Staff Positions

Available Staff Positions


Financial Aid Counselor

Department: Student Financial Services                        

Status: Full-Time, Non-Exempt                               

Reports To: Director of Financial Services


Application Deadline:

Open until filled. Please submit application and resume to


Effective Date:

May 1, 2019. A six-month probationary period is in effect for all non-exempt employees.


Position Summary:

Assists both prospective and current students and their families with multiple aspects of the financial aid process as outlined below.


Essential Functions:

  1. Counsel parents, current students, and prospective students about financial aid.
  2. Assist with daily functions of the office.
  3. Perform the Verification process of financial aid.
  4. Create, print, and mail Academic Scholarship awards to incoming freshman/new students.
  5. Process applications for Hendersonview and Eastgate apartments.
  6. Conduct high school workshops/Financial Aid Nights
  7. Address parents at Financial Aid Sessions of Maroon and Gold Days
  8. Download, sort and upload daily ISIR files
  9. Manage website content
  10. Other duties as assigned.



Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university; one to two years related experience and/or training



Commensurate with training, education, and experience



As described on


Freed-Hardeman University is an academic community, associated with churches of Christ, which is dedicated to providing excellent undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs. The mission of Freed-Hardeman University is to help students develop their God-given talents for His glory by empowering them with an education that integrates Christian faith, scholarship, and service.


Pursuant to this mission and Section 703(e)(2) of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, Freed-Hardeman University exercises a preference for applicants active within the churches of Christ. Freed-Hardeman University complies with all applicable federal and state non-discrimination laws and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, disability, or prior military service in the administration of its employment practices.



Step 1: 

Complete the online staff application for employment.

Step 2:

Submit your cover letter and resume to

A PDF version of the application is also available. For accessibility or ADA accommodation questions, please email

Your Right to Know

As provided by the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1998, prospective employees of Freed-Hardeman University are entitled to request and receive a copy of the FHU Security Report. The FHU Security Report can be accessed here. This report includes crime statistics on certain reportable crimes.

Anyone desiring a paper copy of this report may contact the Campus Safety and Security office at 731-989-6911.