New Job Student Financial Services Literacy Coordinator In Ontario

Student Financial Services Literacy Coordinator
Student Financial Services Literacy Coordinator

Student Financial Services Literacy Coordinator

Company : Centennial College
Salary : $36.19–$41.94 an hour
Location : Ontario

Full Description

Job Number:
Job Title:
Student Financial Services Literacy Coordinator
Job Type:
Permanent FT Support
Bargaining Unit:
FT Support
Student Experience & Success
Progress Campus with occasional travel to other ca
Pay Range:
$36.19 - $41.94/Hour
Pay Band:
Support I
Shift Schedule:
8:30am - 4:30pm
Date Posted:
June 19, 2023
Closing Date:
June 23, 2023

(As a unionized employer, Centennial College gives preference to internal candidates as defined in the collective agreement. External candidates will be considered only if there are no qualified internal candidates)

Centennial College recognizes and affirms Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and Indigenous ways of knowing as central to the vibrancy and uniqueness of its learning and working academic mission. We strongly encourage applications from members of Indigenous communities and all equity-deserving groups including Women, Racialized, Persons with Disabilities, and LGBTQ+ communities.

We also recognize that Centennial is situated on the Treaty Lands of the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation and pay tribute to their legacy as well as that of all First Peoples that have been and remain present here in Toronto. We recognize that First Peoples come from sovereign Nations and that part of understanding our responsibilities of residing on this territory are understanding the true history, circumstances and legacy of the Treaties signed here (such as the Toronto Purchase, Robinson-Huron Treaty and Williams Treaties) and including pre-contact Treaties and Agreements between sovereign Nations and that all peoples in this area are therefore Treaty people with obligations and responsibilities to all our relations.

Position Summary

Reporting to the Manager, Student Financial Services, the Financial Literacy Coordinator is an integral part of Centennial College’s commitment to providing financial education to students. The Financial Literacy Coordinator, works to supports enrolment, empowerment, and employment for students and this role is focused on delivering universal online and in-person access to financial literacy resources.


  • Research and possess the knowledge on delivering universal online and in-person access to financial literacy resources to raise student’s awareness of available financial assistance options to maximize enrollment and exposure.
  • Maintains the highest level of customer service while working within the strictest confines of confidentiality to secure student’s, spouses and parents personal, private information with respect to Ontario Student Assistance Program and College policies and government Freedom of Information regulations.
  • Responsible for developing, maintaining, and updating a Financial Literacy platform to raise students’ awareness of available financial assistance options and build financial resilience.
  • Uses IM/IT tools such as MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Project) Analytics software, SharePoint, various graphic design software, and surveys to produce statistical reports and analysis;
  • Creates and presents informational documents about financial literacy, such as briefing materials, executive summaries, charts, graphs, minutes, letters, or emails for the team, senior management, and/or external stakeholders;
  • Work with student budgets, conducting personal interviews with students, assessing financial needs, and providing appropriate recommendations
  • Working as a team member supporting Finance Assistance staff with administration tasks, attending campus initiatives that address economic deprivation within marginalized communities, and create platforms to elevate racialized/Indigenous student voices and financial well-being.
  • Use knowledge of OSAP, Awards, cash management, credit, and budgeting to provide support and resources to marginalized students facing hardships.
  • Proactively uncover opportunities to match student needs through effective communication and probing skills
  • Provides subject matter expertise and guidance to the Student Financial Services Team
  • Regularly develop and execute dynamic workshops, events, and promotions
  • Respectful and sensitive to diverse cultural, ethnic, economic and sexual orientation differences.


  • Three (3) year diploma preferably Business, Finance, Community / Social Services programs such as Social Service Worker, Community Development, and Justice and Community. A combination of relevant education and experience would be also considered
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in fast paced computerized office environment requiring knowledge
  • Experience managing community-based projects and/or programs.
  • Experience working with marginalized students facing barriers/challenges in accessing and navigating local financial services, support, and resources.
  • Experience working in community-based organizations that have served one or more of the historically marginalized communities identified by the Ministry of Colleges and Universities.
  • Experience working with databases and student information systems, preferably Banner, or other CRM within a post-secondary institution.
  • Familiar with Computer software applications, integrated information systems, Banner, Microsoft Office, and Web.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the financial/investing service sector.
  • Demonstrated aptitude in financial literacy, and budgeting, analytically proficient, and adept in problem-solving with a thorough and attentive focus on detail.
  • Building Business Relationships, Innovative Thinking, Results Oriented, Service Orientation
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally, and in writing
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills.
  • Working in a time-sensitive deadline-driven environment with elevated attention to detail.
  • Working independently and in a team environment.
  • Working in a role with diverse responsibilities and knowledge base.
  • Project management experience is preferable.
  • Experience working in a diverse office environment

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Proof of credentials or equivalencies from accredited regional or federal post secondary institutions and/or their foreign equivalents will be required at the time of job offer.

When applying, your cover letter and résumé must include examples that reflect all of the requested skills and qualifications and must be submitted online by June 23, 2023 at 11:59 PM EST. Please quote Job ID J0624-0986 Misrepresentation of applicant information will be grounds for your exclusion from the competition or for dismissal should you subsequently be hired for the position. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

We are committed to providing persons with disabilities equal opportunities regarding all employment activities, including access to jobs and accommodations during employment as required, in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code (OHRC) and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).