Skagit Valley College

Skagit Valley College is an innovative community college committed to offering inclusive access to educational opportunities, supporting student achievement, and engaging our community. SVC is nationally known for learning communities and support for high impact teaching practices that improve the lives of our students. We are committed to creating student learning experiences that foster equity and diversity to strengthen our local and global communities. We practice a high degree of collaboration among faculty, staff, and administrators to lead initiatives that advance student success and strengthen our increasingly diverse district. We value student and colleague engagement in creating an equitable, diverse, innovative, learning-centered environment.

Mission: Skagit Valley College provides opportunities for students in pursuit of their educational and employment goals, while contributing to the economic and cultural enrichment of our communities.

Vision: Skagit Valley College is dedicated to the success of our students. Our work is guided by a set of shared principles and our decisions are based on strategy and evidence. We are committed to quality, innovation, equity, and lifelong learning of students and employees

Guiding principles: Respect, Integrity, Open and Honest Communication, and Collaboration

Skagit Valley College Mount Vernon, WA, USA
Mar 12, 2019
Full time
For qualifications and to apply , complete an online application at The opportunity : Do you have military or professional work experience supporting military personnel? Do you have leadership experience directing the work of others? If you meet these qualifications and have post-secondary education related to student services, veteran student services, or related field, we encourage you to read more to learn about this exciting opportunity for a Veterans’ Program Specialist position at Skagit Valley College! This position will have the unique opportunity to take part in strategies that foster retention for diverse Veteran Education students, interpret policies, monitor Veteran Education student benefits, and engage in community partnerships to support the educational needs of students in the program. This position represents the Veterans’ Education office on campus and in the community, leads and directs the day-to-day operations of the office at the Mount Vernon Campus, and works collaboratively with the Veterans’ office staff across the district. This 12-month, 100% of full-time, exempt position has District-wide responsibilities and requires occasional travel throughout the district, with primary assignment to the Mount Vernon Campus. This position reports to the Associate Dean for Financial Aid. This position works closely with students, faculty and staff to further the College’s mission, vision, and core themes, consistent with the College’s guiding principles. About us : Nestled between the Cascade Mountains and Puget Sound in the northwest corner of Washington State, Skagit Valley College is located 60 miles north of Seattle and 80 miles south of Vancouver, BC. Based in Mount Vernon, the college also serves a campus in Oak Harbor, and centers in Langley, Anacortes and Friday Harbor. SVC is nationally known for its learning communities and for a strong commitment to student success. What we offer : A salary of $43,696 per year, depending on experience. At SVC, you’ll balance your work and life with professional growth opportunities, paid holidays, competitive vacation/sick leave packages, access to an onsite gym, and an array of health, dental, vision, and retirement plans to meet your current and future needs. How to apply : For full job announcement, qualifications, and to apply, visit the Job Opportunities page and complete an online application at Skagit Valley College is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing equitable opportunities for all groups in terms and conditions of employment and personnel practices. SVC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, perceived or actual physical or mental disability, pregnancy, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, creed, religion, honorably discharged veteran or military status, or use of a trained guide dog or service animal. All faculty and staff hired at Skagit Valley College are encouraged to embrace, continually support, and enhance diversity and equity on our campus and in our community. Skagit Valley College adheres to a set of guiding principles: Respect, Integrity, Open and Honest Communication, and Collaboration