Intermediate Student Awards & Financial Aid Advisor

Athabasca, Alberta
Office of the Registrar
AU Athabasca
63,575.33  Annual
40,155.51  Annual
Permanent Full Time
Division Office of the Registrar Wage Min 40155.5100
Location Name AU Athabasca Wage Max 63575.3300
Location Athabasca, Alberta Position Type Permanent Full Time
Posted 01/09/2018 FTE 1.0
Closing Date 01/23/2018 Job ID 1300


Consistent with the policies of the University and the objectives and priorities of the Office of the Registrar, the incumbent will provide efficient and effective service to AU learners, AU staff and external partners while ensuring the integrity of the AU Student Financial Aid and Student Awards program and related processes are adhered to.  Provides assistance to students and prospective students regarding policies, procedures and processes for accessing various Government financial aid programs.  Provides assistance and administrative support for the operations of the AU Students Awards program, including academic scholarships, financial need bursaries and general internal and external awards.  Expected to work with a high degree of confidentiality under minimal supervision, the incumbent must be able to determine priorities and have excellent time management skills.  It is essential to be open to change and to be able to organize a heavy workload.  Qualifications for this position include:

  • A two-year diploma in administration, finance or business or other applicable designation, supplemented with five years of increasingly responsible experience in a post-secondary, administrative, business or financial environment, or equivalent.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail and ability to prioritize and organize varied responsibilities.
  • Advanced knowledge and established skill set with MS Word, Excel, and Access.
  • Knowledge of a computerized student information system and online files.
  • Thorough investigative and problem solving skills are required.
  • The ability to absorb and assimilate diversified information to make quick and independent decisions.

The full job description can be viewed at Intermediate Student Awards and Financial Aid Advisor.

For further information regarding this position, contact Ms. Valerie Olver at (780) 675-6147 or via email

First consideration will be given to internal applicants according to the AUPE Collective Agreement, Article 11.02.