Financial Aid Advisor, Financial Aid and Scholarships

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: San Marcos, CALIFORNIA
Job Type: FullTime

As a member of the Financial Aid & Scholarships Office in Enrollment Management Services (EMS), 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 responsibilities related to a specific student aid programs including one or more of the following: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Direct Loan Programs, Cal Grant Programs, or Federal Work-Study. Facilitates financial aid services to targeted student populations. Under the general direction of the Director of Financial Aid & Scholarships, 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 and Scholarships Office

Full-time, probationary position with benefits.

Opening Date: March 5, 2020

This position is open until filled with a first review of applications beginning March 24, 2020. For assurance of full consideration, applications and supporting material should be submitted by 11:59pm on March 23, 2020.

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 CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information.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 sposoring agent for staff or management positions (i.e. H1-B visas).

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