Troops to Engineers SERVICE Assistant
SDSU Research Foundation - San Diego, CA

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Benefits Eligibility

Hourly with no benefits

FTE Percent

50

Annualized or Hourly Salary

Hourly

Advertised Salary

$15-$25 an hour

Job Responsibilities

Position will assist the Program director/coordinator with all aspects of the Troops to Engineers SERVICE Program, especially the administration of the ONR ESTEP grant. Specifically the person in this positon willl: Mentor and counsel undergraduate student veterans and transitioning wounded warriors Communicate with: student veterans, transitioning veterans, wounded warriors, active duty military personnel, senior military officials, senior government officials, industry recruiters and senior executives, university faculty and administrators about the program and program issues Prepare presentations and present to groups Match student veterans with potential internships Maintain the program webpage Respond to inquiries from potential students and potential employers Maintain data bases of students and employers Represent the program at job fairs, career fairs and education fairs Assist student veterans with resume preparation and interview preparation Represent the program at meetings and conference calls regarding student veterans employment and education issues Draft reports and white papers on the program and student veterans employment and education issues Fill in for the program director in other ways as needed Monitor program spending Interface with Military Transition programs and community colleges regarding transitioning student veterans

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Engineering and intention to pursue graduate school in Engineering or Management Military program management experience Military leadership experience Military financial and resource management experience Current or soon to be military veteran Mentoring experience of junior personnel Fingerprinting required

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Ability to mentor undergraduate student veterans majoring in Engineering or Science Basic understanding of technical engineering terms, engineering course work and engineering careers Understanding of military training, Military Occupational Skills (MOS's) and technical ratings Understanding of military culture including military organizational structure and acronyms Ability to relate well with veterans, students, professors, administrators, industry leaders and industry talent acquisition teams Highly motivated self-starter, with a high energy level and strong interpersonal skills Strong desire to work with, and understand challenges faced by, student veterans and wounded warriors Excellent ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing Ability to prepare presentations and present to diverse groups of people (students, young military personnel, senior executives, academics and veterans) Well organized, ability to meet deadlines, possess good judgment and common sense Demonstrate a high level of cross-cultural sensitivity Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and database creation through excel or other software Ability to function as the Program Director in the Director's absence Ability to maintain the webpage, creating content and keeping the webpage current Ability to travel once or twice a year outside of the area to represent the program at conferences or meetings

Standard Requirements

This description incorporates the most typical duties performed. It is recognized that other related duties not specifically mentioned may also be performed. The ability to report to work on time; follow directions from a supervisor; interact effectively with co-workers; understand and follow posted work rules and procedures; accept constructive criticism; for managers and supervisory personnel to lead and manage others; and to maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner so that you get along with customers, clients, co-workers and management.

Preferred Education/Certifications

BS Degree in Engineering from ABET Accredited College or University SDSU Graduate student or intent to pursue graduate education

Preferred Experience/Special Skills

Military Veteran of OIF, OEF. Experience working with veterans and wounded warriors. Strong desire to assist others and work with transitioning military personnel and veterans.

Working Conditions

The person in the position will be required to travel to Conferences and/or meetings outside of the San Diego Area once or twice a year. The person in the position may be required to visit interns in their working environments at local companies.

Job Close Date Jobs close at 4pm PST

02-19-2013

Supplemental Questions

Additional Instructions for Applicants

Certain SDSURF positions must undergo background and other screening, which may include criminal history, credit history, health examination, fingerprinting, or other screening criteria which the SDSURF determines necessary for business purposes. Where such requirements are known, they will be stated in the job posting. By accepting a position with SDSURF, you are agreeing to undergo such screenings at any time during your employment with SDSURF if it is determined necessary for business reasons.

Open-Restricted Quick Link This link is only used for: named in grant, transferring of projects from other institutions to SDSURF, or transfer of position from
University to Foundation. Job must be in the "Open-Restricted" status.

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Activity Report

Physical Effort with or without reasonable accommodations

Indicate the numbers of hours per day the employee will perform the following.

Bending over

1-2

Kneeling

N/A

Sitting

3-4

Standing

1-2

Climbing

N/A

Lifting or carrying

10 lbs or less

Walking

1-2

Reaching overhead

N/A

Crouching

1-2

Repetitive use of hands/arms

N/A

Crawling

N/A

Balancing

N/A

Pushing or pulling

N/A

Repetitive use of legs

N/A

Eye/hand coordination

N/A

Driving cars, trucks, forklifts, and other equipment

No

Being around scientific equipment and machinery

Yes

Walking on uneven ground

No

Mental Effort

Indicate the numbers of hours per day the employee will perform the following.

Directing others

1-2

Writing

1-2

Using math/calculations

N/A

Talking

1-2

Working at various tempos

1-2

Concentrating amid distractions

1-2

Remembering names

1-2

Remembering details

1-2

Making descisions

1-2

Working rapidly

N/A

Examining/observing details

1-2

Discriminating colors

N/A

Environmental Factors

Indicate the numbers of hours per day the employee will perform the following.

Inside

3-4

Outside

1-2

Humid

N/A

Hazards

N/A

High places

N/A

Hot

N/A

Cold

N/A

Dry

N/A

Wet

N/A

Change of temperature

N/A

Dirty

N/A

Dusty

N/A

Odors

N/A

Noisy

N/A

Working with others

3-4

Working around others

3-4

Working alone

1-2

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