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Veterans Success Program Coordinator

University of Florida

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Veterans Success Program Coordinator

Job No: 531111
Work Type: Staff Full-Time
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Grant or Research Administration, Student Services
Department: 04050000 - SL-DEAN OF STUDENTS

Job Description

Classification Title:

Student Affairs Program Coordinator

Job Description:

The Program Coordinator will work closely with the Associate Director, CVSC to manage CEVSS program but should be very comfortable working autonomously. Essential functions of the role include:

Veteran Student Support
  • Identify and collaborate to eliminate barriers across the university hindering veteran student services.
  • Serve as a student success coach, meeting semesterly with students to increase veteran retention and graduation rates and provide wraparound support services.
  • Coordinate Veteran Advisory Board meetings to update and identify practices to serve veterans.
  • Collaborate with campus, community, and organizations to establish and promote support services for veteran students, including students experiencing distress that may impact their academic experience
  • Maintain timely and accurate records related to student interactions and conduct follow-up with students

  • Program Development
  • Assist with developing and coordinating student support programs such as orientation, peer mentorship, experiential learning, or career programming.
  • Coordinates the development, presentation, and assessment of education and outreach content to improve faculty, staff, family, and student knowledge of Veteran programs and services.
  • Develop, implement, and monitor veterans' admissions assistance program.
  • Support development and implementation of new software programming to coordinate veteran services.
  • Attend relevant conferences and workshops with the goal of improving the program and services and/or as requested.

  • Administration
  • Assist with the development and coordination of data consolidation to a dashboard.
  • Monitor and prepare monthly reports based on veteran data.
  • Assist with tracking and completion of CEVSS budget reports and evaluations.
  • Assists with the creation of and delivery of timely reports to support CEVSS grant reporting requirements.

  • Other Duties
  • Performs other duties as assigned by Dean, Associate Dean, Assistant Dean, Associate Director, or appropriate administrator in support of the grant.

  • Expected Salary:

    42,000 - $45,000

    Minimum Requirements:

    Master's degree in an appropriate area of specialization; or a bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization and two years of appropriate experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience

    Preferred Qualifications:
    • Three years of professional experience, including one year of demonstrated experience supervising student staff, professional staff, or volunteers.
    • Demonstrate proactive, collaborative, timely, effective, and compassionate work style.
    • Experience or knowledge of veterans and military-connected services.
    • Experience maintaining relationships and partnerships.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Data analysis and report-generating experience.

    Special Instructions to Applicants:

    To be considered, you must upload your cover letter and resume by

    11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

    This is a time-limited position.

    The position is grant-funded through September 2026.

    Health Assessment Required:

    Applications Close: 30 May 2024

    To apply, visit

    The University is committed to non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations, genetic information and veteran status in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training.

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