Skip to Main Content

Education Advisor

FAR Government, Inc.
Lompoc, CA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

SAFRO Corp. headquartered in Williamsburg, VA. is a premier, federal professional services company, primarily engaged in providing advanced information technology, cyber security, management systems support, as well as business and infrastructure management services.

We are among the most innovative, respected and ethical providers of technology solutions to the United States government. Our mission is to provide superior-quality, innovative, information technology solutions that help federal agencies best aid, serve and protect the American people.

Job Overview:

SAFRO Corp. is looking for an Education Advisor to provide services in Vandenberg Air Force Base, CA.

Position: Education Advisor

Location : Vandenberg , CA.

Job Types: Part-time, 09:00am-16:00pm Monday to Thursday (24hours of working time)

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Two years or more of experience in adult/military education guidance counseling is required as evidenced by documented employment from the guidance office of a college or university or military education center as an academic/guidance counselor.
  • Knowledge of or experience with Air Force terminology, office procedures, and education programs is preferred. Familiarity/facility with Outlook, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Access is also preferred.
  • Must be thoroughly familiar with the DANTES test program and advises students of DANTES tests that are applicable to their programs of study.

Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Advises active-duty personnel on all programs available through voluntary off-duty education, such as the Community College of the Air Force (CCAF), DANTES, The Air University (AU), officer accession programs and other educational support programs as required by the E&TSC.
  • Keeps the E&TSC current on all program and catalog changes and advises affected students promptly.
  • Provides advice and guidance to Active Duty Air Force (ADAF) members on CCAF degree opportunities by evaluating military training and course completions, reviewing transcripts and applying credit obtained.
  • Conducts follow-up activities (phone calls, mail-outs, emails) to ensure individual student educational objectives are being met.
  • Pulls the Advanced Standing List, Five-Year Warning, Candidate Status and Possible Graduates reports from the CCAF Online website to email potential graduates and to track in progress and/or actual graduates.
  • Teaches potential CCAF graduates on how to use AFVEC features, to include but not limited to, how to update their personal data/supervisor information, how to create an Education Goal and how to access/use Associate to Baccalaureate Cooperative (AU-ABC) and General Education Mobile (GEM).
  • Instructs service members on how to use the Civilian Course Conversion Table (CivCCT), the Military Course Conversion Table (Mil CCT) and the 2017 Credit by Exam Matirx by Degree Program, as well as, how to track a transcript, submit a transcript and order a transcript.
  • Submits CCAF Action Requests to CCAF Program Managers and follows up with the services members regarding replies and/or action taken by CCAF.
  • Thoroughly, documents every phone call, email and conversation with service members in AFAEMS and provides the Education Services Officer (ESO) with weekly statistics.
  • Responsible for retrieving CCAF graduation confirmation emails from the organization email box, sending the notification to the service member, uploading a copy of the notification letter into Student Document Folder in AFAEMS and updating the CCAF Education Goal/marking the goal as complete.
  • Assists all ADAF with information regarding Air Force tuition assistance information (does not obligate funds), Veteran Administration education benefits, federal financial assistance programs, local scholarships, and Air Force Aid Society.
  • Ensures courses taken for CCAF using military TA are needed for CCAF degree and completes counseling notes in AFAEMS. Approves or disapproves CCAF Education Goals in AFAEMS.
  • Assistance incoming CCAF Instructors with requirements and enrollment into Instructor of Technology & Military Science degree.
  • Maintain communication with the 533rd and 532 Training Squadron’s CCAF Liaisons.
  • Refers students to the appropriate academic institution representative for registration and enrollment in courses or programs that pertain to their education goals.
  • Conducts briefings for ADAF and all other requestors (units on base, Commander’s Calls) as needed.
  • Responsible for preparing all necessary correspondence and forms and maintaining related records and logs required to support all aspects of job tasks.
  • Maintain statistical data as required by the E&TSC and assist with reports required by AFI.
  • Advises 30 Space Wing designated graduation committee on semi-annual CCAF graduation ceremonies.
  • Communicate with CCAF and others regarding graduate certificates, Pitsenbarger Awards, etc.
  • Provides E&TSC with graduation dates.
  • Provides E&TSC weekly committee updates via email up to the day of the ceremony.
  • Maintains a by-date record showing advisement or counseling sessions conducted.
  • Uses the Air Force Automated Education Management System (AFAEMS) to maintain individual student records.
  • Assists, as needed, with planning, organizing, coordinating, and executing the annual Vandenberg Air Force Base Education Fair.

Powered by JazzHR

I7VPMDC2zn

FAR Government, Inc.

Address

Lompoc, CA
93437 USA

Industry

Education

View all jobs at FAR Government, Inc.