Senior Director of Military and Veterans Programs
Closes: Monday, March 20, 2023
Target Start Date
Expected Work Hours
A Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in education, counseling, business administration or a closely related field; or equivalent with four years of increasingly responsible experience in program development and administration of academic programs in a college or university setting including specific work directly related to support of military requirements.
Military-related experience preferred (E5 or higher)
Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Coordinate with appropriate Student Services Directors and Coordinators and Academic Deans and Department Chairpersons to ensure support of College mission, especially in the areas of registration, admissions, counseling, Veterans Affairs, and other related support activities.
Monitor and coordinate the execution of the Department of the Army Contract for education services on Fort Bragg. When required, assist senior management in preparing contract bid submissions for new Department of the Army contracts.
Oversee academic advising to active duty military personnel, dependents, veterans, and other students enrolled in FTCC programs, evaluate military training and experience in accordance with SOCAD, ACE, and College guidelines; access student standings and needs and suggest alternative courses of action; and settle student issues.
Assist in the planning, development, implementation, and administration of College goals and objectives as well as policies, procedures and programs related to Fort Bragg and military-affiliated students, and the All American Veterans Center and veteran and dependent students.
Supervise, manage, and direct day-to-day operations at Bragg Center and other assigned locations on Fort Bragg/off-site locations and the All American Veterans Center on the Fayetteville Campus.
Maintain liaison and effective relations with off-site Military Installations, Fort Bragg Army Continuing Education System Officer and staff, Army/Air Force Education Center Directors, Counselors and other Education Center personnel located at military installations. Maintain liaison and effective relations with off-site Veterans’ serving agencies and organizations.
Direct, train, inspire and evaluate assigned staff. Perform duties associated with supervising staff to include assigning work, providing professional development and training, establish performance standards, appraising employee work and providing guidance, direction and discipline as necessary.
Participate in the development and administration of department budgets; forecast and recommend additional funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials, and supplies; monitor and recommend approval of expenditures.
Recruit active duty soldiers, National Guard and selected reserve persons for College academic, technical and vocational programs.
Plan, coordinate, and participate in local community and regional outreach activities to include education fairs, open houses, and information sessions; represent the College at community and outside organization functions; serve on a variety of ad hoc committees and task forces as required.
Perform other related duties assigned.
Advanced principles, practices, and techniques of student counseling and advisement.
Curriculum and subject matter related to off-campus programs.
Rules and regulations relating to military personnel.
Organizational and management practices as applied to the analysis and evaluation of programs, policies and operational needs.
Methods and techniques of academic program curriculum development and evaluation.
Principles of budget development and administration.
Principles and practices of personnel supervision, training and evaluation.
Applicable codes, local ordinances and regulations.
A variety of modern office equipment including computers.
Methods and techniques of program marketing and publicity.
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