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Financial Aid Clerk II

Employer
Los Rios Community College District (Sacramento City College)
Location
California, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Sep 30, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Financial Affairs, Student Affairs, Financial Aid
Employment Type
Full Time
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Posting Details

Job Posting Title Financial Aid Clerk II Location Los Rios Community College District (Sacramento City College) Department Location Financial Aid Office Posting Number C01692P The Institution
About
Founded in 1916, Sacramento City College ( SCC ) is a multi-campus, urban college that consists of a 70-acre main campus across from William Land Park. The College has two educational centers, one in Davis on the campus of the University of California, Davis, and one in West Sacramento located adjacent to the public library, community center, and civic center. SCC is a vibrant teaching and learning institution with approximately 20,000 day and evening students and is recognized as both a Hispanic-Serving Institution ( HSI ) and an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution ( AANAPISI ).

Our Strengths
SCC has a rich history in the community and has expanded educational opportunities to students across the region. SCC awards Associate in Arts or Science degrees as well as Associate Degrees for Transfer, which guarantee transfer into the California State University system. The College offers Career Education certificates and degrees, transfer credit for students who desire to continue their education at a four-year college or university, and instruction in basic skills such as English, English as a second language, and mathematics.

Our Vision
Faculty and staff at SCC value a collaborative and diverse campus community. As one of four colleges within the Los Rios Community College District, Sacramento City College embraces change, values excellence in academic achievement, and supports the success of students as they pursue their dreams.

Position Summary
The technical level of the series. Assigned duties require extensive knowledge of policies, rules and procedures pertaining to financial aid. Duties are performed under general supervision of the assigned administrator. For a detailed job description for this Los Rios Classified Employees Association (White Collar) posting click here .

Benefits
Los Rios Community College District offers competitive salaries and a very comprehensive employee benefits package to include medical insurance, CalPERS retirement, and opportunities for additional insurance and financial investments.

Full-time, twelve-month employees receive 17 days of annual paid holidays, 15 days’ vacation yearly (with increases after 5 & 10 years), and 8 hours of sick leave per month. Los Rios also offers extensive professional development opportunities with the district and financial support and/or paid time off to complete external academic studies. You are eligible for the aforementioned benefits as a regular employee with a permanent assignment of 0.50 FTE or greater. To calculate this position’s FTE, take the number of hours per week divided by 40, to get the percentage of hours worked. Then take the number of months worked divided by 12, to get the percentage of work year. Then take the percentage of hours worked divided by the percentage of months worked to get the position’s FTE (e.g., a position that is 30 hours per week with a work year of 12 months: 30/40 = 0.75; 12/12 = 1; 0.75/1 = 0.75 FTE ). For the full LRCEA contract agreement, details click here .

Assignment Responsibilities
Supplies information to students seeking financial aid; and explains forms of financial assistance available to students. Directs applicants to appropriate staff or supervisor after reviewing their needs. Advises students seeking financial aid; generates reports from existing database using financial aid software or similar system, to run needs analysis and package financial aid for students; issues and explains verification forms and supportive documents; helps students fill out financial aid applications; provides applications for outside scholarships; and corresponds with students to obtain documentation. Reviews financial aid applications with students for accuracy and completeness; and completes student loan applications, student time sheets and other supportive documents. Reviews and processes financial aid awards with students; makes dollar amount adjustments during award process; processes loan receipts for student loan checks; and records financial transactions and other account information to update and maintain accounting records. Reviews and confirms students’ satisfactory progress; and assists students in figuring their budgets. Sets up and maintains individual student records; and maintains records on students receiving financial aid. Serves as lead person to other financial aid clerks; and trains and oversees student assistants. Advertises and updates information on outside scholarships. Types letters, award information, memorandums and reports; types correspondence, forms and reports; and completes service work requests, requisitions, purchase orders, maintenance and supply requests. Performs related duties as required.

Additional Information Work Year 12 month Work Schedule
9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday – Thursday; 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Friday

Total Hrs per Week/Day Special Requirements Minimum Qualifications
EXPERIENCE / EDUCATION : Three years of increasingly responsible clerical experience preferably including one year of experience in a college financial aid office. One year of college courses may be substituted for one of the years of required experience.

PROMOTIONAL : One year of experience performing clerical duties at the level of Financial Aid Clerk I. OR Two years of experience as a Clerk II.

Have an equity-minded focus, responsiveness, and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical or learning disabilities as it relates to differences in learning styles; and successfully foster and support an inclusive educational and employment environment.

(Experience Requirement: One year of experience is equal to 12 months of experience at a maximum of 40 hours per week. Applicable part-time experience will be converted to the full-time equivalent for purposes of meeting the experience requirement. Education Requirement: 15 units are equal to six months of education; 30 units are equal to one year of education.)

Education must be from an accredited institution.

Application Instructions
  1. A completed Los Rios Community College District Classified Application (required).
  2. Resume (required).
  3. Unofficial transcripts of college/university work if using education to meet the minimum qualifications of this position (required).
  4. Letter of Interest (required).


