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Assistant Director of Financial Literacy

Company:
Virginia Tech
Job Location:
Blacksburg, 24061
Category:
Business and Financial Services
Type:
Full-Time

Job Description

The Assistant Director of Financial Literacy will be responsible for the development, implementation, and ongoing management of a comprehensive student Financial Literacy Program. The Assistant Director is responsible for and manages all aspects of the program from planning, creating awareness campaigns, to content development/acquisition, and execution. Platforms include online learning, workshops and presentations, and one-on-one education for students covering the entire student life cycle from pre-enrollment to degree completion.

When was the last time you changed the world?

In Virginia Tech's Division of Student Affairs, that's exactly what we're doing every day-guiding, nurturing, and supporting students as they learn and grow into the leaders and world-changers of today and tomorrow.

We're currently searching for a Assistant Director of Financial Literacy to join our Hokie Wellness team in Blacksburg, VA to help us in our mission. So, if you're passionate about student and program development, please keep reading.

HERE'S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THIS ROLE
1) You'll be joining the Hokie Wellness team; a department centered on fostering a healthier Virginia Tech community by providing prevention services, education, outreach, and resources to employees and students.The department strives to educate and empower every Hokie to take an active and engaging day-to-day approach to their wellness in order to enjoy a long, healthful, and purpose-filled life.
2) You'll be reporting to the Associate Director for Education & Prevention, in a Regular twelve-month, 100% administrative professional appointment. 
3) You'll be responsible for the development, implementation, and ongoing management of a comprehensive student Financial Literacy Program.
4) You'll manage all aspects of the Financial Literacy Program from planning, creating awareness campaigns, to content development/acquisition, and execution. Platforms include online learning, workshops and presentations, and one-on-one education for students covering the entire student life cycle from pre-enrollment to degree completion.
5) You'll have the chance to grow and take advantage of a developmental plan with opportunities to advance within the Department and the Division.
6) You'll be offered a base compensation package between $55,000 - $62,000, along with a comprehensive benefits package which includes health insurance, paid leave, retirement, tuition assistance, VT discounts, and so much more!

HERE'S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY
1) THE UNIVERSITY: Virginia Tech as an employer is committed to developing well-rounded employees who are active members of the university community as well as the community at-large. From comprehensive insurance plans to tuition assistance, Virginia Tech offers employees a variety of benefits and perks to help team members build a fuller and more balanced life.
2) THE DIVISION: For our students and ourselves, the Division of Student Affairs believes that changing the world requires courageous leadership and commitment to curiosity, integrity, civility, and service to others. Our culture is defined by a commitment to our Aspirations for Student Learning.
3) THE TEAM: The mission of Hokie Wellness is to foster a healthier Virginia Tech community by providing prevention services, education, outreach, and resources to employees and students. The department strives to educate and empower every Hokie to take an active and engaging day-to-day approach to their wellness in order to enjoy a long, healthful, and purpose-filled life.

Required Qualifications
* Bachelor's degree in a related field such as: business, finance, management, psychology, public health, or consumer studies.

  • Ability to demonstrate excellent leadership, supervisory, and administrative skills. Knowledge of personal finance topics including budgeting, credit scores, and debt management strategies.
  • Knowledge of student loans/debt including debt reduction, elimination, and federal student loan repayment plans.
  • Outstanding communication skills, including written, oral, and listening.
  • Experience working with students and a working knowledge of student development.
  • Superior organizational skills with the ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to build, develop, and cultivate relationships across campus with a variety of constituents and work effectively with diverse populations.
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed for events/programs.
Preferred Qualifications
* Master's degree in related field, such as: business administration, financial planning, management, psychology, public health.
  • Certification in personal finance such as the Accredited Financial Counselor (AFC), Certified Financial Planner (CFP), Financial Social Work (FSW), or another related credential.
  • Previous work with college students.
  • Knowledge of collegiate financial aid. Strategic planning experience.
Appointment Type

Regular

Salary Information

$55,000 - $62,000

Review Date

03/01/2024

Additional Information

The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or military status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Tanya Young at tanyapy4@vt.edu during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

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