Director of Veteran Services

  • The COMMIT Foundation
  • Bozeman, MT, USA
  • Jul 12, 2018
Full time Nonprofit-Social Services

Job Description

The COMMIT Foundation is changing the way veterans and Corporate America think about military transition. The organization seeks a Director of Veteran Services comfortable with helping a diverse population of veterans find meaning and purpose in life after their time in uniform.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Manage the One-on-One Transition Assistance Program application process for assigned veterans
  • Conduct initial phone screens with each veteran applying for support
  • Evaluate veterans and connect with appropriate resources based on desires, needs, strengths, and constraints
  • Manage relationships and maintain communications with veterans to help ensure they develop and achieve their post-service goals
  • Manage the One-on-One Transition Assistance Program budget for assigned veterans
  • Manage portfolio of vendors supporting the One-on-One Transition Assistance Program (i.e. executive coaches, resume experts, etc.)
  • Administer the StrengthsFinder tool as needed (training will be provided by COMMIT)
  • Manage relationships with veteran mentors, alumni, and other key stakeholders
  • Input service and impact data into Salesforce CRM; analyze and prepare reports to inform strategic level decision-making
  • Maintain industry knowledge and awareness; remain current on other veteran service organization initiatives and additional resources available

Successful candidates will likely possess a combination of the following qualifications and competencies for this position:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Master’s Degree in Social Work (preferred)
  • Experience with Salesforce CRM (preferred)
  • Military experience or working with veterans required
  • Knowledge and experience in conducting individual needs assessments
  • Strong program management skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to consistently meet deadlines
  • Excellent listening and communication skills  
  • Comfort working with a diverse pool of veterans
  • Ability to work in an ever-changing and distributed working environment
  • Ability to travel

To Apply: Email Cover Letter and Resume to Charlie Bailey at charlie.bailey@commitfoundation.org