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Financial Wellness Program Manager – Career Services

Clark College, Vancouver, Washington

Job - Education

Close Date: 08/26/2019

Clark College is currently accepting applications for a temporary, classified Program Manager position to join the Career Services team. This position has a typical schedule of Monday-Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. with flexibility to meet demand of department orientations. This is a 2 year, exempt, grant-funded position and is dependent upon continued grant funding.

Clark College is an equal opportunity employer. Protected group members are strongly encouraged to apply. Clark College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age perceived or actual physical or mental disability, pregnancy, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, creed, religion, honorably discharged veteran or military status, or use of a trained guide dog or service animal. The college considers equal opportunity, affirmative action, and non-discrimination to be fundamental to the mission, core themes, and objectives of the college. All faculty and staff hired at Clark College are encouraged to embrace, continually support and enhance social equity on our campus and in our community. Questions regarding the College’s Affirmative Action Policy may be directed to Human Resources, (360) 992-2105.
Job Duties and Responsibilities:
• Develop and grow existing college-wide financial wellness program.
• Serve as the Orientation Lead for the Financial Wellness Planning Session of orientation and present the session at orientations.
• Serve as the lead for the Financial Wellness Planning portion of MyPlan. Analyze all relatable student feedback and data for improvements.
• Provide one on one financial literacy coaching for low-income students, assisting them with budgeting, credit, loan repayment plans, asset building, and connecting to additional resources on campus and in the community.
• Help low-income students develop a personalized plan for financial success.
• Develop and implement workshops and resources to help students learn how to manage their financial lives and plan for success after college.
• Coach, mentor and supervise a Financial Wellness Coach (Program Specialist).
• Collaborate with the Financial Wellness Coach to develop, implement, assess, and revise Financial Wellness training for partners across the college (advisors, front line staff, and faculty).
• Mentor and develop the Financial Wellness Ambassador Work Study position to promote Financial Wellness across campus (especially in areas of marketing and coordinating events on campus).
• Provide marketing efforts (flyers, slides, bulletin board info, etc.) to promote Financial Wellness tools and resources to students.
• Provide targeted outreach to students pursuing Professional and Technical academic programs.
• Collaborate with various departments on campus (Financial Aid, Workforce Education Services, Transitional Studies, Student Success Programs, etc) to create and deliver financial wellness services and resources that impact low-income student success, manage debt levels, and asset attainment.
• Coordinate with community partners to bring programs to campus such as bankruptcy workshops, tax preparation for students, and more.
• Act as liaison to instructors who are interested in incorporating financial wellness tools and resources into their courses.
• Serve as the program’s primary professional representative. Give presentations in classes and for departments to provide information on financial wellness services, tools, and resources available to students.
• Responsible for all program-related administrative duties, evaluating grant objectives and completing grant reports.
• Create, implement and track data specifically required by the grant funding.
• Collect data and provide reports required by the College.
• Work to establish financial literacy competency for all students graduating from the College.
• Perform related duties as required.

Position Requirements and Competencies:
Candidates will be evaluated based on application materials, including the supplemental questions and personal interview(s), and will be required to demonstrate competencies in the following areas:
• Education: Associate’s degree from an accredited institution. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution preferred.
• Experience: One year experience providing individual coaching. Relevant experience in financial planning services of financial education preferred.
• Ability to work well with people of all ages from academically, culturally, and socioeconomically diverse backgrounds.
• Computer Skills: Strong computer skills and familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite, Internet search engines, as well as the ability to learn quickly new data management and software systems required.
• Communication Skills: Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills, including appropriate helping skills such as attending, listening, reflecting, and encouraging. Must have the ability to make public presentations in small and large group settings.
• Must be self-directed and possess the ability to accomplish duties with limited supervision in a timely manner.
• Must have knowledge of financial literacy and asset building.

Job Readiness/Working Conditions:
• Ability to work well with people of all ages from academically, culturally, and socioeconomically diverse backgrounds.
• The initial appointment will include a 6-month probationary period and the employee will earn permanent status after successfully completing probation.
• This position is represented by Washington Public Employees Association.
• Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant’s suitability and competence to perform in the position.

Starting Salary: $3,682/month Range: 48 Code: 107R
Benefits package includes insurance, retirement, annual and sick leave, disability, flexible spending account, and tuition waiver

Application Deadline:
Required application materials must be completed and submitted online by 3 p.m., August 26, 2019.


• Clark College online application
• Current resume
• Responses to the supplemental questions included in the online application process

Please apply online at

To contact Clark College Human Resources, please call (360) 992-2105.

Upon request, accommodations are available to persons with disabilities for the application process. Contact Human Resources at (360)992-2105 or by video phone at (360)991-0901.

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If you are hired, you will need proof of identity, and documentation of U.S. citizenship or legal authorization to work.
Corrected or extended notices will be posted online and in the Human Resources Office.

Clark College Human Resources
August 5, 2019

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