Veteran Student Services Advisor - Student Affairs | Washington University in St. Louis - Military Veterans

at Herc - Missouri

St. Louis, Missouri

Scheduled Hours 37.5 Position Summary The Veteran Student Services Advisor serves as a central contact, convener and facilitator of strategies and initiatives about veteran students. The Advisor works with the Schools to develop recruitment strategies and support programming. This position also strives to build additional strategic relationships with partners for student veteran recruitment, fellowships/internships, employment and financial support. The Advisor coordinates closely with various university offices to support compliances with the Department of Defenseâ™s MOU. Job Description Ability to travel to on- and off-campus locations. Primary Duties & Responsibilities Coordinates closely with, Offices of Undergraduate Admissions, University College, Career Services, Student Financial Services, Student Affairs, Gateway ROTC and the Schools to develop and implement a strategic recruiting plan for veterans. Assists schools with veteran recruitment, outreach, referral and other services. Meets and engages with prospective students individually and/or in a group setting, providing detailed information about Washington University as requested.  Serves as central contact for veteran students. Interprets policies and procedures and provides guidance through the inquiry, application and admissions process through various channels of communication. Advises and counsels prospective students on Washington University academic programs and to asses fit based on experience, goals and interests. Works with faculty and staff on designing initiatives, trainings and coursework to support military and veteran students in transition. Gathers, maintains and monitors student veteran data including enrollment information by school and by program (Yellow Ribbon, ROTC, etc.). Coordinates with other university offices to support compliance with the Department of Defense MOU, including annual certification by each school. Builds and develops strategic relationships with partners on and off campus for student veteran recruitment, fellowships/internships, employment and financial support, and trainings. Performs other duties as assigned. Preferred Qualifications Prior military experience. Working knowledge of Advising best practices. Detailed knowledge of transfer requirements with demonstrated ability to critically evaluate student records and transcripts. Working knowledge of enrollment management and retention best practices and the ability to apply them to a university environment. Demonstrated understanding of curriculum for degree programs. Working knowledge of federal regulations such as Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and Americans with Disability ACT (ADA) as it relates to student accommodation. Excellent oral and written communication skills to explain academic policies and procedures to diverse constituents, including students, faculty and staff. Required Qualifications Bachelorâ™s degree in Education, Higher Education or similar field with three years related experience. Grade G10 Salary Range $45,800.00 - $75,900.00 / Annually The salary range reflects base salaries paid for positions in a given job grade across the University. Individual rates within the range will be determined by factors including one's qualifications and performance, equity with others in the department, market rates for positions within the same grade and department budget. Pre-Employment Screening All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. The screenings will include criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, an employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening. Benefits Statement Washington University in St. Louis is committed to providing a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to our employees. Benefits eligibility is subject to employment status, full-time equivalent (FTE) workload, and weekly standard hours. Please visit our website at to view a summary of benefits. EEO/AA Statement Washington University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to an individualâ™s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability status, protected veteran status, national or ethnic origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation. Women, minorities, protected veterans and the disabled are strongly encouraged to apply. Diversity Statement Washington University is dedicated to building a diverse community of individuals who are committed to contributing to an inclusive environment â“ fostering respect for all and welcoming individuals from diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. Individuals with a commitment to these values are encouraged to apply. Applicant Instructions When you are ready to apply, creating an account only takes a minute. Your account creates a candidate home page which we will use to communicate with you and allows you to apply for jobs and view your application statuses. The first page of the application offers two âQuick Applyâ? options. 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