The Variable Hours Officer (VHO) will support the national programmatic impact of the Center for Veteran Transition and Integration (Center). The VHO is expected to be a leader in the veteran transition space and will inform the Center as it plays a central role in the national conversation by building a platform that transforms the tools available to service members as they make the transition to higher education, new careers and civilian life.
Key duties include:
support ground-breaking research that informs the Center's programs and substantively impacts the national conversation; and
provide advice and counsel that increases the Center's programmatic impact nationally.
Conduct Research: Support, inform, and when appropriate, lead ground-breaking research that informs the Center's programs and substantively impacts the national conversation.
Support relationships with research-based partners and institutions.
Support the development, execution and publication/findings of all research conducted.
Ensure that all research conducted integrates data from current Center programming if appropriate and informs/directs future Center programming.
COMPLETES ADDITIONAL PROJECTS AND PERFORMS OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED OR REQUESTED
Five or more years of research experience
Ten or more years of military related experience or experience working with veteran services organizations.
Strong organizational abilities including planning, delegating, program development and task facilitation
Knowledge of organizations, programs and fundraising strategies unique to the veteran's community
Exceptional interpersonal, organizational, and oral and written communication skills required.
Strong written and oral communications skillA strong candidate has been identified, but we are still accepting applications.
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
Internal Number: 508916
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