Financial Aid Clerk II (Temporary)

Los Rios Community College District Sacramento , CA 94204

Posted 2 months ago

Position Information

Job Posting Title Financial Aid Clerk II (Temporary) Location Los Rios Community College District (District Office) Department Location Posting Number C00018P The Institution


The Los Rios Community College District (LRCCD) is the second largest, two-year public college district in California, serving approximately 75,000 students in the greater Sacramento region. The district's 2,400 square mile service area includes Sacramento and El Dorado counties and parts of Yolo, Placer, and Solano counties and is comprised of four uniquely diverse colleges American River, Cosumnes River, Folsom Lake and Sacramento City colleges. In addition to each college's main campus, the district offers educational centers in Placerville, Davis, West Sacramento, Elk Grove, Natomas and Rancho Cordova.

The Los Rios district office is centrally located in the heart of the Sacramento valley. The growing Capital Region has strong communities and emergent arts and dining scenes, and is nearby some of the most celebrated tourist destinations in the country Lake Tahoe, Napa Valley, and San Francisco. The Sacramento area is a great place to live and work!


The district has approximately 4,000 employees throughout our four colleges and district office in dozens of different departments that provide welcoming, inclusive, and equitable environments for Los Rios students, employees and community partners. Each and every district and college department strives for the highest quality in all programs, services, and activities, and is focused on improving educational outcomes for the students we serve.

Our Vision

Our colleges offer equity-minded, academically rigorous, student success centered education. Our objective is to help our students successfully achieve their academic goals, whether they want to transfer to a four-year college or university, earn an associate degree, or obtain one of more than 100 certificates in high demand career fields.

The Los Rios Community College District's Human Resources Department is committed to diversity, equity, and to ensuring an inclusive, thriving environment for all of its employees, students, and surrounding communities. To that end, the Human Resources Department is intentional in recruiting, hiring, and retaining diverse employees, to reflect the diversity of our colleges' student populations.

Position Summary

The technical level of the series. Assigned duties require extensive knowledge of policies, rules and procedures pertaining to financial aid. Duties are performed under general supervision of the assigned administrator.

For a detailed job description for this Los Rios Classified Employee's Association (White Collar) position Job Descriptions click here

NOTE: Temporary classified positions are limited to 135 work days per fiscal year, per board regulation.

Assignment Responsibilities

  • Supplies information to students seeking financial aid; and explains forms of financial assistance available to students.

  • Directs applicants to appropriate staff or supervisor after reviewing their needs.

  • Advises students seeking financial aid; generates reports from existing database using financial aid software or similar system, to run needs analysis and package financial aid for students; issues and explains verification forms and supportive documents; helps students fill out financial aid applications; provides applications for outside scholarships; and corresponds with students to obtain documentation.

  • Reviews financial aid applications with students for accuracy and completeness; and completes student loan applications, student time sheets and other supportive documents.

  • Reviews and processes financial aid awards with students; makes dollar amount adjustments during award process; processes loan receipts for student loan checks; and records financial transactions and other account information to update and maintain accounting records.

  • Reviews and confirms students' satisfactory progress; and assists students in figuring their budgets.

  • Sets up and maintains individual student records; and maintains records on students receiving financial aid.

  • Serves as lead person to other financial aid clerks; and trains and oversees student assistants. Advertises and updates information on outside scholarships.

  • Types letters, award information, memorandums and reports; types correspondence, forms and reports; and completes service work requests, requisitions, purchase orders, maintenance and supply requests.

  • Performs related duties as required.

Work Year N/A Work Schedule

To be determined.

NOTE: Temporary classified positions are limited to 135 work days per fiscal year, per board regulation.

Total Hrs per Week/Day To be determined. Special Requirements Minimum Qualifications

EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION: Three years of increasingly responsible clerical experience preferably including one year of experience in a college financial aid office. One year of college courses may be substituted for one of the years of required experience.

Promotional: One year of experience performing clerical duties at the level of Financial Aid Clerk I. OR two years of experience as a Clerk II. (Promotional applies to regular, current Classified employees working with the Los Rios CCD.)

Have an equity-minded focus, responsiveness, and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical or learning disabilities as it relates to differences in learning styles; and successfully foster and support an inclusive educational and employment environment.

(Experience Requirement: One year of experience is equal to 12 months of experience at a maximum of 40 hours per week. Applicable part-time experience will be converted to the full-time equivalent for purposes of meeting the experience requirement. Education Requirement: 15 units are equal to six months of education; 30 units are equal to one year of education.)

Application Instructions
1.A completed Los Rios Community College District Classified Application (required).
2. *Unofficial transcripts of college/university work (required if using education to meet the Minimum Qualifications of this position).
3.Resume (recommended).
4.Two (2) letters of recommendation (recommended).
5.Letter of Interest (recommended).

Do not submit additional materials that are not requested.


  • Individuals who have completed college or university course work at an institution in a country other than the United States must obtain a complete evaluation of foreign transcripts, degrees and other relevant documents. A foreign transcript evaluation is required any time foreign course work is used to meet minimum qualifications even if the foreign transcript has been accepted by a college or university in the United States.

  • Graduate advising documents and grade reports will not be accepted as unofficial transcripts.

  • It is the responsibility of Los Rios Community College District employees to provide transcripts for the application process, if required by position. Foreign Degree Transcript Evaluations click here

Physical Demands Salary $13.64 per hour Additional Salary Information No additional salary information to note

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