Director of Military Center Connections

Old Dominion University   Norfolk, VA   Full-time     Education
Posted on March 23, 2023
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Posting Details

Job Title

Director of Military Center Connections



Position Number



Norfolk, VA

Job Summary

Work with the university community to position ODU as the leader in military and veteran education. Provide leadership to a center dedicated to providing comprehensive services and assessment of services for active duty military, veterans, and military affiliated students. Collaborate and provide relevant programming support to Academic Affairs and SEES to facilitate student success—these services and collaborative efforts include, but are not limited to Enrollment Management, Counseling, Career Management, and Intercultural Relations (including Educational Accessibility), and the office of Military Affairs.

Position Type


Type of Recruitment

General Public

Minimum Qualifications

Master's degree in higher education, counseling, social work, psychology or related field required.

Considerable experience in student advising or otherwise working in student affairs administration. Considerable experience in planning, organizing, and implementing programs and services for prospective and current veteran and active-duty military students. Strong experience in program management, marketing, and conducting presentations.

Demonstrated ability to develop and promote educational programs, initiatives, and activities addressing the unique and diverse need of military and veteran students. Demonstrated ability to collaborate with various constituents in higher education and the community to develop or advance student success initiatives. Ability to manage staff, build teams, work with diverse populations, manage multiple priorities, and demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills. Excellent organization and decision- making skills, and proficient computer literacy.

Preferred Qualifications


Conditions of Employment

This is an open until filled recruitment. This recruitment may close after the five-day required posting period when a suitable pool of applicants has been generated.

Given the nature of the positions in Student Engagement & Enrollment Services that provide support to student services and/or student-centered programs, the employee occupying this position may be required to work during a university closing as directed by his or her supervisor. These instances may include working from a remote location (i.e. telework, etc.).

Job Open Date


Open Until Filled


Application Review Date


Job Close Date

Special Instructions to Applicants / Additional Materials Required

Criminal Background Check

The final candidate is required to complete a criminal history check.

Department Information

Equity Statement

It is the policy of Old Dominion University to provide equal employment, educational and social opportunities for all persons, without regard to race (or traits historically associated with race including hair texture, hair type, and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), national origin, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation or genetic information. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Reasonable Accommodation Request

If you are an individual with a disability and require reasonable accommodation, please contact the Office of Institutional Equity & Diversity at (757) 683-3141.

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or consistent with contractor's legal duty to furnish information.

ODU Statement

Old Dominion University, located in the City of Norfolk in the metropolitan Hampton Roads region of coastal Virginia, is a state-assisted, Carnegie doctoral/research-extensive institution that serves its students and enriches the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world through rigorous academic programs, strategic partnerships, and active civic engagement. Its 24,000 students, including over 6,000 graduate students, form a diverse and multicultural community in six academic colleges. Through a collaborative and innovative approach to education and research, the University focuses on student learning and addresses critical needs in the professions. ODU's programs are offered on the main campus, at higher education centers in the region, and at numerous distance learning sites.

Applicant Documents
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  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. DD214
  4. Recommendation/Reference Letter 1
  5. Recommendation/Reference Letter 2
  6. Recommendation/Reference Letter 3
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