Tusculum College is seeking applications for a Director of Veteran’s Affairs. This position will develop and sustain outreach activities to attract, enroll, and retain veteran students for enrollment at Tusculum College and coordinate the Veteran’s affairs support group programming at all Tusculum College sites. The Director of Veteran’s Affairs will be responsible for fostering and maintaining outreach relations between the College and military institutions, Veterans Associations, and the surrounding Northeast Tennessee community. Provide training for faculty and staff including Green Zone and PTSD, Coordinate veterans’ programming with Tusculum College offices and organizations, organize and facilitate mentoring opportunities specifically for veterans. This position also acts as a liaison between Tusculum students, faculty, staff and veteran/active duty organizations and area post-secondary institution veterans programs. This position also serves as advisor for Tusculum Military Assistance Group (TMAG), and pursues and secures veterans’ affairs funding opportunities for veterans’ programming, as well as, representing Tusculum College as member of East Tennessee Military Affairs Council (ETMAC), and supervising the Veteran’s Administration (VA)-funded work-study participants.
QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:
Candidates must possess a Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree preferred. Previous United States Armed Forces honorable service is required, and Veterans affairs experience within higher education, governmental, and/or private sector agencies. Must be able to exhibit a high level of confidentiality, and possess exemplary organizational skills, and strong interpersonal skills. Successful candidates should have excellent written, oral, and public speaking communication skills.
HOW TO APPLY:
Submit cover letter, resume, and three references to: Tusculum College, Human Resources, Attn: Director of Veteran’s Affairs Search, P.O. Box 5093 Greeneville, TN 37743, or email at: email@example.com EOE/E-Verify
All employment is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable). If hired, the candidate will be required to submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States.