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5 Jan 2017

Transition Coordinator

Kennesaw State University – Posted by SACJobs Kennesaw, Georgia, United States

Job Description

Responsible for various areas of student success either in Admissions, Career Services, Financial Aid, etc.; can
recruit freshmen and transfer students from high schools & community colleges; makes presentations to student
groups; counsels students and parents regarding the admissions process OR coordinate campus scholarships; manage programs for students receiving financial aid; process, track, monitor all institutional scholarships; provide
financial aid counseling OR be responsible for recruitment, marketing and customer service for KSU Graduate Programs, etc.; analyze transcripts and other documents to determine eligibility.
Help the Director by overseeing the operational management and development of KSU’s Military & Veteran Services (MVS) at KSU. Plans and organizes office operations and serves as the initial point of contact for student veterans. Work with Admissions to coordinate Black and Gold information sessions for potential student veterans. Academically advise current and potential student veterans. Disseminate relevant information to veterans
regarding changes and updates in veteran benefits and programs. Conduct training sessions, meetings, workshops,
and activities in support of student veterans. Help plan, organize, and present educational programs, seminars, and
events designed to educate students, faculty, and staff about better ways to support the student veterans. Assist
with the organization and planning that cultivates community partnership among alumni-veterans and their families. Help develop and execute an integrated marketing plan that includes social media, web, brochures, press releases, bulletins, and newsletters. Help develop planning for the MVS. Oversee the function of the Marietta Campus Center for Military & Veteran Services. Responsible for maintaining an open line of communication with the Director and Assistant Director of MVS, located at the Kennesaw Campus.Help provide direction and leadership in developing goals, objectives, policies, and procedures for MVS. Work closely with the Veterans Certifying Official to ensure a smooth veteran transition to KSU. Assist in the supervision of staff. Take an active role in national veteran programs. Serve as a liaison for veterans and their referral to Counseling and Psychological Services. Assist veterans with social services referrals and perform other duties as assigned. Periodic travel is to be expected to events in the
state, outside the state, and between the Kennesaw and Marietta campuses.
Must have a strong, working knowledge about Chapter 30 and 33 veteran educational benefits. Must be knowledgeable about veteran benefits in an educational environment. Must possess knowledge of VA policies and procedures.
Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/AffirmativeAction employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion,sex, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status.
Bachelor’s degree and 1 year related experience.

REQUIREMENTS

Start Date: 1/4/2017 – Firm
Education: Bachelor’s Degree Required
Work Experience: 1-3 Years

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