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Financial Aid Assistant - Short-term/Temporary

Kern Community College District
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Oct 19, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Financial Aid
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Full Time
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Financial Aid Assistant - Short-term/Temporary

Kern Community College District

Position Number: 01056

Posting Date: 01/17/2017

Position Closing Date:

Initial Screening Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Position Type: Short-term Temporary Hourly

Rate: $13.16 per hour

Work Week: As needed

Minimum Salary:

Maximum Salary:

This position is not eligible for health benefits.

College/Site: Bakersfield College

Location: BC-Main Campus

Basic Function:
Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, provide assistance and information to students applying for financial aid; perform a variety of general clerical duties; maintain lists and statistics related to assigned activities.

Education and Experience:
Any combination equivalent to: graduation from high school AND two years of general clerical experience.
Note: The screening of candidates will be conducted by a screening committee. The screening committee reserves the right to limit the number of interviews granted. Meeting the minimum qualifications for a position does not assure the applicant of an interview.

Knowledge and Abilities:
  • Modern office practices, procedures and equipment.
  • Telephone techniques and etiquette.
  • Statistical record-keeping techniques.
  • Operation of a computer, specified software and data entry techniques.
  • Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary.
  • Oral and written communication skills.
  • Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
  • Business letter composition and basic report preparation.

  • Learn the financial aid application procedure.
  • Maintain accurate and complete files and records.
  • Learn and explain the scholarships, grants, loans and awards available through the college and the requirements of these programs.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
  • Perform clerical duties such as filing, typing and duplicating materials.
  • Answer telephones and greet the public courteously.
  • Complete work with many interruptions.
  • Compose correspondence and written materials independently.
  • Operate office machines including a computer and specified software.
  • Meet schedules and time lines.
  • Work confidentially with discretion.

Salary Grade: 35.0

Special Instructions to Applicants:
First Review of Applications:
Complete application packets will be accepted until the position is filled. The College reserves the right to extend time limits or reinitiate the recruitment/selection process at any point.

Completed application packet must include:
  • Completed Online Application for Employment form
  • Current resume
  • Letter of interest (Cover Letter)
  • Copy of legible transcripts, if applicable
  • List of six (6) professional references - Listed on application form

Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to participate in the selection process should contact Human Resources to make the necessary arrangements.

All applicants must apply online at Emails will not be accepted.

As an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, the Kern Community College District encourages candidates with diverse backgrounds to apply.

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