Are you looking for an opportunity to enhance your professional skills while in school as well as your knowledge of personal finance?
Apply to be an SMMC Support Specialist!
USFSCO's Student Money Management Center has an open position at UIS that need filled before this spring! Read more about our position at University of Illinois at Springfield below.
Start date is as early as late September. We will be taking applications until a suitable candidate is found.
Graduate Student Intern, Student Money Management Center
Purpose: To provide financial literacy outreach, educational and consultation support to the Student Money Management Center’s audience and its professional staff. Employment will be during the Fall 2017 & Spring 2018 semesters with possible extension of employment beginning during the summer and following academic year depending on the needs of SMMC.
Reports To: Student Money Management Center Staff – Assistant Director. Works under close supervision with medium latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.
- Serves as a peer mentor. Educate students on general money management issues, including budgeting, banking, credit & student loans, job benefits, and more.
- Assist with educational program development and implementation, including but not limited to workshops, seminars, webinars and educational support materials.
- Source for and participate in outreach events and activities including on campus table events and general financial literacy initiatives.
- Network with existing campus departments/units in order to facilitate financial literacy to students; Coordinate with student services (Student Life, Res Life, Campus Rec) & academic departments to facilitate financial literacy to students at University of Illinois Springfield.
- Research and draft articles and content for use on SMMC’s website, UIS Connection, social media sites and e-newsletters. Content may include writing educational articles, creating graphics or videos.
- Create and update policies and procedures as projects are created and modified as well as track and analyze results of financial literacy efforts and projects.
- Market SMMC activities using print and digital media; co-manage SMMC’s online presence through social media sites (e.g., twitter, facebook, instagram, youtube).
- Search for and submit letters of interest to potential funders for the expansion of SMMC’s educational programs and projects.
- Other duties and tasks as assigned.
Experience: Experience in curriculum development, facilitation of online learning, or marketing preferred but not required. Applicants should have basic research and writing skills for the development of new programs and implementation of initiatives. Experience with Adobe Photoshop/ InDesign, video editing, Banner system and Microsoft Excel a plus.
Minimum qualifications: Student must be enrolled in a graduate degree program at the University of Illinois at Springfield. Proven skills in interpersonal relationships, ability to interact and communicate effectively with others in face-to-face and virtual scenarios, initiative to generate and implement new ideas and proficiency in Microsoft Office required. Knowledge of basic personal finance topics and money management preferred. Must be able to work in a virtual, team environment.
Wage and Position Details: .5 FTE Graduate Student Worker, $12/Hour for 20 hours/week.
To apply for this position, please submit a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with “UIS SMMC Student Worker” as the subject. Applications will be taken until a suitable employee is found.