Director Of Military and Veteran Services

Date Posted: November 4, 2020

Deadline: March 10, 2020

Organization: Lander University

Location: Greenwood

City: Greenwood

Website: View Website

Job Type: Part Time

Wages/Salary: Hire Range: $33,494 – $ 47,430 annually

Requirements:

Minimum Requirements: A Bachelor's Degree is required. A Veteran of one of the branches of the armed services is required. Professional work experience, preferably in a recruiting, counseling, advising, or mentoring role. Working knowledge of veteran programs and services. A valid driver's license and safe driving history are required. Must have strong skills in providing excellent customer service and demonstrate strong ethics.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Excellent oral and written communication skills with strong public speaking skills. Good interpersonal skills and relationships with all constituents. Ability to work in a fast paced environment and multitask. Attention to deadlines and details. Ability to learn Banner and Recruiter systems. Must have ability to lift materials up to 45 pounds

Job Description:

The Director of Military and Veteran Services takes leadership responsibility for the outreach, recruitment, and enrollment of veteran/veteran dependents and service member applicants related to engagement, recognition, and retention. Develops and implements a comprehensive outreach recruitment strategy that increases interest, applications, and enrollment from veteran/veteran dependents and service member applicants. Travels extensively recruiting students to Lander University from the National Guard, Army Reserve Units, and other military bases. Cultivates relationships and manages ongoing communication including email, print and other media. Counsels prospective applicants on the admissions process and academic opportunities with attention to the unique regulatory requirements of veteran/veteran dependents. Assist with freshman and transfer initiatives. Assists with job fairs and other recruiting events for service member/veteran dependents admission. Directly involved in recruiting Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) to the university. Attends visitation events. Represents the veteran population on issues that impact admissions and other policies and practices that may impact student retention and enrollment. Serve as advisor to the campus veterans, including awareness, recognition events, and retention efforts to support this population. Assist with work study programs and internships. 

Schedule:
University Hours: 8:00am – 5:00pm, Monday – Friday
Position Work Hours: 37.5 hours per week. To include some nights and weekends
Contact Name:
Jessica Partlow
Contact Phone Number: 864.388.8037
Contact Email: Jpartlow@lander.edu
Application Process:
Applications must be submitted online at www.careers.sc.gov
Receipt of individual applications not acknowledged. See position status at www.lander.edu/hr. LanderUniversity is a tobacco-free campus. All final candidates are subject to successfully completing background requirements. Lander University is committed to equal opportunity employment and being an employer of choice. Lander believes that corresponding differences within the faculty and staff, whether based on ethnicity, race, gender, religion, age, or other experiences, are tremendous assets to the role of Lander as an educational institution and within the community, region, and state. Moreover, Lander is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. As a result, it is the policy and commitment of Lander that it will not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or other protected characteristics.
Employer Address:

320 Stanley Ave
Greenwood, SC 29649
United States

Our organization does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, or disability.