• Career Opportunities at AASCU

    PROJECT DIRECTOR
    Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges Degree Network System

    Washington-based national higher education association seeks a person to provide project leadership for the Degree Network System (DNS) within Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges, a federally funded program.  The SOC DNS Project Director manages the service-related programs within the Degree Network System  (DNS) within the SOC contract between AASCU and the Department of Defense.  The position has a shared reporting line to the SOC Director for broad contract deliverables and project management; and to the SOC Assistant Director for the Degree Network System on cross-service DNS systematic and policy matters. 

    Specific functions include:

    • internal coordination with DNS staff and functions, to include outreach, quality assurance, outcomes assessment, policies, publications, service-specific web pages, troubleshooting, workshops, and conferences;
    • external coordination and liaison with college officials involved in all aspects of the segment of the DNS, its programs, and implementation of relevant policies;
    • external coordination and liaison with VolEd Service Chiefs and designated officials involved in guidance and implementation of relevant education policies related to the DNS and its programs;
    • create and maintain SOC Degree Networks (based on the needs/requests of VolEd education personnel, student evaluation and degree planning services, and college course transfer guarantees that result in degree completions for servicemembers and mutually productive relationships with colleges) in conjunction with DNS personnel;

    Qualifications include:

    • A doctorate or a combination of academic credentials, higher education administrative experience, and experience in military education suited to the position; 
    • A minimum of 12-15 years of administrative work experience is required, including five or more years of experience in academic administration and policy making;

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    EDITORIAL SERVICES MANAGER

    Washington D.C.-based national higher education association seeks an Editorial Services Manager for its Division of Communications. This person will be responsible for undertaking a variety of communications functions that include serving as editor for the association’s print and electronic publications; coordinating the division’s editorial services; serving as assistant managing editor and writer for the association’s magazine; developing content for the association’s social media channels; writing for the website; and managing projects as assigned.  This position reports to the Director of Communications.  

    Key job requirements include:

    • Coordinates the division’s editorial services including publication writing, editing and production; counsels staff regarding editorial development and association style; collaborates with other divisions to assist them in developing print and electronic communications. 
    • Serves as editor and/or writer for the association’s major publications including bi-weekly electronic newsletters, meeting programs, policy and research papers, reports and monographs, and membership publications. 

    QUALIFICATIONS:
    For immediate consideration, a candidate should have: 

    • Bachelor’s degree in English, journalism, communications or a related field
    • Minimum five years of professional experience writing/editing

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    PROJECT DIRECTOR FOR PROGRAM ASSESSMENT

    Washington-based national higher education association seeks a person to provide project leadership for the Degree Network System (DNS) within Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges, a federally-funded program.  The Project Director for Program Assessment manages the implementation of the SOC program assessment and data flow for the DNS, a course transfer and articulation network of accredited academic institutions promoting college degree completion for active-duty military personnel.  This senior management position provides organizational leadership for developing and maintaining an effective assessment and evaluation plan.  

    Specific functions are:

    • Develop and manage the design, implementation, and oversight of the SOC DNS assessment and evaluation plan as per the SOW.
    • Direct supervise, and participate in program assessment and evaluation activities, tracking identified outcome measures and data sources. 
    • Develop and implement user metrics for troubleshooting and communication functions to include stakeholder feedback mechanisms.
    • Direct and coordinate internal review and analysis of SOC relevant data; prepare quantitative and narrative reports documenting assessment findings.
    • Coordinate the adoption and acceptance of technology solutions for data (information) flow with internal and external stakeholders.

    QUALIFICATIONS: A Master’s degree in related field or equivalent combination of education and work experience 

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