Coordinator III, Veterans Resource Center (Program and Services Specialist)

Alabama, United States
Salary Not Specified
Oct 22, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Details

Requisition Number


Home Org Name

AU Veterans Resource Center

Division Name

Executive Vice President

Position Title

Coordinator III, Veterans Resource Center (Program and Services Specialist)

Job Class Code


Appointment Status


Part-time FTE

Limited Term


Limited Term Length

Job Summary

Assists and oversees the operations of the Auburn University Veterans Resources Center ( AUVRC ) including planning, developing, implementing, and evaluating University Veterans programs and services.

Essential Functions

-Acts as project manager in planning, coordinating, implementing and overseeing activities to assist veteran programming related to academic support designed to benefit the student veteran. Develops and implements programmatic policies and procedures for student services and education projects and initiatives ensuring goals and objectives are accomplished within parameters.
-Develops, implements, maintains and evaluates student leadership and mentoring programs and provides leadership and input into the development and execution of student veteran programs, directly relating to Auburn Student Veterans Association ( ASVA ) and the Veterans Resource Center ( VRC ).
-Acts as liaison to Development. Coordinates, plans, and organizes events to include activities such as selecting speakers, negotiating contractual obligations, special alumni events, student veterans outreach engagements, award ceremonies, open-houses, and acts as liaison with representatives from schools, industry and schools/departments in planning and maintaining such events.
-Develops goals and objectives for improvement of Auburn Student Veterans in conjunction with direct supervisor; implements the plans for improvements of support functions, fund-raising and donor support. Networks with other departments and /or colleges, and ROTC units, in order to further foster networking/mentoring relationships during academic growth.
-Serve as the advisor for Auburn Student Veteran Association ( ASVA ). Assist in planning, developing and executing events and programs for ASVA .
-Conduct briefing sessions for individuals, small and large groups and other outreach activities designed to educate prospective students, current students, and their family members. Briefing sessions include topics of VA Education benefits, how said benefits are applied to Auburn University, and how each of the seven GI Bills are utilized. Brief prospective students a Auburn University’s Student Orientation Session ( SOS ) and Camp War ( CWEO ) sessions.
-Approves, manages and tracks all undergraduate recruiting activities within the Veterans Resource Center and works with Auburn University’s recruiting staff to provide awareness and support materials for all recruiting programs.
-Advises and instructs students and parents of financial aid issues regarding Department of Veterans Affairs Federal education benefits programs and other financials aid, scholarships, fellowships, internships and assistantships programs.
-Develops, implements and evaluates student-focused services or programs. Designs and facilitates professional development events for students and staff members for assessment and planning related topics.
-Consistently reviews and evaluates projects and programs to provide feedback and recommendations to Director. Provides leadership and input into the development and execution of a data analytics and business intelligence (BI) strategy. Data analytics will be intertwined in all levels of student programs within department.

Education Level

Bachelor's Degree

Field of Study

Degree in Counseling, Business, Management, Adult Education, Marketing, Economics or related fields.

Years of Experience


Area of Experience

Experience in financial aid processes or
military/veterans affairs.

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Education Level

Field of Study

Years of Experience

When a candidate has the required education, but lacks the required experience, they may normally apply additional appropriate education toward the experience requirement, at a rate of one (1) year relevant education per year of required experience.

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Minimum Skills and Abilities

Minimum Technology Skills

Minimum License and Certifications

Desired Qualifications

Desired qualifications include a master’s degree in Counseling, Political Science, Higher Education or related field, plus experience in higher education administration, student programming, student life, higher education financial aid processing, working with veterans, or prior military experience.
Knowledge of federal rules and regulations governing veteran’s benefits and basic student academic policies and procedures is desired.

Salary Grade


Salary Range

$39,300 - $65,500

Job Category

Academic Advising/Support

Working Hours if Non-Traditional

List any hazardous conditions or physical demands required by this position

Posting Date


Closing Date


EEO Statement

AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER . It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

Special Instructions to Applicants

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Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional DocumentsSupplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How were you made aware of this opportunity?
    • AU Employment website
    • Employment websites (Indeed, HigherEd Jobs, etc.)
    • Veterans Assistance Services
    • Disability Assistance Services
    • Newspaper
    • Professional Journal
    • Listserv
    • HR email
    • Social Media
    • State Employment Service
    • Walk-in
    • Other
  2. * Please select the answer that best describes your current employment relationship with Auburn University.
    • Not a current Auburn employee
    • Current Auburn employee in position less than one year
    • Current Auburn employee in position more than one year
  3. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree in Counseling, Business, Management, Human Resources, Adult Education, or related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have 4 years of experience in financial aid processes or military/veterans affairs OR an advanced degree to use in lieu of years of experience?
    • Yes
    • No

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