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Coordinator, Student Aid and Awards

by Huron University

Position Type: Full-time
Location: London, ON
Date Posted: Feb 14, 2024
Experience: 5 Years
Education: N/A
Huron University

Job Description

Huron invites applications for the position of:

Coordinator, Student Aid and Awards

Huron University is unique to post-secondary institutions in Canada. With the aim to redefine Liberal Arts education, Huron is creating a university experience unlike any other, one that prioritizes ethical leadership and community engagement, as much as the pursuit of academic achievement.  

As the founding institution of Western University, since 1863, Huron has remained strategically small to best serve the needs of its students. Huron’s mission is to develop Leaders with Heart from all backgrounds and foster a vibrant and inclusive community and prepare students to be engaged citizens who transform the sectors they work within.             


As the Coordinator, Student Aid and Awards at Huron University, you will play a crucial role in managing scholarship and financial aid programs for both domestic and international students. Reporting to the AVP, Admissions and Institutional Systems, you will ensure compliance with University and Ministry policies while providing exemplary support to incoming and current students.


  • Interpret provincial Ministry policies regarding financial aid, ensuring compliance and evaluating complex applications and appeals;
  • Authorize the allocation of student awards, bursaries, and financial aid in collaboration with the AVP & Admissions Office;
  • Stay up to date with financial legislation and policies to provide accurate advice to students and internal stakeholders;
  • Communicate policy changes effectively to stakeholders and tailor communication to diverse audiences;
  • Administer funding for all provinces and territories, including OSAP, while maintaining scholarship and financial aid records;
  • Provide guidance to students seeking information on scholarships, awards, and financial aid options;
  • Support incoming and returning full-scholarship students with understanding scholarship terms and organizing necessary resources;
  • Assist the Coordinator, Student Accounts during peak periods and provide backup to the finance team as needed;
  • Prepare tuition set-aside budget and monitor spending against approved accounts;
  • Support the Admissions team with incoming student scholarship applications and adjudication.


  • Undergraduate degree in a finance or accounting discipline from an accredited institution, or equivalent education and experience;
  • A minimum of five (5) years experience in a financial administrative support role, preferably in a post-secondary or educational setting;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel, Salesforce, PeopleSoft, and Student Information Systems (SIS);
  • Knowledge of University policies, FIPPA, and Ministry of Colleges and Universities (MCU) policies and procedures;
  • Exceptional and well-honed client/ customer service skills to represent Huron professionally in all interactions and with individuals at different levels of the organization;
  • Excellent data entry and problem-solving skills;
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion and excel in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities;
  • Excellent time management skills and a demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks and meet competing deadlines in a fast-paced environment;
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills and ability to interact positively and calmly with students, parents and internal/external stakeholders;
  • Willingness to participate fully in a team environment;
  • Demonstrated ability to problem solve effectively and use good judgement in all decisions;
  • Energetic, organized, self-motivated, collaborative, adaptable, and flexible.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to submit their application through ADP by February 28, 2024, at 11:59 pm EST.     


Huron values its place in an interconnected world and desires to reflect this value, acknowledging our responsibility to strive towards a diverse and equitable employment and educational environment that recognizes the inherent worth and dignity of every person. We welcome those who have a demonstrated commitment to upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion and who may contribute to the diversification of ideas. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, especially those from members who have been historically disadvantaged and marginalized, including racialized persons/persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, and 2SLGBTQIA+ persons. 

As an inclusive employer, we are committed to providing a fully accessible recruitment process. For a confidential inquiry or to request accommodation support, please contact Huron HR by phone (519-438-7224) or email ( at any time during the recruitment process.


We thank all applicants for their interest, only those selected will be contacted.  

Application Contact Information

Company Name:   Huron University
Contact Name:   Huron HR
Telephone:   519.438.7224 ext.711
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London, ON