Bachelor's degree in a related field. Two years professional experience working with military organizations, Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Department of Defense, Texas Veterans Commission (TVC), student services or experience in a related field. A combination of education, experience and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.
Nature & Purpose of Position/Usual Duties:
Ensures students eligible for Veterans Administration (VA) and Hazlewood educational benefits are offered every opportunity to receive their entitlements in a timely and appropriate manner.
Primary Responsibilities (Staff Positions Only):
Certifies student's educational claims under various federal and state programs. Ensures compliance with Veterans Administration (VA), State Approval Agency and rules and regulations for VA and Hazlewood students. Works in conjunction with Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Department of Defense, and Texas Veterans Commission (TVC) on educational claims and services. Counsels students regarding the use of their VA and Hazlewood educational benefits, initiates certification of enrollment and informs them of program requirements, rules, policies and procedures for certification. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Internal Number: 22230
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