Director, Veterans Education and Training Programs - West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission in Charleston West Virginia

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West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission

Charleston, West Virginia 25301

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The position serves the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission whose offices are located at 1018 Kanawha Boulevard, East, Charleston, West Virginia.

Duties and responsibilities: 
Responsible for providing oversight, approval and compliance assistance for Veterans Education and Training Programs offered by education and training facilities in West Virginia.  Plans, organizes, directs, and controls statewide program operation. Manages budget and staff, recommends policy and procedure. Responsible for management of federal reimbursement contract administered by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.  Reviews and approves applications for new or revised veterans’ education and training programs. Schedules and conducts Veterans Compliance Surveys at active schools or training establishments.  Provides technical assistance and training to school officials. Conducts outreach and complaint resolution. Up to 50% of work schedule  involves business  travel.  

Knowledge, skills and abilities: Successful candidate must possess excellent written and oral communication skills; excellent interpersonal skills; ability to successfully manage competing demands; ability to use Microsoft Office software; knowledge and experience working with relational databases; and knowledge and experience in assessment and delivery of education and training programs.

Education and experience: Master's Degree and three years of recent relevant work experience required.    Due to travel requirements, candidate should possess a valid Driver's License.  Experience should be in one or more of the following:  assessing and evaluating academic and on-the-job training programs and outcomes; developing on-the-job training programs; assessing program and policy compliance with applicable state and federal laws;  developing and delivering training workshops, webinars, and conferences using a variety of media, formats and delivery methods; and/or experience communicating with stakeholders through written reports, correspondence, press releases, media interviews, reports, presentations, etc.

Salary:   Commensurate with education and experience. Full-time, Non-Classified, Exempt, Benefits Eligible.

Closing date:  Position is opened until filled. Priority consideration will be given to application materials received on or before noon on Monday, April 14, 2014.

Application process: Qualified candidates should submit a letter of interest, a current resume, and the names, titles, phone numbers and e-mail addresses for three professional references. Final candidates are subject to employment and credential verification, as well as reference and background checks.  Submit all information electronically via e-mail with "Director Veterans Education” in the subject line to:

                                               Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Keyword Phrases

  • Student Services
  • Management
  • Student assistance
  • Compliance
  • Veterans
  • Outreach
  • Education
  • Training
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: At least 3 years
Level of Job: Manager
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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