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Code: 14694 Posted: 09/04/2018
Veterans Support Services Manager
University of Wisconsin-Parkside
The University of Wisconsin-Parkside invites applications for the position of Veterans Support Services Manager.
The Veterans Support Services Manager serves as the primary point of contact, advocate, and resource for prospective and current veterans, active duty military personnel, and military dependents seeking educational attainment at UW-Parkside. The manager is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Military & Veteran Success Center and serves as the Veterans Benefits Certifying Officer for the institution. The manager guides and supports military service members and veteran students by providing resources and programs that focus on the transition to college, academic planning and support, state and federal benefits programs, and personal development and well-being. Additionally, the manager will chair an advisory committee comprised of faculty and staff from across campus. The manager leads efforts related to strategic planning and program assessment, policy development and interpretation, faculty/staff trainings, budget management, and compliance monitoring.
The Veterans Support Services Manager will report to the Vice Provost for Student Affairs & Enrollment Services. Some nights and weekend work may be required.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Military & Veteran Success Center
Benefits Certification and Compliance Reporting
Training and Collaboration
Professional Development and Divisional Responsibilities
STANDARDS OF PERFORMANCE
ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES
Education, Experience, Training And/or Certifications
SALARY AND BENEFITS
Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The University of Wisconsin System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan.
Benefit Details: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/download/summaries/fasl.pdf
Total Compensation Estimator: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/totalcomp/
REVIEW OF APPLICATIONS
Applications received by Sunday, September 23rd, 2018, are ensured full consideration. Position is open until filled.
HOW TO APPLY:
All applications are to be submitted electronically through our employment portal.
STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:
External Applicants: https://www.careers.wisconsin.edu (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)
Internal Applicants:https://www.hrs.wisconsin.edu (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)
STEP 2: Under "Basic Job Search" choose:
Job Opening ID: “14694”
Select "Veterans Support Services Manager"
You must login before you can apply. Input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Login"
If you have not yet registered, click "Register Now" to begin the registration process
STEP 3: Submit application materials
Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. Please include the following documents:
You must select "SUBMIT". Selecting "Save" will not forward your application materials to the search committee.
Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials.
In instances where the Review Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidates application materials whether she/he meets all of the required qualifications, or if all of the application materials are not submitted, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications and may be excluded from further consideration.
Employment will require a criminal background check in accordance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act.
Note: Criminal Background Check - The Department of Workforce Development, Equal Rights Division prohibits employers from using criminal background check information, policies or practices that have a “disparate impact” and is not “job-related and consistent with business necessity” in hiring decisions. All information used to screen or hire job applicants should relate to the duties of the job.
UW-Parkside is an AA/EEO employer: All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
It is the policy of UW-Parkside to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 262-595-2204. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual's disability.
In compliance with the Clery Act of 1998, the University of Wisconsin Parkside Crime Statistics Report is available at https://www.uwp.edu/live/offices/universitypolice/crimestats.cfm. Call the UW-Parkside Campus Police Office at (262) 595-2455 for a paper copy of the annual report.
UW-Parkside is a regional comprehensive university that is committed to accessibility, academic excellence, student success, diversity, and community engagement. This beautiful campus is on 700 acres of woodland & prairie in the heart of the Milwaukee/Chicago corridor, between Racine and Kenosha and near Lake Michigan. The university enrolls approximately 5,000 students, many of whom are first- generation and nontraditional students. UW-Parkside benefits from the diversity of the communities it services in Kenosha, Racine, and Walworth Counties. Kenosha and Racine are small cities that offer tranquility and convenience. The myriad attractions of Milwaukee and Chicago are easily accessible, as is the solitude of the country. UW-Parkside is strongly committed to creating and maintaining a multicultural, pluralistic campus environment.
The tri-county region that comprises the University’s primary service area is home to an impressive array of businesses. There are more than 10,000 small businesses in the region, as well as a large number of globally-recognized employers. The college, through its active, engaged Advisory Board, enjoys a close relationship with many of these businesses. For further information regarding the University and community, please see our website at www.uwp.edu
If you have application questions or need accommodations call or email:
Contact Name: Julie Lee
Contact Phone: (262) 595-2261
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org