Company: Rio Salado College
Location: Tempe, AZ 85281


Job details

$15.61 – $20.29 an hour

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  • 15.61-$20.29/per hour, DOE
  • Grade109
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Tuition reimbursement
Full Job Description

Salary Range

$15.61-$20.29/per hour, DOE



Work Schedule

Schedule varies according to the needs of the Financial Aid Office

Financial Aid Office hours are:
8:00 AM – 7:00 PM M-Th and 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Friday
Summer Hours
8:00 AM – 7:00 PM M-Th

Work Calendar

12 Months

Funding Information

This is a grant funded assignment with a projected end date of 06-30-2020 with renewal based on available funds and the needs of MCCCD.

Job Summary

Provides student services program support that will include financial aid and may include advisement and admissions and records functions. Performs technically demanding financial aid duties and responds to complex financial aid problems and inquiries. Processes financial aid applications and performs program updates as needed, packages federal student aid, and maintains accurate record keeping for financial aid programs. Knowledge and application of Title IV programs, policies and procedures, and federal and state regulations to ensure program compliance. Provide outreach regarding student services areas to include financial aid by conducting financial aid presentations and training. Works with a diverse population of administrators, faculty, staff, students, and the general public.

Essential Functions

30% – Reviews student files verifying application for accuracy and completeness; requests additional information in compliance with federal and state laws; reviews various exception reports on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis; monitors student’s enrollment daily, weekly for disbursement of funds or changes to FA package, processes FA documents
25% – Performs technically complex Title IV processes including review of financial aid applications, packaging student financial aid inclusive of; verification, budget proration’s, awarding, authorization of funds, corrections to ISIRs, post award adjustments, etc.
15% – Assists in analyzing/interpreting regulations for financial aid programs and responds to inquiries requiring detailed knowledge of regulations and policies from internal and external customers
10% – May evaluate and take action on student appeals, conduct FA presentations to student groups regarding financial aid/scholarship resources and policies and provide general clerical assistance
10% – Assists with administering financial aid programs such as student employment, loan programs; reviews office practices and procedures; may assist in training of students, staff, and temporaries
10% – Performs functions of student services programs including student advisement, admissions and records, and financial aid assistance; provides customer service to both students and parents in person and via the telephone on all areas with the ability to explain regulations and policies confidently; performs other related duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

Associate’s Degree from a regionally accredited institution in business administration, education or directly related field, and one year of experience assisting with educational program development and coordination, student advisement, financial aid, or related student development programs.


An equivalent combination of the conferred degree and directly related full-time work experience as described above sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above, unless otherwise subject to any other requirements set forth in law or regulation, may be considered.

Desired Qualifications

1. Recent experience (within last 24 months) in a financial aid office with knowledge in Federal and State aid regulations, programs, compliance, policies and student financial aid guidelines.
2. Direct experience in all facets of packaging, awarding, and disbursing student financial aid in compliance with federal and state laws.
3. Experience with customer service and counseling students and parents on complex financial aid regulations, institutional policies, and financial aid award inquiries.
4. Experience with various computer software specific to financial aid, proficient in National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS), Common Origination and Disbursement (COD), Central Processing System (CPS), processing financial aid in a student information system, BOEXI.

Special Working Conditions

Possession of a valid State of Arizona Class D driver’s license is required if driving a college vehicle; must meet minimum standards regarding driving:
Travel to campus during interview/selection process will be at candidate’s own expense
Will be required to travel or be assigned to all MCCCD locations
May require numerous evenings or weekends
May require prolonged periods of viewing a computer screen
May be required to lift or carry up to 25 lbs
Must not be in default or overpayment of federal financial

How to Apply

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Posting Close Date

Open until filled.

EEO Information

Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) will not discriminate, nor tolerate discrimination in employment or education, against any applicant, employee, or student because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status (including document abuse), age, disability, veteran status or genetic information.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $15.61 to $20.29 /hour

Pay may depend on skills and/or qualifications

Work Location:

  • One location


  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Tuition reimbursement