This position is funded from August-December, 2021 with the potential for an extension through May, 2022.
CENTER FOR VETERAN AND MILITAR (BL-VET-IUBLA)
The Division of Student Affairs is focused on building a strong foundation to ensure every student's IU experience is positive, safe, healthy, and meaningful. The Division of Student Affairs staff and 19 departments aim to help students navigate their time at IU, providing the tools they need to be successful in school and after graduation. Students are our priority and their health, safety, and overall well-being are our core mission.
Currently, the Center for Veteran and Military Students serves approximately 113 women student veterans. Through this program, we would continue to support these veterans, any incoming women student veterans, and any female faculty, staff, alumni or community members who are military-connected.
The Women Veteran's Outreach Coordinator ("WVOC") will work with the Center for Veteran and Military Students ("CVMS") staff to coordinate resources, programs, and assessment efforts specific to women veterans and service members.
The WVOC is responsible for gathering data, creating programming opportunities and reporting barriers to success experienced by women student veterans. They will also assist with general programming and assessment assuring the needs and experiences of women veterans are included and considered.
The WVOC will serve as part of the CVMS programming team to provide monthly educational, social, and career development opportunities. They will serve as a referral resource for women veterans seeking campus and community resources. Expanding programming, events and resources will create a strong and robust culture for all military-connected students.
The WVOC will provide regular feedback to the CVMS Director as well as a written semester report. The WVOC may also lead assessment of the campus veteran and military population through survey, informal feedback, and focus groups. WVOC will serve as a member of Task Force Hoosier - the campus-wide veteran services committee.
During the course of the year, the WVOC duties will include:
Survey female student veterans and spouses to identify trends and needs.
Serve as a member of Task Force Hoosier and help advance Operation Hoosier Promise.
Develop programming based on the needs of military-connected females.
Compile a resource list of local, state, and national resources for women student veterans.
Attend and assist with the Big 10 Veteran Services Conference being hosted by IU
Compile an end of the academic year report of activities, data, experiences, and potential improvements.
High school diploma or GED.
Basic office communication skills (answering/transferring phone, email, MS Word, MS Excel, etc.)
Experience working with military veterans.
Experience working with non-traditional college students.
Experience organizing and planning small events.
Periods of time moving around campus as well as sedentary work.
Working Conditions / Demands
15-20 hours per week, generally 8am-5pm with occasional evenings and weekends. Ability to lift 20 pounds.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.
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