Financial Aid Counselor & Compliance Support Coordinator

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Financial Aid Counselor & Compliance Support Coordinator

Cal State University (CSU) East Bay 25800 Carlos Bee Boulevard, Hayward, CA 94542, USA

Job Description:

Financial Aid Counselor & Compliance Support Coordinator


Salary and Benefits

Salary Range: $4,841.00 per month to $6,884.00 per month. PLEASE NOTE: The starting salary placement depends on qualifications and experience and is anticipated to be in the range of $4,841.00 per month to $5,550.00 per month.

Cal State East Bay offers a broad range of benefits that includes medical, dental, vision, retirement (CalPERS), 401k, 457, 403(b), dependent and health care reimbursement accounts, life insurance, vacation and sick leave, 14 paid holidays, one personal holiday and tuition fee waiver.

For more information on the benefits program, please visit our benefits website. The CSU Total Compensation Calculator demonstrates the significance of our benefits package.

This position may be eligible to participate in the Cal State East Bay hybrid telecommute program subject to management approval.


Student Services Professional II

About Cal State East Bay

Cal State East Bay's beautiful main campus is located in the Hayward hills with panoramic views of the San Francisco Bay shoreline. Situated above the city of Hayward, the campus offers an ideal setting for teaching and learning and yet easy access to the many cities along the bay. The University has a satellite campus in Concord, a professional development center in Oakland and a significant presence online. Founded in 1957, Cal State East Bay is one of 23 universities of the California State University system (CSU). Cal State East Bay is recognized as a regionally engaged and globally oriented university with a strong commitment to academic innovation, student success, engaged and service learning, diversity, and sustainability.

About the Position

The Financial Aid Counselor & Compliance Support Coordinator provides excellent service and guidance to prospective, new and current students and their families throughout the financial aid application process, determining eligibility within the parameters of institutional, state and federal requirements. This position will help review students' aid eligibility, make updates to students' awards, and counsel students and their families regarding financial aid related matters. Additionally, this position will work on verification, appeals, and coordinate administration of program compliance including but not limited to: Credential/Certificate/Non-Degree program review and awarding, Compliance Reviews as it pertains to over awards, aggregate limits, and other administration of checks and balances.

The Financial Aid Counselor & Compliance Support Coordinator exercises independent judgment in the management of the financial aid process's operational details. This position requires maintaining knowledge of other departments' policies (Registrar, Student Accounts, Human Resources, Athletics, etc.) and understanding the impact of them on students' financial aid eligibility. This role oversees the administration of both the federal and private loans for CPS. This includes the certification of all Parent PLUS and private education loans, resolving issues between the University’s system and the Department of Education. Furthermore, this position participates in state, regional and national professional development activities to ensure a complete understanding of federal and state regulations and remain current on changes to the federal and state aid programs.


Compliance Support Coordinator:

Financial Aid Counselor:

Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge and Abilities:



Required Qualifications

Preferred Skills and Knowledge

Condition(s) of Employment

Satisfactory completion of a background check (including LiveScan, as appropriate), that may include, but is not limited to: criminal records check, verification of academic credentials, licenses, certificates, credit history, professional references and/or verification of work history is required for employment. Cal State East Bay will issue a conditional offer of employment to the selected candidate, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Unsatisfactory results may also affect the continued employment of current Cal State East Bay employees who were conditionally offered the position.

All background checks are conducted through the university's third party vendor, Accurate. LiveScan is conducted through the University Police Department.

EEO Statement

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Cal State East Bay does not discriminate on the basis of any protected categories: age, ancestry, citizenship, color, disability, gender, immigration status, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran's status. The University is committed to the principles of diversity in employment and to creating a stimulating learning environment for its diverse student body.

Other Information

All California State University campuses, including Cal State East Bay, are smoke and tobacco-free. For more information, please visit our website at

In compliance with state and federal crime awareness and campus security legislation, including The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, the Cal State East Bay Annual Campus Security Report is available at:


Cal State East Bay is not a sponsoring agency for Staff or Management positions and we are not an E-Verify employer.

Mandated Reporter

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.

Advertised: May 07 2024 Pacific Daylight Time
Applications close: Sep 06 2024 Pacific Daylight Time

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