Massachusetts Institute of Technology Associate Director for Financial Education in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Associate Director for Financial Education
Job Number: 19426
Functional Area: Administration
Department: Student Financial Services
School Area: Chancellor's
Employment Type: Full-Time
Employment Category: Exempt
Visa Sponsorship Available: No
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Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.
ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR FOR FINANCIAL EDUCATION, Student Financial Services (SFS), to assume a unique and brand-new opportunity to design, develop, and grow MIT’s Financial Education program to meet the needs of our students. Will pioneer financial wellness and education throughout the MIT student community; create, coordinate, and communicate a digital learning curriculum for students; partner with Student Financial Services and Admissions leadership to develop a comprehensive plan to help educate the MIT student body about financial planning and organization and develop, organize, and present dynamic and engaging programs to carry out this plan; engage with MIT faculty, campus partners, and the MIT student body on program development and to raise awareness across campus of the importance of prudent personal financial planning; research financial education/literacy topics and resources, conduct surveys, and hold focus groups with students; and proactively look for ways to continuously improve ongoing programs and related resources.
REQUIRED: bachelor’s degree, preferably in finance, education, communications, or related field; and at least five years of related experience, preferably engaging with students in postsecondary education, college access, or similar field. PREFERRED: knowledge of and experience with financial education/literacy; excellent public speaking skills; and the ability to engage large groups of students and work collaboratively with faculty, staff, administrators, and community members. Ideal candidates will enjoy working with students and believe strongly in supporting their success. Job #194268
Must be able to work a flexible schedule and consider student schedules when coordinating events. This will likely include some night and/or weekend work.3/23/21