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Veterans Support Specialist - Part-time and grant funded

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Job Title:

Veterans Support Specialist - Part-time and grant funded

Department:

Student Success

Work Location:

Main Campus

Duties:

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.

Education/Experience:

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

Qualifications:

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 Status:

Part Time

Hours:

20 hours per week

Minimum Starting Rate:

$20.22

Hourly/Salary:

Hourly

Review of Applications Begins:

06/10/2022

Posting Number:

AP00366P

Open Date:

05/27/2022

Open Until Filled:

Yes

Organization

Moraine Valley Community College is dedicated to ensuring our students gain the knowledge and skills needed to meet the demands of a changing world. With nearly 150 programs, expert faculty, state-of-the-art learning facilities, and a vibrant campus culture, you’ll see why we are among the nation’s premier two-year institutions of higher learning.

The Moraine Valley Community College District 524 covers 139 square miles in the southwest suburbs of Chicago. The district has population of about 400,000 people and includes 26 communities.

Recognizing employees are among our most valuable resources, Moraine Valley strives to attract, hire and retain diverse and highly qualified personnel. 

Our Human Resources Department is committed to providing professional, prompt and fair services to current and prospective employees. We are excited at the prospect of new personnel sharing their knowledge and expertise within our community and we encourage all to apply for open positions for which they are qualified. The college prides itself on providing an atmosphere that fosters professional and personal growth—one of the many reasons we are recognized as an Avatar HR Solutions Best in Class Employer.

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