send official transcripts at this time), to Human Resources at: human.P.O. Box 11000, Oklahoma City, OK 73136. Electronic attachments and cover letters are preferred.


Oklahoma Christian University is a private liberal arts university affiliated with the Churches of Christ. The University complies with all laws regarding race, color, age, sex, national origin, marital status, military service, and disability. As a religious educational institution, the University is permitted by law to consider religious beliefs and practices in making employment decisions and the University does so to achieve its mission. Oklahoma Christian University is looking for employees who are willing to express the “The Second Mile—Serving One Another” goal of the University, to demonstrate a personal faith in Jesus Christ, to be actively involved in a local church, and to support the Christian mission of the University.


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Experience Required
1 – 5 years


Education Required
Bachelor’s degree

Date Posted
1 year ago
Edmond, Oklahoma

Church of Christ

Church Size
3,000-5,000 people