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Coordinator of Veterans Services

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Position Information

Position Information

Working Title: Coordinator of Veterans Services
Faculty Rank: Lecturer
Role Title: Professional Faculty
Posting Number: AP0170091
About Virginia Tech:

Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion, and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.

Position Summary:

The Coordinator of Veterans Services will provide leadership to the Office of Veterans Services. The Office of Veterans Services is the first point of contact for students seeking to use Department of Veterans (VA) education benefits and serves as a resource center for veterans and military-connected students. The Coordinator serves as principle advocate and provides leadership in a collaborative process with staff in Student Affairs, The Student Success Center, Office of the University Registrar, Bursar Office, University Scholarships and Financial Aid, Undergraduate and Graduate Admissions and members of the veterans and military support team campus-wide to facilitate students college transition, enrollment, and academic achievement. The Coordinator also serves as the University’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.
The position reports to the Assistant Provost for Student Success Initiatives.

Required Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree in a relevant field or a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field and experience which may equate to an advanced degree.
  • Demonstrated success managing detailed, complex, administrative processes
  • Demonstrated success in working in collaborative environments
  • Experience in an administrative office in higher education or government related environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and listening skills to effectively communicate with individuals with diverse multicultural backgrounds
  • Ability to utilize computer technology to input/access data, maintain records, review and generate reports
  • Must be detail-oriented and have strong customer service skills
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of post-secondary issues for veterans and/or military-connected students
  • Understanding of Federal Financial Aid regulations
Employment Conditions: Must have an acceptable and safe driving record
Must have a conviction check: Yes
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How to Apply for this Job:

Qualified applicants must electronically submit online application, resume/CV, cover letter, and list of references to Apply to posting AP0170091. Applicant screening will continue until the position is filled.

Virginia Tech is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities.

Employee Category: Administrative and Professional Faculty
Appointment Type: Regular
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FLSA Status: Exempt: Not eligible for overtime
Tenure Status: Non-Tenure Track
Academic Year or Calendar Year: Calendar Year
Percent Employment: Full-time
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Pay Range:
Location: Blacksburg
Department: Office of Veterans Services
Location, if not Blacksburg:
Location Zip Code: 24061
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday
Job Posting Date: 03/21/2017
Review Begin Date: 04/04/2017
Job Close Date:
Restricted to university employees only? No
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement:

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, or veteran status; or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees, or applicants; or any other basis protected by law.

For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the executive director for Equity and Access at 540-231-2010 or Virginia Tech, North End Center, Suite 2300 (0318), 300 Turner St. NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

If you are an individual with a disability and desire accommodation please contact the hiring department.

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  1. * How did you first learn about this job opening?
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Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
Optional Documents