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VA TAP Site Lead - Whitman AFB

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Location : Missouri

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Veterans Affairs Transition Assistance Program (VA TAP)

Position: Site Lead, Full Time Employee

Background: In line with Congressional law, the US Government has implemented various programs to support the transition of veterans into civilian life. One of the programs is the Transition Assistance Program (TAP), which has been implemented by each of the military services. This program provides transition assistance, information, training, counseling, and services to eligible service members in order for them to be career ready upon separation, retirement, or release from active duty. In support of TAP, Veterans Affairs (VA) provides onsite support to these various requirements. Horizon Strategies is currently filling roles for Site Lead, Master Benefits Advisor, Senior Benefits Advisor, and Benefits Advisor.

Required Availability Date: start date 16 July 2021.

Suspense for Interest is: As soon as possible.

Site Lead Position 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.

Executes staffing, event management and logistics activities at assigned installation; ensures integrated and proactive communications, quality management and risk management practices. Responsibilities may include:

  • Operational deployment activities for staff at assigned installation
  • Executing non-event activities at assigned installation
  • Travel management activities for staff at assigned installation
  • Developing coverage model for assigned installation
  • Schedule field staff training at assigned installation
  • Execute order review and inventory management activities at assigned installation
  • Participate in weekly leadership teleconferences/virtual meetings
  • Lead weekly Site Lead meetings with staff and other installation points of contact
  • Inform installation staff about new policies, procedures and operational guidance
  • Execute quality management activities at assigned installation
  • Execute risk and issue management activities at assigned installation
  • 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

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience delivering briefings to live audiences
  • 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 5 – 7 years’ equivalent work/military experience
  • Preferred emphasis in Training, Education, Career Counseling, or HR
  • Appropriate certifications

Place of Duty:

  • Whiteman AFB, MO

Position Type: full-time

Travel Requirement: Up to 50%

Salary Type: Hourly (Non-Exempt) – Service Contract Act (SCA) rate $20.93

Submission requirements:

  • Resume
  • Reference letter (at least 3 references)

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