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Veterans Resource Program Coordinator - Two Positions

Veterans Resource Program Coordinator - Two Positions

Requisition ID

Veterans Resource Center

SE Campus & Cascade Campus

Employment Type
Academic Prof - Full Time

Best Consideration Date

Position Summary

Portland Community College (PCC) is a public, multi-campus, comprehensive community college with a mission to support student success by delivering access to quality education while advancing economic development and promoting sustainability in a collaborative culture of diversity, equity and inclusion. PCC is the largest institution of higher learning in the state, serving more than 50,000 full- and part-time college-age residents.

The Portland Community College is seeking two 2 full-time Veterans Resource Center (VRC) Coordinators who will each provide coordination and leadership for a specific campus resource center and college-wide administration of a broad range of activities that further the goals of the collective Veterans Resource Centers, the goals of the Division of Student Belonging and Wellbeing, and the values of belonging, justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion.

PCC’s Veterans Resource Centers (VRC’s) provide student veterans, active duty military, their families and the surrounding community with advocacy, resources, support and the opportunity to be successful. The VRC at PCC offers student veterans a “one-stop” source of support and resources from entry into PCC through successful completion of their educational goals at PCC to their next steps. The VRC’s also focuses on intersecting aspects of identity and the advancement of diversity, inclusion, and equity at Portland Community College. Additionally, The VRC is committed to working alongside students, community and campus partners (i.e., other identity based equity centers, community-based organizations, faculty, PCC leaders) toward goals for equitable student success.

See the classification description for additional information:

Candidate Profile

These qualifications, skills and abilities are critical for success in this position.
Throughout the screening process, you will be evaluated based on the demonstration of these qualifications.
  • Experience working with, supporting, and advocating for student veterans and intersectional student populations.
  • Experience providing leadership and coordination of large-scale campus and institutional programming, projects, and events.
  • Demonstrated experience planning and establishing program outcomes and assessments.
  • Experience training, overseeing, and mentoring student staff.
  • Knowledge of student and human development theory associated with the veteran student population, preferably within higher education/community colleges.
  • An understanding of budgets and grant budgeting and compliance.
Minimum Qualifications

To be considered, your application must demonstrate these minimum qualifications. (Experience is calculated based on the start and end dates you provide multiplied by the number of hours per week worked).
  • Bachelor’s degree in Education, Liberal Arts, Multicultural Studies, Women’s Studies, Gender Studies, Social Justice, Sociology, Psychology, or a related field. Relevant experience may substitute for the degree requirement on a year-for-year basis.
  • Master’s degrees in student development, psychology, social work, social science, counseling or other related fields may be required for positions that teach credit courses.
  • Three years of experience in a diverse setting coordinating veteran services or programs, to include one year of experience specific to the population served in the area of assignment.
  • Note: Applicants must display one year of experience directly serving veterans.

Position Grade

Starting Salary Expectations
$60,071.00 to $64,347.00 (Step 3); based on qualifications, experience, and internal equity.

Position Grade Salary Range
$60071 to $104159 Annual Salary


PCC Benefits

PCC offers a comprehensive benefit package designed to provide employees and their families, including domestic partners, with access to a broad range of benefit options. Includes Health, Dental, and Vision options, Group Life, Long-term Disability, Long-term Care, and Auto and Home Insurance programs.

PCC currently fully funds the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System (PERS/OPSRP) pension and contributes an additional 6% into the employee's Individual Account Program under PERS/OPSRP. PCC offers a tax deferred annuity program and a deferred compensation program where employees may save additional pre-tax dollars for retirement.

Additionally, PCC provides a tuition waiver for you, your spouse/domestic partner, and dependent children under 24 years of age, as well as partial tuition reimbursement for full-time employees at other accredited institutions.

*Please note: Temporary Academic Professional employees are not eligible for Personal Leave Days, Life Insurance, Long-term Disability, or AD&D Insurance.

Paid Leave: (Pro-rated by FTE for Part-Time Employees)
  • Starts at 13.33 hours of vacation leave per month (additional vacation hours with years of services)
  • 1 day of sick leave per month
  • 11 holidays
  • 3 additional personal leave days per year
View a complete list of PCC benefits .

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements

Work is performed in an office environment. Moderate physical exertion. Occasional lifting of materials which may weigh up to 50 pounds. Occasional travel and the ability to work some evening and weekend hours required.

Background Check Required

Portland Community College complies with the Oregon Veterans' Preference in Public Employment law which provides qualifying veterans and disabled veterans with preference in employment. You will be given instructions during the application process to claim Veterans' Preference in the recruitment of this position, and to provide the documents required for verification of eligibility. Please do not send your documentation to the hiring manager directly. For verification of eligibility, please submit the following documentation:
  • Veterans: DD214
  • Disabled Veterans: DD214 and Letter from the Department of VA
Portland Community College is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or any other protected class.

Notice of the Availability of the Annual Security Report:

Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), you may view Portland Community College’s (PCC) most recent Annual Security Report (ASR) on the Department of Public Safety website. The ASR contains current security and safety-related policy disclosure statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention and sexual assault prevention information and resources, and drug and alcohol prevention programming. The ASR also contains crime statistics for Clery Act crimes which occurred on PCC properties for the last three calendar years. Paper copies of the ASR are available upon request at all Department of Public Safety offices.

Special Conditions for this position:

This position has been identified as a Campus Security Authority (CSA) pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act). Campus Security Authorities must immediately report Clery Act crimes that occurred on Portland Community College’s Clery geography on the Crime Incident Report (CIRTrac™) located on the Department of Public Safety’s Clery Act compliance webpage . Following entry of a report on CIRTrac™ PCC’s Clery Specialist will (1) analyze the report for issuance of a timely warning or emergency notification; and (2) will determine if the report should be included in the annual statistical disclosures. The Clery Specialist shall annually assign CSAs online Clery Act training to ensure they are provided proper training to fulfill their reporting responsibilities required by the Clery Act and PCC’s Clery Act policy.

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