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Financial Aid Technician
Porterville, CA
Posted May 03, 2013 by Kern Community College District
Category: Financial Aid


Financial Aid Technician
Kern Community College District

Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, perform a variety of technical financial aid duties including interviewing students and assist in making determination regarding student financial aid and work study program eligibility and award levels; assist students in the interpretation of financial aid program policies.

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

• Federal and State rules and regulations pertaining to the financial aid application process and eligibility.
• Requirements of various scholarships, grants, loans and awards.
• Work study, job placement programs, veterans, scholarships and other related programs.
• Financial aid application procedures.
• Principles of providing work direction and guidance.
• Business letter writing and basic report preparation.
• Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment.
• Basic arithmetic.
• Financial aid computer software.


• Interpret and apply federal and state rules and regulations pertaining to the financial aid application process and eligibility.
• Explain various scholarships, grants, loans and awards and the requirements of various financial aid programs.
• Interview, screen and place students in work study and job placement programs.
• Maintain accurate and complete files and records.
• Provide work direction and guidance and train technical, clerical and student assistants.
• Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
• Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
• Operate a computer and applicable software.

Education and Experience

Any combination equivalent to: Associate degree in business administration, social sciences or a related field and two years of increasingly responsible experience in a college financial aid office.

Position Number: 00756

Posting Date: 05/03/2013

Open Until Filled: Yes

Position Type: Classified

Work Week: 40 hours per week, 12 month position

Minimum Salary: $3,503.34 per month

Maximum Salary: $4,255.41 per month

College/Site: Porterville College

Location: PC-Main Campus

Salary Grade: 42.5

Special Instructions to Applicants

First Review of Applications:
Complete application packets will be accepted until the position is filled, but those received by Thursday, May 16, 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/3504





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