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Financial Aid and Scholarships
Los Angeles, CA, United States (on-site)
28 days ago
Financial Aid and Scholarships
Los Angeles, California, United States (on-site)
28 days ago


University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) is California's largest university and a model for public institutions of higher education, academic excellence, faculty distinction, and comprehensive curriculum.  We currently have an excellent career opportunity for a professional to join the team in Financial Aid & Scholarships as a Compliance Officer. The Compliance Officer in Financial Aid & Scholarships is responsible for ensuring financial aid delivery complies with all federal, state and institutional regulations. The  incumbent assists with the campus Satisfactory Academic Progress program (SAP), the Return to Title IV Aid program, the implementation of the annual student expense budgets, resolving over awards, as well as providing processing and technical support and analysis. Assist in the Quality Assurance Program.


Extensive working knowledge of Financial Aid and Scholarships business processes (experience as functional user within a financial aid office for 2-5 years).

Knowledge of the Quality Assurance Program, the QA task cycle and the individual components that make up each cycle.

Ability to read and interpret complex federal, state and University regulations and policies to financial aid.

Knowledge of the Financial Aid Management (FAM) system and Student Records System (SRS), Report Distribution System (RDS), FAM QDB, and the Billing and Receivable System (BAR). Query Data Base (QDB), Cognos Data Warehouse (CDW), and Imaging Software.

Knowledge and utilization of Department of Education web systems and information gathering tools (,

Ability to analyze and complete process flows for complex federal, State, and institutional requirements.

Ability to implement and maintain vendor-software independently (review training manuals, work with vendor and campus entities during implementation, maximize efficient utilization of software capabilities with an annual improvement cycle.)

Skill in performing accurately with heavy workload requirements and the ability to use effective time management skills in order to prioritize tasks to accomplish goals with established time frames.

Ability to work effectively both in groups and independently. Ability to develop training materials and present effective training workshops to other staff members.

Skill in effectively communicating orally and in written form using concise logical and grammatically correct statements.

Ability to understand and exercise "Professional Judgment" when reviewing student financial aid files.

Skill in resolving complex student financial aid related issues.

Ability to work effectively and accurately with frequent interruptions and/or distractions.

Interpersonal skills to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with staff, faculty and peers.

Ability to effectively use a personal computer for desktop applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Powerpoint, Publishing, MyFAO, National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS), CPS Online and Common Origination Disbursement (COD).

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The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing 
inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without 
regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, 
disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC 
nondiscrimination policy.

Please be advised that the final candidate recommended for hire into a critical (or otherwise 
designated) position will be required to successfully complete a background investigation. Any 
convictions will be evaluated to determine if they directly relate to the responsibilities and 
requirements of the position.
Having a conviction history will not automatically disqualify an applicant from being considered 
for employment.

UCLA is a Tobacco-Free environment.

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Job Information

  • Job ID: 65403748
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Position Title: Compliance Officer
  • Company Name For Job: Financial Aid and Scholarships
  • Industry: Financial Aid
  • Job Function: Support Professional
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • Min Experience: 1-2 Years
  • Required Travel: 0-10%
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