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Financial Aid Advisor

Date Posted: 5/25/2023

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Job Description

We are currently seeking a Financial Aid Advisor to join a client in Hayward. This is an onsite role with hours of Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm. This will start out as a 3 month contract with potential to extend.


·        Importing and exporting files between SAIG, COD and the college along with problem solving any rejects or problems.

·        Advice current, transfer, alumni and prospective students (in person and on tours) regarding financial aid eligibly, program requirements and application procedures. Troubleshoot and problem solves any complication in loans or financial aid issues. Assist students in resolving credit issues and/or the endorser process.

·        Package federal financial aid (loans, federal work study) and scholarships according to federal regulations and school policies and procedures.

·        Track quarterly loan renewal process for current students. Resolve any issues before packaging. Communicate at a high level with students.

·         ISIR Verifications and the Certification process, resolving conflicting data and C-Flags (citizenship, defaults, etc.).  Review all ISIRS and monitor document tracking. Assess and recommend professional judgements cases.

·        Run various CAMS queries to support processes and reports.

·        Responsible for graduating and withdrawing students online exit communications.

·        Process Budget Adjustments for unusual expenses collecting appropriate documentation.

·        Other duties as assigned by the Financial Aid Director.


·        Preferred knowledge of federal policies and regulations.

·        Proficient in excel, word, google and computer systems.

·        Preferred knowledge of Edconnect, CAMS (or other SIS system).

·        1-2 years financial aid experience preferred.

·        Not in default on a federal student loan.

·        If no financial aid experience, finance/accounting experience of 2 + years will be considered.

We are an equal opportunity employer and make hiring decisions based on merit. Recruitment, hiring, training, and job assignments are made without regard to race, color, national origin, age, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, or any other protected classification. We consider all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.
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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:Full-Time
  • Location:Hayward, CA
  • Job Type:Admin - Clerical
  • Experience:Not Specified
  • Education:Not Specified
  • Date Posted:5/25/2023
  • Contact: Alan Barros (510) 494-5444
  • Pay Range: $25.00 - $30.00 Hourly
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Job Reference: JO-2305-204892