Senior VA Benefits Advisor

Position Type: Full Time

Expected Start Date: 28 September 2020

Job Location: Fort Polk, Louisiana

Country: United States

Travel Requirement: Up to 50%

Salary Type: SCA

Level of Education: Bachelor’s Degree preferred, years of experience and/or military experience may substitute

Years of Experience: More than 4 years

Description: Conduct VA transition activities in support of the Transition Assistance Program (TAP). Transition support includes conducting standardized VA Benefits and Services Briefings, one-on-one engagements, pre-separation counseling support, military life cycle (MLC) events, Capstone events, and warm-handover support. Senior Benefits Advisors provides planning, coordination, and execution of training programs. Serves as a senior instructor delivering established curriculum, training tools, and ensuring course content and delivery methods follow established training objectives. Identifies possible course material revisions based on instructor and/or participant feedback or suggestions.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Executing non-event Activities at assigned installation

  • Participate in weekly Site Lead meetings

  • Inform installation staff about new policies, procedures and operational guidance

  • Execute quality management activities at assigned installation and across the program

  • Deliver onsite activities and execute post-event data collection activities

Required Skills:

  • Understand and apply adult learning theories

  • Understanding of VA benefits programs

  • Understanding of transitioning Service member populations

  • Experience using Microsoft Office suite of tools

  • Strong customer management and support skills

  • Experience delivering interactive workshops and training to live audiences

Preferred Skills:

  • Knowledge of the military and experience working with military clients

  • Understanding of current veteran issues and challenges pre- and post- transitions

Required Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or 4-5 years’ equivalent work/military experience

  • Preferred emphasis in Training, Education, Career Counseling, or HR

  • Appropriate certifications

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