The University of Iowa’s Chief Diversity Office is seeking a qualified candidate for their Center for Diversity & Enrichment’s Military & Veteran Student Services (MVSS). The position of Educational Support Services Specialist (working title Military & Veteran Educational Specialist) reports directly to the Director of the Center for Diversity & Enrichment.
This position will focus on the coordination of student support services to promote the educational development and success of military and veteran students and their dependents; counsel, advise, and advocate for military and veteran students and their dependents; designs, coordinates, and presents informational and educational outreach programs and workshops to military and veteran students and their dependents; educates campus and community on the needs of military and veteran students; serves on appropriate University, community, and state committees and task force groups representing the interests and needs of military and veteran students; act as the liaison for military and veteran students and their dependents to other university offices and community resources; and maintains an effective working relationship with the University of Iowa Veterans Association (UIVA) leadership.
There is an expectation that the person in this position will maintain effective, civil, and respectful working relationships with the University of Iowa campus community and uphold a high standard of cultural competency and respect for difference that represents the Center for Diversity & Enrichment’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.
This position will require occasional evening and weekend travel and events.