Assistant Director of Military and Veteran Services (Reg PT) - Community College of Allegheny County in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania

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Community College of Allegheny County

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania


United States
(9368)

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Detailed Job Description

Provide for veteran or military students by assisting them with the Department of Veterans Affairs benefits applications and referrals to appropriate internal and external supportive services. Provide the encouragement and support necessary to enable military and veteran students to complete their course of study at CCAC.  

Job Duties

1. Prepares and reviews appropriate documentation necessary for certification of student's veterans' education benefits.
2. Acts as a liaison between Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) Vocational Rehabilitation Specialist and disabled veterans; controls the issuance of forms used to cover educational costs.
3. Compiles information on program services, activities, and students. Maintains accurate, organized, completed, and detailed records and develops and maintains reports as required or assigned.
4. Serves as a campus liaison for veterans affairs with academic division chairpersons, academic advisors, and administrative personnel; provides assistance in resolving problems in relation to veteran student issues.
5. Informs and assists students in applying for a wide variety of DVA programs.
6. Works with Veteran's Service Center Staff to meet the veteran's administration requirements, social and human service needs of students.
7. Participates in student orientation.
8. Refers individuals to internal and outside programs for additional support specific to the needs of military and veteran students.
9. Serves on college committees as needed.
10. Assists the college in recruitment efforts as they relate to military and veteran students.
11. Assist Director in tracking, scheduling and ensuring Veteran funds are posted to students' accounts.
12. Conduct ongoing analysis regarding veteran data relating to program services.
13. Assist Direct of Veterans Services in managing the operations of the Veteran's Center.
14. Performs other related duties as required or assigned.
 

Job Specifications

Associate's degree (Bachelor's preferred) in a related field with a minimum of two years of related experience with military / veteran services or in human services serving diverse populations or economically or educationally disadvantaged populations. Applicant must possess strong interpersonal and communication skills, ability and willingness to work collaboratively. Attention to detail and the ability to follow through with assisting the student. Commitment to the students' success and student centered education. Higher education experience preferred.  

Salary Grade

N/A  

Additional Information

This is a regular part-time position with benefits.

This position will remain open until filled. However, in order to ensure consideration for an interview, please submit your completed application, cover letter and resume by no later than July 24, 2015. The College cannot guarantee that application materials received after this date will be considered or reviewed.
 

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

The Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC) and its Board of Trustees are committed to the principle of equal opportunity in education and employment for all. College conforms to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations relating to equal employment. The College CCAC does not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry or place of birth, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, use of a guide or support animal due to disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, veteran status, or age or use of a guide or support animal because of blindness, deafness or physical disability of any individual. Creating, supporting and sustaining a diverse community prepare our students to be effective in the world outside of CCAC.

The College also prohibits and will not engage in retaliation against any person who in good faith reports a violation of this policy, makes a claim of discrimination or harassment, provides information in an investigation of a potential violation of this policy, or otherwise engages in protected activity under the law. Questions may be addressed to diversity@ccac.edu.

College conforms to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations relating to equal employment.

Keyword Phrases

  • Veterans Affairs
  • Vision of diversity & inclusion
  • Learning-centered environment
  • Eight Pittsburgh-area locations
  • COMMUNITY COLLEGES
  • Student Affairs and Services
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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Associate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Director
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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