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Financial Aid Assistant
Bakersfield, CA
Posted Mar 14, 2013 by Kern Community College District


Financial Aid Assistant
Kern Community College District

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.


The Kern Community College District provides a maximum contribution to an excellent health and welfare benefits plan. Vacation, sick leave, holidays, income protection and retirement included.
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.

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.

Position Number: 00721

Posting Date: 03/14/2013

Open Until Filled: Yes

Position Type: Classified

Work Week: 40 hours per week, 12 month position

Minimum Salary: $2,427.44 per month

Maximum Salary: $2,949.74 per month

College/Site: Porterville College

Location: PC-Main Campus

Salary Grade 35.0

First Review of Applications:
Complete application packets will be accepted until the position is filled, but those received by Monday, April 1, 2013, 5:00 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time) are assured consideration. 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.

To apply, visit http://careers.kccd.edu/postings/3401





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