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Georgia Southern University
Georgia, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Nov 30, 2022

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Administrative, Student Affairs, Student Activities & Services
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Military & Veterans Service Outreach Coordinator

Job ID: 252267
Location: Statesboro, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us

Join Our Team at Georgia Southern!

Georgia Southern is a dynamic university with three vibrant campuses in Hinesville, Savannah and Statesboro serving the communities in Southeast Georgia. As a Carnegie Doctoral/R2 institution, our world-class scholars instruct about 26,000 students in associate's, bachelor's, master's and doctoral level degree programs. Whether you are seeking the charm of a small town, the traditions of a historical/urban destination near the beach or supporting our military service members and their families, Georgia Southern offers its faculty and staff the best of all worlds!

Beyond an ideal location, there is a place for you to work in an exciting environment abounding with opportunities for personal and professional growth. We are steeped in tradition and devoted to academic distinction in teaching, scholarship and service. In 2018 Forbes Magazine listed Georgia Southern, along with 10 other Georgia companies or institutions, as one of America's Best Midsize Employers. Georgia Southern University is passionate about serving our region while preparing our students to be lifelong scholars, leaders, and responsible stewards of their communities and the world.


Statesboro Campus - Statesboro, GA

Department Information

Department of Military Services

Job Summary

Coordinate the successful enrollment of military-affiliated students through: university-wide and external community outreach and training; outbound student and partner communications; student transition and support programming; new student recruitment; and other efforts to meet the goals of Georgia Southern University.

  • In coordination with the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, serve as the primary coordinator for recruiting and orientation/transition activities for military-affiliated students
  • Hire, train, and supervise VA and Georgia Southern student employees on the Statesboro Campus
  • Manage the day-to-day operations of the Military Resource Center and student support to Military & Veteran Services offices on the Statesboro Campus
  • Coordinate and monitor all newsletters, websites, and other communications for the department
  • Plan and administer training programs for departments, faculty, staff, and students to support military and veteran initiatives including Green Zone training
  • Participate in SOARs, high school fairs, military education fairs, coordinate Military Visit Days and all military connected orientation activities
  • Participate in community and civic outreach programs and external agency engagement efforts in support of the University's vision for military-affiliated students
  • Design, deliver, and maintain programs and special events aimed at Veteran student
  • Success, retention, progression, and graduation
  • Provide strategy on marketing materials that highlight the University's military-affiliated students and outreach and educational activities to support them
  • Plan and conduct events aimed at providing a military and veteran-friendly campus culture including programming for military-affiliated students
  • Collect data and interpret results to improve outreach, persistence, retention and completion rates for military-affiliated students
  • When required, certify Tuition Assistance requests from active duty, guard and reserve service members

Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements
  • Bachelor's Degree

Required Experience
  • Three (3) or more years of related work experience

Preferred Qualifications

Additional Preferred Qualifications
  • Knowledgeable about active-duty military education, experience and training and their relation to a higher education curriculum

Preferred Experience
  • Three (3) or more years of Higher Education Eexperience
  • Experience working with military-affiliated students

Proposed Salary

$19.95 per hour

This is a non-exempt position paid on a biweekly basis.

Required Documents to Attach
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Two (2) Professional References

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Consistently exhibit engaging customer service
  • Ability to work well in a diverse and inclusive environment through commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion
  • Proven proficiency with computers including Microsoft Office, Google, and/or applications as required for specific position
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and secure information sensitive in nature
  • Ability to work well collaboratively and independently

  • Adhere to University policies and procedures to meet Institutional goals and support University's mission for student success
  • Knowledgeable about military culture, terminology and the military-affiliated population
  • Working knowledge of University services

  • Effective communication (verbal and written), organizational and human relations skills
  • Demonstrate appropriate organizational skills as required for specific position

Apply Before Date

December 23, 2023

Application review may begin on November 30, 2022.

Contact Information

For more information or questions about a job posting, please contact the Department of Human Resources by phone at (912) 478-6947 or by email at

For technical support, please call the Shared Services Center at (877) 251-2644 or

Conditions of Employment

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with Georgia Southern University, as determined by Georgia Southern University in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test.

Offers are made expressly subject to the applicable federal and state laws, to the statutes, rules and regulations of this institution and to the Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are available for your inspection upon request.

Legally authorized to work in the United States for the duration of employment without assistance from the University.

Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation.

Georgia Southern University is a Tobacco and Smoke-Free Community.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Southern University provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicant for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability. Individuals in need of reasonable accommodations under the America with Disabilities Act to participate in the search process should notify Human Resources: (912) 478-6947.

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

Believing that diversity, equity, and inclusion contribute to excellence in the workplace and to the quality of the University's academic environment, Georgia Southern University is committed to recruiting and retaining diverse faculty and staff to support, promote, and serve a diverse student body and promote Inclusive Excellence. Candidates from underrepresented groups, whose work furthers the institution's Inclusive Excellence goals, and who bring to campus varied life experiences, perspectives and backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply.

Other Information
  • Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation
  • May be required to maneuver items weighing up to 25 pounds with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Work generally performed in office environment
  • Evening and weekend work may be required
  • Travel may be required

Background Check
  • Standard + Education

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