Work at UH Advertisement

Title:
Instructor, CC (Military/Veterans Coordinator/Counselor)
Position Number:
0082874
Hiring Unit:
Student Affairs
Location:
Kapi‘olani Community College
Date Posted:
September 02, 2017
Closing Date:
September 19, 2017
Salary Information:
C2, min $5,273/mo. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Monthly Type:
11 Month
Tenure Track:
Tenure
Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time
Temporary/Permanent:
Permanent
Funding:
General Funds

Other Conditions:
  • General funds, pending position vacancy, contingent on satisfactory performance, operational needs, actual staffing requirements, and availability of funds. Position may be converted from 11-month to 9-month or 9-month to 11-month, as operational needs are required.
Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Under the general supervision of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, is responsible for designing, implementing, evaluating and improving the college’s services to military personnel (active, national guard, and military reserves, qualified military dependent and veterans). Promote and support initiatives for the target populations that include admission, enrollment, assistance with educational benefits, forms and approvals, non-traditional education (e.g., credit-by-examination, experiential equivalence, transfer credits, SOC degrees), persistence, graduation, transfer to 4-year universities, referral to appropriate college, community and military resources, as well as career entry referrals. Serves as the college’s point-of-contact who provides informational service, outreach, and academic counseling and advising to military and veterans, desiring to pursue a traditional and nontraditional higher education that will lead to their enrollment, persistence and completion at Kapi’olani Community College (KCC) and completion of program certificates courses and/or degrees and eventual transition to continuing baccalaureate degree or the workforce. Facilitates the provision of a wide range of student development services and college persistence and retention initiatives such as first-year experience activities, financial aid and scholarship application, new student orientation, curriculum development and instruction, student success workshops, career counseling (assessment, evaluation, and exploration,) satisfactory academic progress interventions, referrals to on-and off-campus resources, exploring of career/employment/continued education opportunities, and student success initiatives and services. Collaborates, contributes to, and/or coordinates with fellow counterparts and professionals in the recruitment, training, services, and effectiveness of the college’s Military and Veteran Program and other retention programs. Access and use of all databases necessary to provide excellent service to veteran students, included but not limited to Banner, VA Once, etc. Establishes and maintains on-going communication and a viable working relationship with education officers of local military installations, military/veterans education and community support services and the Veterans Administration (VA). Identifies, assesses, advises, and refers military personnel and veterans who may possess or encounter personal, social, or academic obstacles to their continued education to appropriate support offices, agencies or organizations. Initiates and facilitates for veteran students served in by the program to access needed resources across campus. Conducts data collection to assess the progress of the college’s military/veteran students. Assist in the planning, implementation, revision, and improvement of programs and services under the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and support divisions/units to include objectives and program targets in general and specifically related funding grants and other revenue streams. Perform related work as assigned, including serving on institutional and system-wide committees, participating in community services, and other programs of professional development and improvement. Evening, weekend, and outreach assignments will be part of the regular workload.
Minimum Qualifications
  1. Master’s degree in Counseling and Guidance, Counseling Psychology, College Student Personnel Services, Human Resources (to include both CTAHR and Personnel), Communications. Related fields include: Education (to include all degrees in this field), Family Resources, Human Development, Psychology (to include all degrees in this field), Public Health, Rehabilitation Counseling, Social Work, Sociology, and Student Services Personnel.
  2. The applicant must meet the minimum qualifications by the effective date of the appointment.
  3. Or
  4. Bachelor’s degree in Counseling and Guidance, Counseling Psychology, College Student Personnel Services, Human Resources (to include both CTAHR and Personnel), Communications or related field. Related fields include: Education (to include all degrees in this field), Family Resources, Human Development, Psychology (to include all degrees in this field), Public Health, Rehabilitation Counseling, Social Work, Sociology, and Student Services Personnel.
  5. PLUS 3 years of experience with Military Veterans population.
  6. The applicant must meet the minimum qualifications by the effective date of the appointment.
Desirable Qualifications
  1. Military experience (active, national guard, and military reserves, qualified military dependent and veterans)
  2. Ability to lead and work collaboratively with small and large groups to effectively achieve program goals and outcomes
  3. Demonstrated ability to understand oral and written documentation, write reports and procedures, and communicate effectively in a variety of situations.
  4. Demonstrated proficiency with MS Word, MS Excel, Google Docs, and Student Information Systems.
  5. Functional knowledge of principles, practices and techniques in event planning and/or program management demonstrated by knowledge, understanding and ability to apply concepts, terminology.
  6. Ability to plan with detail, execute, follow through, and follow up assigned tasks, projects, and events.
  7. Demonstrated ability to recognize problems, identify possible causes and resolve the full range problems that may commonly occur in the working with postsecondary students.
  8. Ability to exercise judgment, tact, and discretion in applying policies and procedures.
  9. Knowledge of Native Hawaiian values and general knowledge of the various Hawaiian island communities.
  10. Possess a student centered philosophy by being a strong student advocate for our KapCC graduates as they transition into the workforce and/or 4 year institutions

To Apply:
Submit 1) Faculty or executive/Managerial CC Personnel Form 27A application form (www.hawaii.edu/ohr/employ.htm),2) graduate and undergraduate transcripts(s) showing degrees and coursework to date. Copies of official transcripts are acceptable; however, on-line transcripts, academic record/grade summaries, diplomas or copies of diplomas will NOT be accepted. Official transcripts are required at the time of hire (in order to be official, transcripts must have the official seal and be mailed directly from the degree-granting institution. Transcripts may not be stamped as issued to student or as a student copy. Ask the Registrar to send the transcript to the attention of Dr. Brenda Ivelisse, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs); 3) a one- to two-page statement outlining the ways in which you meet the minimum and desirable qualifications; and 4) three original, current (dated within the last 5 years), signed, letters of recommendation. Documents submitted electronically will not be considered. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered. All materials must be postmarked no later than the closing date for an application to be considered complete or date-stamped by the Vice Chancellor's office no later than 4:30 p.m. on the closing date. Send completed materials to : Dr. Brenda Ivelisse, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, Kapiolani Community College , 4303 Diamond Head Road, Ilima 205, Honolulu, HI 96816. Inquiries: Dr. Brenda Ivelisse, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs; 808-734-9522; kapvcsa@hawaii.edu Materials submitted become property of the College and will not be returned. Deaf and hard-of-hearing persons may call 1-711 or 643-8833. Kapi‘olani Community College does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, sex, color, national origin, or disability in its programs and activities. For more information or inquiries regarding these policies, contact Section 504 Coordinator, (808) 734-9575; Title IX Coordinator, (808) 734-9522.
Address:
  1. Brenda Ivelisse, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs
  2. Kapi‘olani Community College
  3. 4303 Diamond Head Road, Ilima 205
  4. Honolulu, HI 96816
Inquiries:
  1. Brenda Ivelisse, VC for Student Affairs; 808-734-9522; ivelisse@hawaii.edu

The University of Hawaiʻi is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution and is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination on the basis of race, sex, gender identity and expression, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, genetic information, marital status, breastfeeding, income assignment for child support, arrest and court record (except as permissible under State law), sexual orientation, domestic or sexual violence victim status, national guard absence, or status as a covered veteran.

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