Posted: Thursday, August 17, 2017 1:08 AM
Reporting to the Executive Director of Data, Analytics, and Design, the Director for Military Affairs will assist with program and curricular development efforts for SPS programs to target military student populations, create an impactful student experience for veterans, drive veteran and military enrollment within the School, and drive successful employment outcomes for student veterans. The Director will engage with Student Affairs (SA) and Marketing/Communications on advising, admissions, enrollment, and veteran specific initiatives for the Data, Analytics, and Design programs and the School more broadly. The Director will also serve as the main point of contact for SPS's military students and alumni.CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Research* Identify military student populations and help strategize where we should focus (eg, student profiles, career paths)* Research veterans on career transition, with a focus on identifying transferable skills and capabilities that were gained through military service.* Assess current programs for fit with the veteran market (eg, content, structure) and current student recruitment, onboarding, services, and transition/career services capabilities in line with target market.* Evaluate findings and recommendations of an executive summary with detailed analysis/documentation of interviews/process flows, as well as a high-level transformation plan.* Execute findings/recommendationsProgramming* Implement innovative programs and partnerships to promote education and career pathways for veterans.* Develop and lead facilitated discussions in the area of Military and Veterans issues* Advise Student Affairs on the creation of an employment pipeline for student veterans.* Lead SPS's Military and Veterans Initiative in partnership with current partners to determine how to best recruit, train, and employ talent needed to meet ever-evolving cyber security threats, and other relevant topicsCommunity and Engagement* Foster sense of community & School identity through coordination of co-curricular & extra-curricular events.* Advise students on their academic and career development* Support recruitment by developing relationships and participating in information sessions* Help with preparation, editing & distribution of marketing materials* Presenting the program offerings on social media (eg, Facebook, LinkedIn)* Play an active role in increasing yield rates by meeting with students individually & in groups* Represent the programs at recruitment sessions* Actively engage with & systematically track students after graduation with an eye on creating an active alumni network/community* Assist with SPS efforts to raise money for scholarship support* Respond to requests & queries from faculty, students, alumni, prospective students, employersAffiliations* Coordinate with key stakeholders to determine desired future state characteristics* Meet with departmental leaders, students, faculty, program leadership, alumni, and other schools/programs at CU that could be potentially partners or impacted* Customize programs for military cohorts by partnering with likeminded initiatives and corporate partners.A strong internal candidate has been identified; however, we are still accepting applications and will consider all qualified candidates. Minimum Qualifications for GradeApplicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant - Bachelor's Degree or equivalent* 5 years of related experience Additional Position-Specific Minimum QualificationsApplicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant - Prior experience working with active duty or retired military and veteran groups* Prior experience working in the academic areas of interest to the US Armed Forces and military groups (eg, cyber security, training and education development for armed services)* Prior experience at a leading research university Special Instructions Preferred Qualifications - Advanced degree in relevant field* Experience in the military community Essential Functions Additional Essential Functions (Limit to 3950 characters.) Special IndicationsThis position works with:Posted by StartWire.
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