NOTES :
  • Applications submitted without all required documents, listed above, will be disqualified.
  • Applicants indicating “see resume” on the application will not have that referenced experience considered for minimum qualifications, which may lead to the application being disqualified.
  • Graduate advising documents and grade reports will not be accepted as unofficial transcripts.·
  • Applicants, including current Los Rios Community College District employees, are required to provide unofficial transcripts, if required to meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
  • Applicants are required to submit official transcripts within 60 days of the time of hire.
  • Individuals who have completed college or university course work at an institution in a country other than the United States must obtain a complete evaluation of foreign transcripts, degrees, and other relevant documents.
  • A foreign transcript evaluation is required any time foreign course work is used to meet minimum qualifications and/or salary placement even if the foreign transcript has been accepted by a college or university in the United States.
  • Foreign transcript evaluations are ONLY accepted from AICE (Association of International Credential Evaluations, Inc.) or NACES (The National Association of Credential Evaluation Services) agencies or evaluators. For additional information on foreign transcript evaluations click here .


Do not submit additional materials that are not requested.

Physical Demands Salary $3,375.83 per month LRCCD Salary Schedules Additional Salary Information No additional salary information to note
Posting Date 09/30/2021 Closing Date 10/25/2021 Open Continuously No Beginning and/or Ending Dates How and where to apply

Please visit our Frequently Asked Questions for complete information on how to apply online with our District. Application services are available between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. If you need assistance with any phase of the application process, please call (916) 568-3112 during our business hours.

After hours inquiries should be emailed to hr@losrios.edu. Submission of applications are by 11:59 p.m., of the posting closing date.

Conditions
Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful clearance from a criminal background check, freedom from tuberculosis, and proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States prior to the first day of work. The District may select additional qualified candidates should unexpected vacancies or needs occur during this recruitment/selection process. When education is a requirement for the position, official academic transcripts from the accredited college/university must be submitted within 60 days of hire.

Effective October 1, 2021, all faculty and staff must have received the first dose of the vaccine against the virus that causes COVID -19 and effective December 1, 2021, all faculty and staff must be fully vaccinated in order to:
  • be physically present on District premises for an extended amount of time, generally more than 15 minutes
  • or participate in District activities for an extended amount of time, generally more than 15 minutes
  • or be inside a building or office




unless they receive an approved medical exemption or religious accommodation.

Quicklink https://jobs.losrios.edu/postings/16691 Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * I acknowledge and agree that I understand that by answering the question below, I certify that the information provided by me is true, correct and complete to the best of my knowledge and belief. I authorize investigation of all statements contained herein, and on the P-881 (if applicable and submitted), and I release from liability all persons and organizations furnishing such information. I understand that any misstatements, omissions or misrepresentation of facts on this form, my application, and, if applicable, the P-881 or attachment(s) may be cause for disqualification or dismissal. If you have ever been convicted of an offense other than a minor traffic violation you are required to complete the form 'Arrests Which Led to Convictions for Crime', P-881 (you must disclose convictions that have been dismissed pursuant to Penal Code Section 1203.4; Ed. Code 87008). If needed click on the link and download the form https://losrios.edu/lrccd/shared/doc/hr/forms/p-881.pdf and attach the completed form to your application.
    • Yes, I acknowledge and agree
    • No, I do not acknowledge or agree
    • No answer
  2. * Can you perform the essential functions of this position?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Considering this specific position that you are applying to – where/how did you learn about this position?
    • College Department
    • CareerBuilder
    • Chronicle of Higher Ed (Vitea.com)
    • Community College Registry Job Fair: Oakland
    • Community College Registry Job Fair: Los Angeles
    • Community College Registry Online Job Board
    • Community Outreach (ex. Festivals, etc.)
    • CommunityCollegeJobs
    • Comunidad
    • Craigslist
    • Diverse: Issues in Higher Education
    • D'Primeramano Magazine
    • EdJoin
    • Facebook (Campaign)
    • Facebook (Los Rios Page)
    • Glassdoor
    • Greater Sacramento Urban League
    • Handshake (CSU, UC Job Boards)
    • HigheredJobs
    • Indeed
    • Instagram
    • Job Sites
    • Job Journal
    • Latina Leadership Network of the California Community Colleges
    • LinkedIn
    • Los Rios Community College District Employee
    • Los Rios Community College District Human Resources Email
    • Los Rios Community College District Website
    • LRCCD Resource Group - API (Asian Pacific Islander Legacy)
    • LRCCD Resource Group - Black Faculty & Staff Association (BFSA)
    • LRCCD Resource Group Native American Collaborative (NAC)
    • LRCCD Resource Group - Spectrum (LGBTQIA+)
    • Professional Networks
    • Sacramento Black Chamber of Commerce
    • Sacramento Asian Chamber of Commerce
    • Sacramento Builders Exchange
    • Sacramento Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
    • Sacramento Rainbow Chamber of Commerce
    • SacramentoWorks
    • The HUB
    • Twitter
    • YouTube
    • ZipRecruiter
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Letter of Interest
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcript 1
  2. Unofficial Transcript 2
  3. Unofficial Transcript 3
  4. Unofficial Transcript 4
  5. Unofficial Transcript 5
  6. Foreign Transcript Evaluation
  7. P-881 Report of Arrests Which Led To Convictions For Crime Document


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