Number of Vacancies:
Area of Consideration:
Open To The Public
Full Time, Temporary
Pay Plan, Series & Grade:
$58,010 - $64,728
Open Until Filled
4200 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC
Brief Description of Duties
The Office of Military and Veteran Student Services (MVSS) serves
as a resource for veterans and military-connected students is the
first point of contact for students seeking to use Department of
Veterans Affairs (VA) education benefits. The Coordinator is
primarily responsible for the accurate certification of Department
of Veterans Affairs (VA) educational benefits. The Coordinator
collaborates with staff in Admissions, Registrar, Student Accounts,
Financial Aid, and Admissions and advises prospective and current
students to facilitate successful college transition, enrollment,
and academic achievement.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Minimum Job Requirements
- Serves in the capacity of a School Certifying Official (SCO).
Monitors and adheres to frequently evolving VA regulations and
procedures regarding the certification of educational
- Advises students regarding their VA benefits and certifies
eligible veteran and military-connected students, as mandated by
the VA, in compliance with current regulations and procedures.
- Reports certifications, adjustments, and terminations of
Veterans Affairs (VA) benefits, Yellow Ribbon payments, and other
related information to the VA and other university departments for
- Assists with compliance surveys and maintains accurate records
in military and institutional databases to ensure the University’s
compliance with state, federal, VA, and Department of Defense (DoD)
- Collaborates with staff in Admissions, Registrar, Student
Accounts, Financial Aid, and Advising to facilitate students’
college transition, enrollment, and academic achievement.
- Develops and maintains a network of university and community
support services for veteran and military-connected students and
connects students to resources as needed
- Coordinates and plans Veteran events on campus. Advises the
Veteran Student Club.
- Assists with updating the OMVSS website, social media and
handbooks and provides updates for the Academic Catalogue and other
- Supports recruitment of veteran and military-connected
- Prepares regular departmental reports in collaboration with the
- Attends mandatory VA training to maintain school certifying
- Performs other related duties as assigned.
Information to Applicant
- Bachelor’s Degree in college student personnel, education,
psychology, business or a related field.
- Two (2) years related professional experience. Experience with
interpreting veteran benefits and the certification process as a
School Certifying Official and or financial aid preferred.
Condition of Employment:
This is a sponsored program
appointment. The duration of this appointment is subject to grant
Collective Bargaining Unit (Non-Union):
This position is not
in the collective bargaining unit.
E mployment Benefits:
Depending upon length of appointment,
selectee may or may not be eligible for full benefits such as
health and life insurance, annual (vacation) and sick leave and
will be covered under the University of the District of Columbia’s
retirement plan (TIAA).
Equal Opportunity Employer:
The District of Columbia
Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified
candidates will receive consideration without regard to race,
color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status,
personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities,
matriculation, physical handicap, or political affiliation.
Notice of Non-Discrimination:
In accordance with the D.C.
Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, D.C. Official Code, Section
2-1401.01 et. seq., (Act) the University of the District of
Columbia does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived
actual race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age,
disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression,
family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation,
marital status, personal appearance, genetic information, familial
status, source of income, status as a victim of an intrafamily
offense, place of residence or business, or status as a covered
veteran, as provided for and to the extent required by District and
Federal statutes and regulations. Sexual harassment is a form of
sex discrimination which is also prohibited by the Act. In
addition, harassment based on any of the above protected categories
is prohibited by the Act. Discrimination in violation of the Act
will not be tolerated. Violators will be subject to disciplinary
Applicants claiming veteran's
preference must submit official proof at the time of
At this time, the University of the
District of Columbia does not provide sponsorship for visas (e.g.
H-1B). This job is also ineligible for Optional Practical Training
Pursuant to the requirements of the
Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, the individual selected to fill
this position will, as a condition of employment, be required to
notify his/her immediate supervisor, in writing, not later than
five (5) days after conviction of any criminal drug statute
occurring in the workplace.
Employment with the University of
the District of Columbia is contingent upon a satisfactory
background investigation. The determination of a 'satisfactory
background investigation' is made at the sole discretion of the
University of the District of Columbia. The University may refuse
to hire a finalist, rescind an offer of employment to a finalist or
review and may terminate the employment of a current employee based
on the results of a background investigation.
Disposition of Resume:
Resumes received outside the area of
consideration and/or after the closing date will not be given
consideration. You must resubmit your resume to receive
consideration for any subsequent advertised position vacancies. For
the purpose of employment, resumes are not considered job
applications. Therefore, if selected for employment a UDC
application will be required.
Official Job Offers are made by the University
of the District of Columbia, Office of Human Resources only.
C ontact Information:
All inquiries related to employment
and job applications should be directed to UDC Office of Human
Resources at (202) 274-5380.
The University of the District of Columbia is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women,
veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For
a full version of the University’s EO Policy Statement, please