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Job Opportunity: BEAMS Manager, Financial Aid

December 13, 2017

Independently implement, evaluate and administer the BEAMS (Better Education About Money for Students) financial literacy, debt management, and default prevention program. Maintain professional expertise in all federal and private loan programs, including student eligibility requirements, repayment options, and default procedures. Responsible for the implementation, oversight, and evaluation of an effective counseling program for prospective, current and graduating students. Work collaboratively with faculty and staff to establish a training program for institutional financial aid staff and others who work with students as they make borrowing and academic decisions. Implement and maintain software from an outside vendor through the exchange of data, development of programs, and the evaluation of results.

Independently design and establish presentations and materials on financial literacy and debt management. Represent the institution and the office through financial literacy and debt management presentations to campus student groups and classrooms. Independently design and administer a program of default prevention for alumni and students who do not reach degree completion.

Research national and institutional specific data to determine student loan borrowing trends and default causes. Establish a network of educational professionals in order to remain current on effective practices and emerging tools to advance the programs. Read more and apply. 

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The University of Idaho, home of the Vandals, is Idaho’s land-grant, national research university. From its residential campus in Moscow, U of I serves the state of Idaho through educational centers in Boise, Coeur d’Alene and Idaho Falls, a research and Extension center in Twin Falls, plus Extension offices in 42 counties. Home to more than 12,000 students statewide, U of I is a leader in student-centered learning and excels at interdisciplinary research, service to businesses and communities, and in advancing diversity, citizenship and global outreach. U of I competes in the Big Sky Conference. Learn more: www.uidaho.edu