Coordinate the Department of Veteran Affairs educational benefits, according to Educational Bill Title 38 U.S.C. to eligible students and their dependents. To serve as the primary School Certifying Official and will keep the Veteran Administration (VA) informed of the enrollment status of veterans and dependents as well as ensure appropriate payment of those benefits.
High School graduation or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Five years progressively responsible office experience, including direct experience in office coordination, i.e., prioritizing work assignments, maintaining workflow to meet deadlines. Experience in group leading with ability to instruct and direct lower level non-exempt employees and student assistants in work methods and procedures. Ability to compose correspondence. Ability to operate standard office equipment. Ability to effectively interact with the public, students, faculty and staff. Knowledge of proper grammar, spelling and punctuation and ability to utilize proper standard office source manuals. Ability to perform the functions consistent with intermediate word processing, intermediate spreadsheets, and advance database application as demonstrated by a skills assessment.
Demonstrated awareness of common challenges faced by student Veterans and knowledge of community services and resources specific to the Veteran population. Demonstrated experience successfully working with and supporting a diverse population, particularly student Veterans, in a post-secondary environment. Experience providing leadership and facilitating mentoring with student leaders and supervising student workers focused on student success and retention through programming, training, and leadership development. Legal and government regulatory compliance experience. Experience working with Veterans Administration-Online Certification Enrollment System (VA-ONCE).
Internal Number: 17145
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