Veteran and Military Family Benefits Specialist, Part-Time
Job no: 493162
Work type: Staff Part-Time
Department: Center for Veterans and Military Families
Location: Moon Campus
Position Title Veteran and Military Family Benefits Specialist, Part-Time
Position Department Center for Veterans and Military Families
Position Type Staff Part-Time
Serves the academic needs of veteran and/or military family students with administrative support involving registration, change of majors, transfer and freshman orientation programs, transfer credits and transcript evaluations, examination and institution credit, and certification/processing of VA education benefits/claims. Assists with other functions related to the center, including providing statistical information, directing inquiries, and managing student records.
Provide clerical and analytical support to carry out the University's commitment to the military student population to include reviewing, validating, and entering transfer credits from transcript evaluations; processing change of majors, college level examination credit, institutional credit, and approved course substitutions; and assisting veterans and military family students as their liaison to the VA on education related matters.
Bachelor's Degree is required.
Exemption Status Non-Exempt
Act 153 Clearance Required No
Required To Pass a Motor Vehicle Report Check No
Required to Pass a Credit Check Yes
Additional Posting Information None
Special Applicant Instructions None
Advertised January 2, 2018 Eastern Standard Time
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Robert Morris University (RMU), founded in 1921, is one of the leading universities in the Pittsburgh region. RMU provides a professionally focused education with an emphasis on engaged learning and is one of the most affordable private doctoral-level institutions in Pennsylvania. The University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. In 2016, for the first time in its history, RMU was ranked nationally by U.S. News and World Report. In 2017, RMU had among the biggest increases of all national universities in the U.S. News and World Report annual "Best Colleges" rankings released, rising 12 spots to No. 176.
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