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.
• Bachelor's degree in a related field such as financial
counseling, psychology, or management.
• Ability to demonstrate excellent leadership, supervisory, and
• 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
• Superior organizational skills with the ability to multitask in a
• 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
• 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
•Strategic planning experience.
$55,000 - $62,000
The successful candidate will be required to have a
criminal conviction check.
About Virginia Tech
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(That I May
Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking
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than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000
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, a school of
, a veterinary
college, Graduate School
, and Honors College
. The university
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in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in
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. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech
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(that I may
serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and
. We seek candidates who adopt and practice our
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which are fundamental to our ongoing efforts to increase access and
inclusion and to create a community that nurtures learning and
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October 2, 2023