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Financial Wellness Program Manager

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Full/Part Time
Full Time

Schedule
8AM - 5PM

Salary
$44,200 - $65,700

Position Information
The Financial Wellness Program Manager creates and develops financial literacy programs to meet the needs of our students, working with many areas across campus; coordinates presentations and workshops for financial aid and financial literacy information to both on and off-campus to groups of students and prospective students; actively contributes to discussions and recommends changes to better meet the needs of the populations served; addresses needs of students from disadvantaged backgrounds by offering guidance and financial assistance when appropriate. Provide assistance with supplementary forms and explanations needed to meet individual circumstances. Composes correspondence to students and other clients relative to aid eligibility, policies, and procedures. Participates in the ongoing development and enhancement of the UCR Financial Aid Office processing system (Banner); Performs special assignments and other duties as assigned by the Director of Financial Aid, Associate Director, or Assistant Director. As part of the interview, process candidates will be required to prepare and deliver a financial literacy lesson plan.

Minimum Requirements
Basic knowledge of policies, regulations, and practices for awarding financial aid.
Basic knowledge of advising and counseling techniques.
Ability to calculate financial aid with attention to detail and accuracy.
Ability to apply knowledge of policies to individual situations.
Strong public speaking skills with knowledge in designing and leading presentations and workshops.
Demonstrates written and verbal communication skills. Active listening skills. Possesses customer service orientation skills.


Preferred Qualifications
Proficiency with standard office software, internet, and email applications. Basic knowledge of common University-specific computer application programs.

Experience using complex databases.

Organizational skills and ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines.

Ability to assess processes and recommend improvements. Good interpersonal skills.

Problem identification and critical thinking skills.

Basic knowledge of University policies, processes, and procedures.



Additional Information
In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities'air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.


  • Washington Monthly (August 2016) ranked UC Riverside 12th in the nation in its annual University and College Survey.
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  • Education Trust placed UC Riverside 9th in the nation for closing the graduation gap between black and white students by 1.7 percentage points.

  • In QS World University Rankings 2016/2017, UC Riverside's Department of Philosophy is #1 in the world for the frequency with which published papers are cited by other philosophers.

  • U.S. News and World Report Survey (September 2016) ranked UC Riverside 118th overall; earns "Great Schools, Great Prices."

  • Shanghai Jiao Tong University (August 2016) Academic Ranking of World Universities ranked UC Riverside among the top 151 to 200 institutions. This survey bills itself as "the most trustworthy precursor of global rankings of the world's top 500 universities."

  • U.S. News and World Report's Best Graduate Schools (2016) including:

    • Graduate School of Education - 62nd among ranked schools

    • Bourns College of Engineering - 71st among ranked schools

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview

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Posted: 11/29/2018
Application Due: 1/28/2019
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