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Program/Project Coordinator

Apply now Department: 3670009350 Student Well-Being
Job no: 514128
Employment type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Term)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Worksite: On-site requirement
Categories: Administrative / Professional, Business / Accounting / Finance, Office / Clerical, Family Finance
Pay Grade: 08A

About This Role:

Powercat Financial is seeking a Program Coordinator who assists with coordinating and administering the center’s financial education services of individual financial counseling and workshop presentations, peer financial counselor program, compilation of program assessment and statistics for Powercat Financial, and other duties as assigned.  The Program Coordinator works with the Director, Graduate Assistant(s) and student staff to help manage the operations of Powercat Financial and performs a variety of program coordination tasks that are non-routine and non-repetitive in nature.  Learn more about Powercat Financial at

Why Join Us:

Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays. To see what benefits are available, please visit:

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:


Worksite Options:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion. The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others. The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

This position is required to be performed on-site. Work is performed on employer premises or designated assignment location.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree.  This position may use an educational equivalency as determined relevant by a hiring manager.”

Preferred Qualifications:

  • One to three years of relevant experience.
  • Master’s degree in financial planning, business, or related field preferred.
  • Three years of student financial aid/financial literacy experience preferred. CFP, Accredited Financial Counselor or similar designation(s) preferred.
  • Experience in public speaking, creating presentations, social media skills required.
  • Knowledge of college student populations and effective financial education techniques and programs.
  • Knowledge of college student volunteers’ training, recruitment, selection, and recognition. Knowledge of other student affairs departments and services.
  • Knowledge and experience with personal financial planning or financial literacy
  • Knowledge of campus and community resources beneficial to clients
  • Experience working with college student populations
  • Ability to communicate clear and accurate information to students, faculty, staff, and administrators
  • Proficient and confident public speaker
  • Computer proficiency (PC, Mac, Microsoft Office – Teams, Excel, Word, Powerpoint)

Other Requirements: Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment.

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

  1. Application
  2. Letter of Interest
  3. Three professional references with contact information

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until position is filled.  For best consideration, apply by January 16, 2023. 

Anticipated Hiring Pay Range:

$44,000 -- $48,000 ($21.15 - $23.08 per hour)

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.


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