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

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Job Title:

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


Evelyn K. Davis Center

Job Number:


Employment Date:

As soon as possible

Job Category:

Administrative/Professional Positions

Application & Position Contact Information:

Human Resources at (515) 964-6479 or [email protected] for information concerning the application process. Marvin DeJear at 515-697-1476 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:

• Sit
• 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 Category:


Post offer, Pre-Employment Physical Test:


Work Schedule:

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

Posting Date:


Deadline for Submitting Applications:


Open Until Filled:


Special Instructions to Applicants:

PLEASE NOTE: If you applied to the previous posting your application will continue to be considered and you need not reapply.

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.

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Job No:
Posted: 1/9/2021
Application Due: 1/20/2021
Work Type: Full Time