Associate Director I - Associate Director of Student Money Management
Sam Houston State University
Location: Huntsville, Texas
Internal Number: 29814
Occupational Category (Staff Positions Only): Professional
Hiring Salary: Monthly-Staff
Department: Financial Aid
Bachelor's degree in business, management, finance, accounting, marketing or a related field. Three years of related work experience in higher education or financial services related field. Experience in an environment dealing with financial literacy education and financial counseling preferred. Experience developing and implementing programs, activities, promotions, or special events in higher education desired. Experience in written and oral presentation preferred. A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.
Nature & Purpose of Position/Usual Duties:
Develops and implements programs and other activities within the Student Money Management Center (SMMC) and collaborates with Sam Houston State University (SHSU) students and the University community.
Primary Responsibilities (Staff Positions Only):
Collaborates with the Financial Aid & Scholarships Director to coordinate, maintain, and supervise Program Coordinators with priority given to Student Money Management Center (SMMC) peer counseling program. Oversees presentations, workshops and seminars on personal finance topics and personal finance counseling to SHSU students and University community. Interprets federal and state regulations regarding financial aid as well as other financial literacy legislation. Provides training to Program Coordinators, Personal Financial Coaches and Peer Coaches regarding regulations, legislation and personal financial counseling sessions with SHSU students. Assists the Financial Aid & Scholarships Director with developing and coordinating services, programs, policies and procedures, promotions and special events of the Student Money Management Center. Coordinates, trains, maintains, and supervises the Student Money Management Center's peer coach program. Works with the Financial Aid & Scholarships Director and provides training to Program Coordinators and Personal Financial Coaches and in the assessment of the center's educational efforts. Conducts and coordinates trainings, workshops, and meetings involving the Student Money Management Center. Provides oversight to develop and implement direct and indirect marketing strategies (including website, flyers, digital marketing and social media) for the Student Money Management Center's services. Assists in overseeing the center's online outreach and helps in selecting, coordinating, and scheduling educational outreach opportunities. Oversees collaboration, coordination and scheduling of educational outreach programs. Assists with hiring full-time employees, student employees and graduate assistants. May serve as department representative for internal and external meetings and presentations. Assists in developing training, policies, and procedures. May draft grant proposals for special funding. Implements, maintains and provides training for computer software such as Campus Connect and Titanium. Oversees the compliance and processes for the Student Loan Debt Letter. Manages assessments plans as a part of Anthology Planning for the University. Provides the most up to date information for the Student Financial Wellness Survey (Trellis Survey). Performs other related duties as assigned.
About Sam Houston State University
For more than 140 years, Sam Houston State University has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, "The measure of a Life is its Service," resonates among its 22,000 students, eight colleges and well beyond its historical roots through research, creative endeavors, service learning, volunteering and more.
SHSU is an inclusive institution whose mission is to provide high quality education, scholarship, and service to students. With over 90 bachelor degrees, 50 master’s, and 11 doctoral programs—including the nation’s first Ph.D. in forensic science, SHSU provides an exceptional college experience for every student: traditional or non-traditional; first generation; international; or online.
Service to self and others is paramount at SHSU and reflected in all university organizations and programs. In fact, the university was named to USA Today’s Top 50 in the U.S. for “commitment to civic engagement and global awareness,” in addition to being classified a "Community Engaged Campus" by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education. This honor, bestowed to only 311 public institutions nationwide, acknowledges th...e university's significant commitment to service.
Sam Houston State University has a small town feel with large scale opportunities. Located in the Piney Woods region of East Texas, Huntsville provides area residents with a sense of community and belonging, although just an hour drive north of Houston.
SHSU is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an "at will" employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215. SHSU is committed to promoting a campus culture that embraces diversity and inclusion. The University acknowledges and values our responsibility to cultivate an equitable and inclusive environment where students, faculty, staff, and community recognize the benefits of collaboration and mutual respect through diverse identities and experiences.
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