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Student Employee- Financial Aid

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Department: 
Financial Aid
Hours: 
Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM, some weekend hours are required.
Salary Range: 
$12.50/hour
Benefits Eligible: 
No
Application Due Date: 
Thursday, December 31, 2020
All applications are due by 11:59PM (Arizona time) on the day listed above.
Job Summary: 

Estrella Mountain Community College is hiring Financial Aid student employees to work under a learning college philosophy (http://www.estrellamountain.edu/learning-college). This position provides support and assistance to students while working in a highly regulated Financial Aid Office.

Essential Functions: 
  • 50%-Assists current and prospective students regarding Financial Aid availability and policies to include: complex Federal policies and guidelines; provides daily customer service to include; walk-in students, email, chat, incoming/outgoing calls, etc.
  • 30%-Verifies completeness of documents submitted for Federal Aid
  • 10%-Maintains paperwork files to ensure accuracy and organization
  • 10%-Runs and processes reports, FA processing, assists with FA Outreach, other duties as assigned commensurate to level of position
Minimum Qualifications: 
  1. Applicants must be eligible for Federal Work Study
  2. Students must be enrolled and in at least six credits hours at EMCC during the Fall and/or Spring semesters
  3. Experience working in a team and with diverse populations
  4. Experience communicating effectively in person and in writing
  5. Experience interpreting and/or communicating regulations, policies, or established guidelines
Desired Qualifications: 
  1. Experience working with Microsoft Office, PeopleSoft, or similar applications
  2. Experience working with, or applying, Student Financial Aid policies, practices and/or procedures
  3. Experience providing front-line customer service
  4. Demonstrated ability to produce documents with a high degree of accuracy
Special Working Conditions: 

Applicants must be available to work opening shift OR closing shift.

Special Notes: 

This position will be open until filled. Applications will be reviewed as received.

The Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) is an EEO/AA institution and an equal opportunity employer of protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin

Learning College Letter of Interest

Please include with your cover letter a Letter of Interest detailing a summary of qualifications and a philosophy statement explaining how you in this role will support Estrella Mountain's Learning College initiative and student success. For more information about the Learning College Principles, please visit our Learning College site.


The Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) is an EEO/AA institution and an equal opportunity employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or national origin. A lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in the career and technical education programs of the District.

The Maricopa County Community College District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in its program or activities.

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, states: "No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance."

The policy of the MCCCD is to provide an educational, employment, and business environment free of gender discrimination. Incidents of misconduct should be reported to the college Title IX Coordinator, as outlined in policy, contact information is available at this link Title IX Coordinators.

The Clery Act is a Federal law requiring United States Colleges and Universities to disclose information about crime on and around their campuses. Crime reporting data for each of the Maricopa Community Colleges, as required under the Clery Act, is available at this link Clery Act.