Financial Aid Advisor, Financial Aid & Scholarships (2021-1741)

  • Cal State University (CSU) San Marcos
  • San Marcos, California
  • Sep 28, 2021
Full Time Accounting and Finance

Job Description

The Financial Aid Advisor independently reviews, analyzes, and revises student financial aid application data based on verification documents and change of circumstance appeals; calculates, awards, and revises aid eligibility. Serves as the primary lead and performs program coordination and reconciliation or administrative responsibilities related to a specific student aid program including one or more of the following: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Direct Loan Program, Cal Grant Programs, State University Grant, SEOG, Teach Grant, Federal Work-Study or Return of Title IV Funds. Facilitates financial aid services to targeted student populations; provides on-campus and off-campus outreach and student counseling; advises students and parents, particularly those with difficult circumstances. Coordinates aid awards from other offices and agencies. This position is responsible for independently handling the most difficult and complex financial aid cases.

Financial Aid Advisor
(Student Services Professional II)
Financial Aid & Scholarships

Full-time, probationary position with benefits.

Opening Date: August 26, 2021

This position is open until filled with a first review of applications beginning September 15, 2021. For assurance of full consideration, applications and supporting material should be submitted by 11:59pm on September 14, 2021.

Application requires answers to supplemental questions.

Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

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 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment.

California State University San Marcos is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that is strongly committed to promoting diversity in all areas of the campus community. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, physical or mental disability, gender or sex, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion or religious creed, sexual orientation, and veteran or military status.


California State University San Marcos is not a sponsoring agent for staff or management positions (i.e. H1-B visas).
Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

San Marcos, California 92096 United States View Map