Coordinator Financial Literacy

Kansas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Nov 25, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Details

Position Title

Coordinator Financial Literacy

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Position Summary

The Coordinator, Financial Literacy is responsible for creating a plan for the Washburn University financial literacy program and Ichabod Financial Counseling Service and serves as a financial literacy resource for the university.

Essential Job Functions of Position

• Develop processes and procedures with input from the director, that complement Financial Aid activities and services.

• Research guidelines and recommendations for financial literacy programs to ensure Washburn’s program is compliant.

• Monitor trends and developments in financial literacy to identify best practices that will enhance the University’s program.

• Evaluate and assess program activities to determine their effectiveness and offer opportunities for program improvement to the Director.

• Collaborate with appropriate departments and offices across campus, high school guidance counselors, and other members of the college community on the services available through the office.

• Create and deliver presentations on and off-campus to expand the understanding of financial aid eligibility, responsible borrowing, financial goal setting, and other relevant information.

• Meet with students and their families to provide individual confidential financial literacy consultation specific to their financial status and goals.

• Develop a Peer Financial Educator program. Hire and train student workers to provide money management consultation and support to fellow students.

• Network and communicate with appropriate staff to address issues, coordinate events, and distribute informational materials.

• Develop and maintain the website, social media posts, and other communication outlets related to Washburn’s financial literacy program. Ensure compliance by working with appropriate staff.

• Participate in meetings as required, and serve on university committees as assigned.

• Perform additional job-related duties as assigned or as appropriate.

Non-Essential Job Functions of Position

Education and Experience

• Bachelor’s degree.
• Two years of experience in one or a combination of the following areas: financial literacy, financial aid, banking, accounting, or other relevant experience.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

• Experience developing and delivering presentations to targeted groups.
• Effective communication skills.

Licenses, Certifications & Registrations

Additional Requirements (e.g. Physical Demands)

Campus Security Authority


Special Instructions to Applicant

If selected for the interview, candidates will be asked to prepare a 5-minute presentation on financial literacy.

Advertised Pay

Low $40,000's

Work Schedule

Regular Business Hours


Full Time

Average Hours per Week

Months per Year





EEO Statement

Washburn is dedicated to providing a student-centered and teaching focused academic environment and a curriculum that engages the diversity of human experience across the globe. We seek candidates who are committed to Washburn’s efforts to create a climate that fosters the growth and development of a diverse student body, and we encourage applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education. Application materials should clearly articulate how the candidate will contribute to the University’s commitment to diversity and inclusion through their teaching, research, and/or service.

Washburn University is an EOE . Washburn University provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, or marital or parental status.

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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have the required Bachelor's degree for this position?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have experience with Banner student information software?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have a Master's Degree?
    • Yes
    • No
    • Currently completing
  4. * Do you have two years of experience working in financial aid, financial literacy, or personal financial planning?
    • Yes
    • No
Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents