Financial Literacy Program Specialist

Binghamton University

Financial Literacy Program Specialist

  • Institution: Binghamton University
  • Institution Type: Four-Year/Advanced Degree (B.A., M.A., Ph.D.)
  • Location: Binghamton, NY
  • Website: www.binghamton.edu/ccpd
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Financial Literacy Program Specialist

  • Binghamton University | Binghamton, NY
  • Hourglass IconJob Post Expiration: July 27, 2024
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Job TitleFinancial Literacy Program Specialist

Position TypeFull Time

Job Category Staff

Salary Range $ $55,000 - $60,000

Location Binghamton, NY

Application Deadline -

Contact Information

Contact Name Lexie Avery

Department -

Email aavery@binghamton.edu

Phone -

Job Description

To apply for this job please visit binghamton.interviewexchange.com.

Specialist to lead initiatives to create a financial strategy and wellness plan that supports students from their arrival on campus at orientation through post-graduation planning and job negotiation.  These efforts will contribute to student financial literacy skill building but will also improve the social mobility of graduates and their families. The successful candidate will demonstrate strategic thinking, with the ability to brainstorm and collaborate with a team to develop long-term strategies that support the success of Binghamton University students.

Responsibilities include:

-Lead financial literacy efforts through campus-wide strategic planning, resource development and management, and collaboration with appropriate campus services/resources.
-Provide financial literacy coaching for students, beginning during orientation before arrival on campus, and extending through their time at Binghamton, culminating in post-graduation financial wellness strategies.
-Serve as an intervention service for students struggling with paying their bills or managing their finances while at school, collaborating with appropriate campus offices as a resource.
-Design and implement financial literacy skill-building workshops to target their specific needs and enhance their confidence about their finances.
-Partner with Visions Federal Credit Union, Financial Aid, Healthy Campus Initiative, Off Campus College, and relevant student organizations such as Financial Literacy for the Youth (FLY) to provide wrap-around financial literacy skill development and coaching.
-Occasional evening, night or weekend work may be required.

Requirements:

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position

-Bachelor’s degree, 1 year experience in related field or related work experience
-Knowledge of and experience with financial literacy, financial services, financial wellness programming, consulting
-Experience coaching or advising young adults and families
-Demonstrated experience working cooperatively and collaboratively with students, employers, staff, and faculty with diverse backgrounds
-Strong oral and written communication skills, with the ability to write compelling career education content that engages the reader
-Self-starting, creative professional with the ability to create and manage multiple projects simultaneously
-Share core values of campus collaboration, high ethical standards, and dedication to what is best for students, employers, and Binghamton University
 Preferred:

-3-5 years experience in related field or related work experience
-Master’s degree in business, management, finance, counseling, social work
-Certified in personal finance such as the Accredited Financial counselor (AFC), Certified Financial Planner (CFP), Financial Social Work (FSW), or another related credential
-Knowledge of student development and career development theories
-Knowledge of career management and higher education systems, such as Handshake, Banner, and Brightspace

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