Veterans Certification Specialist (Cochran Campus)

Position ID: 38412
Location
Institution: 
Middle Georgia State University
College/Div/School: 
Office of the Registrar
Branch Campus: 
Cochran Campus
Position Description
New Position?: 
Yes
Job Class: 
Veterans Specialist
Job Description: 

 

DIVISION: MGA
DEPARTMENT: Registrar
PRIMARY LOCATION: Cochran
POSITION: Staff
JOB TYPE: Full Time
POSITION CLOSE DATE: Until Filled
DESCRIPTION:

Middle Georgia State University is seeking candidates for a Veterans Certification Specialist. This position is responsible for the coordination and certification requirements for Veterans Educational Benefits.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Records and reports veteran student data.

• Monitors veteran student enrollments to ensure compliance with program requirements.

• Records changes in student enrollment status.

• Monitors veteran student accounts to ensure proper scholarship crediting.

• Maintains and tracks changes to program policies and procedures; reviews certification handbook; monitors program Web site.

• Orients new students to program policies and procedures.

• Monitors veteran student grades to ensure compliance with program requirements.

• Establishes new student files.

• Assists with external program audits.

• Responds to questions and concerns from students; provides information and assistance.

• Assists in the completion and processing of out-of-state tuition waivers.

• Attends conferences and training sessions to remain informed of program policy or procedure changes.

• Refers students to other internal or external resources.

• Processes Middle Georgia State University transient student documentation.

• Performs related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: Technical skill with computer databases. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Strong sensitivity to privacy concerns and willingness to adhere to all confidentiality requirements. Experience with highly detailed work and evidence of meticulous work practices.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of one year’s experience in record keeping, auditing, Registrar, or Academic Affairs functions. Experience in Higher Education highly desirable. Knowledge of Veterans Administration policies and procedures and experience working with veteran populations. Experience with Banner Student Information System and DegreeWorks.

SALARY: Pay Grade 14

APPLICATION DEADLINE: The position will remain posted until filled. For best consideration, please submit your application materials by Friday, January 26, 2018.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE/TO APPLY: Application materials should be emailed as a Microsoft Word or Adobe.pdf attachment to: recruitment@mga.edu with the subject line “VA Cert Spec 1-11-18”. Application materials are to include a resume, an MGA Staff application (please see the below "Institution Employment Link" to obtain your staff application); a letter of interest which includes salary requirements; and three professional references. Paper application materials will not be accepted.

A Unit of the University System of Georgia

EEO/AA/M/F/V/D

Application Procedure: 
Please see the below "Institution Employment Link" to view a complete job description, create an application, and apply for the position.
CIP Discipline Code: 
Enrollment Services (Admin code)
Student Admissions and Records (Admin code)
Degree Levels: 
Bachelors
Associates
High School/GED
Position Type: 
Staff
Dates
Application Deadline: 
Open Until Filled
Contact hiring institution for further details.
Position Starting Date: 
To Be Determined
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Status
Vacancy Status: 
ACTIVE

The hiring institution advertising this vacant position is responsible for the application, hiring procedures and content within this advertisement.  Please contact the institution for questions concerning this vacant position.

University System of Georgia
Applicant Clearinghouse
119 Holmes-Hunter Academic Building
The University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia 30602

Phone: (706) 542-7817
Fax: (706) 542-2822
E-Mail: ch@uga.edu

Janyce Dawkins, Director

Kristopher Stevens, Associate Director

Clare Norins, Assistant Director

Kieran Morrow, Assistant Director

Sheila C England, System Coordinator

Sandra Gilbreth, Admin Assistant II