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UNIV - Director of Student Financial Literacy - Office of Enrollment Management

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Entity: MUSC University
Department: ACADEMIC AFFAIRS - Provost Office
Sub Department: UNIV-1020600-Office Of Enrollment Management
Work type: Full-Time
Employee Type: UNIV - Classified
Location: Charleston, SC-Downtown
Categories: Administrative & Non-Clinical Professionals
Pay scale: UNIV-Band 7: $50,834.00 - $72,441.50 - $94,049.00 (min - mid - max)

FLSA: Salaried

 

Job Summary: The Director of Student Financial Literacy will create and implement a strategy to support MUSC students in their ability to make sound financial decisions, manage debt, and achieve financial wellness. The Director will collaborate with leaders from MUSC’s six colleges, as well as student interest groups, the Office of Financial Aid, and the Office of Student Programs & Student Diversity to achieve its mission. The Director will lead campus-wide financial literacy educational and programmatic efforts, conduct one-on-one financial literacy counseling and coaching, coordinate presentations and workshops, and provide oversight to student-peer counselors. The Director will supervise and administrative assistant and work with a university-wide advisory board to ensure bi-directional communication to advance MUSC’s financial literacy culture.

Payscale Salary Range: UNIV-Band 7: $50,834.00 - $72,441.50 - $94,049.00 (min - mid - max)

Job Duties: 

  • 30% - Create and implement a strategy to support MUSC students in their ability to make sound financial decisions, manage debt, and achieve financial wellness. Research student financial resources and literacy issues; develop and deliver the financial literacy program, assesses the financial literacy products and services to provide credible personal money management education to students. - (Essential)
  • 20% - Provide a variety of financial wellness programs across multiple platforms including invited speakers, lunch-n-learns, and group presentations and workshops (both in person and virtual). Responsible for the creation, development, and implementation of a full range of financial wellness programs across multiple platforms including online, group presentations/workshops, and one-on-one financial counseling sessions for current students. Creates and presents financial wellness presentations/workshops on various topics ranging from student loan repayment, budget, other financial literacy topics. Outreach services can range from presentations, lunch and learns, and information table requests, etc. - (Essential)
  • 20% - Provide one-on-one financial counseling sessions for students during weekly protected time/office hours (this is different from the advising that financial aid counselors provide). Provide individual financial literacy coaching to students. This could include support for goal setting, budgeting, credit building and rebuilding, debt repayment, savings, using reliable financial services, and asset development. Guide students toward more responsible financial decision-making. - (Essential)
  • 10% - Coordinate critical communications to students at appropriate times to best support their financial decision making. - (Essential)
  • 10% - Create and manage the Student Financial Literacy web page to include a curated selection of unbiased online resources/tools students can use to make sound financial decisions. - (Essential)
  • 5% - Provide updates to and receive information from a Financial Literacy Advisory Board; the board includes leaders in MUSC’s six colleges, students, the Director of the Office of Financial Aid, and the Office of Student Programs & Student Diversity. - (Essential)
  • 5% - Supervise an administrative assistant to maximize their engagement, efficiency, and effectiveness in supporting the achievement of the aforementioned duties. - (Essential)

 

Preferred Experience & Additional Skills:
• Knowledge of the higher education setting with experience in student support, education, and advocacy.
• Knowledge of student loan repayment strategies.
• Ability to manage all aspects of a comprehensive financial literacy program.
• Knowledge of and experience with financial literacy issues, student services, and/or financial aid pertaining to college or graduate students.
• Must be student-centered in approach to assisting and supporting students, with good listening skills.
• Ability to exercise good judgment and discretion in analyzing and resolving confidential and sensitive situations with minimal supervision.
• Ability to build, develop, and cultivate relations across campus with a variety of constituents.
• Comprehensive knowledge of financial literacy and wellbeing standards, benchmarks, and program design methodologies.
• Strong public speaking, presenting, and facilitating skills.
• Knowledge and understanding of applicable federal rules and regulations.
• Experience designing websites containing financial literacy tools and learning modules.
• Ability to supervise others and prioritize multiple projects and work in an environment with regular interruption.
• Able to build rapport quickly with students, faculty, and staff.
• Able to work well with interdepartmental teams and initiatives.

 

Minimum Experience and Training Preferred:
• Master's Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Education, Finance, or related field.
• Must be Certified Financial Education Instructor (CFEI) or Accredited Financial Counselor (AFC)
• Three or more years of experience in a higher education setting providing financial literacy education or financial counseling/coaching experience.

Minimum Experience and Training Requirements: A master's degree and three years experience in student services programs.

Physical Requirements: Ability to perform job functions in an upright position. (Frequent) Ability to perform job functions in a seated position. (Frequent) Ability to perform job functions while walking/mobile. (Frequent) Ability to climb stairs. (Infrequent) Ability to work indoors. (Continuous) Ability to work outdoors in all weather and temperature extremes. (Infrequent) Ability to work in confined/cramped spaces. (Infrequent) Ability to perform job functions from kneeling positions. (Infrequent) Ability to bend at the waist. (Infrequent) Ability to twist at the waist. (Infrequent) Ability to squat and perform job functions. (Infrequent) Ability to perform 'pinching' operations. (Infrequent) Ability to fully use both hands/arms. (Continuous) Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Frequent) Ability to reach in all directions. (Frequent) Possess good finger dexterity. (Continuous) Ability to maintain tactile sensory functions. (Continuous) Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs., unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to push/pull objects, up to 50 lbs., unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to maintain 20/40 vision, corrected. (Continuous) Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand. (Continuous) Ability to see and recognize objects at a distance. (Continuous) Ability to match or discriminate between colors. (Continuous) Ability to determine distance/relationship between objects; depth perception. (Continuous) Good peripheral vision capabilities. (Continuous) Ability to maintain hearing acuity, with correction. (Continuous) Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Continuous) Ability to work in dusty areas. (Infrequent)

The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon applicable qualifications, merit and business need.


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The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon applicable qualifications, merit and business need.