Assistant Director of Financial Literacy

Virginia Tech
Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jun 6, 2023

Job Description

The Assistant Director of Financial Literacy will be responsible for the development, implementation, and ongoing management of a comprehensive student Financial Literacy Program. The Assistant Director is responsible for and manages all aspects of the program from planning, and creating awareness campaigns, to content development/acquisition, and execution. Platforms include online learning, workshops and presentations, and one-on-one education for students covering the entire student life cycle from pre-enrollment to degree completion.

Required Qualifications

• Bachelor's degree in a related field such as financial counseling, psychology, or management.
• Ability to demonstrate excellent leadership, supervisory, and administrative skills.
• Knowledge of personal finance topics including budgeting, credit scores, and debt management strategies.
• Knowledge of student loans/debt including debt reduction, elimination, and federal student loan repayment plans.
• Outstanding communication skills, including written, oral, and listening.
• Superior organizational skills with the ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment.
• Demonstrated ability to build, develop, and cultivate relationships across campus with a variety of constituents and work effectively with diverse populations.
• Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed for events/programs.

Preferred Qualifications

• Master’s degree in a related field.
• Certification in personal finance such as the Accredited Financial Counselor (AFC), Certified Financial Planner (CFP), Financial Social Work (FSW), or another related credential.
•Previous work with college students. Knowledge of collegiate financial aid.
•Strategic planning experience.

Appointment Type


Salary Information

$55,000 - $62,000

Review Date


Additional Information

The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to prepare scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges , a school of medicine , a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School , and Honors College . The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers . A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

About Student Affairs

Student Affairs at Virginia Tech fosters a community where each student creates a customized experience to meet their goals. Building on our motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence . We seek candidates who adopt and practice our Principles of Community , which are fundamental to our ongoing efforts to increase access and inclusion and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth. We are actively seeking people to join our community and help us prepare leaders for the world. Our people in Student Affairs are committed to student well-being and assuring that all students Experience VT by demonstrating, supporting, and operationalizing our Aspirations for Student Learning . If you are someone dedicated to ensuring student success, then we want you to consider being a part of our team!

About Hokie Wellness

The mission of Hokie Wellness is to foster a healthier Virginia Tech community by providing prevention services, education, outreach, and resources to employees and students. The department strives to educate and empower every Hokie to take an active and engaging day-to-day approach to their wellness in order to enjoy a long, healthful, and purpose-filled life.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or military status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire accommodation, please contact Tanya Young at during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

Advertised: October 2, 2023
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