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Enrollment Services VA Specialist (S03134)

Montgomery College
Maryland - Montgomery County

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Job location: Maryland - Montgomery County

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-10-13
Req: R2990
Job TitleEnrollment Services VA Specialist (S03134)

Job Description SummaryMontgomery College, Rockville Campus, has an immediate need for a full-time Enrollment Services VA Specialist, in Student Services Department. This is a non-bargaining, non-exempt, grade 23 position. For non-exempt positions, you are not eligible to work a secondary job at Montgomery College. Montgomery College promotes and creates a working and learning environment rooted in the basic tenets of fairness, diversity, and inclusiveness.

The Enrollment Services VA Specialist serves as Veterans Affairs (VA) School Certifying Official for Montgomery College and assist veterans and active military personnel with the GI Bill and other educational benefits.

Job Description

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Develop and maintain broad knowledge of GI Bill benefits for certifying veterans for educational benefits.
  • Inform students regarding their eligibility for GI Bill educational benefits processes, include but not limited to application process for admission, GI Bill education benefits, regulations of the GI Bill and student code of conduct, deadlines of transfer application, registration, payment process, verification forms and eligible programs.
  • Maintain files for veterans for the Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) requirements and Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) required compliance audit.
  • Perform graduation audits each semester to ensure students' classes are required for their curriculum. Verify prior training and college credits each semester.
  • Serve as College liaison to Department of Veterans Affairs in DC and the Buffalo Regional Office, the Maryland Higher Education Commission in Baltimore and to local Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) Vocational Rehabilitation specialists.
  • Certify student enrollment for VA benefits.
  • Submit VA applications and supporting documents to the Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA).
  • Create education plans Active Duty personnel for Federal Tuition Assistances (TA).
  • Submit a variety of reports to the Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) and different branches of the military such as the Army, Navy, and Air Force.
  • Submit reports to Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) regarding new curriculum and update programs.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • Associate’s degree.
  • Two years of experience working in admissions, registration or an enrollment office at a college or university to including either direct experience certifying Veterans Affairs benefits and/or experience working with veterans/active duty service members in another related capacity.
  • The equivalent combination of education, training, certification and/or experience that provides the required knowledge and expertise to perform the essential functions of the job may be considered.
  • Working knowledge of Veterans Affairs sponsored educational benefits and certification of these benefits in a higher education environment.
  • Working knowledge of GI Bill benefits, federal and state applicable laws and regulations; of in-state tuition for undocumented individuals; of immigration statues and visa codes; of academic, residential and tuition policy regulations; of tuition waiver for disabled students; of tuition assistance; and of automated processing. Some knowledge of veteran and military personnel recruitment.
  • Proficiency in using a personal computer and software applications including Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Eligible applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States and not require employer visa sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Experience working with a diverse population.
  • Three years of experience working with the Department of Veterans Affairs.
  • Demonstrated proof reading skills and creativity for developing user-friendly print and web-based publications.
  • Knowledge of Veterans’ Educational Benefits and previous experience leading to the certification of these benefits for an institution for higher education.

Initial salary placement $23.62 to $30.70 hourly, commensurate with education and experience.

Application Process:

  • Click Here to apply online
  • Online applications must be received by October 20, 2021

As a condition of employment, the following are required at the time of hire:

  • Successful completion of a background check and degree verification (if applicable).
  • Must provide proof of US degree equivalency for international degrees.
  • Participation in a retirement plan.

Montgomery College is a welcoming community college committed to our values of diversity, equity, and inclusion; academic rigor and excellence; and developing the talented workforce for a thriving Montgomery County. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

We invite applications from individuals who want to join us in our mission to provide an exceptional educational experience and foster academic and economic success in a synergistic environment. Employees of Montgomery College are integral to meeting this mission.

Our benefits package includes: generous paid vacation, sick leave, paid holidays, medical, dental, vision, group legal benefits, professional development, retirement plan, educational assistance, tuition waiver for employee and dependents, wellness programming including onsite gyms, pools, and classes.

Closing DateWednesday, October 20, 2021


Montgomery College is Maryland’s premier community college, serving more than 60,000 students each year through credit and noncredit programs. We are dedicated to providing an exceptional education for all of our students, and we recognize that our faculty and staff are integral to our continued success. We give employees the environment, tools, and opportunities they need to make a difference.

Join us in our mission of empowering students and enriching the community. Positions are available at our campuses in Germantown, Rockville, and Takoma Park/Silver Spring, as well as our Workforce Development & Continuing Education centers and other off-campus sites throughout Montgomery County. 

We encourage talented professionals who want to enrich the lives of today’s—and tomorrow’s—students to browse our open positions and apply today.

Montgomery College offers a comprehensive benefits package to its employees. If you have any specific questions about benefits at Montgomery College, please e-mail [email protected].

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