Financial Empowerment Center (FEC) Financial Coach (Specially Funded)

Location
Evelyn K. Davis Center
Posted
Oct 10, 2020
Institution Type
Community College
Position Details

Job TitleFinancial Empowerment Center (FEC) Financial Coach (Specially Funded)CampusEvelyn K. Davis CenterJob Number21-A13Employment DateAs soon as possibleJob CategoryAdministrative/Professional PositionsApplication & Position Contact Information

Human Resources at (515) 964-6479 or [email protected] for information concerning the application process. Deidre DeJear at 515-697-1483 or [email protected] for information concerning the position or your status once the position has closed.

Salary Information

Starting salary: $50,657 (work experience and meeting the desired qualifications listed may be considered in setting a salary above the minimum)
Pay Grade: A3

This is a specially funded position.

Job Summary

Assist clients with development of individualized plans to achieve financial goals towards self-sufficiency by providing high-quality, one-on-one financial education and counseling.

Essential Functions

Assist clients with development of individual financial action plans. Provide initial and follow-up individualized financial counseling sessions and assist clients to achieve positive financial outcomes. Make appropriate referrals and integrate holistic financial supports (i.e. benefits, tax preparation) into counseling to achieve greater results. Engage in ongoing follow-up with clients.

Collect, track and report required data using client management database defined by Polk County.

Participate in initial trainings and ongoing professional development trainings. Successfully complete and pass counselor training. Follow required protocol and program requirements.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree.

One year of relevant work experience in sales, finance or financial services, financial education, counseling/coaching, or social service delivery (Associate’s degree and two additional years of experience could substitute for the Bachelor’s degree.)

Strong communication skills.

Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equal opportunity, and the financial, intellectual and socio economic development of all clients, students and employees.

Knowledge of current software applications.

Ability to speak, write, and understand Spanish in addition to English.

Desired Qualifications

Experience in financial education, asset building, or community development preferred.

Experience working in a grant funded environment.

Experience working with human resources, job placement agencies, or workforce sector partnerships.

Demonstrated knowledge of credit, debt, and money management; savings and investment options; and safe financial products and services.

Physical Requirements

Constant:
• Sit
Occasional:
• Lift Floor to Waist < 10 lbs
• Carry < 10 lbs x 100 ft
• Push/pull horizontal 10 lbs x 18 in
• Lateral Pinch
• Forward reach
• Crouch
• Neck Flexion, Extension & Rotation
• Fine Motor Coordination
• Hand & Foot Coordination
• Stand
• Walk

Physical Demand CategoryLightPost offer, Pre-Employment Physical TestN/AWork Schedule

Monday-Friday, day hours.
Schedule will include occasional evening and weekend hours.

Posting Date10/07/2020Deadline for Submitting Applications10/21/2020Open Until FilledNoSpecial Instructions to Applicants

DMACC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Individuals with disabilities desiring a reasonable accommodation in the application process should notify Human Resources at 515-964-6301 or by email [email protected]

THIS VACANCY REQUIRES: 1) A complete DMACC Employment Application (personal information, educational history, employment history, and supplemental questions). Incomplete applications and commenting “See Resume” will not be accepted. The application form will be used to screen applicants for required qualifications. 2) Attachment of transcripts to your electronic application. Transcripts must include the applicant’s name and degrees conferred. Scanned copies are acceptable.

Quick Link for Internal Postingshttp://jobs.dmacc.edu/postings/5686Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please describe your work experience assisting clients in identifying and developing financial goals. What were your job duties, what specific assignments were you responsible for, and what was your caseload size?

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Please describe your experience working with diverse groups of people. How do you establish and maintain a professional working relationship with people of diverse backgrounds? What languages, besides English, do you speak?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Please describe your experiences using student or client records information systems. How have you used technology and data to support student/client success and manage your caseloads?

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Please describe a time when you had to manage multiple projects at one time. Describe how you approached your tasks and the tools and techniques you used.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * How did you learn about this job opening?
    • DMACC Employee Referral
    • Friend/Relative
    • Indeed.com
    • TeachIowa.gov
    • HigherEdJobs
    • CareerBuilder
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • LinkedIn
    • Iowa Workforce Development
    • DMACC Website
    • DMACC Applicant Interest Email
    • Other
  6. * Have you completed the DMACC Employment Application (all personal information, educational history, employment history, and supplemental questions)?
    • Yes
    • No (If no, please return to the application and complete all additional information.)
Documents Needed to ApplyRequired Documents
  1. Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcript 2
  4. Transcript 3
  5. Other

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