Financial Aid Assistant

  • Pitzer College
  • Claremont, CA
  • Aug 27, 2019
Full time Finance

Job Description


Pitzer College’s Office of Financial Aid seeks a talented individual with a great attention for detail for Financial Aid Assistant. This is a regular, full-time, non-exempt, staff position. This position serves as the initial contact for visitors to the office and juggles telephone, email and phone inquiries with a friendly demeanor, tact and diplomacy.  Duties may require specialized knowledge and are confidential in nature.  The ideal candidate will possess excellent interpersonal, organizational and customer service skills.


The Pitzer Office of Financial Aid supports the goals of the admission program: to bring a student body of quality and diversity to campus. The Office is committed to assisting students meet the cost of Pitzer by meeting 100% of demonstrated need.   You can learn more about our Office and staff by visiting us online at our employment benefits at


Work Hours:   This is a full-time position working 40 hours per week for 12 months annually. The regular hours for this position are 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday.  These hours may vary due to needs of the College or department.


Note: this is a summary of the essential functions and requirements for the position; a detailed description is available at the hyperlink listed below.




Education:   Must have a high school diploma plus two years of college; or any combination of education and experience that provides the required skills and abilities. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution is preferred.


Experience:   Must have one year of full-time experience in general office assignments.  Preference will be given to individuals with experience in financial aid or student services positions with significant computer experience.  Experience with PowerFAIDS is preferred.




Pay Rate: The hourly rate is commensurate with qualifications plus excellent benefits. The pay range will be available to interviewed applicants by request. Benefits can be viewed at


Benefits:  This position is eligible for the College’s full program of employee benefits subject to the terms and conditions in the plan documents/policies, including: medical, dental, vision, group life insurance of at least $20,000, 12% employer retirement contributions, tuition remission within The Claremont Colleges, gym/fitness resources (including a personal trainer), free parking, an interest-free computer loan, and more. Note: Restrictions or service requirements apply. Visit details. Contact us at HR@pitzer.eduif you have questions.