Banner Consultant - Financial Aid

Employer Provided Salary: 90,000-125,000 Annually
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SIG doesn't just provide consulting services; we solve problems. We are a team of dedicated professionals deeply committed to excellence and innovation. For over 35 years, we have been a trusted partner to more than 900 colleges and universities worldwide, offering comprehensive strategy, implementation, and managed support. 

We prioritize client satisfaction, integrity, and expertise in higher education. Embrace diversity, collaboration, and personal growth in our inclusive environment.

Position Summary 

As a Banner Financial Aid Consultant, you will utilize your expertise in working directly with the Ellucian Banner Financial Aid module to provide implementation support, training, consulting, and technical assistance at client sites. Your responsibilities will also include analyzing current business processes, making recommendations for process improvement through the use of technological tools, assisting clients with the Financial Aid year roll, and ensuring compliance with Department of Education requirements. This is a remote position, and we welcome applicants from people looking for either full or part time work. Travel is required.


  • Provide implementation support, including training, functional consulting, and technical assistance at client sites.
  • Analyze current business processes and recommend the utilization of technological tools for process improvement.
  • Assist clients with the Financial Aid year roll within Banner.
  • Ensure clients comply with DOE requirements.

Required Qualifications

  • 5 or more years working within the Higher Education Industry.
  • 5 or more years of experience working with Ellucian Banner, demonstrating advanced user proficiency.
  • Demonstrated expertise in using Banner to improve and automate business processes within the Financial Aid office at a college or university.
  • Solid understanding of FAFSA and the ability to implement changes within Banner.
  • Experience in developing reports utilizing Banner to support various Financial Aid areas.
  • Experience in a consulting capacity, focusing on enhancing business process and creating efficiency.
  • Ability to troubleshoot technical and functional issues within Banner.
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills and a proven customer service approach
  • The ability to travel up to 25%

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience managing project based work.
  • Experience in reading and writing SQL queries is useful for this role.
  • Knowledge of how Banner is used in different institutional types.
  • Previous experience with California Community Colleges or Cal Grants is a bonus.

Pay and Benefits

  • The salary range is $90,000 -$125,000
  • Health, Vision, Dental & Life Insurance
  • Short & Long Term Disability
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • 3 Weeks Vacation, Sick Leave & Paid Holidays
  • 401(K) with a 5% Employer Contribution
  • Pet Insurance

This job posting is for prospective opportunities, and while we may not have an immediate opening, we are dedicated to building a network of highly skilled professionals for future needs. Apply today, we look forward to learning more about you!

The listed salary range for this position is indicative and subject to adjustment based on the candidate's unique skills and location. Final compensation will be determined through mutual agreement between the successful candidate and SIG.

SIG is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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Strata Information Group (SIG) operates in the Consulting industry. The company is located in San Diego, CA. Strata Information Group (SIG) was founded in 1987. It has 143 total employees. To see all 13 open jobs at Strata Information Group (SIG), click here.
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