Part-Time Veterans Retention Assistant

Employer
Middlesex County College
Location
New Jersey, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Apr 29, 2021
Employment Type
Part Time
SALARY: $25.00 Per Hour

OPENING DATE: 4/28/2021

CLOSING DATE: 5/19/2021 11:59 p.m.

UNIT: Unaffiliated (Part-time, grant-funded)

DEPARTMENT: Veterans Services

REPORTS TO: Coordinator of Military and Veterans Services



PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Provides information on VA/Military education benefit certification in conjunction with College enrollment procedures to new and returning military-affiliated students.
  2. Assists military-affiliated students with school and military benefit applications, including the certification of education benefits within the VA’s system, VA-ONCE.
  3. Assists Veteran Services with retention efforts, Academic Advising of military-affiliated students, and the coordination of tutoring and support services with College student services departments.
  4. Liaisons with Veteran/Military Service Organizations to identify services beneficial to students and assists with necessary referrals.
  5. Assists with coordinating the Center’s VA Work/Study program and the College’s Veterans and Service Members Association.
  6. Represents the College at recruitment and other public events.
  7. Provides staffing to both the Veterans Services Center and the Veterans Study Lounge.
  8. Answers phones and reply to information request e-mails.
  9. Ensures student files are correctly structured and that the file room and cabinets are organized.
  10. Performs other duties as assigned.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Strong communication skills
  • Computer skills and knowledge of databases
  • Customer service skills and experience
  • Ability to adapt to a flexible work environment


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Current/Prior Military experience
  • Prior Higher Education experience
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)


SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:

SCHEDULE: Monday – Thursday, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Occasional evening or weekend work may be required.

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