Job Vacancy Announcement
Functional Title Information Systems Specialist II
Position Type Classified
Appointment Type Regular
Work Schedule (if atypical)
Job Description Summary
Under general direction from the Associate Director of Systems, utilize Banner
Financial Aid, Cognos reporting tools, MS Office, and other software programs
including but not limited to US Department of Education's Common Origination
and Disbursement (COD), Central Processing System (CPS), National Student
Loan Data System (NSLDS), EDConnect and TDClient systems, as well as
California Student Aid Commission Webgrants, to perform data import and export
activities, manage the flow of data, troubleshoot and resolve system needs
within the Office of Financial Aid and between University of La Verne
departments and external agencies.
Utilizing the Banner Financial Aid management system, Automic job
scheduler, US Department of Education systems, and MS Office tools, manage
the flow of data within the Office of Financial Aid and between University
of La Verne departments and external agencies.
Import all Institutional Student Information Records (ISIR) from CPS and
California Dream Act Applications (CADAA) from Webgrants to maintain the
inbound flow of applications for financial assistance.
Assist in the determination of unmatched applications to person records in
the Banner Financial Aid management system.
Execute tracking processes to determine document submission requirements,
and generate initial and follow up communications with aid applicants
Execute cost of attendance (COA) budgeting processes to determine
federally allowable educational expenses for all admitted aid applicants.
Utilizing Office of Admission criteria, execute scholarship assignment
functions to provide offers of scholarship to eligible admits.
Execute need analysis and financial aid packaging processes to determine
all federal, state, and institutional funding eligibility for admitted aid
Generate offers of financial aid to packaged admits, both for email and
Collaborate with the Office of Admission to maintain the transmission of
data between Banner Financial Aid management system and Slate CRM,
including application, eligibility, and award information.
Assist in the annual configuration and testing of the Banner Financial Aid
management system, including modifying existing Oracle SQL based rules and
scripts, developing new rules and scripts as determined by the Associate
Director of Systems, and test outcomes for satisfactory results.
Create Grant and Direct Loan origination records for transmission to
Common Origination and Disbursement (COD). Resolve any errors in record
Generate outbound ISIR application correction files for transmission to
Central Processing System (CPS) and Webgrants. Resolve any errors in
Generate transfer monitoring and aid history request files for
transmission to National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS). Resolve any
errors in record creation.
In collaboration with the Associate Directors of Compliance and of
Systems, calculate the satisfactory progress of all aid applicants on an
annual basis. Review outcomes for any errors.
Develop quality assurance reports using Cognos reporting tools for the
Office of Financial Aid. Generate and distribute at the direction of the
Associate Director of Systems.
Collaborate with the Office of Information Technology to review, test, and
implement automated job processes in the Automic scheduling system.
Plan, test, and implement system upgrades for the Banner Financial Aid
management system and the institutional use of federal software systems.
Maintain documentation of new requirements, process flows, and
institutional decisions concerning such upgrades.
Collaborate with the university constituents to troubleshoot system issues
and identify causes and solutions; make recommendations to the Associate
Director of Systems for next steps.
Other duties as assigned.
Be a culturally competent employee who attends/completes mandatory
diversity and inclusivity trainings as provided by the university.
Experience working with databases, particularly those used to manage
client or student records.
Prior use of end-user reporting tools such as Cognos.
Experience in non-profit organizations or institutions of higher
Understanding of relational databases, Oracle SQL querying, and writing
Analytical skills to develop and modify business processes in order to
maximize capabilities of technology in support of the university mission.
Interpersonal and communication skills to collaborate effectively with
supervisor, colleagues, vendors, and external parties.
Adherence to strict ethical codes required of all financial aid
Self-motivated, quick learner, able to take direction and meet deadlines.
Experience with Banner Student Information System.
Oracle SQL certification.
Prior experience in a financial aid office, either managing loan records
or counseling aid applicants.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Salary will be commensurate with experience and internal equity. Benefits
include a comprehensive health and wellness plan, tuition remission program
for employee, spouse, and dependent children, a generous contribution to the
University's 403B retirement plan, and a generous time off plan.
Employment is contingent upon successful completion and clearance of a
background check and employment verification
Location La Verne Central Campus
Number of Vacancies 1
Hiring Range Minimum $ 21.63
Hiring Range Maximum $ $24-$27.15
Posting Detail Information
Posting Number 2018-190856SA
Special Instructions to Applicants
Open Until Filled Yes
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