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Posted: November 25, 2019

Organization: Legislative Council

Job Title: Michigan Veterans’ Facility Ombudsman

General Duties:

The Michigan Veterans’ Facility Ombudsman carries out the duties and responsibilities enumerated in state statute to receive, investigate, and analyze violations of laws or policies in Michigan veterans’ facilities. The Ombudsman directs all aspects and functions of the Office of the Michigan Veterans’ Facility Ombudsman, including: formulating, managing, and monitoring the overall goals, program budget, and direction; managing and supervising staff; overseeing investigations and hearings; and producing reports with recommended solutions. Investigates problems and violations at Michigan veterans’ facilities in response to concerns or complaints. Maintains confidentiality and ensures that an independent, unbiased review is conducted. Makes recommendations and provides executive-level advice in resolving critical and sensitive issues that affect a broad spectrum of Michigan veterans’ facility policies, procedures, and programs. The Michigan Veterans’ Facility Ombudsman reports to the Legislative Council.


  • Master’s degree in public or business administration, or equivalent;
  • Experience with policy formulation and developing and conducting investigative analyses;
  • Minimum of five years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in veterans’ issues, public or mental health, or medical facility administration;
  • Staff supervision and administrative management experience;
  • Willingness and ability to work overtime and irregular hours as required, including weekends, evenings and holidays;
  • Valid driver’s license for travel to statewide facilities;
  • Veteran status preferred;
  • Experience in the legislative process and familiarity with state government preferred.

Pay Range: $76,655 annually

How to Apply:

Online applications only are being accepted through the State of Michigan’s NEOGOV system at Applicants must include the following three items as separate attachments in their online application in order to be considered: 1) cover letter outlining interest and qualifications, 2) resume, and 3) copy of college transcripts.The deadline to apply is 10:00 am on Monday, December 16, 2019.

Current Legislative Council employees who wish to apply should contact the LSB Human Resources Office at or call 517-373-9643.