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Fintech Program Manager, Boston, Full-Time

Company: Digital Federal Credit Union / DCU
Location: Boston
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Schedule: Monday- Friday 8-5 PM (40 hours)Summary/Objective:
The objective of this role is to lead and execute programming within the DCU FinTech Innovation Center's framework. Our programming includes helping our founders and partners get smart, focused, and engaged in meaningful office hours and innovation projects. You must bring a clear understanding of startup and product development and a clear vision of how to evaluate, nurture, and mentor startups at scale.Essential Functions:Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Run our programming agenda and roadmap and adapt it to each new cohort.
  • Constantly iterate our go-to-market programming to develop best-in-class education, skills, and opportunities for our member fintech startups.
  • Maintain close relationships with Cohort members and alumni to identify their needs and support their growth.
  • Drive collaboration and engagement between our startups and key partners through hybrid meetings and digital platforms.
  • Represent the Center by speaking at or moderating external fintech events, conferences, panels, etc, as needed.
  • Execute on special projects and strategic initiatives as directed by the Managing Director to bolster the rigor of the program.
  • Provide cross-functional leadership and support for Center ecosystem development, events, marketing, inbound partnerships, and strategic initiatives.
  • Utilize strong project management skills to plan and manage multiple tactical projects at once, lead and execute projects to completion, and grow a team
  • Operate with a high degree of autonomy and intuition while also working as a cooperative team member.
  • Be a utility player and assist in ad hoc projects that help drive the Center's mission and vision.Other Duties:Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
    Job Competencies:
    • Innovation and startup entrepreneurship
    • Planning and Organizing
    • Project Management
    • Decision Making and Problem Solving
    • Communication
    • Formal Presentation Skills
    • Management
    • Initiative
    • Adaptability
    • Action Oriented
      Education and Experience Requirements:
      • University degree required. Relevant graduate degree preferred plus record of academic excellence.
      • Minimum 2 years' work experience as a Program Manager or equivalent and minimum 5 years' related, progressive experience.Additional Eligibility Requirements:


        • Management at a startup, fintech, innovation function, and/or equivalent.
        • A self-starter with strong startup and entrepreneurial experience
        • Mentorship, training, or teaching experience
        • Internal-external stakeholder management
        • Community development experience
          Work Environment:This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, etc.
          Physical Demands:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. This is a largely sedentary role. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, talk, hear, and use hands and fingers to handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls and to reach with hands and arms.
          Travel:
          Some travel expected within the greater Boston area.
          Service Excellence: The DCU Way:
          All employees are expected to provide service excellence the "DCU Way" through teamwork and by providing quality service to internal and external members, incorporating the Guiding Principles of DCU's culture:
          • People come first
          • Do the right thing
          • Make a difference
            Bank Secrecy Act (BSA):All Credit Union employees are required to complete all BSA related training annually and maintain knowledge of current BSA policies, specifically those related to functions performed within the department and identify and report possible suspicious activity.We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V.Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Digital Federal Credit Union / DCU, Boston , Fintech Program Manager, Boston, Full-Time, Executive , Boston, Massachusetts

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