Financial Navigator

Bronx Community College CUNY
New York, United States
$55,000.00 - $60,000.00
Feb 11, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Financial Navigator

Full-Time Position

Title V Grant-funded (RFCUNY)


Located in the South Bronx, Bronx Community College (BCC) is a designated Hispanic Serving Institution that recently awarded a Title V Developing Hispanic Serving Institutions Grant from the US Department of Education entitled ¡Avanzando! First Year Success.


¡Avanzando! seeks to increase retention, graduation, and transfer rates for first-time full-time students by improving their pass rates in gateway math classes, extending evidence-based advisement practices and support, increasing the number of students receiving, retaining and responsibly using financial aid, and creating high-impact work-based learning experiences for BCC students in in-demand fields.


Reporting to the Title V Project Manager, the Financial Navigator will lead the activities of the Fiscal Stability goal area for this project. Duties include:


Role & Responsibilities:

  • Work collaboratively with the offices of Financial Aid, Admissions and Bursar and the project team to create a communication plan and training schedule regarding financial aid and financial literacy topics to be included within academic advisement.
  • Work with the selected financial literacy vendor to plan, coordinate and facilitate training for academic advisors and peer mentors.
  • Coordinate and help to promote the financial literacy vendor’s literacy workshops for students across a broad range of financial topics each year.
  • Work with the Access Resource Center to provide 10 hours per week of 1-on-1 and/or small group student financial education and coaching.
  • Collaborate with the Office of Financial Aid to promote and support month-long March Madness and Octoberfest FAFSA Completion events.
  • Liaise with Office of Financial Aid to gather data regarding FAFSA, TAP and Verification completion for distribution to advising units for intervention.
  • Create Financial Aid FAQs.



  • A bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, or Education preferred.
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in financial services advising, and/or financial counseling experience.
  • Proficiency with a spreadsheet and free online budget planning apps.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team, within the department and with faculty and other administrators.



$55,000 - 60, 000


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