Program Coordinator - Student Veterans Services

  • University of Texas Permian Basin
  • Odessa, TX, USA
  • Dec 06, 2023
Full time Other Academic Administration & Affairs

Job Description

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Program Coordinator - Student Veterans Services

Hiring Department

The University of Texas Permian Basin welcomes applications for the position of Program Coordinator for Student Veterans Services

Salary Range

$45,000.00 depending on qualifications

Essential Functions

This position coordinates the operation of Student Veterans Services and coordinates efforts with Accounting, Financial Aid, Registrar and Admissions offices to ensure veterans and dependents secure benefits they are entitled to and assists in paperwork, benefits, coordination of benefits, claim forms and other documentation.

Coordinates efforts with Accounting, Financial Aid, Registrar and Admissions offices to ensure veterans secure benefits they are entitled to and assists in paperwork, benefits, coordination of benefits, claim forms and other documentation.
Manages and coordinates campus events for Student Veterans Services in the Office of the Dean of Students.
Interviews, hires, and trains student assistants.
Monitors budgetary information relative to wages, equipment and services.
Assist student veterans, military affiliated students and their dependents with interpretation of federal and state laws pertaining to veterans, their heirs or beneficiaries.
Maintains data related to various benefits and services available and regulations related to services.
Serves as the primary advisor to student organization: Student Veterans Association,
Assists with applications, documentations, policies and data entry. Answers questions regarding policies, practices and operations, prepares correspondence and reports.
Meet with and communicate with campus and community partners to deepen relationships to broaden Student Veterans Services programming.
Assist with programmatic initiatives in support of the goals of the Office of the Dean of Students and the Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management.

Required Qualifications

  1. Bachelor's degree
  2. Must have at least one year of related experience
  3. Have knowledge of veterans' programs and needs of student veterans.
  4. Good people skills and empathy for the population served including cultural considerations.
  5. Possess knowledge of the Microsoft Office software and the ability to learn and use institutional software systems.



Preferred Qualifications

  1. Master's degree in higher education administration or related field
  2. Experience working in student affairs or enrollment services.



Additional Information

Required Application Materials

1. Cover Letter
2. Resume
3. List of References
4. Transcripts (Preferred)
5. Letters of Recommendation (Preferred)

Conditions of Employment

1. The job description is not a complete list of all responsibilities and duties performed by employees. Employees may perform other related duties as assigned by their immediate supervisor.
2. Employment is subject to an introductory period to monitor employee performance.
3. Once hired, the prospective employee must present documentation within three (3) days of the hire date to establish their identity and employment eligibility as required by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Applicants must be able to show proof of eligibility to work in the United States by time of hire. UTPB participates in e-Verify.
4. Employees must be able and willing to travel and perform duties away from campus as necessary and must be able to operate a licensed motor vehicle, have access to a dependable motor vehicle, and possess a valid state driver's license. Must have and maintain a satisfactory driver's record.
5. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check.
6. UT Permian Basin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Schedule

Generally, the hours for this position are Monday through Thursday, 7:30 - 5:30 pm; Friday, 8:00 am - 12:00 pm with a one-hour lunch. The individual holding this position may need to be available early morning, evening, and on weekends to meet the needs of the department. Hours worked may differ with some departments.

Standard Working Conditions

1. Able to lift various materials up to 25 pounds on an occasional basis.
2. Able to bend, crouch, and reach continuously.
3. Physically able remain seated, frequently to continuously.
4. Able to remain standing up to 15% of the time.
5. Possesses dexterity abilities required to perform job duties including extensive keyboard work, operating office equipment, performing filing, and other job-related responsibilities that include extensive wrist and hand movement.
6. Standard working conditions may differ depending on department and occupation

University Benefits

1. UT Permian Basin offers an excellent compensation package including Heath, Retirement, & Fringe Benefits for employees.
2. Coverage includes Medical, Prescriptions, Life Insurance, AD&D, and matching retirement provided by UTPB for the employee.
3. You may also add Dental, Vision, Family, Spending Accounts, Additional Retirement, and a few other coverages as options too.
4. Fringe benefits include Tuition Reimbursement (after one year of service), Wellness Breaks, Employee Assistant Program (EAP), and meal deals, among other perks and discounts!
5. Our benefits package, along with an ample leave policy, make for a great total compensation package.

About the University

The University of Texas Permian Basin is located in Odessa, Texas. It was authorized by the Texas Legislature in 1969 and founded in 1973. The Permian Basin is one of the fastest-growing, culturally vibrant, economically invigorated regions of the country - full of industry, culture, and wide-open spaces. At the academic heart of this area sits The University of Texas Permian Basin - which every year, delivers smart, savvy leaders across the U.S.

As a regional, comprehensive institution, The University of Texas Permian Basin serves a diverse community of students from the region, the state, and beyond. Through excellence in student-centered teaching, learning, research, and public service, the University cultivates engaged citizens and impacts lives while advancing the technology and public interests of West Texas.

Our vision is that the University of Texas Permian Basin will be an innovative, responsive university that thinks large and lives local. We will lead in advancing education, research, economic competitiveness, and cultural enrichment.
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