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Scholarship Coordinator

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Work type: Staff
Location: Los Angeles
Categories: Unit 4 - APC - Academic Professionals of California, Administrative, Temporary, Full Time

Bulletin #514707; 6/16/2022

Student Services Professional III
Student Financial Aid


Salary Range: $4691 - $6683/Monthly

Work Schedule: Full-Time, Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; temporary appointment expires on or before one year from date of hire; may be extended; may become permanent; exempt classification.

Essential Functions: Under the general direction of the Financial Aid Director and the direct supervision of the Associate Director of Financial Aid, the Scholarship coordinator is responsible for overseeing the administrative processes of the University scholarship programs, departmental scholarship programs, outside scholarship programs delivered through the campus, and the coordination of student aid with both external and internal organizations. Additionally, the Scholarship Coordinator will participate in required outreach efforts, customer service initiatives, and serve as a resource to current and prospective students interested in applying for scholarships.

Required Qualifications & Experience:  Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university with preference in one of the behavioral sciences, social science, counseling, education, psychology, public or business or job-related field. Three years of full-time progressively responsible related work experience. Current knowledge of federal and state Financial Aid policies and regulations. Working knowledge of methods, procedures, practices and activities of the program management area. Knowledge, ability, and initiative to apply the latest concepts, PeopleSoft, customer service-based technology systems/and communications strategies. Must have strong counseling skills with the ability to provide excellent written and verbal communication to students of and from diverse backgrounds. Ability to: read, interpret, and apply complex rules and regulations correctly and accurately; think independently and to make professional judgments; recognize, analyze, and resolve complex eligibility student cases and is sensitive to and responsible for the needs of the program requirements; use current CaI State L.A. integrated computer systems, personal computers and various supporting software programs;  interpret and apply university policies, rules, and regulations regarding financial aid; reason logically; collect, compile, analyze, and evaluate technical data; carry out very complex assignments without detailed instructions; compose and appropriately format correspondence and statistical data reports; and apply self-initiative in resolving all matters related to scholarship and financial aid processing. Demonstrated interest and ability to work in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who may apply for the position.


CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to

California State University, Los Angeles, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees upon date of hire to reside in the State of California.

As of January 1, 2022 the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.

Closing Date: Review of applications will begin on June 30, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled; however, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received. A COMPLETED ON-LINE CAL STATE LA EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION IS REQUIRED. RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED IN LIEU OF A COMPLETED APPLICATION.

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.

In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, California State University, Los Angeles is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual. To that end, all qualified individuals will receive equal consideration without regard to economic status, race, ethnicity, color, religion, disability, national origin or cultural background, political views, sex or sexual orientation, gender, or other personal characteristics or beliefs.

Candidates must demonstrate ability and/or interest in working in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. Certain positions require fingerprinting. The University actively encourages qualified minorities, women and persons with a disability to apply.  Upon request, reasonable accommodation will be provided to individuals with protected disabilities to (a) complete the employment process and (b) perform essential job functions when this does not cause an undue hardship. We are an Equal Opportunity/Title IX Employer.

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