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Education Advisor



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Sanford Federal, Inc. (Sanford Federal) headquartered in Stafford, VA., is a premier, economically disadvantaged woman-owned Small Business that provides federal professional services, 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 Title: Education Advisor

Based at: Charlotte, NC

Requirements: The Candidate must meet the following requirements

A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited U.S. college or university is required supplemented by course work in occupational information, career planning, guidance and counseling or adult education. Social or behavioral science degree preferred. Excellent customer service, oral and written communication skills are essential. Knowledge and experience with the following: AF terminology, office procedures, AF education programs, WINDOWS 10, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.


a. Brief active duty AF personnel, spouses and DOD civilians on programs available through voluntary off-duty education. Advise military on the SkillBridge program and provide general Education and Training program information such as Air Force tuition assistance, federal financial assistance programs, local scholarships, as required by the Education and Training Flight Chief. Keep Education and Training staff current on all SkillBridge program changes and advise affected students promptly.

b. Provide advisement to military members and supervisors on SkillBridge program and processes. Ensure members meet qualifications and program partners align with SkillBridge goals. Review SkillBridge documents, request any corrections and ensure finalized documents are ready for next reviewer. Document contact with applicants in Air Force Automated Education Management System (AFAEMS).

c. Refer students to search options in finding appropriate academic/training institution or program for furthering their education/training goals.

d. Contractor will act as point of contact for outreach for SkillBridge and other education programs, maintain education records. Conduct follow-up activities (phone calls, mail-outs, emails) to ensure program objectives are being met.

e. Responsible for preparing all necessary correspondence and forms and maintaining related records and logs required to support all aspects of job tasks. Also maintains statistical data as required by the education officer and assist with reports and other administrative tasks as request

f. Provide customer service: assist with walk-ins, answer phones, schedule appointments, and conduct briefings as needed.

Why Sanford Federal?

You can take pride in working for a company dedicated to serving our government by providing the best, most cost-effective solutions for the US Government. Our work helps the US Government secure our nation, support the efforts of our military and intelligence communities, and provide lifesaving medical services to our soldiers, vets, and their families.

Please submit your most up-to-date resume. Please be sure to highlight your relevant experience.

Sanford Federal is an equal opportunity employer and encourages all qualified candidates to apply.

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