New Student Financial Assistance Counselor – Bilingual Spanish (Full-time)

The College of Westchester is seeking a full-time Financial Assistance Counselor to counsel prospective and new students in financial assistance issues and determine if they qualify for student financial assistance, as well as assist supervisor with day-to-day New Student Financial Assistance activities.


  • Associate Degree Required. Bachelor Degree preferred, however will consider comparable experience.
  • Considerable customer service interaction.
  • Good math aptitude.
  • Bi-lingual (Spanish)


  • Meet with prospective and new students to counsel them on financial assistance issues, discuss options to finance their tuition, determine financial need and package.
  • Counsel prospective and new students regarding their rights and responsibilities with respect to financial assistance and student loans. Conduct Prep meetings with prospective students in admissions before meeting with a Student Financial Assistance Counselor.
  • Ensure all assigned deadlines are met to include timely submission of new student financial assistance packages, verification documents, ETA's, folder submission and departmental reports to supervisor.
  • Assist in organizing and participate with special events such as open house, pin/prep workshops, early registration and orientation for new students, as well as, various off campus financial aid related events.
  • Finalize financial assistance issues for new students during the add/drop period.
  • Assist supervisor with required reporting and day to day activities.
  • Attend professional development training workshops, especially in the area of student financial assistance.
  • Be knowledgeable and up-to-date of federal and state regulations regarding financial assistance.
  • Follow New Student Financial Assistance policies and procedures.
  • Maintain the highest standards of quality and compliance in all aspects of operations.

Please send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to  No phone calls please. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.