Student Services Counselor - Financial Assistance and Assistant Director of Purchasing

Francis Marion University   Florence, SC   Full-time     Education
Posted on March 26, 2024
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Student Services Counselor - Financial Assistance

Duties include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Counsels students regarding Financial Assistance.
  • Evaluates applications for student financial aid, processes documentation as it is received and performs manual analyses of need as necessary.
  • Conducts high school workshops on financial assistance.
  • Maintains up-to-date knowledge of federal, state, and institutional guidelines concerning financial assistance.
  • Ensures accuracy of all student records.
  • Awards federal, state, and private grants, loans, and work programs within specified guidelines, ensuring updates are made to reflect issuance of aid.
  • Supports the daily operation of the Financial Assistance office.

Assistant Director of Purchasing 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Supervising the complex procurement of goods and services and other procurement personnel.
  • Planning and directing daily and long-range procurement operational functions.
  • Conducting pre-bid conferences and site visits.
  • Awarding contracts to vendors.
  • Monitoring contracts for compliance.
  • Formulating agency procurement policies and procedures.
  • Preparing and submitting required reports to SC Department of Procurement Services.
  • Researching new and changed goods and services.
  • Understanding rules, regulations and provisions of the Consolidated Procurement Code.
  • Understanding procurement management, property management, inventory control and supply functions.
  • Understanding of the suppliers of various goods and services.
  • Training other personnel regarding Procurement.
  • Networking with colleagues and the vendor community to establish positive relationships between the department and its constituents.
  • Working well both independently, and collaboratively; interacting efficiently and effectively with others.
  • Communicating effectively in written and verbal form.
  • Extensively utilizing the University’s Enterprise Requirements Planning program.
  • Projecting a professional presence and overcoming challenges with a positive and constructive attitude.
  • Assisting the Director of Purchasing with special projects.

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