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Financial Aid Supervisor

Employer
Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD)
Location
Monterey Park, California (US)
Salary
$7,565.00 - $9,372.00* ($90,780.00-$112,464.00 annually) *Salary Information is based on a full-time
Date posted
May 6, 2024

Job Details

The Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) invites applications for the position of Financial Aid Supervisor. A Financial Aid Supervisor plans, schedules and supervises the specialized clerical and technical work of a college's Financial Aid Office.

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COMPENSATION & BENEFITS

Monthly Salary: $7,565.00 - $9,372.00* ($90,780.00-$112,464.00 annually)
*Salary Information is based on a full-time, 12-month position
 
Health Benefits: District-paid medical, dental, and vision insurance plans for employee and dependents. A $50,000 life insurance policy is provided free of charge for each employee. A Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) with $1,500 contributed by LACCD annually.

Paid Time Off: 12 full-pay days and 88 half-pay days of illness leave per year, 19 paid holidays per year, and accrued vacation time from 10-24 days per year depending on the position.  Other paid time off options are also available.

Retirement: Employees become members of the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) pension. Employees are also covered by Social Security.

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TYPICAL DUTIES

Plans, schedules, and supervises the day-to-day work of the clerical unit in the Financial Aid Office which performs financial assistance needs assessment, determination of financial aid eligibility, review of financial aid applications, awarding of scholarships, loans, and grants, and maintenance of financial aid records and files.

Selects, trains, and supervises the work of assigned staff engaged in all phases of the student financial aid program.

Assists in the development and revision of financial aid operational procedures to comply with federal and state regulations.

Interprets and applies laws, regulations, and procedures concerning financial aid programs.

Conducts research on costs of housing in the geographic area served by a college.

Compiles facts and figures and writes periodic and special reports as required or requested by state and federal officials and the District administration.

Supervises the front counter and other designated service areas within the Financial Aid Office.

Coordinates the scheduling of outreach events and prepares materials to provide students or potential students with information regarding financial aid eligibility and requirements, and may participate in outreach events.

Reviews accounting records of each financial aid program for accuracy and compliance with state and federal regulations and takes corrective action where indicated.

Maintains liaison with District Accounting Division for reports and reconciliation of fund and loan balance.

Utilizes standard office software applications to compile data and prepare reports and correspondence concerning student financial aid matters.

Utilizes specialized financial aid computer application programs such as ED Express (EDE), Common Origination and Disbursement (COD), National Student Loan Database System (NSLDS), Return to Title IV, National Student Clearinghouse, and Webgrants.

Hears student appeals in problem cases and takes appropriate corrective action when warranted.

Designs and writes copy for bulletins, brochures and other material for student financial aid information.

Attends and participates in seminars, conferences, workshops, and other meetings concerned with the implementation of state and federal laws and regulations pertaining to financial aid.

Supervises the maintenance of student financial aid records.

May act for the financial aid administrator in their absence.

May review individual students' grant and loan awards for compliance with applicable state and federal regulations as well as student need.

Performs related duties as assigned.

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VACANCIES

A vacancy currently exists at East Los Angeles College, 1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez, Monterey Park, CA 91754. The hiring list established by this examination will also be used to fill future vacancies as they occur during the life of the list.

Our Colleges include: Los Angeles City College; East Los Angeles College; Los Angeles Harbor College; Los Angeles Mission College; Los Angeles Pierce College; Los Angeles Southwest College; Los Angeles Trade-Technical College; Los Angeles Valley College; West Los Angeles College

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MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Education and Experience:

A. An associate degree from a recognized college or university, preferably with course work in accounting, business administration, economics, finance, or a related field AND three years of full-time, paid experience in a college or university financial aid office, two years of which must have included determining financial aid eligibility or packaging financial aid awards. One year of the required experience must have been in a supervisory capacity. A successfully completed college-level course in supervision or management may substitute for the required one year of experience in a supervisory capacity.

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B. A bachelor's degree from a recognized college or university, preferably with a major in accounting, business administration, economics, finance, public administration, or a related field AND two years of full time, paid experience in a college or university financial aid office, which must have included determining financial aid eligibility or packaging financial aid awards. One year of the required experience must have been in a supervisory capacity. A successfully completed college-level course in supervision or management may substitute for the required one year of experience in a supervisory capacity.

Special:

A valid Class “C” California driver’s license is required. Travel to locations throughout the District is required.

 

For a complete job description including the Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities associated with the position please visit our website.

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HOW TO APPLY

Completed applications must be submitted through our online employment system https://www.jobapscloud.com/LACCD/sup/bulpreview.asp?R1=24&R2=2580&R3=001.  Please see our job board for the filing deadline.

For a listing of other job opportunities with the Los Angeles Community College District refer to our Web Page at https://jobapscloud.com/laccd/jobboard.asp.

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SELECTION PROCESS

The selection process may consist of one or more exam parts which may include a training and experience evaluation, written test, performance test and/or oral interview.

Selection and promotion are based on a competitive examination process. Candidates who pass all exam parts are placed on an eligibility (hiring) list based on their overall exam score. In accordance with legal requirements, hiring departments may make job offers to candidates in the top three ranks of the eligibility list.

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ACCOMMODATION

Our class specification generally describes the duties, responsibilities, and requirements characteristic of the position(s) within this job class. The duties, responsibilities, and requirements of a particular position within this class may vary from the duties of other positions within the class.

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Los Angeles Community College District provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with covered disabilities on a case-by-case basis throughout the application, examination, and hiring processes and throughout employment. If an individual is in doubt about their ability to perform the duties and responsibilities of a position or possession of any other requirement noted in a class specification or job announcement, they should always apply for a position and request reasonable accommodation at the appropriate time.

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CONTACT US

Personnel Commission: class_jobs@laccd.edu

Phone: (213) 891-2129

Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday 8:00AM – 4:30PM

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DISTRICT INFORMATION

The Los Angeles Community College District is the largest community college district in the nation offering educational opportunities to students in more than 40 cities covering an area of 882 square miles serving approximately 9.8 million residents. The LACCD is composed of nine comprehensive colleges and a District Office, which together employ approximately 2,200 classified (non-teaching) employees in 315 job classifications.

Company

LACCD

LACCD is the largest community college district in California and among the largest in the nation.

During the 2021–2022 Academic Year, LACCD distributed $205,454,319 in financial aid awards, not including student loans. This financial aid is critical to opening the doors of higher education to those who could not otherwise afford college. Research shows that an education at LACCD’s colleges is an important source of economic stability and upward mobility for some of the neediest residents of Los Angeles County. An LACCD graduate with an Associate degree is likely to earn 33 percent more than persons who only have a high school diploma.

The Los Angeles College Promise Program entered its sixth year of operations with the fall term of the 2022–2023 Academic Year. The student success program  provides two full years of free tuition, free laptop computers, priority registration and access to educational and financial aid counseling for first-time, full-time students who enroll in the program. Nearly 30,000 students enrolled and more than 4,250 students graduated with Associate degree since the program first began in 2017.

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