Financial Wellness Coordinator, PennCap
University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Financial Wellness Coordinator, PennCap

University Overview

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn's distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning. As an employer Penn has been ranked nationally on many occasions with the most recent award from Forbes who named Penn one of America's Best Employers By State in 2021.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

COVID-19 vaccination is a requirement for all positions at the University of Pennsylvania. New hires are expected to be fully vaccinated before beginning work at the University. For more information about Penn's vaccine requirements and the use of Penn Open Pass, visit the Penn COVID-19 Response website for the latest information.

Posted Job Title
Financial Wellness Coordinator, PennCap

Job Profile Title
Temporary Employee - Non-Exempt

Job Description Summary
Responsible for coordinating programs and other educational activities to increase financial literacy for approximately 550 PENNCAP (Student Support Services and University Components) students. In addition, works closely with Penn office of Student Financial Services to plan financial aid presentations relevant to low-income and first generation students served by the PENNCAP Program. Maintains comprehensive records of students' participation in such programs and ensures that all students are apprised of the financial wellness opportunities.

Job Description


  • Develop, in collaboration with campus partners, Financial Wellness programming designed to educate first generation and low-income PENNCAP students on topics intended to increase financial literacy.

  • Serve as liaison to Penn's Office of Student Financial Services (SFS), working closely with this office to coordinate and develop workshops related to the Penn financial aid package.

  • Produce end-of semester reports capturing extent to which students participated in Financial Wellness activities, as well as their level of satisfaction with programs offered.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Education, Business, or related field;
  • Extensive knowledge of financial literacy curricula and instructional practices;
  • Knowledge of issues common among low-income and first-generation students;
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and computer skills;
  • Knowledge of financial aid/FAFSA processes;
  • Ability to develop and implement tracking protocols for follow-up and reporting purposes.

Contingent on funding

Job Location - City, State
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School
Provost Interdisciplinary Programs

Pay Range
$7.25 - $230.00

Affirmative Action Statement
Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

Special Requirements
Background check may be required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

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