Financial Aid Advisor I

Dublin, CA 94568
United States

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Job Description
The Chabot-Las Positas Community College District is seeking a Financial Aid Advisor I for Las Positas College in Livermore, California. 
 
Under general supervision, perform a variety of complex duties involved in providing financial aid services and recommending available alternatives for students; process and verify student financial aid applications; develop and award student financial aid packages in accordance with prescribed policies, procedures, regulations and guidelines; exercise professional judgment to determine whether adjustments should be made regarding student eligibility; investigate, analyze information, and solve problems with students and campus and external entities; and certify qualified federal and state grant award amounts in accordance with federal, state and District guidelines. 
 
DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS 
 
Financial Aid Advisor I – Employees at this level are not expected to function with the same amount of program knowledge or skill level as employees allocated to the Financial Aid Advisor II level and exercise less independent discretion and judgment in matters related to work procedures and methods. Work is usually supervised while in progress and fits an established structure or pattern. Exceptions or changes in procedures are explained in detail as they arise. 
 
This is a grant/categorically funded position. Continuation of this position is contingent upon available funding on a year to year basis.