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The Military and Veterans Resource Center (MAVRC) serves military-connected students as they apply to, attend and advance beyond Georgetown. MAVRC connects students with the resources they need to transition successfully from military service to classroom to career. The office serves as a liaison and advocate to ensure military-connected students receive accurate, timely, and comprehensive information to make informed decisions and thrive in the higher education setting.
The Director will report to the Assistant Vice President for the Division of Student Affairs. MAVRC focuses on five primary areas:
Advising: Military-to civilian transition, pre-enrollment, informal career connections, cura personalis Connection to Resources: School Certifying Officials, Academic Programs and Advisement, Admissions, Student Financial Services, Career Services, and Wellness Student and Community Programming: for students, campus partners, external partners; on issues of well-being, intersectionality, and personal and professional success Alumni Mentorship and Networking: Hoya Gateway, career services Assessment and Research: Office of Assessment and Decision Support, Registrars, faculty, students
The position will serve as a hub to connect military-connected students among the Washington D.C. campuses and collaborating with partner offices to provide a supportive academic environment. The position will supervise up graduate assistants and/or VA work study who will support programming initiatives.
The Director will coordinate and plan the Warrior Scholar Project, with the support of a student employee. The program is a weeklong bootcamp for interested or recently accepted military-connected undergraduate students to get them acclimated with the campus environment.
The Director will support the Office of Advancement, the President's Office, and the Board of Directors and Regents in developing a strategic plan to enhance resources and services to best serve and celebrate the military-connected community on campus.
Requirements and Qualifications
Requirements for the position include a Bachelor's Degree (in higher education or related field) with a minimum of 3-5 years of related experience. Experience working with students and colleagues from diverse backgrounds including students of color, LGBTQ students, first generation students, military connected and veterans, students with disabilities and other underrepresented groups is required. The applicant must have an understanding of the military-connected student experience in higher education. Experience with military/veteran community and culture is preferred.
Preferred qualifications include experience in a Jesuit, Catholic educational setting with particular attention to the role that mission plays in developing students, such as demonstrated care for the whole person and supporting diversity in community; and skills related to data and assessment; ability to work collaboratively with a broad group of stakeholders. Knowledge of current trends and issues in higher education, and student affairs is important.
Must be able to assess priorities and quickly shift focus among tasks, comfortable with complexity and able to communicate details, and able to provide quality service to a large, diverse population across both the Main Campus and Downtown Campus.
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