Administrative Coordinator, Veterans Resource Center

Auburn University
Alabama, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Aug 30, 2023

Position Details

Position Information

Requisition Number

Home Org Name
AU Veterans Resource Center

Division Name
Student Affairs

Position Title
Administrative Coordinator, Veterans Resource Center

Job Class Code

Appointment Status

Part-time FTE

Limited Term

Limited Term Length

Job Summary

The Auburn University Veterans Resource Center is excited to begin the search for a Coordinator to assist and oversee the operations of the Center including planning, developing, implementing, and evaluating University Veterans programs and services. The Veteran’s Resource Center team is searching for candidates who are detail-oriented, problem-solvers by nature, eager to support the success of students, and have an understanding of the veteran student experience. Candidates do not have to have directly-related work experience,as long as they can demonstrate the ability the aptitude to learn the nuances of the role, and the transferable skills that are needed for success.

For more information about our Center, please visit:

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Formal AU title: Veterans Resource Center Coordinator I/II

Essential Functions
  • Serves as a university Veterans Affairs School Certifying Official.
  • Certify enrollment for students in compliance with VA regulations, including Post-9/11 GI Bill®, Montgomery GI Bill®, and Vocational Rehabilitation. Act as the primary liaison between the institution and the Department of Veterans Affairs, promptly addressinginquiries and resolving issues to facilitate timely disbursement of benefits.
  • Stay up-to-date with law and legislation changes to VA regulations and disseminate relevant information to the team and the student community. Collaborate with academic advisors, financial aid officers, and student services departments to streamline the certification process and enhance the student experience.
  • Advises and instructs students and parents on financial aid issues regarding Federal Veterans Administration education benefits programs and other financial aid, scholarships, fellowships, and assistantships programs.
  • Conducts workshops, activities, and programs intended to educate students and their family members on issues related to their transition to the University environment and the students veterans educational benefits programs.
  • Assists in the coordination and implementation of programs, policies, and procedures for the AUVRC .
  • Educates others on financial aid issues, bursar issues, registrar issues, admissions issues, and graduate and undergraduate degree issues as they are affected by VA educational programs, guidelines, regulations, policies, procedures and laws. Answers questions, writes letters, and/or gives presentations as required to respond to the student or a family members inquiry, veterans administration inquiry, and/or other inquiries from other Universities and entities.
  • Makes recommendations and implements changes/improvements to the AUVRC programs.
  • Represents the AUVRC by participating in state, regional, and national Veteran Administration training programs and conferences.
Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Counseling, Business, Management, Human Resources, Adult Education, or related field

Level I – Bachelor’s degree

Level II - Bachelor’s degree in discipline appropriate to position plus 2 years of experience in financial aid processes or military/veterans affairs

Level III - Bachelor’s degree in discipline appropriate to position plus 4 years of experience in financial aid processes or military/veterans affairs

Substitutions allowed for Experience:
Graduate degrees accepted in lieu of experience, at a rate of one year relevant education per year of required experience.

Minimum Skills, License, and Certifications

Minimum Skills and Abilities

Minimum Technology Skills

Minimum License and Certifications

Desired Qualifications

Desired Qualifications
  • Desired qualifications include a motivation to serve the veteran population, plus experience in higher education administration, 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.
Posting Detail Information

Salary Range
$33,400 - $51,800

Job Category

Working Hours if Non-Traditional

City position is located in:
Auburn University

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Closing Date

EEO Statement

Auburn University is committed to an inclusive and diverse campus environment. Women, underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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. * Please select how you first became aware of this opportunity. Your response helps us determine how we can more effectively reach our candidates.
    • LinkedIn
    • AcademicKeys
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • DiversityJobs
    • HigherEdJobs
    • HERC (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • Indeed
    • RecruitMilitary
    • The Tuskegee News
    • Professional organization or journal
    • Veterans Assistance Services
    • Disability Assistance Services
    • State Employment Service
    • Social Media
    • AU Job Bulletin
    • Notified by an Auburn employee
    • College or university Career Services
    • I went to the AU Employment Website directly (
    • Other
  2. * Please select the answer that best describes your current employment relationship with Auburn University:
    • Current full-time Auburn or AUM employee within probationary period
    • Current full-time Auburn or AUM employee outside of probationary period
    • Current part-time Auburn or AUM employee
    • Not an Auburn or AUM employee
  3. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited institution in Counseling, Business, Management, Human Resources, Adult Education, or a related field?
    • Yes
    • No

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