DIRECTOR, VETERANS RESOURCE CENTER

California State University-Los Angeles  |  Los Angeles, CA

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Posted 3 weeks ago Full-Time

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Position Title:

DIRECTOR, VETERANS RESOURCE CENTER

Job Type:
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Public, 4-year
Institution Size: < 20,000 Students
Employer ID: 15444
Application Deadline: 09/26/2019

Benefits

Housing for Position:
None provided
Benefits
Housing for Position:
None provided
Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
Student Affairs
Experience:

Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
Student Affairs
Experience:

Position Description

Bulletin #180300; 8/20/19

DIRECTOR, VETERANS RESOURCE CENTER

California State University, Los Angeles, invites applications for the above Administrator I position.

The University:  California State University, Los Angeles, under the leadership of President, William A. Covino, is one of 23 campuses of the California State University system. Founded in 1947, the University is in the city of Los Angeles, adjacent to the San Gabriel Valley, and has more than 28,000 students who reflect the rich ethnic diversity of the area. 

The Position: Under the general supervision of the Associate Vice President for Student Life, the Veterans Resource Center Director develops, implements, and evaluates outreach, access and support services  for veteran and dependent students consistent with the mission of the University. The Director works closely with the campus community in the formulation of University goals and objectives intended to facilitate the transition of student veterans to university life and provide support services designed to enhance retention and ensure student success. The Director oversees a central office for services, resources and referrals for veteran students: provides administrative and program leadership; oversees all day-to-day operations of the Center; develops policy and procedural recommendations to ensure compliance with all veteran related Federal, State and CSU regulations and guidelines; develops strategic objectives and goals geared toward increasing the visibility of veteran student service and benefits; designs and conducts Vet Net Ally training to enhance awareness of issues concerning student veterans; evaluates effectiveness of the issues concerning student veterans; collects and analyzes data to assess efficacy of programs and services and designs appropriate strategies for improvement; and serves as primary contact for community organizations that wish to partner with the University on the delivery of veteran services. The Director hires, trains and supervises staff and VA Work-Study student assistants; provides ongoing professional development for staff and student assistants; leads retreats and teambuilding opportunities to strengthen rapport and collaboration within the department; provides direct advisement and counseling for veteran students in a concerted effort to facilitate their transition to college life and promote student success; and serves as chief fiscal manager and administrator of the department; and ensures appropriate human and fiscal resources to achieve goals. 

Compensation: Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. A comprehensive benefits package is provided.

Appointment:  The Administrator I appointment will be made under the guidelines for management and supervisory employees of the California State University.  All rights and benefits associated with this appointment are governed by the Management Personnel Plan.  

This position is a "designated position" in the California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. The successful candidate accepting this position is required to file Conflict of Interest forms subject to the regulations of the Fair Political Practices Commission. 

Closing Date:  Review of applications will begin on September 3, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled; however, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received. A completed online Cal State University, Los Angeles employment application is required. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

To apply for this position, please visit our career site at:

https://cmshr.calstatela.edu/psp/HLAPRDG/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?Page=HRS_CE_HM_PRE&Action=A&SiteId=2

 

The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 revised July 21, 2017, as a condition of employment.


Job Requirements

Required Qualifications and Experience: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university in a related field. Three years of experience in higher education or a related field. Must have an understanding and awareness of concerns and needs of veterans. Demonstrated experience supervising a team; managing a cost center and budgeting and/or fiscal responsibility for a program or department. Excellent oral and written communication skills; including demonstrated ability to make effective oral presentations and facilitate an open exchange of ideas. Superior interpersonal skills and the ability to collaborate with, and respond to multiple constituencies and make meaningful connections at all levels of an organization. Ability to anticipate program needs; make independent decision; exercise sound judgment; and multitask and discern priorities to meet deadlines. Demonstrated interest and ability to work in a multicultural/ multiethnic environment. A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

Desired Qualifications: Master’s degree in higher education leadership, business administration, or a related field. Previous experience working with student veterans. Expertise and/or experience in working with a broad range of presenting problems and constituencies. Experience working with program assessment and outcome measures to assess service effectiveness and to promote quality improvement.

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