Under general supervision, the Financial Aid Analyst provides daily support and contact with financial aid and scholarships applicants and parents regarding financial aid/scholarship eligibility requirements, satisfactory academic progress, personal budgeting techniques, and resolution of family financial circumstances which could preclude attendance at the university. Reviews system-generated need analyses/awards to ensure compliance with federal and state laws, regulations, policies and procedures. Assesses student's current and potential financial and academic circumstances and makes appropriate recommendations. When appropriate, utilizes professional judgment to apply existing guidelines and procedures to students with unusual circumstances and devises solutions to problems for which precedents do not exist. Assists various program coordinators with responsibilities as needed (e.g., NSLDS, File Review, QC Report, Scholarships, Satisfactory Academic Progress). This position will support the financial aid needs of students at the San Diego, Imperial Valley, and Global Campuses.
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There are three vacancies. These are full-time (1.0 time-base), benefits eligible, temporary positions anticipated to end on or before July 31, 2021. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., but will vary based on operational needs. These positions are designated non-exempt under FLSA and are eligible for overtime compensation.
Education and Experience
Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university in one of the behavioral sciences, public or business administration, or a job-related field. Additional specialized experience during which the applicant has acquired and successfully applied the knowledge and abilities shown above may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.
Possession of these knowledge and abilities is typically demonstrated through the equivalent of one year of experience in professional Student Services work at the entry trainee level. Equivalent amounts of graduate level job-related education may be substituted for the required experience.
Experience working in a Financial Aid Department at California State University.
Experience working with the PeopleSoft Campus Solutions Financial Aid (FA) Module to administer financial aid and scholarships.
Experience using CSU developed CMS Baseline modifications to the standard delivered PeopleSoft Campus Solutions FA module.
Professional experience working with students.
Customer service experience.
Compensation and Benefits
Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $3,796 per month. CSU Classification Salary Range: $3,796 - $5,369 per month. Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources.
San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here.
Initial review of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will begin on February 11, 2021. To receive full consideration, apply by February 10, 2021. The positions will remain open until filled.
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.
San Diego State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
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SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.
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Closing Date/Time: Open until filled
San Diego, California