Job Number: P059
Work Type: Administrative
Location: Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Categories: Student Affairs and Services
Veterans & Military Family Center
$36,443 - $44,886; commensurate with experience
Job Summary/Basic Function
Reporting to the Assistant Director of the Charlie and Hazel Daniels Veterans and Military Family Center (Daniels Center), the Transition Manager will assist the approximate 1100 MTSU student-veterans and their eligible dependents as they transition into the university by:
1) Onboarding: Managing the enrollment process by performing tasks such as answering admission questions, processing residency applications; participation in CUSTOMS, Preview Days, and the Newcomers Briefing; writing letters and emails to prospective students; tracking the number of students planning to attend;
2.) Military Prior Learning Assessment: Continually seeking to equate credit for veterans' past experience, training, and course work; communicating with department chairs and academic advisors to find the most appropriate credits; helping identify academic majors that allow the most efficient degree pathway for the veterans based on previous Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) as requested.
3.) Academic Progress: Monitoring the progression of each student-veteran and eligible dependent especially those who may be vulnerable based on their GPA, dropped classes, or by recommendation of faculty/staff; overseeing the sponsorship/mentoring program that links student-veterans with peers and faculty members.
4.) Outboarding: Working with and directing student-veterans and their eligible dependents to the Assistant Director/Employer Search Agent at certain points in the academic career i.e. potential internships, creating a resume, job search, etc. and performing other related tasks and special projects as assigned.
Bachelors degree required.
Required Related Experience
Two (2) years full time progressively responsible related experience working in admissions, advising, counseling or a related field.
Note: Four (4) years of 20 hours per week part time related experience as defined above may be considered.
Desirable Related Experience
Experience working with veterans in a university setting assisting with admissions process and academic success programs and/or prior military experience preferred.
Documents Needed to Apply
Cover Letter & CV/Resume Required
MTSU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that values diversity in all its forms. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.
Proof of U.S. citizenship or eligibility for U.S. employment will be required prior to employment (Immigration Control Act of 1986). Clery Act crime statistics for MTSU available at http://www.mtsu.edu/police/docs/2020AnnualSecurityReport.pdf or by contacting MTSU Public Safety at (615) 898-2424.
MTSU is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
This position requires a criminal background check. Therefore, you may be required to provide information about your criminal history in order to be considered for this position.
For individuals requiring a reasonable accommodation to apply: In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with MTSU, please call 615-898-2929 or email email@example.com.
Application Review Date: June 3, 2021
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