Palomar College, founded in 1946, is a comprehensive, two-year community college that serves the greater North San Diego County region. Palomar College offers over 200 associates degree and certificate programs to approximately 30,000 full- and part-time students. A favorite in the community among local institutions of higher education, Palomar College recently ranked #1 in community colleges in San Diego County in the San Diegos Best of 2016 Readers Poll. And, Palomar College is just 12 miles from the glistening Pacific Ocean and 30 miles away from all of the exciting cultural activities that sunny San Diego has to offer.
Department: Veterans' Services
Full or Part Time: Full-Time
Date Opened: 08/07/2017
Close Date: 08/21/2017
Performs the full range of duties associated with certification and processing of student applications for Veterans Administration (VA) educational benefits in accordance with all applicable legal requirements and guidelines; serves as the VA School Certifying Official with responsibility for all compliance activities on behalf of the District; participates in hiring, schedules and oversees the work of assigned VA student workers; plans and implements a variety of on- and off-campus activities and events; serves as liaison for Veterans Services programs with the VA, the District and students.
Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Experience: Three years of experience involving bookkeeping, accounting, cashiering or related administrative duties while serving in any branch of the military in the United States of America.
NOTE: For work experience, a year is defined as equivalent to 40 hours per week for 12 months.
Education: Equivalent to an associates degree from an accredited college or university.
Only coursework completed at, and degrees awarded by, accredited institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education will be considered as satisfying the minimum qualifications. Coursework and degrees that are completed outside of the United States are required to have transcripts evaluated (evaluation to U.S. equivalency and a course by course analysis) by an appropriate U.S. credentials evaluation service. For a list of credentials evaluation agencies accepted by Palomar College, visit the National Association of Credentials Evaluation Services (NACES) website at www.naces.org.
Diversity Statement: Position requires sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff.
Benefits: Full-time employees receive fully-paid benefits including medical, dental, and vision insurance for employees and dependents; life, disability, and long-term care insurance; and sick leave, vacation and paid holidays. Estimated value of these employer-paid benefits is approximately $28,126 annually. All full-time classified employees are enrolled in CalPERS (California Public Employees Retirement System).
Palomar College. located in San Marcos, CA, is dedicated to achieving student success and cultivating a love of learning. Our mission is to provide an engaging teaching and learning environment for students of diverse origins, experiences, needs, abilities, and goals. As a comprehensive community college, we support and encourage students who are pursuing transfer-readiness, general education, b...asic skills, career and technical training, aesthetic and cultural enrichment, and lifelong education. We are committed to promoting the learning outcomes necessary for our students to contribute as individuals and global citizens living responsibly, effectively, and creatively in an interdependent and changing world.