Assistant Military Advocate
Arizona State University
Pat Tillman Veterans Center
Reports to the Assistant Director of the Pat Tillman Veterans Center. Serves as a contact, advocate and ombudsman for continuing students seeking information about military-related issues at Arizona State University (ASU). Provides assistance with consultation, guidance and referral and advocacy services for a diverse military/veteran population at all ASU Campuses. Carries out student engagement and student retention initiatives.
$33,008 - $36,000 per year; DOE
- Provides assistance with consultation, guidance, referral and advocacy services for a diverse military/veteran population and documents student interactions. Reviews student progress and follows up through personal contact and other correspondence.
- Travels to other ASU campuses (Tempe, Downtown, West and Poly), to statewide military installations and occasionally to out-of-state locations for veteran recruitment or conferences
- Assists students with military activation issues.
- Serves as one of the liaisons to identify and document academic, administrative and support services throughout the university.
- Develops and maintains contacts and information network, utilizing on and off campus veteran/military resources.
- Actively engages in service to the university community through various veteran-related committees, presentations and special events.
- Helps educate the university committee on the needs and issues involving veteran students and serves as a resource for university staff seeking assistance with military issues.
- Assists supervisor in the review of processes, policies and/or procedures affecting veteran dependent students to identify appropriate enhancements.
- Gathers and analyzes data; prepares both regular and ad hoc reports.
- Coordinates special activities and events as assigned.
- Carries out various student retention and engagement initiatives as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in a field appropriate to the area of assignment AND three (3) years of related experience; OR, Seven (7) years of related experience; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.
- Experience in military service and related issues.
- Experience in working with individuals in a counseling, advising or retention role.
- Demonstrated knowledge of Institutions of higher education and their policies and procedures.
- Experience in working with staff in diverse offices.
- Experience in working with FERPA.
- Experience in working with computers; computerized information; database systems (ASU Peoplesoft SA), (DARS or DARwin preferred).
- Demonstrated knowledge of Salesforce desired.
- Experience in general office software (e.g. word processing, spreadsheets, e-mail, web browsers(Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook preferred).
- Experience in working independently and within a team environment.
- Evidence of effective verbal and written communication skills.
- Activities are performed in an environmentally controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting, keyboarding and manipulating a computer mouse.
- Frequently required to stand for varying lengths of time and walk moderate distances to perform work. Frequent bending, reaching, lifting, pushing and pulling up to 25 pounds.
- Regular activities require ability to quickly change priorities which may include and/or are subject to resolution of conflicts.
- Consistent and frequent periods of high-volume, fast paced student communication. Ability to clearly communicate verbally, read, write, see and hear to perform essential functions of this position.
- Regular use of standard office equipment including, but not limited to: computer workstation/laptop (keyboard, monitor, mouse), printer, fax, calculator, copier, telephone and associated computer/technology peripherals.
- In-state/out-of-state travel possible including operation of a motor vehicle or be a passenger on a commercial carrier.
- Occasional evenings and weekends are expected and required.
Pat Tillman Veterans Center is one of several departments comprising the Division of Enrollment Services which utilizes a variety of strategies to enroll and support a diverse student population representative of Arizona State University's vision.
At the Pat Tillman Veterans Center, we salute Pat's legacy by providing you with inspired service throughout your ASU academic journey. When you graduate, we know you will carry that same spirit of service with you. We help ensure you receive your Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) educational benefits, help with your deployment and return to school and provide information and referrals for: academic and student support services, housing, health and counseling services, career services, disability resources, and tutoring resources.
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ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background check.
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Instructions to Apply:
Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.
Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.
Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.
ASU does not pay for travel expenses associated with interviews, unless otherwise indicated.
Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.
To apply please go to www.asu.edu/asujobs/ see Req Id# 55489BR or go directly to: https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/home/HomeWithPreLoad?partnerid=25620&siteid=5494&PageType=JobDetails&jobid=3895381
Location/Region: ASU Tempe campus