Director, Scanlon Financial Information Resource Lab

Providence College
Rhode Island, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
May 19, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Accounting & Finance, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Financial Affairs
Employment Type
Full Time
Founded in 1917, Providence College (PC) is a premier Catholic liberal arts institution steadfastly committed to academic excellence through a dynamic core curriculum, a distinctive Development of Western Civilization Program, and abundant experiential learning opportunities. The only U.S. higher education institution administered by the Dominican Friars, PC is committed to providing a variety of opportunities for intellectual, social, moral, and spiritual growth in a supportive environment. Providence College believes that cultural and intellectual pluralism is essential to the excellence of its academic programs, and strives to foster an academic culture and campus community reflecting the global environment in which we live and work.

The approximately 105-acre campus is situated in Rhode Island’s capital city and is close to the many cultural and educational offerings of Rhode Island’s “renaissance city.” Additionally, Providence is located an hour from Boston and just a few hours from New York City.

For years, Providence College has been recognized in the U.S. News & World Report “Regional Universities – North Category” and has been commended by several other ranking publications.

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Position Information

Position Title Director, Scanlon Financial Information Resource Lab Overview
Ensure that the Scanlon Financial Information Resource Lab can have maximum impact for students and faculty. Essential Duties:
Effective utilization of the live feed data and financial databases accessible through the lab for teaching and research. Teach four courses per year, including courses through which the student-managed investment fund is run. Advise the Finance Society and oversee the student-led assessment management model portfolio. Offer training and coaching for faculty use of financial databases.

Oversee and provide job-relevant training in financial research and analysis for undergraduate and graduate students, including but not limited to enabling skill-building and certifications such as SIE (Security Industry Essentials), Bloomberg, CFA (Certified Financial Analyst), and others in contemporary areas such as risk management. Oversee CFA scholarships and testing. Support the faculty who are on-paper designees as coaches to SFA research challenge teams(s). Advise students in the quantitative finance track. Advise and support the Intro to Finance Professions course. Oversee Bloomberg use, including Bloomberg student tutors and student certification. Liaison with alumni to support student career education, internships, job search recruiting, and student coaching.

Facilitate collaborative engagement with alumni, with the Big East and across departments and schools at PC, such as between finance and marketing within the PCSB or between finance at the PCSB and math/computer science and economics in the SAS for student learning through formal and informal interaction, faculty-student research, and interdisciplinary faculty scholarships. Support PCSB in a Big East endowment management competition. Participate in the PC to Wall Street engagement council. Facilitate faculty seminars and brainstorming open houses. Marginal Duties:
1. Perform all other duties as may be required. Education and Experience Required
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution required. CFA or MBA preferred.
  • Fifteen to twenty years’ experience in a financial investment role or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Familiarity with Bloomberg, Factset
  • Financial modeling capabilities
  • Familiarity/experience with investment management licenses and exams such as Series 7 and Series 63
Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Sitting in a normal seated position for extended periods of time
  • Reaching by extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction
  • Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers rather than with whole hand(s) or arm(s), for example, using a keyboard
  • Communication skills using the spoken word
  • Ability to see within normal parameters
  • Ability to hear within normal range
  • Ability to move about
Employee Status Full Time Union Status Non-Union Shift: If other, please enter regular schedule. EEO Statement
Providence College does not discriminate against any person because of race, color, national and ethnicorigin, sex, gender, except where gender is a bona fide occupational qualification, sexual orientation,gender identity, religion, disability, age, veteran status, or genetic information. The College will develop,and from time to time update, an affirmative action program and will insist on a good-faith effort on thepart of its employees to comply with the program. The College will request and expect its agents andthose with whom it conducts its affairs to meet the commitment of this important program.

Posting Detail Information

Requisition Number AS620P Closing Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * We require all employees to be vaccinated. Are you vaccinated or have a *valid medical or religious exemption from receiving a COVID-19 vaccine? Applicants requesting an exemption, must complete a Providence College request form. Exemptions are not guaranteed approval. Completion of exemption/vaccination process must be finalized prior to start date.
    • Yes
    • No
    • Will request exemption
Documents Needed To Apply
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
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