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Assistant Director of Military Affairs

Employer
University of North Carolina, Wilmington
Location
North Carolina, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 23, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Disabled Student Services
Employment Type
Full Time
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Posting Details

Posting Details

​Benefits of Working at UNCW

Want to become a soaring UNCW Seahawk and work at one of the best universities on the East Coast? Want to put your toes in the sand after a day of work? The University of North Carolina Wilmington offers a wonderfully vibrant university community along with a beautiful location just miles from the beach.

Employees of UNCW are provided a comprehensive benefits package as well as other programs, resources, policies, and practices that help to support a work/life balance. Our programs have been designed to provide a variety of choices to best fit your needs and the needs of your family. Full time employees are eligible for dental, vision and health insurance plans. Health insurance benefit plans eligibility begins on the first of the month following date of hire. Retirement plan contributions begin on the eligibility date following election and include employer contributions for either a defined contribution or a defined benefit plan. Optional disability plans are also available.

Full time employees are also eligible for up to three (3) paid waivers from the state and then UNCW provides an additional two waivers in the summer for classes taken only at UNCW including the application fee and book rental. In addition as a full time employee, UNCW offers a free membership to the Campus Recreation Center, free vaccine and booster shots offered on campus, meditation and yoga sessions, voluntary supplemental insurance coverages, pretax flexible spending accounts, 12 paid holidays, 24 hours of paid community service leave time, paid vacation and sick leave accrual and family medical leave after 12 months of continuous service

We also offer an abundance of training and development programs through our Dare to Learn Academy , Skillport , and the employee assistance program , many of which are offered free of charge.

Working Title

Assistant Director of Military Affairs

External Link to Posting

https://jobs.uncw.edu/postings/26061

Vacancy Number

E831

Position Number

8050

Location of Workplace

Main UNCW Campus

Department

Enrollment Affairs Admin - 30100

Division

Academic Affairs - 30000 Division

Brief Summary of Work for this Position

The Assistant Director will advocate for, manage, and coordinate the support services needed for the operation of the Office of Military Affairs . This individual will manage a comprehensive and collaborative effort for UNCW while providing administrative and support services to maximize the recruitment, retention and graduation of veterans, military personnel, and their families. Position will include increased levels of interactions with statewide and national organizations including military leaders, business and industry and federal agencies. The Assistant Director reports to the Director of Military Affairs. Must be willing to work a flexible schedule including some evenings and weekends.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Bachelor’s degree and one year of experience related to the area of assignment; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Preferred Education, Knowledge, Skills & Experience

Master’s Degree in a relevant field. Served honorably in the U.S. Military (prefer candidate with combat experience); experience working with university students in the areas of mentoring, advising and/or counseling; knowledge of interaction of veterans’ education benefits and student financial aid; knowledge of military transcript systems and awarding academic credit for military service; experience with Banner student system; ability and experience to handle complex and sensitive issues; advanced computer skills including website development and spreadsheets. Previous experience (or willing to obtain certification) as a Certifying Official with VA Benefits (G.I. Bill) and conducting research within the field of higher education.

Required Certifications or Licensures

N/A

Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit

UNCW Military Vision: Serve our heroes through targeted degree programs, expanded support services, and focused community/military partnerships.

UNCW Military Strategic Priorities:
  • Enhance support services for our military-affiliated students
  • Increase the number of online and Distance Education offerings
  • Expand and enhance relationships with military installations
  1. Expand and enhance support services at the main campus and extension site to include on-site and online services.
  2. Strengthen current and develop new community/military partnerships.
  3. Expand efforts to all branches of service and military installations in NC, including the NC National and Air Guards.
  4. Establish cultural competencies for faculty, staff, and students at UNCW wo are not military-affiliated


College/School Information

University Information

The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to the integration of teaching, mentoring, research and service. Widely acknowledged for its world-class faculty and staff and continuously recognized at a national level for scholarly excellence and affordability, UNCW offers a powerful academic experience that stimulates creative inquiry and critical thinking and a community rich in diversity, inclusion and global perspectives.

A public institution with nearly 18,000 students, UNCW offers a full range of baccalaureate- and graduate-level programs, as well as doctoral degrees in educational leadership, marine biology, nursing practice and psychology; and many distance learning options, including clinical research, an accelerated RN-to- BSN program, an Executive M.B.A. program structured for working professionals, and the nation’s only bachelor’s degree program focused on coastal engineering.

The university’s efforts to advance research and scholarly activities have earned UNCW the elevated designation of “Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity” institution (R2 University) by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.

UNCW has been part of the University of North Carolina System since 1969.

EEO Statement

At the University of North Carolina at Wilmington ( UNCW ), our culture reflects our values of inclusion, diversity, globalization, ethics and integrity and innovation and we are committed to providing equality of educational and employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, sex (such as gender, gender identity, marital status, childbirth, and pregnancy), age, color, national origin (including ethnicity), religion, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran status, military service member status, genetic information, or relationship to other university constituents – except where sex, age, or ability represent bona fide educational or occupational qualifications or where marital status is a statutorily established eligibility criterion for State funded employee benefit programs. UNCW believes that embracing the unique contributions of our faculty, staff and students is critical to our success and paramount in being recognized for our global mindset.

Eligibility for Employment

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. UNC Wilmington participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Number of Openings

Single Incumbent

Special Notes to Applicants

Months Per Year

12 Months

FTE

1.0 (40 hours per week)

Type of Position

Permanent

Anticipated Ending Date if Time-Limited Positions

Job Posting Date

09/23/2022

Posting Close Date

10/05/2022
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn of this opportunity with UNCW? (2022)
    • UNCW Website
    • UNCW LinkedIn Page
    • UNCW Twitter Account
    • UNCW Employee Referral
    • UNCW Instagram Account (UNCW_jobs)
    • UNCW Job Alert
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Glassdoor
    • Higher Ed Jobs
    • Hispanic Outlook
    • Indeed
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • North Carolina Job Network
    • Women in Higher Education
    • Craigslist
    • Other


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