Center for Veteran and
Non-traditional Student Services
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville seeks applicants for the position of Program Manager of the Center for Veteran and Non-traditional Student Services. This is a full-time 12-month appointment. The Program Manager will develop, implement and manage the Center for Veteran and Non-traditional Students. This individual will be responsible for the development and direction of programs and services that address the needs of non-traditional students including, but not limited to: adult learners, veterans, military family members, and students with children.
- Bachelor's Degree
- Three to five years of progressively responsible work experience in veteran programs, non-traditional student services, student development, advising, and/or higher education.
- Demonstrated commitment to diversity and the ability to advocate for special populations.
- Excellent interpersonal, written communication and organizational skills.
- Master's Degree in Counseling, Student Affairs, or Higher Education Administration.
- Experience with grant writing and management.
- Military experience.
- Experience hiring, supervising and training professional staff.
- Provide direct services to veteran and non-traditional students, supporting the university efforts of recruitment and retention.
- Create and facilitate opportunities for veteran and non-traditional students.
- Hire, supervise, and train professional/student staff; establish an advisory team.
- Author grants associated with veteran and non-traditional student recruitment and retention.
- Work collaboratively with University departments that provide support and funding for non-traditional student services.
- Create programs and events to increase awareness of veteran and non-traditional student needs.
- Provide support and sponsorship of ongoing organizations and programs which enhance the academic experiences and campus life for veteran and non-traditional students.
- Develop and manage veteran and non-traditional web resources.
- Comply with federal, state, university, and department guidelines.
Submit a letter of application that addresses each published qualification for employment; a resume; a concise separate statement describing the applicant's history of working with or demonstrated commitment to addressing issues of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability, and/or other issues of historic marginalization; and the names, email addresses, and telephone numbers of three references. Materials must be submitted via the online application system.
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To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by July 24, 2013, however, applications will be accepted until the position has been filled.
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville
, founded in 1866, enrolls about 8,000 students in 42 baccalaureate and 6 master's programs. It possesses institutional strengths in middle level education, engineering, industrial technology, agriculture, criminal justice and business. The campus is located in Southwest Wisconsin's largest and most historic community. The region offers excellent school systems, high quality medical and hospital facilities, outstanding recreational opportunities, and vibrant businesses and industries. UW-Platteville is a cultural and educational center for the Tri-State region of Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin.
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, seeks to build a diverse faculty and staff and encourages applications from women and persons of color. The names of nominees and applicants who have not requested in writing that their identities be kept confidential, and of all finalists, will be released upon request. A criminal background check is required for employment. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the U.S. at time of hire.
In compliance with the Clery Act of 1998, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Crime Statistics Report is available for review. Call the UW-Platteville Campus Police Office at 608-342-1584 for a paper copy of the annual report.