Advisor, Financial Aid - Full-time

  • Ogden, UT
  • Full-time

Company Description

Nightingale College is a great place to work....for some people!

Nightingale College is a single-purpose, private institution of higher learning, currently based in Ogden, Utah, dedicated to advancing the quality of and access to professional nursing education. 

Operations are expected to move to Salt Lake City, UT by January, 2018. A partial remote work schedule (working from home) may be possible.

The College is contributing to improving health care by preparing learners for confident, competent, and compassionate practice by combining innovative delivery model, current technology, and latest educational principles. The institution is nationally accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES). The College's Associate Degree Nursing Program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), while the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program is a candidate for accreditation with the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). Its current CEO, Mikhail Shneyder, is a registered nurse, dedicated to making a positive impact on health in the U.S. and across global communities.

Nightingale College’s staff and faculty are dedicated to preparing future nurses who will elevate the quality of life in the communities they serve. Staff and faculty are committed to connecting with each learner on a personal level to facilitate learning.

Job Description

The primary responsibility of this position is the administration of the student financial aid office and its functions, including but not limited to, the delivery of funds and services to students. This position maintains compliance with all federal, state, and local regulations regarding Student Federal Aid (SFA) Programs.

An Advisor, Financial Aid, under the general direction of the Manager, Financial Aid, and in cooperation with the other financial positions, provides direction for the delivery and coordination of federal, state, and institutional SFA programs; coordinates documentation for compliance and financial audits, compliance reviews and financial aid account reconciliations and ensures institutional compliance with relevant regulations and statutes.

The Advisor, Financial Aid is responsible for the following:

Accurately develops and coordinates the delivery of student financial aid and the maintenance of student financial aid records;

Coordinates financial aid operations with other College areas, including Admissions; Registrar; Business Office; Learner Advising & Learning Resources (LALR); etc.;

Researches, analyzes, develops and recommends departmental processes and procedures to increase/improve operational efficiency and to ensure proper controls and regulatory compliance;

Assists with the financial aid office response to program reviews and audits;

Accurately conducts needs analyses to determine individual student eligibility for various aid programs and creates financial aid estimates and packaging accordingly;

Precisely verifies documents and maintains learner generated information used to determine eligibility for financial aid awards;

Assists with coordination of all financial aid services with any third-party services;

Assists in the resolution of problems and/or complaints and initiates corrective action as appropriate;

Attends meetings and conferences as necessary to maintain knowledge of existing and new financial aid policies, practices, and procedures.


Bachelor’s degree in business, public administration, social services, or a related field is preferred;

Demonstrated knowledge, competence and significant successful experience in financial aid;

Mastery of MS Office, including Excel, Word and PowerPoint;

Strong attention to detail and accuracy;

Ability to display data and results for effective decision making;

Ability to partner and work effectively with a variety of internal and external stakeholders;

Excellent written and oral presentation skills;

Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks;

Ability to work well independently as well as within a team, on multiple projects, within an environment that can be fast-paced;

Ability to clearly and accurately communicate orally and in writing, complex and/or technical information to lay audiences.

Additional Information

The culture of Nightingale College is unique...on purpose. What we are accomplishing is noble, challenging, and uncharted; i.e., developing and delivering innovative and accessible nursing education throughout the United States...and beyond.

We are seeking like minded and like hearted individuals to join us. For immediate consideration,  we invite you to please:

-forward your resume

-list your compensation history and compensation requirements

-review, in earnest, our website,; examine our vision, mission, values, guiding principles, information, and so on;

-submit a list of a 3-4 “passion skills” which serve to provide you with motivation, satisfaction, and fulfillment;

-briefly discuss (bullet points are appropriate) how/why your 3-4 “passion skills” relate to our values, mission, etc. and how they might contribute to your being successful in the role of  advisor, financial  aid. 

-briefly explain why you might see a fit between the role of advisor, financial aid, Nightingale College; and your interests; and,

-list any questions regarding Nightingale College, its mission, its values, role requirements/ expectations for the full-time advisor, financial aid role, etc.

Thank you for your interest in Nightingale College! 

Nightingale College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

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