The Veterans Advisor assists student military, veterans and dependents as they transition to college and serves as the primary contact for admissions counseling, ongoing academic advising and financial aid counseling for veteran students. The Advisor acts as mentor, liaison and advocate in meeting veterans’ needs, serves as a liaison to veteran organizations within the community, has decision-making authority for programmatic needs, and shows professional judgement in providing a full spectrum of enrollment services including administration of all veteran benefits. The Advisor demonstrates leadership, clearly understands and follows federal and state program regulations impacting veterans, and effectively manages crisis intervention occurring within the campus community of veterans. The Advisor also conducts programming activities, to include outreach, occurring during the day, evenings or on weekends to engage veteran students and increase veteran/dependent enrollment, retention and graduation rates, as well as maintain records on the same. The Veterans Advisor has military experience within the last ten years and enjoys working with and mentoring veterans of all ages. The Advisor has an upbeat and positive personality as s/he serves as the face of a continually growing and dynamic organization.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required.
Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:
Employee benefits include:
Sheridan College is located in historic Sheridan, WY at the foot of the beautiful Big Horn Mountains, minutes away from a variety of outdoor recreational activities. Sheridan is ranked “America’s Top Western Town” by True West magazine and is a vibrant community. Sheridan College is a vital component in the community.
Gillette College is located in Gillette, WY, the county seat of Campbell County. Located midway between the Big Horn Mountains to the West and the Black Hills of South Dakota to the east. Gillette is a growing, family-friendly community and enjoys a very strong economy due to energy-related industries located there.
NWCCD also includes a small campus site in Buffalo, WY.
Apply online at: https://jobs.sheridan.edu
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