Coordinator, Military and Veteran Student Services

Location
Arlington, VA
Posted
Jun 29, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Job Category Staff and Administrator

Posting Number M00789

Department Student Leadership, Transition, and Engagement

Reports To Assistant Dean for Student Engagement, Transitions and Leadership

Point of Contact Vernon Williams, Joan Nolan

Responsibilities

- Coordinates services to all students who are veterans or students using veteran benefits. This includes certifying VA eligibility, processing and disbursements of benefits and funds.
- Provides counseling for the Marymount Chapter of the "Veteran Students of America" and/or "Student Veterans Association".
- Coordinates Veteran's Day celebrations as well as programs throughout the year that will support and assist VA students.
- Provides training to University faculty and staff regarding the hot topics in working with military/veteran students.
- Represents Office of Military and Veteran services at Marymount recruitment events, fairs and open houses.
- Participates in New Student Orientation and other related events as well -
- Provides individual on-boarding support to student veterans and those receiving military benefits.


Minimum Qualifications

- Bachelor's degree required.
- Additionally an individual must demonstrate an ability to understand oral and written documentation and communicate effectively in a variety of situations.
-Effective interpersonal skills, and customer service skills are essential.
- Excellent organizational skills, ability to prioritize work, and ability to complete assignments independently as well as work in an environment with high level of interruption and an ability to support multiple functions with fluctuating priorities.
- Must have an ability to interpret and communicate academic policy information to a variety of campus constituencies.
- Ability to work with a diverse population.


Preferred Qualifications

- 1-3 years related experience and/or training preferred.
- Experience with student information system and knowledge of Windows based computer programs, specifically VA ONCE , preferred.
- Knowledge of University, State, and Federal regulations a plus.
- VA ONCE , knowledge or ability to learn, Datatel, email.
- Experience in a university/college setting.
- Student affairs, event planning, contract negotiation, student development, leadership training, budgeting, assessment, management, Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Org Sync, Google Suite, facsimile, telephone, calculator.
- Strong written and verbal communication, initiative/self-Motivated, organized, time management, website management, social media, mail merge, research and inquiry.
- Ability to manage multiple project and work assignments from a variety of staff and volunteers.


Special Notes to Applicants

Please include a list of a minimum of 3 references including relevant contact information.


Application materials must be received by 08/02/2017

Open Until Filled No

University Profile

Marymount is a comprehensive Catholic university that emphasizes the liberal arts, career preparation, and personal and professional development. A diverse and welcoming learning community, Marymount serves nearly 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The university's location in suburban Arlington, Virginia, offers easy access to the rich resources of the nation's capital. Marymount University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.



Job Duties

Percent of total time 20

Responsibility / Duty

Meets with students/families and provides necessary information for the student to submit for eligibility of VA funds.

Percent of total time 15

Responsibility / Duty

Serves as the University Certifying Official for the Veterans Administration

Percent of total time 15

Responsibility / Duty

Processes all paperwork electronically to ensure information is transmitted and student receives applicable benefits.

Percent of total time 10

Responsibility / Duty

Works with Financial Aid, Registrar's Office and Student Accounts to reconcile the accounts of veteran families.

Percent of total time 5

Responsibility / Duty

Serves as the primary contact for Veteran inquiries about services and support.

Percent of total time 5

Responsibility / Duty

Updates all print and web materials, including Marymount University's catalog to meet the standards of the Department of Education.

Percent of total time 5

Responsibility / Duty

Participates in campus programs including New Student Orientation and other related events as well provides individual on-boarding support to student veterans and those receiving military benefits

Percent of total time 5

Responsibility / Duty

Represents Office of Military and Veteran services at Marymount recruitment events, fairs and open houses

Percent of total time 5

Responsibility / Duty

Provide training and support for university faculty and staff

Percent of total time 5

Responsibility / Duty

Provide supervision and support to student employees related to Military and Veteran affairs (as necessary)

Percent of total time 5

Responsibility / Duty

Conducts assessment of needs and services to MU students who are in some way connected with the military.

Percent of total time 3

Responsibility / Duty

Manages a small budget for the services provided.

Percent of total time 2

Responsibility / Duty

Perform other duties as assigned




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    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents
    1. Resume
    2. Cover Letter
    3. References
    Optional Documents

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