6001 Dodge Street | Omaha, NE 68182
(402) 554-2349 |
pdated 13 April 2018
Dear applicant,
Thank you for your interest in being a student employee with the Office of Military and Veteran
Services (OMVS). Before scheduling an interview, please email your resume and completed
application below including either one letter of recommendation OR one reference to Once this has been received and reviewed, an OMVS staff member will
contact you to set up an interview time.
As an OMVS student employee applicant, we also want to make you aware that you will be
expected to participate in the OMVS Leadership Institute during your time as an employee. The
mission of the OMVS Leadership Institute is to develop future leaders in the community and
assist OMVS student employees in pursuit of future careers through practical experience in
university relations and recruitment, professional development, mentoring, volunteering, event
participation, goal development, and on-going training. All program requirements can be
integrated into regular working hours, however, opportunities will exist outside of working hours
as well. All requirements (outside of volunteering) are paid even if they fall outside of regular
working hours. Funding is also available each semester for professional development
opportunities outside of the university.
The purpose of this program is to (1) assist participants in further exploration of interests, (2)
prepare participants for future careers, (3) provide participants with real-life experiences, (4)
diversify participant’s portfolios, (5) expand knowledge of community, academics, and self, (6)
allow flexibility in job design, and (6) build valuable, life-long skills.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding the OMVS Leadership Institute, please feel free
to contact Kirsten Omoto at (402) 554-5920 or via email at We look
forward to visiting with you soon!
Office of Military and Veteran Services
University of Nebraska Omaha
Milo Bail Student Center 117
(402) 554-2349
OMVS Leadership Institute Application
Name ____________________________________________ NUID ____________________________
Phone ________________________________ Email _________________________________________
Current Degree Program ________________________________________________________________
Cumulative GPA ________________ Anticipated Graduation Date: ____________________________
Position desired (check all that apply):
Academic Support Fellow Office Support Fellow
Peer Mentor Support Fellow Other: _________________________________
I am/will be using a VA Education Benefit (Chapter 30, 31, 33, 35, or 1606)
during the time of employment.
I understand I must be enrolled at a ¾ rate of pursuit or higher to
participate in the OMVS Leadership Institute.
I understand the mission and requirements of the OMVS Leadership
Institute and will make every effort to excel in this program.
Please share your short term and long term goals.
What are your expectations for your OMVS Support Fellow experience?
(If additional space is required for the above questions, please continue on blank document.)
Please attach either 1 letter of recommendation or provide 1 reference by filling in the
information below.
Reference 1:
Name ________________________________________________________________________
Title/Supervisor Title ____________________________________________________________
Phone Number ___________________________ Email _______________________________
How long has this person known you? ______________________________________________
How do you know this reference? __________________________________________________
I certify that all statements made on this application and the information contained in all other
documents I have submitted in support of my application are true and complete to the best of my
knowledge. I understand that this institution may verify the information I have furnished. I understand
and agree that any misrepresentation, omission, or falsification of information provided constitutes
grounds for immediate dismissal and may disqualify me for employment at this institution. I understand
that providing misleading information may result in disqualification and/or termination. By electronically
submitting this application, I certify that I have read and agree with these statements and conditions. By
electronically submitting this application, I agree to these conditions.
_________ (Initial) I certify that I have read and agree with these statements.
Signature _________________________________________________ Date _____________________
The University of Nebraska does not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual
orientation, gender, identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political
affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment.
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