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(S) Student Technical and Accounting Assistant
Illinois State University in Normal, Illinois
Date Posted 01/27/2021
Admin-Business And Financial Management
Employment Type Part Time
Application Deadline Open until filled

Job No: 510707
Work Type: On Campus
Location: Normal, Illinois

Title: (S) Student Technical and Accounting Assistant

Employee Classification: Student Help Regular

Department: Financial Aid Office

General Summary

The Technical and Accounting Assistant I will provide support to the management area of the Financial Aid Office as a customer service representative, and a Technical Assistant split between two areas: the America Reads/America Counts Program (ARAC) and the Scholarship Area.

Duties will include creating and maintaining payroll spreadsheets, approving time in the payroll system if needed, monitoring tutor group chat entries and other duties as assigned. This position will provide support to the Scholarships and Grants areas as well the Financial Aid Office in general. Duties will also include reviewing reports, verifying, data entry/building awards in the and Campus Solutions system; initiating and responding to correspondence from parents and student borrowers via phone, e-mail and mail; assisting students and families with scholarship searches; assisting with requests for verification of student awards; participating in outreach activities for incoming student in person and using social media as directed.

Additional Information

Minimum pay rate is $11.25; commensurate with education and experience. Merit increases available to dependable and enthusiastic employees.

Required Qualifications

A minimum GPA of 2.6; the ability to communicate clearly and concisely verbally and in writing; attention to detail and dependability are required. Applicants must be eligible for Federal Work Study funding each academic year.

This position is Security Sensitive and a criminal background investigation is required based on University policy. Employment is contingent upon applicant's passing a satisfactory criminal background investigation. Candidates may not begin work until the criminal background investigation results have been received and cleared by Human Resources.

Desired Qualifications

The preferred candidate will possess excellent math skills and will be proficient with technology. Microsoft Office applications are strongly preferred. Preferred candidates will be fluent in Spanish.

Work Hours

Work hours are between 8:00 - 4:30, Monday through Friday.

Proposed Starting Date

February 22, 2021

Pay Rate


Required Applicant Documents

Resume, Cover Letter, Reference List

PLEASE NOTE: These documents are required to be submitted online in order to complete the application process. Please have these documents ready prior

Contact Information for Applicants

Lyn Morris

Important Information for Applicants

If this position is Security Sensitive or if you are subject to a criminal background investigation based on University policy, employment is contingent upon you passing a satisfactory criminal background investigation. You may not begin work until the criminal background investigation results have been received and cleared by Human Resources.

In addition, all appointments are contingent upon proof of eligibility for employment at Illinois State University to perform the required duties described above on your scheduled start date. The Immigration and Control Act of 1986, Public Law 99-603, requires all new employees to file an I-9 in person and no later than three days from the beginning of employment. This may be accomplished within the department or through Human Resources. A list of the types of documentation you will be expected to provide is available at https://www.uscis.gov/i-9-central/acceptable-documents/list-documents/form-i-9-acceptable-documents. Failure to comply with this law will result in cancellation of your appointment.

Illinois State University, as your employer, is required by federal law to ensure proper tax withholding from wages and to ensure that the required reporting of employee wages, withholding, and employment taxes is accurate. For this reason, every employee must have a valid Social Security Number registered with the University at the time of employment and/or as soon after as possible, but no later than 45 days from the start date. Failure to comply with this law may result in cancellation of your appointment.

Illinois State University student employees are restricted to no more than 28 hours per week of on-campus employment for all positions held.

International students are restricted by their visa status to no more than 20 hours per week of on-campus employment when the university is in session, but may work more when the university is not in session. International students should contact the Office of International Studies and Programs for guidance if they have questions concerning employment restrictions.

Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or other state or federal law you may request an accommodation by contacting the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access at (309) 438-3383. The Office of Equal Opportunity and Access will hold any confidential information you provide in confidence.

If you are having difficulty accessing the system, please call Human Resources at (309) 438-8311.

Application Opened: 01/26/2021 11:30 AM CST
Application Closes: 02/08/2021 11:55 PM CST

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