Project Director, Student Affairs (Veterans) - East Campus

Position ID: 35790
Albany State University
Student Affairs
Branch Campus: 
East Campus
Position Description
New Position?: 
Job Class: 
Project Director
Job Description: 


Posting Details
Posting Number: 0600669  
Position Category: Director  
Job Title: Project Director  
Position Code: 00300X  
Position Type: Staff  
Department: Student Affairs  
Nature of Work: This individual will assist the Project Administrator in carrying out the functions necessary to successfully implement programming for veterans.  
Training and Experience: REQUIRED
? A master's degree in Counseling, Education, Business Administration, Public Administration or related discipline.
? Excellent skills in Microsoft Office software including Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook.
? Demonstrated knowledge and experience in working with veterans, active duty members and military dependents.
? Experience with grant administration.
? Experience managing budgets.
? Experience in providing student support services.

? Ability to identify and remain sensitive to the needs of program participants.
? Ability to interact effectively with veterans, active duty members and dependents as well as staff.
? Demonstrated skill in Project Management and Program Coordination.
? Excellent communication skills in expressing oneself clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing to diverse audiences.
? Excellent problem solving, negotiation, and leadership skills.
? Exceptional skill in establishing and maintaining effective work relationships with service organizations and the general public.
? Ability to maintain client confidentiality and respect privacy.
? Demonstrated skills in customer service.
? Exceptional demonstration of a professional demeanor at all times.  

Illustrative Examples of Work: ? Establish a Center of Excellence for Veteran Student Success on the campus of the institution to provide a single point of contact to coordinate comprehensive support services for veterans.
? Establish a veteran student support team, including representatives from the offices of the institution responsible for admissions, registration, financial aid, veteran's benefits, academic advising, disabilities services, and any other office of the institution that provides support to veteran students on campus.
? Monitor the rates of veteran student enrollment, persistence, and completion.
? Develop a plan to sustain the Center of Excellence for Veteran Student Success after the grant period.
? In collaboration with the project team, developing and implementing program goals, objectives, policies, and priorities.
? Marketing the program to veterans within the community.
? Engaging community partners including service providers and potential employers.
? Collaborating with key constituents and establishing a comprehensive team to serve a support network which will assist program participants with their academic, mental health/counseling, financial, housing, disability, and/or career planning needs.
? Establishing population specific student organizations and support groups on campus.
? Fiscal oversight of the departmental budget including monitoring revenues and expenses as well as projecting expenditures over the course of the grant.
? Preparing monthly and annual financial and administrative reports to be reviewed with internal and external stakeholders.
? Monitoring, tracking and presenting program outcomes to institutional administrators.
? Acting as a liaison to internal and external stakeholders with a foal of promoting the services offered, to exchange information, and to develop shared resources that will enhance the experience of veterans who attend Albany State University.
? Conducting program evaluation and assessment as required.
? Ensuring compliance with federal and state requirements.
? Developing a sustainability plan.
? Demonstrating excellent customer service.
? Evaluating the performance of employees and volunteers.
? Participating in continuing education programs.
? Performing other program duties as assigned.  
Funding Source: Other  
If Other, please denote the Name of a Grant: Veterans Student Support Services  
Salary: $50,000  
Facts About the Institution: Albany State University is a fully accredited senior unit of the University System of Georgia. Employees receive benefits provided by the University System of Georgia, including, but not limited to, hospital and major medical insurance, group life insurance, participation in the Georgia Teachers' Retirement System, Optional Retirement Plan (Faculty and exempt employees only), Social Security and Tuition Remission after six months of employment.

EEO/AA/Non-Discrimination Statement:

Albany State University is an equal employment, equal access, equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution which adheres to all federal and state civil rights laws banning discrimination in public institutions of higher education.

The University is committed to insuring equal opportunity to all students, employees, and applicants for employment or admission without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, physical or mental disabilities, or sexual orientation. It is the policy of Albany State University to comply with all federal laws, including the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 (Title II), Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX), Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VI), Executive Order (E.O.) 11246, and all subsequent amendments and implementing regulations which prohibit discrimination as above described. In accordance with the requirements above, Albany State University affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, veteran status, disability or national origin in its employment and/or educational programs and activities. Albany State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution.

The University shall take action, to the extent allowed under state and federal law, to ensure fulfillment of this policy. For questions or more detailed information regarding this policy, or to file a complaint regarding violation of this policy, please contact the Albany State University Office of Human Resources, 504 College Drive, ACAD Building, Room 382, Albany, Georgia 31705, Director of Human Resources, Steve A. Grant at 229-430-4623. Students requiring disability related accommodations for participation in any event or to obtain print materials in an alternative format, please contact the Student Disability Services Center, New Student Center, 2nd Floor, Green Zone (Room 2-140), Dr. Stephanie Harris-Jolly, Director of Counseling and Student Disability Services, 229-903-3610.  

Disability Statement: Applicants who have a disability and who need special services or facilities to apply or to interview should contact Human Resources at 229-430-4623. EEO/AA employer.  
Optional Applicant Documents: Cover Letter  
Required Applicant Documents: Resume  
Application Types Accepted: Staff Employment Application  
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: 
Student Affairs (Admin code)
Veteran Services (Admin code)
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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
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Phone: (706) 542-7817
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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