Reporting to the director, the assistant director will plan, organize and coordinate services, activities and programs related to military-affiliated students. The assistant director will advise student veterans and connect them to campus and community resources. Position requires knowledge of military culture, transitioning from the military to civilian and/or college environment, and the challenges of military-affiliated students. Position chairs the Veteran Advisory Council.
Bachelor's degree; Three years' experience working within the U.S. military; One year of experience working higher education setting in an advisory, administrative, program coordination, recruiting or educational capacity; Knowledge of military culture, transitioning from the military to a civilian and/or college environment and the challenges of military-affiliated students.
Preferred Education and Experience:
What You Will Need – Skills and Knowledge:
Knowledge of military culture, transitioning from the military to a civilian and/or college environment and the challenges of military-affiliated students.
Demonstrate effective communication skills through a variety of mediums (e.g., in person, in writing, and digitally).
Ability to successfully manage projects concurrently while meeting assigned deadlines and maintaining satisfactory work.
Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality.
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software
What We Would Like You to Have – Preferred Qualifications:
Master's Degree from an accredited institution of higher education
Three – five years of experience in U.S. military
Three – five years of experience at an institution of higher education
Experience conducting in-person or online education or training programs
Basic proficiency in social media management
One year of experience at an institution of higher education
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