Veterans Support Specialist - Part-time and grant funded

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Job TitleVeterans Support Specialist - Part-time and grant fundedClassification TitleDepartmentStudent SuccessWork LocationMain CampusDuties

The Veteran Support Services Specialist will assist in providing comprehensive program support and services to student veterans and dependents attending Moraine Valley Community College’s Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs. Responsibilities include assisting with the coordination of military related benefit programs including enrollment certifications and supporting effective advisement and veteran orientation programs.
The Veteran Support Services Specialist is dedicated to the learning college concepts by organizing programs and supporting activities that promote veteran student success.


Bachelor’s degree in Student Personnel Services, Education, Psychology, Sociology or related areas. Prior military experience a plus.


Prior work experience with veterans in a support capacity and knowledge of Financial Aid or Veterans Benefits administration is strongly preferred; must possess strong computer skills (Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, and Power Point); ability to work effectively with different levels of staff within the organization; demonstrated written, verbal communication skills; public speaking experience and/or experience with conducting group presentations such a workshops and/or training; ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team; excellent organizational skills and attention to details; plus other duties as assigned.

Position StatusPart TimeHours

20 hours per week

Minimum Starting Rate$19.63Hourly/SalaryHourlyReview of Applications Begins09/25/2019 Posting Detail Information

Posting NumberAP00241POpen Date09/11/2019Close DateOpen Until FilledSpecial Instructions to Applicants

Please apply online.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Chicago Tribune
    • HigherEdJobs
    • InsideHigherEd
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • MVCC Website/Posting
    • Employee of MVCC
    • Other
    • No Response
  2. * Are you a State Universities Retirement System (SURS) annuitant and currently receiving a monthly annuity?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. Do you have the minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Student Personnel Services, Education, Psychology, Sociology or related areas?
    • YES
    • NO
  4. Do you have prior military experience?
    • YES
    • NO
Documents Needed To ApplyRequired Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcripts
  2. Other Document




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Posted: 9/13/2019
Application Due: 12/12/2019
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