University of Missouri - Columbia (MU)   Columbia, MO   Full-time     Education
Posted on May 10, 2023
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Job Description

The Military Family Kinship Navigator will serve military families living in Missouri, including Guard, Reserve, and those with a parent who has recently ended their tour of duty. The navigator will provide outreach and engagement that connects these families with the resources of ParentLink and, in turn, their local communities. The navigator will provide leadership to informing ParentLink service expansion to serve the unique challenges and needs of military families even more strongly. These issues include impacts of residual stress and trauma on family members, transition from military to civilian living, etc.


Salary Range: $17.00-18.50/ per hour
GGS Grade: 007
University Title: Educational Program Associate III
Internal applicants can determine their university title by accessing the Talent Profile tile in myHR.


M-F 8-5 with occasional night or weekend

Minimum Qualifications

An Associate's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience and at least 6 months of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Social Work,Child and Family Development, Counseling,Health Administration,or related area.Knowledge and experience in Microsoft Word and Excel; ability to learn new software programs such as iCarol client and resource data management systems.

Application Materials

Resume, Cover Letter and Application

Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, paid time off, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at

Values Commitment

We value the uniqueness of every individual and strive to ensure each person's success. Contributions from individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives promote intellectual pluralism and enable us to achieve the excellence that we seek in learning, research and engagement. This commitment makes our university a better place to work, learn and innovate.

In your application materials, please discuss your experiences and expertise that support these values and enrich our missions of teaching, research and engagement.

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To request ADA accommodations, please call the Director of Accessibility and ADA at 573-884-7278.

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