Financial Aid Systems Specialist (AA/S - Exempt I)

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California State University, Fresno
Location
Fresno
Closing date
Jul 20, 2033

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Financial Aid Systems Specialist (AA/S - Exempt I)

Job No: 501653
Work Type: Staff
Location: Fresno
Categories: Unit 9 - CSUEU - Technical Support Services, Probationary, Full Time, Student Services

Financial Aid Systems Specialist
(Administrative Analyst/Specialist - Exempt I)

Compensation and Benefits

Anticipated Hiring Salary: $3,897 per month

Full Classification Salary Range: $3,897 - $7,051
  • This is a full-time, probationary, exempt position.

The CSU system provides a comprehensive benefit package that includes medical, dental and vision plans, membership in the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS), sick and vacation time, and 14 paid holidays a year. Eligible employees are also able to participate in the fee waiver education program. A summary of benefit information can be found here.

Job Summary

Under the supervision of the Assistant Director of Systems, the Financial Aid Systems Specialist supports the mission of the department and the university by maintaining financial aid business processes and their interface with information systems. This is a vital position in the Financial Aid & Scholarships office, which also works collaboratively with a variety of University departments and their systems. Active participation in relevant committees/user group/list serves enhances this role. The Financial Aid Systems Specialist must combine a high level of information systems competencies with an in-depth knowledge of the complex financial aid regulatory requirements.

Key Qualifications
  • Thorough knowledge of policies, procedures, and outside regulations pertaining to the federal and state financial aid program.
  • Knowledge of computer office systems and ability to use a broad range of technology systems, software packages and databases. (Microsoft Office, Google, PeopleSoft)
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office including Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook.
  • Knowledge of the technical aspects of the PeopleSoft Financial Aid module including the processes, forms and reports.
  • High level of independent problem solving, active decision making, judgment, and technical skills strongly preferred.


To view the full list of qualifications and job responsibilities, please click the Position Description button above.

Education and Experience
  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university and/or equivalent training and administrative work experience involving study, analysis, and/or evaluation leading to the development or improvement of administrative policies, procedures, practices, or programs.
  • A minimum of three years of professional experience in financial aid administration.



Deadline & Application Instructions

Applications received by July 13, 2021 will be given full consideration by the search committee. Applications received after that date will be forwarded at the request of the Hiring Manager and/or search committee.

Please click “Apply Now” to complete the employment application for California State University, Fresno. Interested applicants must complete the application and attach the following: 1) their most recent resume/vitae, 2) a cover letter that addresses their specific qualifications and interest, and 3) contact information for three professional references.



Fresno State

California State University, Fresno is one of 23 campuses in the California State University System. The University's mission is to boldly educate and empower students for success through our values of Discovery, Diversity and Distinction. The current student population is more than 25,000, including a large percentage of students with diverse and culturally rich backgrounds. The University serves the San Joaquin Valley while maintaining deep involvement with the state, nation, and across the globe.

Metropolitan Fresno, with a multi-ethnic population of over 527,000, is located in the heart of the San Joaquin Valley. The campus is within driving distance of Yosemite, Kings Canyon and Sequoia National Parks, San Francisco, Los Angeles, the Monterey Peninsula, beaches, sailing, lakes, and numerous ski resorts. Fresno boasts one of the most reasonable housing markets in California and offers a wide array of locally grown fruits and produce.

Equal Employment Opportunity Information

California State University, Fresno is committed to maintaining and implementing employment policies and procedures in compliance with applicable state and federal equal employment opportunity laws and regulations. Executive Orders 1096 and 1097 prohibit discrimination, harassment, and retaliation on the basis of a protected status: race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex (including gender identity), sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, mental disability, physical disability, medical condition and covered veteran status. Fresno State's commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring, and retention. We are proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.



Supplemental Information

Following a conditional offer of employment, a background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate may start work with California State University, Fresno. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may result in the withdrawal of the offer of employment. Current employees who are offered positions on campus will be required to undergo a background check for any position where a background check is required by law or that Fresno State has identified as sensitive.

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 as a condition of employment.

This position may be a "designated position" under the California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This will require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within six (6) months of assuming office and every two (2) years thereafter.

Fresno State is a tobacco-free, smoke-free and vapor-free campus.


To apply, visit https://careers.fresnostate.edu/en-us/job/501653/financial-aid-systems-specialist-aas-exempt-i





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Organization

California State University, Fresno is the intellectual heart of Central California, providing high quality undergraduate and graduate education.

Founded in 1911, Fresno State has evolved into a nationally acclaimed university with an impressive faculty who are educating future leaders and advancing world-class research.

Academic excellence is central to the mission of California State University, Fresno. Fresno State offers upwards of 60 undergraduate degrees, approximately 40 masters' degrees, and a handful of doctoral programs through 50-plus departments organized into eight academic schools and colleges.

 

The university employs a diverse faculty and staff who bring to the campus a wide range of ideas and customs reflecting our ever-changing world.

The university also attracts millions of dollars to fund critical research on topics ranging from air pollution to water conservation.

 

Fresno State contributes more than $800 million to the economy of our region. This impact sustains 15,300 jobs in the region, and generates more than $44 million per year in tax revenue.

 

Fresno State will power the economy and culture of 21st century Central California - the region known as the New California.

 

Community

 

As the sixth-largest city in the Golden State, Fresno is nestled in California's Central Valley which boasts a population of just over 1 million. The surrounding San Joaquin Valley is one of the richest agricultural areas in the world.

 

The majestic Sierra Nevada mountains create an ethereal backdrop for Fresno State's 388-acre academic campus and 1,000-acre University Farm.

 

Little more than an hour from campus are Yosemite, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National parks. These natural wonders offer year-round outdoor fun with many clear mountain lakes for boating and fishing. Fresno is a comfortable drive from San Francisco, Los Angeles, Lake Tahoe and the Pacific Coast.

 

With a deep connection to the land, there is little wonder that Fresno State is on the cutting edge of environmental awareness and sustainability. Parking shelters topped with photovoltaic solar panels generate about 20 percent of the university's base demand. Going 'green' is a priority at Fresno State. The campus farm gives students hands-on training in agriculture, from livestock to vineyards. Fresno State is the first university to establish a commercial winery on campus and the wines have won prestigious awards worldwide.

 

Campus

 

The beauty of the Fresno State campus is enhanced by more than 4,000 trees in over 100 varieties. In 1978, the campus was named an arboretum.

 

The jewel of the campus is the beautiful $105 million state-of-the-art Henry Madden Library, the largest library in the California State University system and the biggest academic library between Los Angeles and the Bay Area.

 

The Smittcamp Family Honors College is one of the most comprehensive academic honors program at any university in California and draws the best and the brightest students.

Fresno State boasts some of the best sports programs in the California State University system.

 

California State University, Fresno is a campus rich in cultural and intellectual diversity where great ideas and unlimited imagination are encouraged. We are looking for creative, inquisitive and dedicated people to carry our traditions forward to new generations of students.

 

Careers

 

Careers at Fresno State provide the opportunity to work along side some of the best minds in the country. We offer exceptional possibilities for those with the curiosity, intelligence and drive to succeed. More than 2,500 jobs in over 80 different career fields are represented on campus.

 

Consider becoming part of a community whose members work together to create knowledge, connect to the world, and further their sense of identity and direction. An environment that inspires discovery and encourages collaboration. Consider California State University, Fresno.

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