Director of Financial Education and Scholarship Support
Washington State University Pullman
Location: Spokane, Washington
Internal Number: 3334497
Director of Financial Education and Scholarship Support
Title: 1155-NN - Director
Business Title: Director of Financial Education and Scholarship Support
Location: WSU SPOKANE CAMPUS
Employee Type: Admin. Professional
Job Family: Administrative Professional - Not OT Eligible
Summary of Duties:
The Director of Financial Education and Scholarship Support assists the Senior Associate Dean for Admissions and Student Affairs (SADASA) and the Assistant Dean for Student Affairs (ADSA) in identifying, implementing, and evaluating university, college, and office strategic goals and initiatives, specifically independently leading those related to student financial education, financial literacy, and scholarship awarding. Creates strategic planning and directs the development, implementation and execution of programs, special projects, and other initiatives designed to achieve the overall mission, goals, and objectives of the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine related to Student Affairs, especially related to financial education and scholarship support, collaborating with the SADASA and the ADSA when necessary.
This position will work with all College of Medicine students and has direct authority over student financial education, initiatives to minimize debt, and the financial literacy program. This position also has authority of communicating external scholarships, internships, and other student opportunities for College of Medicine students and providing advice and support to help students complete scholarship applications.
Duties and Responsibilities Include:
50% Financial Education and Leadership
30% Budget Management and Oversight
15% Talent Supervision and Development
Require a Bachelor's degree in a relevant field and six (6) years of progressively responsible relevant experience, which has included at least three (3) years of managerial experience. A Master's degree in a related field may be substituted for up to one (1) year of the required experience. Education and experience can be tailored to fit the specific organizational entity/directorial assignment.
Demonstrated advanced communication and interpersonal skills.
Experience is assisting and educating others with budgeting, debt reduction, investments, retirement planning and setting financial goals.
Experience developing, administering, delivering and/or implementing project(s) or program(s) related to financial management and debt counseling.
Experience with coordination and management of complex on-going projects or programs.
Ability to professionally present information to and counsel diverse and/or large groups of students about a variety of financial topics.
An advanced degree in a related field.
Credentialed as a Certified Financial Planner, Financial Counselor, Credit Counselor or Debt Specialist certification from an organization such as CFP Board, AFCPE, Center for Financial Certifications, NACCC, NFCC, and NIFE.
Experience in health sciences higher education, preferably at an LCME accredited medical school.
COVID-19 Vaccine Information:
In accordance with Washington State Governor's Proclamation 21.14.3, as a condition of employment, you must be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation by time of hire. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after receiving their last shot in a vaccine series. Full vaccination status or an approved accommodation will be verified prior to your first day of work. Should you not be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation you will not be able to start employment with WSU. Information regarding vaccine verification and/or requesting a medical/religious accommodation is available at https://hrs.wsu.edu/covid-19/vax-verification/. Please contact HRS at [email protected] or 509-335-4521 if you have questions.
Area/College: Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine Department Name: Office of Admissions & Student Affairs City, State, Zip: Spokane, WA 99202 Department Link:https://medicine.wsu.edu/ Monthly Salary: $6,012 - $7,707; Commensurate with qualifications FTE: 100% This is a Permanent position. Screening Begin Date: August 25, 2022; open until filled Background Check: This position has been designated by the department to require a background check.
Application Instructions: Applicants must provide 1) curriculum vitae/resume and 2) cover letter discussing their experience and highlighting how they meet the minimum qualifications. Additionally applicants are required to include contact information for three professional references within the application. Required Documents:
1. Curriculum Vitae/Resume
2. Cover letter
Time Type: Full time
Position Term: 12 Month
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Founded in 1890 in Pullman, Washington State University (WSU) is Washington’s land-grant university with an overarching mission of improving the quality of life for all citizens – locally, nationally, and globally. WSU is committed to innovation and excellence in research and scholarship. WSU has a current enrollment of over 30,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students and approximately 6,000 faculty and staff at its five campuses (Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and Everett), as well as its numerous other locations across the State of Washington and online through its Global Campus. U.S. News & World Report's 2016 "America's Best Colleges" rankings place WSU in the top 75 public national universities. WSU was one of only three Northwest universities to be placed in the top two tiers, along with the University of Washington and the University of Oregon. WSU is ranked as a "highest research activity" institution by the Carnegie Foundation and is in the top 12 percent of research universities as reported by the National Science Foundation. Also, WSU was recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its engagement activities with its C...ommunity Engagement Classification.WSU employs approximately 6,000 faculty and professional staff and the University deeply values diversity among its faculty, students, and staff. WSU students represent diverse social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds: approximately 10 percent of WSU students hail from outside the state of Washington, and approximately 6.8 percent are international students. WSU annually awards more than $280 million in scholarships and financial aid to approximately 17,000 undergraduate students.