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Financial Aid Clerk II

Employer
Los Rios Community College District
Location
Los Rios Community College District (Sacramento City College)

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Job Details

Job Posting Title:

Financial Aid Clerk II

Location:

Los Rios Community College District (Sacramento City College)

Department Location:

Financial Aid Office

Posting Number:

C01965P

The Institution:

Sacramento City College:

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.

Work Year:

12 month

Work Schedule:

9:30a.m. – 6:00p.m. Monday -Thursday; 8:00a.m. – 4:30p.m. Friday

Alternate work schedules and remote/hybrid assignments may be available depending upon the operational needs of the department and employee performance.

Total Hrs per Week/Day:

40 hours per week

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. (Promotional applies to regular, current Classified employees working with the Los Rios Community College District.)

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. Letter of Interest (required)
  4. Official transcripts of college/university work if using education to meet the minimum qualifications of this position (will be required at time of hire)
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.·
  • Applicants, including current Los Rios Community College District employees, are required to provide official 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.
  • Graduate advising documents and grade reports will not be accepted as official transcripts.
  • 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.

Salary:

$3,375.83 per month LRCCD Salary Schedules

Additional Salary Information:

No additional salary information to note

Posting Date:

04/22/2022

Closing Date:

05/12/2022

Open Continuously:

No

Beginning On (or About):

06/01/2022

How and where to apply:

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

After hour inquiries should be emailed to [email protected] 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.

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.
All new hires must be fully vaccinated or receive an approved medical or religious exemption within forty-five (45) calendar days of hire. Within seven (7) calendar days, all new hires must show proof they have received the first dose of a two-dose vaccine, or one dose of a one-dose vaccine, or have applied for a medical or religious exemption.

For the latest information on the COVID Vaccine mandate, please visit the COVID Vaccine Requirements informational page.

Quicklink:

https://jobs.losrios.edu/postings/18178

Organization

Welcome to the Los Rios Community College District, one of the nation's most respected learning institutions and the second-largest community college district in California. We are a two-year public college district that serves the greater Sacramento region.

Los Rios includes: American River, Cosumnes River, Folsom Lake and Sacramento City colleges; major education and outreach centers in Davis, Elk Grove, Natomas, Placerville, Rancho Cordova and West Sacramento; and specialized workforce and economic development programs for business, government and organizations throughout the region. Our colleges offer AA/AS degrees, certificates and transfer education opportunities - students complete freshman and sophomore years and transfer to a four-year college or university - in more than 70 career fields.

The District's 2,400 square mile service area includes all of Sacramento County, most of El Dorado County and parts of Yolo, Placer and Solano counties. About 75,000 students are enrolled in our colleges.

Find Us
Website
Telephone
916-568-3112
Location
1919 Spanos Court
Sacramento
CA
95825
United States
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