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This page contains a list of resources for individuals who are looking for a new job in student financial aid and related fields.

In addition to the online job directories listed below, financial aid jobs are frequently posted to the FINAID-L mailing list with subject lines labeled with a "JOBS:" prefix.

Financial Aid Job Directories

Monster Financial Aid Jobs includes the largest collection of jobs for student financial aid professionals and also the most job seekers. See also Monster's Student Loan Jobs section. Other related job searches on Monster include financial aid advisor, financial aid counselor, enrollment management, director of financial aid, director of student finance and financial aid administrator.
Eagle Recruiting Services LLC operates as a job listing site for student financial aid related positions. For more information, call 1-518-533-2994 or 1-518-691-8892, or write to Eagle Recruiting Services LLC, 26F Congress Street - #311, Congress Plaza, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866.

HEWI Job Listings
Higher Education Washington Inc. (HEWI) focuses on higher education and student financial aid policy. Their web site includes a job listings section that includes financial aid jobs. For more information, call 1-202-842-4989 or write to Higher Education Washington, Inc., 1101 Vermont Avenue NW Suite 405, Washington, DC 20005.

NASFAA Career Center (search, pricing)
NASFAA's web site includes postings of financial aid jobs. NASFAA also operates a Financial Aid Jobs Listserv for new job postings. The NASFAA Salary Survey and Career Advancement Checklist for Financial Aid Professionals may also be of interest to financial aid administrators who are looking for a new job. Financial Aid is a web site that focuses on academic and staff positions for colleges and universities, including financial aid jobs.

Simply Hired: Financial Aid Jobs
Simply Hired is a web search engine that identifies job listings on company web sites. This includes more than 10,000 listings that superficially match financial aid keywords.

Newspaper Advertisements

The Chronicle of Higher Education and Inside Higher Ed (browse listings) both carry advertising for financial aid jobs.

Salary Surveys

Salary surveys are useful tools for comparing one's salary to the rest of the profession. There are two main salary surveys for student aid:


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