Financial Education Coordinator

Job description

Financial Education Coordinator

Sugar Grove, IL
Full-time Support Staff
Sugar Grove Campus

The Financial Education Coordinator reports to the Assistant Vice President of Student Services and Alumni Relations with dotted line reporting to the Dean for Institutional Effectiveness / Title V Project Director. This position will support and deliver financial literacy education to at-risk students in support of the goals of the college’s Title V grant. This position is funded by the Title V grant and must meet all federal grant requirements.


Support and deliver financial literacy education to at-risk students.

Coordinate campus-wide financial literacy educational efforts such as Orientation (Pre-Registration Review and Waubonsee 101), course supplemental instruction (TRIO, COL 100), and extra-curricular programming.

Hire, train, and manage a comprehensive peer mentoring program supported through grant funding.

Create, collect and distribute financial literacy materials and information; assure all resources are available online.

Develop financial literacy presentations for student groups and classes.

Establish payment plan and student loan borrower educational programs to assure students understand their obligations, options and consequences.

Assess and document engagement, participation, and effectiveness of financial literacy education.

Stay current with state and federal regulations that affect the programs being managed and with the aid programs in general.

Attend necessary workshops and seminars, as appropriate, to meet the grant goals.

Join and participate in national and regional organizations that promote financial literacy.

Serve on institutional committees related to financial literacy education, such as the Waubonsee Cares committee, Emergency Needs Fund, etc.

Perform other duties as may be assigned by the Assistant Vice President of Student Services.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business, finance or related field required.

Two years of related experience in providing financial education to students.

Prefer experience in financial aid or the financial services industry.

Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred.

MS Office skills including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Knowledge of federal and state financial aid programs preferred.

Good human relations and communication skills.

Ability to work closely and confidentially with students.

Good organizational skills.

Please attach the following documents when applying:

  1. Cover Letter-Yes
  2. Resume-Yes
  3. References-Yes (Can be provided at interview)
  4. Transcripts-Yes (Can be provided at interview)

Position Details
Grant Funded: Yes
Compensation Range: 21.26 - 21.26 (starting pay reflected)
Compensation Type: Hourly
Work Schedule: M-F 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Work Hours: 40
Testing: No
Targeted Hire Date: 4/19/2021

Special Instructions: Please attach all required documents at the time of application. *Must be flexible to work at Aurora Downtown Campus as needed.

Equal Opportunity Employer: minority/female/disability/veteran




Diversity Profile: University



View more

Learn more on Inside Higher Ed's College Page for University

Arrow pointing right
Job No:
Posted: 3/25/2021
Application Due: 6/23/2021
Work Type: Full Time