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Military Programs Coordinator - JBLM

Employer
Saint Martin's University
Location
Washington, United States
Salary
$35,000.00 - $40,000.00
Posted Date
May 17, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Extension Services
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time
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Directly supports the Associate Deans of Academic Programs and the Associate Dean Military & Graduate Programs at the SMU JBLM/Online campuses. Performs as the Admissions Counselor for SMU JBLM/Online campuses, at both the Lacey and SMU JBLM/Online campuses. Collects student information and prepares student admissions portfolios though the Slate program for all academic programs at the SMU JBLM/Online campuses. Liaises and works with the Dean of Enrollment; Registrar; Department Chairs; and various college/school Deans on admissions compliance policies and validating transfer credits. Position requires initiative and independent judgment that results in academic decisions, which sustain positive relationships with students, instructors, military officials and partner college administrators. The position is also responsible for coordinating marketing materials for monthly Newcomers Orientation sessions at the SMU JBLM/Online. Directly coordinates local requests for academic courses from military units at the Stone and/or McChord Airfield Education Center. Including identifying and contacting available instructors in coordination with the SMU JBLM/Online Associate Dean for Academic Programs.

Ranked by Niche as the second (#2) most diverse private college in Washington State in 2020, Saint Martin’s is extremely proud of our student diversity.  Our university treasures persons of all abilities, ages, ethnicities, genders, nationalities, orientations, races, and religions.  In particular, we know that students educated in an ethnically diverse setting perform better academically and reap greater professional success than their peers from more homogeneous learning environments. We proudly celebrate that our student population is 51% undergraduate and 32% graduate students of color.  We are committed to pursuing an employee community that reflects a similar, if not the same percentage. 

Therefore, we intentionally encourage and request that members of historically underrepresented groups apply to join this community.  All of us, from all backgrounds, are making a commitment to do and be better for our students, faculty and staff.

Established in 1895, Saint Martin’s University serves as the educational mission of Saint Martin’s Abbey.  The Abbey is a Catholic Benedictine monastery, whose members pray, work, and live together on the University campus.  As the mission is Catholic and Benedictine, one of our values is a spirit of hospitality welcoming all, regardless of an individual’s faith, religion, or spirituality.

Competencies 

  • Ensures work is within the guidelines and policies of the US Air Force as prescribed by the Department of Defense Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).
  • Maintains confidentiality in regards to students and instructors personal, financial, and academic Stays apprised of current policies, legal and ethical issues in advising, transfer and higher education including the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).
  • Communicates effectively with co-workers in a respectful and unthreatening manner consistent with the university’s established Benedictine
  • Initiates and produces written documents with clearly organized
  • Ability to work with people of diverse
  • Demonstrates ability to multi-task and work under pressure to meet tight
  • Learns and assumes new tasks as processes change due to technology and support
  • Demonstrate strong multicultural knowledge, awareness, and skills needed to perform the tasks of promoting diversity and social justice.
  • Knowledge of best practices related to supporting diverse student population, including students of color, students of diverse socioeconomic backgrounds, first generation students, students with disabilities, and other historically marginalized identities.
  • Is supportive of a Catholic, Benedictine philosophy of education and able to articulate and support the University’s mission statement.

REQUIREMENTS AND/OR CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

  • One-year experience providing academic counseling to students, preferably at the college level or a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline is desirable but not required. We can train.
  • Experience using computer-software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, email, and the
  • Experience working with military extension/branches preferred, but not required. Installation access provided.
  • Experience working with Army Ignited and CCAF academic helpful, but not required.
  • Willingness to learn
  • Customer service and friendly attitude
  • Love helping others
  • Team player
  • Attention to detail and strong time-management skills
  • Work location on JBLM Education Centers Stone/McChord

To see the full job description or to apply for this position, please visit our website at Work at Saint Martin’s .

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