Organization Logo Veterans Affairs, Department of

Agency Liaison 
Job Announcement Code: 1201420

County(ies):
Waupaca
Classification Title(s)/JAC:
  Job Working Title(s): 
AGENCY LIAISON - 1201420
  Agency Liaison
Type of Employment:
Full Time (40 hrs/week)
Salary:
Starting salary is $22.026 to $30.000 per hour. The position is in pay schedule/range 81-03. A 12 month probationary period is required.
Contact:
Nora Meissner, HR Specialist, 608-267-7297, nora.meissner@dva.state.wi.us
Bargaining Unit:
Non-Represented
Area of Competition:
Open
Deadline to Apply:
5/14/2012



The Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA) is currently recruiting to fill the Agency Liaison position at the Wisconsin Veterans Home at King located at N2665 County Road QQ. For more information about this campus which offers one of the most picturesque spots in Wisconsin, please visit www.WVHKing.com

For general information about the Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs and the wide array of benefits we help administer to area veterans and their families, please visit our web site at www.WisVets.com.

Job Duties:   
Under the general supervision of the Adjutant, this position is responsible for developing and administering outreach and liaison programs for the Wisconsin Veterans Home at King (WVHK). Responsibilities include performing interagency, public, and federal Veterans Affairs (VA) liaison efforts; developing, analyzing, and preparing reports, procedures and/or policies for program areas. The position coordinates all special events and visits from external organizations, dignitaries and veteran service organizations. This position provides recommendations to senior management on program issues and acts as a liaison between WVHK and local government and the general community. In addition, this position manages and directs all public affairs, marketing, fund raising, and promotions efforts for the WVHK. The position provides supervision to the staff at the Home Exchange and Volunteer Program. The Agency Liaison is an integral part of the WVHK senior management with requirements to plan, coordinate, and implement agency outreach programs.

Special Notes:   

This position requires frequent travel throughout the state but infrequent overnight or out-of-state travel.  Since some of the special events are evenings, holidays, and weekends; one can expect a few weekend or evening events during each of the summer months and fewer special events during the winter.

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:   

Knowledge of volunteer organizations and management


Ability to effectively communicate


Knowledge of government operations.


Skill in effective public speaking and communication techniques


Knowledge of media relations and techniques


Knowledge of fundraising techniques, marketing and advertising


Skill in computer use, including document management software, graphic or photo imaging software, web page creation and editing software, web platform development software, as well as programs for developing presentations, creating and publishing marketing materials, word documents, and spreadsheets

How To Apply:   

Preview the exam questions by clicking on the Preview Exam link above. Prepare detailed written responses to the three (3) exam questions. Your responses to each of the three questions should be limited to the equivalent of (2) double-spaced typewritten pages per question (6 pages total for the entire exam), typed in Arial - 10 pt font with one inch margins. These questions and responses constitute a civil service exam. Please provide sufficient detail in your response to each question as they will be evaluated separately. Please do not refer to a resume or the answer to another question in your responses.