Director of Financial Education and Scholarship Support

Updated: about 22 hours ago
Location: Spokane, WASHINGTON
Job Type: FullTime


1155-NN - Director

Business Title:

Director of Financial Education and Scholarship Support

Additional Titles:



Employee Type:

Admin. Professional

Job Family:

Administrative Professional - Not OT Eligible

Position Details:

Summary of Duties:

The Director of Financial Education and Scholarship Support assists the Senior Associate Dean for Admissions and Student Affairs (SADASA) and the Assistant Dean for Student Affairs (ADSA) in identifying, implementing, and evaluating university, college, and office strategic goals and initiatives, specifically independently leading those related to student financial education, financial literacy, and scholarship awarding. Creates strategic planning and directs the development, implementation and execution of programs, special projects, and other initiatives designed to achieve the overall mission, goals, and objectives of the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine related to Student Affairs, especially related to financial education and scholarship support, collaborating with the SADASA and the ADSA when necessary.

This position will work with all College of Medicine students and has direct authority over student financial education, initiatives to minimize debt, and the financial literacy program. This position also has authority of communicating external scholarships, internships, and other student opportunities for College of Medicine students and providing advice and support to help students complete scholarship applications.

Duties and Responsibilities Include:

50% Financial Education and Leadership

30% Budget Management and Oversight

15% Talent Supervision and Development

5% Other

Required Qualifications:

Require a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field and six (6) years of progressively responsible relevant experience, which has included at least three (3) years of managerial experience. A Master’s degree in a related field may be substituted for up to one (1) year of the required experience. Education and experience can be tailored to fit the specific organizational entity/directorial assignment.

Additional Requirements:

  • Demonstrated advanced communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience is assisting and educating others with budgeting, debt reduction, investments, retirement planning and setting financial goals.
  • Experience developing, administering, delivering and/or implementing project(s) or program(s) related to financial management and debt counseling.
  • Experience with coordination and management of complex on-going projects or programs.
  • Ability to professionally present information to and counsel diverse and/or large groups of students about a variety of financial topics.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • An advanced degree in a related field.
  • Credentialed as a Certified Financial Planner, Financial Counselor, Credit Counselor or Debt Specialist certification from an organization such as CFP Board, AFCPE, Center for Financial Certifications, NACCC, NFCC, and NIFE.
  • Experience in health sciences higher education, preferably at an LCME accredited medical school.

Additional Information:

COVID-19 Vaccine Information:

In accordance with Washington State Governor's Proclamation 21.14.3, as a condition of employment, you must be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation by time of hire. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after receiving their last shot in a vaccine series. Full vaccination status or an approved accommodation will be verified prior to your first day of work. Should you not be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation you will not be able to start employment with WSU. Information regarding vaccine verification and/or requesting a medical/religious accommodation is available at  Please contact HRS at or 509-335-4521 if you have questions.

Area/College: Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine
Department Name: Office of Admissions & Student Affairs
City, State, Zip: Spokane, WA 99202
Department Link:
Monthly Salary: $6,012 - $7,707; Commensurate with qualifications
FTE: 100%
This is a Permanent position.
Screening Begin Date: August 25, 2022; open until filled
Background Check: This position has been designated by the department to require a background check.

Application Instructions: Applicants must provide 1) curriculum vitae/resume and 2) cover letter discussing their experience and highlighting how they meet the minimum qualifications. Additionally applicants are required to include contact information for three professional references within the application.
Required Documents:

1. Curriculum Vitae/Resume

2. Cover letter

Time Type:

Full time

Position Term:

12 Month

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521 (v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or .

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