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FINANCIAL AID OFCR 2 (004526), Financial Aid Coordinator, International House 2136 - 2136
University of California, Berkeley

Date Posted Oct. 16, 2019
Title FINANCIAL AID OFCR 2 (004526), Financial Aid Coordinator, International House 2136 - 2136
University University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA, United States
Department N/A
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Financial Aid

FINANCIAL AID OFCR 2 (004526), Financial Aid Coordinator, International House 2136 - 2136

About Berkeley

The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world. Berkeley's culture of openness, freedom and acceptanceacademic and artistic, political and culturalmake it a very special place for students, faculty and staff.

Berkeley is committed to hiring and developing staff who want to work in a high performing culture that supports the outstanding work of our faculty and students. In deciding whether to apply for a staff position at Berkeley, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the alignment of the Berkeley Workplace Culture with their potential for success at

Application Review Date

The First Review Date for this job is: October 30, 2019.

Departmental Overview

International House is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit, self-supporting residential and community-oriented program center located in the southeast foothills of the Berkeley Campus. Since its founding in 1930 with a substantial gift from John D. Rockefeller, Jr., it has housed more than 95,000 residents including two Governors of California and eight Nobel Prize laureates. Its mission is to foster intercultural respect and understanding among people throughout the world across cultural, economic, and ethnic lines. Each year I-House provides some 1,100 students and scholars from the United States and around the world with an opportunity to live and learn together over the course of a typical 12-month cycle. I-House's rich array of programs serves the residents, the campus and local community.


This is a newly created position and will report to the Director of Admissions and Housing Operations. We are in search of an energetic, creative professional who has strong and demonstrable skills in the administration and implementation of financial aid, including scholarship and fellowship programs. The position is presently envisioned as 60% of full-time (i.e., working three days per week), but other options may also be considered.

International House provides some $1.5 million dollars annually in support of its residents in scholarships, fellowships and grants to cover their room and board expenses which range from $18,000 to $22,000 annually, depending on the type of room they have within the I-House facility. The Financial Aid Officer works closely with other members of the I-House administrative team in the design, planning, and administration of these scholarships and grants which are designed to further diversity International House's resident body in terms of academic major, citizenship and economic background.

Examples of Key Responsibilities

    May be assigned special projects as needed.

    Required Qualifications
    • Bachelor's degree from accredited institution in related area and/or equivalent experience/training;

    A minimum of four years prior financial aid experience, preferably in higher education.

    Salary & Benefits

    Annual Salary Range: $50,400.00 - $72,800.00 (DOE)

    For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:

    How to Apply
    • Must submit a cover letter and three (3) professional references required at the time of application.

    Conviction History Background

    This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.

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