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Financial Aid Student Assistant
Job Category:   Administrative/Clerical
Unit:   Financial Aid
Position Code:   TFA8761A
Status:   Closed
Number of positions open:   1
Hours per week:   18
Closing Date:   08/16/2019
Salary:   13
Location:   Campus Site

The Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships is committed to the success of our students by providing financial aid and advising services that support student recruitment, retention, and timely degree completion, and ensures that a world-class education remains within reach for all eligible students who need financial assistance to achieve their educational goals.

The Financial Aid Student Assistant’s main function is to perform basic clerical tasks including but not limited to: organize incoming documents, document imaging, data entry, filing, preparing student requests, operating basic office machines, assisting with financial aid campaigns, tabling, and workshops, assisting with creating social media content, and assisting with special projects as assigned.

The Financial Aid Student Assistant also helps and collaborates with the Marketing and Social Media Assistant as needed. These duties include but are not limited to:
• Designing flyers and graphics for: events and workshops, social media posts and campaigns, website
• Developing content for OFAS Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube
• Creating Video Tutorials and announcements
• Photographing events and workshops

Students applying for this position must be available to work during the summer.

Qualifications:   • Ability to follow detailed instructions and maintain strict confidentiality
• Pays close attention to detail when performing repetitive tasks
• Ability to sit for prolonged periods of time in front of a computer
• Be punctual and reliable
• Ability to work in harmony with others as well as independently
• Working knowledge or experience with design programs: Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator and Canva
• Knowledge and experience with Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube culture, userbase, and terminology
• A self-starter who can work with minimal supervision
• Strong time management and organizational skills
• Strong writing and editing skills
To Apply:   Apply on-line

NOTICE: This position is not open. We are not accepting applications at this time.

As of January 1, 2014 the University of California, Merced will be a smoke and tobacco free workplace. Information and the Smoke and Tobacco Free policy is available at

    The University of California at Merced is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty, staff and students.
For more information:   Contact: Lauren Hogan at lhogan@ucmerced.edu

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