Coordinator, Veterans Services

Chicago, Illinois
Jun 20, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Summary: The Coordinator of Veterans Support Services is responsible for the counseling of all applicants and recipients of veteran’s educational benefits, certifying eligibility and ensuring compliance with federal, state and University regulations.

This position will oversee the Office of Veterans Services, creating veteran-specific programming and serving as the spokesperson for the University on veteran related matters at on- and off-campus functions.

This is a full-time, administrative exempt position that reports to the Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management.

Minimum Qualifications: Please see Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

Job Type: Full-Time

Working Hours: 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required: 

Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university

Prior administrative experience in higher education or related field

Ability to work with, effectively communicate to, and assist students and families from diverse cultural and economic backgrounds

Excellent organizational, communication (written and verbal) , interpersonal skills and attention to detail

Ability and willingness to travel to and work at the Schaumburg campus, as needed

Ability to make effective presentations in small and large group meetings

Ability to exercise considerable judgment and discretion in establishing and maintaining positive working relationships

An upbeat and professional demeanor is a must

Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel and Outlook

Preferred Qualifications: 

Veteran of the U.S. Armed Forces

Prior experience working in veterans support services

Prior experience as a School Certifying Official at a two- or four-year institution

Knowledge or previous experience working in Banner or comparable ERP

Roosevelt University graduate