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Financial Aid Advisor

California State University, Los Angeles
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Feb 20, 2024

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Administrative, Student Affairs, Financial Aid
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Full Time

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Financial Aid Advisor

Job No: 523247
Work Type: Staff
Location: Los Angeles
Categories: Unit 4 - APC - Academic Professionals of California, Administrative, Temporary, Full Time, Student Services

Job No: 523247; 2/9/2023

Student Services Professional II
PaGE - LA Downtown Office

Salary Range: $4610 - $6556/Monthly

Work Schedule: Full-Time, Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; temporary appointment expires on or before one year from the date of hire; appointment may be extended, may become permanent; exempt classification.

Essential Functions: Under the general direction of the Assistant Director of Student Services in the College of Professional and Global Education (PaGE), and working closely with the Cal state LA Associate Director in the Center for Student Financial Aid and Scholarships, the Financial Aid Advisor is responsible for advising students regarding all aspects of student financial aid programs and processes. The incumbent will demonstrate a commitment to student success by his/her responsibility for coordinating financial aid for students enrolled in PaGE programs. The Financial Aid Advisor is required to apply federal, state, CSU Chancellor's Office Executive Orders, institutional policies and regulations to ensure compliance in all functions of awarding financial aid to include but not limited to Cal Grant, Secondary Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG), federal direct loans, private student loans, VA Education Benefits, and Prison Education Program.

Required Qualifications & Experience: Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university in one of the behavioral sciences, public or business or job-related field. Equivalent of two years of professional experience in Financial Aid or one of the student services program areas or in a related field. Must possess excellent skills in written and verbal communication. Ability to: read, interpret and apply complex rules and regulations accurately; use initiative and resourcefulness in planning work assignments and in implementing long-range program improvements; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with the University community; think independently and make professional judgements; recognize, analyze and resolve complex student eligibility cases and is sensitive to and responsible for the needs of the program requirements. Must be able to travel to and from the DTLA campus and Cal State LA. The incumbent must have a demonstrated interest and/or ability in working in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who may apply for the position.

California State University, Los Angeles, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees upon date of hire to reside in the State of California.

As of January 1, 2022 the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.

Desired Qualifications: Current knowledge of federal and state Financial Aid policies and regulations. Knowledge of CSU and Cal State LA policies and procedures

Closing Date: Review of applications will continue until the position is filled; however, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received. A COMPLETED ON-LINE CAL STATE LA EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION IS REQUIRED. RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED IN LIEU OF A COMPLETED APPLICATION.

The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 revised July 21, 2017, as a condition of employment.

In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, California State University, Los Angeles is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual. To that end, all qualified individuals will receive equal consideration without regard to economic status, race, ethnicity, color, religion, disability, national origin or cultural background, political views, sex or sexual orientation, gender, or other personal characteristics or beliefs.

Candidates must demonstrate ability and/or interest in working in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. Certain positions require fingerprinting. The University actively encourages qualified minorities, women and persons with a disability to apply. Upon request, reasonable accommodation will be provided to individuals with protected disabilities to (a) complete the employment process and (b) perform essential job functions when this does not cause an undue hardship. We are an Equal Opportunity/Title IX Employer.

To obtain employment information for the impaired call:
TDD Line (323) 343-3670
24-hour Dial-A-Job Line (323) 343-3678

Advertised: Nov 14, 2023 (9:00 AM)
Application closes: Open until filled

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Cal State LA is the premier comprehensive public university in the heart of Los Angeles and is dedicated to engagement, service, and the public good. We are ranked number one in the United States for the upward mobility of our students.

The University is a federally designated Hispanic-Serving Institution, Minority-Serving Institution, and Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution.

Cal State LA transforms lives and fosters thriving communities across greater Los Angeles. We cultivate and amplify our students' unique talents, diverse life experiences, and intellect through engaged teaching, learning, scholarship, research, and public service that support their overall success, well-being, and the greater good.

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