Financial Aid Technician (One or More Positions)
Kern Community College District
$4,227.69 - $5,973.61 Monthly
Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, perform a variety of
technical financial aid duties including interviewing students and
assist in making determination regarding student financial aid and
work study program eligibility and award levels; assist students in
the interpretation of financial aid program policies.
Interview students for financial aid, veterans, work study and
other program eligibility; review financial aid applications for
federal and State financial assistance programs; package and
determine award level in accordance with program
Interpret financial aid procedures to community agencies, students
and the general public; perform student financial aid needs
analysis and student financial aid packaging.
Maintain contact with a variety of agencies including federal and
state financial assistance agencies, private scholarship
organizations and lending institutions that participate in
financial aid programs.
Implement policies and procedures for federal, State and local
student loan, scholarship and grant programs.
Oversee grant programs on a campus; award, disburse and reconcile
program funds based on established program guidelines; assure
proper steps and analyses are performed and documented for each
Participate in obtaining job placements for work study students;
assure that students fill out the proper employment forms; collect
time cards from students; monitor the number of hours worked by
Inform students of approval or denial of financial aid appeals;
inform students when placed on probation or suspension, or if they
have been terminated from a financial aid program.
Create and maintain financial aid recipient files; maintain
financial aid records and prepare financial aid reports for various
grant and loan disbursements; revise budgets and awards as
necessary to prevent over spending of awards.
Conduct financial aid workshops for high school students and their
parents at various high schools.
Set schedule and participate in a variety of meetings including the
financial aid committee and scholarship committee.
Assist in the planning, prioritizing and directing the work of
clerical and student financial aid staff.
Assist veterans in the completion of veterans assistance forms;
contact government agencies to obtain information regarding the
status of benefits applications.
Attend training workshops on financial aid programs as
Perform related duties as assigned.
Any Combination Equivalent To:
Associate degree in business administration, social sciences or a
related field AND
two years of increasingly
responsible experience in financial and/or budget data.
Knowledge and Abilities
Federal and State rules and regulations pertaining to the financial
aid application process and eligibility.
Requirements of various scholarships, grants, loans and
Work study, job placement programs, veterans, scholarships and
other related programs.
Financial aid application procedures.
Principles of providing work direction and guidance.
Business letter writing and basic report preparation.
Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment.
Financial aid computer software.
Interpret and apply federal and state rules and regulations
pertaining to the financial aid application process and
Explain various scholarships, grants, loans and awards and the
requirements of various financial aid programs.
Interview, screen and place students in work study and job
Maintain accurate and complete files and records.
Provide work direction and guidance and train technical, clerical
and student assistants.
Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working
relationships with others.
Operate a computer and applicable software.
SALARY RANGE$4,227.69 - $5,973.61
monthlyMaximum Entry Level Salary: $ 4,441.72
Review of Applications:
Complete application packets will
be accepted until the position is filled; but those received by
November 3, 2022
assured consideration. The College reserves the right to extend
time limits or reinitiate the recruitment/selection process at any
Completed application packet must
- Completed Online Application for Employment form
- Current resume
- Letter of interest (Cover Letter)
- Copy of legible transcripts, if applicable
- List of five (5) professional references - Listed on
It is the applicant's responsibility to redact (or remove) any
personal information from all documents prior to uploading. This
includes Social Security Numbers, Date of Birth, and any photos of
Foreign Degree: Applicants with foreign degrees from colleges
or universities outside of the United States must have their
coursework evaluated by a professional association that is a member
of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services
(NACES) or Academic Credentials Evaluation Institute, INC. (ACEI).
A copy of the evaluation must be submitted with your on-line
Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to participate
in the selection process should contact Human Resources to make the
necessary arrangements. EEO Plan 2021-2024
The District is strongly committed to achieving staff diversity
and the principles of equal employment opportunity. The District
encourages a diverse pool of applicants and does not discriminate
on the basis of national origin, religion, age, gender, gender
identity, gender expression, race or ethnicity, color, medical
condition, genetic information, ancestry, sexual orientation,
marital status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, or
because he/she is perceived to have one or more of the foregoing
characteristics, or based on association with a person or group
with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics or
any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law,
in any of its policies, procedures or practices.
Discrimination Free Work Environment
District does not provide sponsorship for authorization to work in
the United States. Work authorization should be established at the
time of application submission.
All applicants must apply online at https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/kccd/jobs/3698496/financial-aid-technician-one-or-more-positions
Emails will not be accepted.