• Career Opportunities at AASCU

    Academic Liaison

    Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC), a division of a Washington DC-based national higher education association, seeks an academic liaison for the SOC GoArmyEd  project. Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC), a Department of Defense (DoD) federally funded contract that supports Military Voluntary postsecondary education opportunities for active duty Servicemembers worldwide.

    Incumbent will:

    • Coordinate and communicate with college administrators maintaining academic program requirements and curriculum information of participating colleges and universities; 
    • Facilitate the timely delivery of academic data between academic institutions and the technology integrator;
    • Create, produce, and review academic degree plans in established data format; track and monitor institutional reporting requirements;
    • Serve as primary point of contact, and foster intentional relationships with college administrators, the HQ Army Continuing Education System (ACES), and SOC;
    • Communicate the procedures and requirements of GoArmyEd to the participating schools; and
    • Manage the database input to track and report information as part of the contract deliverables.

    Qualifications:
    Required: Master’s degree in adult education, counseling, related field, or an equivalent combination of academic credentials with higher education work experience is required.

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    DIRECTOR, CORPORATE PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM
    Leadership Development and Member Services

    Washington – based national higher education association seeks a Director for its Division of Leadership Development and Member Services.  This person will provide leadership and stewardship for the corporate partnership program by developing and sustaining relationships with corporate partners in support of AASCU’s mission, programs and services. The Director of Corporate Partnerships reports to the Vice President for Leadership Development and Member Services and supervises the Senior Program Manager, Corporate Partnerships.

    Key job functions:

    • Work with AASCU leadership team to set revenue targets, identify opportunities for corporate support for AASCU programs and services and to identify corporate prospects that might be a good fit with AASCU’s culture and program offerings.
    • Cultivate recruit and engage corporate partners, sponsors and other funders in the work of the Association.
    • Develop contracts formalizing agreements and understandings with partners and work with AASCU staff to fulfill AASCU’s responsibilities under these agreements.
    • Plan and execute Corporate Program cultivation events and meetings, and other activities as appropriate.
    • Assume primary responsibility for relationship management and stewardship of corporate partners and sponsors.
    • Meet or exceed revenue targets for corporate partnerships.
    • Supervise the Senior Program Manager, Corporate Partnerships.

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or related field required;  Advanced degree and certificate in fundraising preferred;
    • 5-7 years’ experience in development, or corporate relations in higher education or a non-profit association;
    • Proven track record of successfully achieving financial and other performances targets;
    • Strong written and oral communication skills; persuasive, enthusiastic and persistent in making the case for support;
    • Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines and work as part of a team;
    • Sound project management skills and some events management experience.  

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    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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    Senior Project Associate (Data)

    Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC), a division of a Washington DC-based national higher education association, seeks a SOC GoArmyEd Senior Project Associate (Data) to coordinate data exchanges.  Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC), a Department of Defense (DoD) federally funded contract that supports Military Voluntary postsecondary education opportunities for active duty Servicemembers worldwide. 

    Incumbent will:

    • Coordinate transfer of Student Agreement (SA) data from GoArmyEd Army IT integrator (download electronic SA data from secure FTP Server);
    • Coordinate monthly and quarterly GoArmyEd data exchanges between SOC, Army Continuing Education System, and the Army’s IT integrator to meet all contractual obligations;
    • Develop customized spreadsheets, data reports, and set up bulk electronic mailings as needed.
    • Provide support to GoArmyEd staff on GoArmyEd IT issues and training on GoArmyEd data-related processes;
    • Develop training and provide guidance to staff on how to effectively use database and spreadsheet tools in daily operations; and
    • Create and update workload and dashboard indicators for Customer Resolution Management cases and college metrics.

    Qualifications: 

    • Bachelor’s degree required 
    • Strong computer skills (MAC and PC), primarily with database software, spreadsheets, Advanced Microsoft Office (Excel and Word), tracking documents, and internal reports (Sharepoint) is required 

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