Veteran Srvcs Outreach Asst.

Location
Overland Park, KS
Posted
Jul 26, 2017
Position Type
Adjunct
Institution Type
Community College

Job Description

SUMMARY

The Veteran Services Outreach Assistant executes communication activities with prospective and current veteran and military students to foster enrollment and engagement at JCCC; prepares and disseminates information regarding JCCC, VA and other veteran/military-related resources to veteran service organizations, the college community, and community members at-large; assists students in the Veteran & Military Resource Center; and assists with the VA enrollment certification process.

JOB OBJECTIVES
  1. EXECUTES COMMUNICATION ACTIVITIES - Communicates with prospective and current veteran and military students in person, in writing, and over the phone. Assists with management of student data and follow up activities. Assists with social media, web pages, and marketing materials for the Veteran and Military Student Resource Center.

Performance expectations:
  • Timely and accurate information is delivered to all stakeholders.
  • Prospective veteran and military student data is organized and complied so that it can be utilized for outreach and follow up activities.
  • Social media sites, web pages, and marketing/communication materials are up-to-date, accurate, and disseminated in a timely fashion.
  • Assigned projects are completed accurately and on-time.
  • The confidentiality of student records and information is maintained in accordance with FERPA.


  1. PREPARES AND DISSEMINATES INFORMATION - Assists with creating, updating, and maintaining reports. Assists with preparing and disseminating communications to other JCCC departments and outside organizations.

Performance expectations:
  • Reports are up-to-date, accurate, and disseminated to appropriate recipients.
  • Assigned communication projects are completed accurately and on-time.
  • The confidentiality of student records and information is maintained in accordance with FERPA.


  1. ASSISTS STUDENTS IN THE VETERAN & MILITARY STUDENT RESOURCE CENTER - performs as team member in assisting students and other visitors in the Center.

Performance expectations:
  • Student questions and issues are resolved in a timely manner.
  • Student paperwork is completed accurately.
  • Accurate information is provided to prospective and current students, as well as, other visitors.
  • The confidentiality of student records and information is maintained in accordance with FERPA.


  1. ASSISTS WITH THE VA ENROLLMENT CERTIFICATION PROCESS - serves as an assistant Veteran Certifying Official for VA education benefits.

Performance expectations:
  • VA enrollment certifications are completed accurately and in a timely manner.
  • All student record databases are maintained accurately.
  • Accurate GI Bill information is provided to prospective and current students.
  • Assigned projects are completed accurately and on time.
  • The confidentiality of student records and information is maintained in accordance with FERPA.


The responsibilities described represent the primary responsibilities of the job. Other responsibilities may be assigned by the supervisor as warranted by business needs. The incumbent is expected to do all assigned responsibilities.


Tracking Code
180068

Required Skills


  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and confidentially.
  • Ability to work effectively as a part of the Records and Registration team.
  • Must have a valid driver's license and meet the college insurance driving record requirements.


Required Experience

Associate degree or equivalent experience. Veteran status preferred.



Benefit Information:


Click here for a summary of our benefit information. For a summary of our adjunct faculty compensation, click here.

Every employee of the college is expected to treat all members of the college community with dignity and respect demonstrating professional, courteous and respectful behavior and engage in constructive conflict resolution, when needed.


Disclosures:


In accordance with the college policy, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. Individual hiring departments at JCCC may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions as part of the applicant selection/hiring process. Many departments require those selected for hire to submit a certified transcript for all degrees obtained. For full consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply prior to the review date listed in posting.

Johnson County Community College welcomes the application of any qualified candidate and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, disability, age, religion, genetic information, marital status, veteran's status, sexual orientation, or other factors that cannot be lawfully considered.

If you are an applicant requesting assistance or a reasonable accommodation in the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 913-469-3877, or email.

For a summary of all disclosures (Background check, Clery Act, ADA, EOE, etc) refer to the links on our Career page.

Job Location
Overland Park, Kansas, United States
Position Type
Part-Time
Salary
$16.14 per hour. KPERS eligible position. Eligible for part-time educational and annual leave benefits. Eligible for voluntary tax sheltered annuity, use of Lifetime Fitness Center, JCCC Hiersteiner Child Center, and Staff Development.

Hours per Week
25
Work Hours/Days
Varies
Special Instructions
REQUIRED (Please attach the following document with your application): -- Cover Letter

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