Veteran Services Manager

Position ID: 38602
Georgia Gwinnett College
Enrollment Management Services
Enrollment Communication Services
Position Description
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Job Class: 
Veterans Specialist
Job Description: 


Job Details
Position Title:  Veteran Services Manager
Job Category:  Staff
Department:  Enrollment Communication Services - 6510510
Division:  Enrollment Management Services
Required Documents:  Cover Letter, Resume
Position Statement:
Founded in 2005, Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) is the 31st member of the University System of Georgia. GGC is a premier 21st century liberal arts institution accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. With a current enrollment of over 12,000 students, enrollment is projected to exceed 13,000 students in 2017, including both residential and commuter students. GGC’s innovative practices, caring culture, and extremely affordable tuition are changing the game in higher education and changing the future for students at all levels, of all ages, and from all walks of life. Gwinnett County (pop. 850,000+) is home to a variety of businesses, including organizations involved in health care, education and information technology.

The Veteran Services Manager is responsible for strengthening the relationship between Georgia Gwinnett College and the military community. The position is responsible for increasing veteran service member enrollment in Georgia Gwinnett College academic programs, and ensuring the success of military, veterans, and dependent students.

Essential Functions:

  • Develop face-to-face relationships with prospective military students, military education coordinators, veterans’ organizations, and business and industry professionals
  • Organize and direct companies desiring to hire student veterans with the Office of Veterans Success and all appropriate Georgia Gwinnett College departments related to public interactions
  • Conduct recruitment visits to various military installations and organizations
  • Attend military conferences and events that target specific military populations interested in pursuing higher education
  • Actively seek opportunities to engage the community, local and county government organizations such as chambers of commerce, secretary state offices, small business administration, Veterans of Foreign Wars and Student Veterans of America
  • Work collaboratively with GGC’s admissions, marketing, and academic affairs units for the purpose of recruiting military students
  • Provide advisement to military affiliated students
  • Supervise operations of the Military/Veterans Center and VA Work Study students
  • Maintain efficient and effective tracking of veteran student recruitment, enrollment, retention, and Military Outreach activities utilizing internal and external database programs
  • Coordinate the delivery of special veterans’ related programs (e.g., Veterans Day, Memorial Day, and veterans support groups)
  • Conduct training for faculty and staff on matters related to military affiliated students
  • Responsible for billing the Veterans Administration
  • Performs other duties as assigned

SALARY: Commensurate with education and experience with excellent benefits.

Minimum and Preferred Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a field closely related to and/or aligned with the responsibilities of the office required 
  • Four or more years in veteran related position
  • Veteran and/or member of the Military

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Graduate degree
  • 1-2 years Veteran and/or Military credentials with work in Higher Education
Position Disclosure:

Due to the volume of applications, applicants may not receive a reply from the College unless an applicant is selected for an interview. Review of applications will continue until positions are filled. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States and proof of eligibility will be contemporaneously required upon acceptance of an employment offer. Any resulting employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation and credit check if applicable to the position, as determined by Georgia Gwinnett College in its sole discretion.

Georgia Gwinnett College, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability or religion. Georgia is an open records state.

Physical Requirements

Position may require local travel. Ability to lift and carry files and materials. Ability to move from one office to another office on campus. Adequate vision, hearing and manual dexterity to interact with people in person, on the phone and in writing. Applicant must be able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodations.

Physical Demands




Lifting - up to 10lbs 

Work Hours:  Position may require non-standard work hours (nights and weekends).
Position Status:  Full-Time
FLSA:  Exempt
Application Procedure: 
Please see the below "Institution Employment Link" to view a complete job description, create an application, and apply for the position.
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CIP Discipline Code: 
Veteran Services (Admin code)
Degree Levels: 
Position Type: 
Application Deadline: 
Open Until Filled
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Position Starting Date: 
To Be Determined
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Vacancy Status: 

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University System of Georgia
Applicant Clearinghouse
119 Holmes-Hunter Academic Building
The University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia 30602

Phone: (706) 542-7817
Fax: (706) 542-2822

Janyce Dawkins, Director

Kristopher Stevens, Associate Director

Clare Norins, Assistant Director

Kieran Morrow, Assistant Director

Sheila C England, System Coordinator

Sandra Gilbreth, Admin Assistant II