Coordinator - Veteran Services

  • Baltimore City Community College
  • Baltimore, MD, USA
  • Nov 01, 2021
Full time Student Affairs

Job Description

The Coordinator of Veterans Services reports to the Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs, provides oversight and leadership for the day-to-day operations of the Office of Veterans Services, and is responsible for the development and leadership of a vibrant Veterans Resource Center.

The Office of Veterans Services is the first point of contact for students seeking to use Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) education benefits and serves as a resource center for veterans and military-connected students. The coordinator serves as principal advocate and provides leadership in a collaborative process with staff in Student Affairs, Registrar, Student Accounts, Financial Aid, and Admissions to facilitate students' college transition, enrollment, and academic achievement. The coordinator also serves as the College's liaison with outside agencies and offices at the state and federal levels, whose work impacts the lives of veterans and all military-connected students.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

  • A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education
  • Three to five years of progressive experience related to advising and working with military connected students.
  • Working knowledge of military regulatory compliance in higher education.
  • Expert knowledge of veteran educational benefits such as GI Bill requirements and US Department of VA Education Benefits.
  • Knowledge of student retention principles and best practices for veteran and military affiliated students in higher education and in the community college setting.
  • Ability to work with a diverse population with a wide variety of needs, especially with Veterans and Active Duty.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with students and student accounts, financial aid, and academic departments.
  • Demonstrated collaborative and conflict resolution skills.
  • Commitment to veteran student development and success.

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