Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm; evening and weekends as needed.
End Date(if applicable): 6/30/2021
The Student Financial Stability Administrator is responsible for creating an environment which emphasizes evidence-based strategies for supporting the economic mobility of our students with specific attention to equity; proven best practice, high-impact retentions strategies for community colleges; builds financial stability and wellness; and fosters a culture of collaboration and care for students and colleagues
Columbus, Ohio is also home to The Ohio State University and more than 30 other colleges and universities as well as the headquarters of multiple Fortune 500 companies. Columbus is one of America's fastest-growing cities, offering a wealth of cultural experiences, dining, entertainment, shopping opportunities, and more. That's why Central Ohio residents find living here so fulfilling, both professionally and personally.
CORE COMPETENCIES REQUIRED
Professionalism, Managing Work, Continuous Improvement, Customer/Student/Employee Focus, Collaboration, Building Partnerships, Financial Acumen, Aligning Performance for Success, Creating an Inclusive Environment, Planning and Organizing
Plans, implements, and coordinates student financial stability supports, programs, and overall operations in the areas of financial access, wellness, literacy, and economic mobility and assesses its impact on student success and completion. Manages a wide range of complex and sensitive projects originating from the Vice President's Office, assuming varying independence in management and decision-making. Reviews, researches, and recommends new or revised policies and strategies, as appropriate, and prepares reports and other communications on behalf of the Vice President. Coordinates special projects on behalf of the Vice President, frequently involving college-wide representation and community connections and outreach.
Supports the College's pathways, retention, and completion plan efforts, and integrates financial stability initiatives into various touchpoints throughout students' relationships with the college. Utilizes a holistic, cross-functional, and collaborative approach, and actively develops working relationships with college and community partners/stakeholders. Establishes program goals and benchmarks and conducts assessments of program progress and outcomes. Creates and implements data collection, entry, reporting and auditing procedures. Coordinates a campus-wide, cross-functional financial stability committee and works directly with other college personnel to achieve the College's financial stability goals. Stays current on financial stability, research, practice, programming as well as trends in technology and service delivery models.
In alignment with the College's strategic plan and College Completion Plan, provides strategic leadership for student financial security and economic mobility. Supervises assigned area of responsibility and staff by recruiting and hiring, developing work schedules, assigning and delegating tasks, providing direction, resolving work problems, communicating job expectations, training employees, and developing professional growth opportunities.
Conducts annual employee evaluations, provides ongoing feedback and coaching, and effectively recommends pay increases, promotions and other personnel actions. Approves leaves and authorizes overtime as appropriate. Administers disciplinary actions upon approval and in collaboration with Human Resources. Interprets, explains, carries out and enforces the College's policies.
PROGRAM PLANNING & EVENT MANAGEMENT
Delivers individual and group services, presentations, and other programming in-person and online. Coordinates program logistics, including content, speakers, staffing, scheduling, room assignments, equipment refreshments, event materials, and manages other program details. Coordinates scheduling of individual appointments with self and other team members.
FISCAL & ADMINISTRATION
Responsible for marketing, outreach, website, and other communication efforts, utilizing a variety of mediums. Assists with budget planning and pursuing grant opportunities. Monitors program spending and adherence to grant requirements. Keeps accurate records. Completes and maintains required documentation including contract and notes report, status reports, staffing reports, budget information, and other data. Maintains confidentiality of student records, and maintains personnel files, financial data, and other sensitive information.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of: advanced management principles and practices; leadership; policy development and implementation; and versed in principles and best practices of budgeting planning and management, supervising and training of staff; financial stability (access, wellness, literacy, and economic mobility) issues, theories, practices, tools, technology, and resources; program management principles and practices; organizational planning; student development and learning outcomes theories and student personnel administration; student support programs and services; community college student needs; current federal and state laws; statutes, regulations, policies and directives pertaining to student services.
Skill in: problem solving and decision making; effective teamwork and interpersonal relations; data collection and research methods; both written and verbal communication; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships; problem analysis and resolution; basic principles and techniques of policy development; public speaking; program and event planning; organizing resources and establishing priorities; communicating effectively within a diverse community.
Ability to: apply management principles to practical work situations; coordinate multiple schedules and tasks; give clear direction; demonstrate flexibility; be proactive; plan and evaluate; react calmly and effectively in sensitive situations exercise sound judgment; develop and maintain good working relationships with associates, supervisor, job contacts and persons of varying cultures and diversity.
Minimum qualifications for this position are: Master's Degree in a relevant field and at least five years' experience and demonstrated expertise in the functional areas, topical expertise, or possession of a certification in a relevant functional area, including supervision of others. State Motor Vehicle Operator's License or demonstrable ability to gain access to work site(s).
Internal Number: req2464_1556904825
About Columbus State Community College
Columbus State Community College has been meeting the diverse educational needs of the Central Ohio community for more than 50 years. The college is proud to be an important contributor to the growth and progress of the region and to serve as the front door to higher education in Central Ohio. From the first graduating class in 1965 through this year, 50,000 students have earned associate degrees in 50-plus technical fields and academic transfer programs. Columbus State also offers Associate of Arts and Associate of Science degree programs whose coursework fulfills the freshman and sophomore year requirements for bachelor’s degree programs offered by four-year colleges and universities throughout the state. Specific transfer agreements with more than 40 colleges and universities are in place at Columbus State, and new direct-to degree partnership programs are being developed all the time. Columbus State now has two campuses serving Central Ohio educational needs. The Columbus Campus is located on 85 acres in downtown Columbus. The 108-acre, full-service Delaware Campus welcomed its first students in 2010. Additionally, Columbus State offers classes at nine convenient regional learning centers throughout Central Ohio.