Veterans Affairs Specialist

Texas State University
June 11, 2023
Offerd Salary:$2,875
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Contract Type:Other
Working Time:Full time
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Posting Information

Posting Number 2023537

Posting/Functional Title Veterans Affairs Specialist University Pay Plan Title Veteran's Affairs Specialist Location San Marcos Department Office of the University Registrar Recruitment Type Open to All Job Type Full-Time Monthly Salary $2,875.00 Job Category Non-Exempt Required Qualifications: Applicants must specifically address how they meet these required qualifications to meet the requirements of the position.

  • Demonstrated high level of attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Demonstrated effective communication skills, both written and oral, to interact with diverse constituencies.
  • Demonstrated analytical thinking skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and complete verbal and written instructions.
  • Ability to prioritize a heavy workload to meet established deadlines.
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Ability to work independently and in a collaborative, results-oriented team environment.
  • Ability to problem solve and handle difficult people or situations.
  • Proficiency with computer applications, specifically Microsoft Office: Outlook, Excel, Word, Teams.
  • Ability to master new software applications.
  • Experience providing high quality customer service through face-to-face interactions with clients, customers, or students.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • At least 1 year of experience working in a Veteran Affairs Office.
  • Experience with Enrollment Manager data system.
  • Experience working with veteran/military students in an educational setting.
  • Experience with state and/or federal reporting.
  • Able to travel to attend state and regional conferences.
  • Job Description

    Determine which courses are certifiable using degree plans, transcripts, etc. and certifying tuition and coursework for payment for all GI Bill® benefit programs. Determine Hazlewood Exemption eligibility for Texas State. Process authorizations to SBS for Hazlewood and Chapter 31 & 33 tuition adjustments. Prepare and send electronic certifications and changes through the Enrollment Manager data system. Report hours to Texas Veterans Commission for Hazlewood. Monitor progress toward degree requirements, evaluate and maintain academic records and continuously audit for accuracy and compliance with Veterans Benefits Administration, Texas Veterans Commission, and university rules and regulations. Advise/counsel military connected students on application process for VA educational benefits.

    Job Duties

  • Process military educational benefit requests (GI Bill®, Hazlewood Act, misc. tuition adjustments).
  • Report changes in coursework/payment. Notify students of problems in a timely manner so that administrative changes can be made before deadlines.
  • Audit VA student files, certifications, and corrections for accuracy/documentation.
  • Review and code system and certify coursework for VA payment.
  • Oversee and assist with filing and tracking VA student electronic files.
  • Advise students on request process for VA Educational Benefits.
  • Assist customers via email, phone, and in person, in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Provide general information to students, faculty and staff about VA education benefits and Hazlewood Act benefits.
  • Assist with NSO sessions, Bobcat Days, and other outreach events.
  • Establish and maintain federal and state training requirements as a School Certifying Official (SCO).
  • Assist in training of Veterans Affairs (VA) work study employees
  • Creates and maintains Excel databases for VA and Student Business Services offices.
  • Maintain discretion of student's personal information per FERPA and VA Privacy Act.
  • Maintain professional appearance and provide excellent customer interactions.
  • Able to interact with diverse customer population.
  • Work hours other than 8-5, M-F if needed.
  • Assist in achieving departmental goals.
  • Additional duties as assigned.
  • Additional Information to Applicants

    The applicant will be required to attach a cover letter and resume.

    Job Open Date 05/05/2023 Job Close Date (posting closes at midnight) Open Until Filled Yes Normal Work Days Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday Normal Work Hours Start 8:00AM Normal Work Hours End 5:00PM Posting Notices You will be required to electronically attach a resume and cover letter to your application. Legal and Required Notices

    Texas State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

    Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including, but not limited to, criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.

    Why work @ Texas State?

    • Amazing health insurance: various coverage options starting your first day of employment for full-time employees with Texas State paying 100% of the employee premium and 50% for your dependents! • Generous paid time off: vacation, holidays, sick days and many more! • Excellent work life balance resources: mother and family-friendly resources in addition to a comprehensive FREE wellness program • Great training and development opportunities: choose from a variety of classroom and online course offerings, learning resources, certifications, and employee educational support programs. • An inclusive Bobcat community: join our many social networks offered on and off-campus • Retirement peace of mind: TRS pension, retirement plans and voluntary saving options with generous employer contributions

    By joining the Texas State Bobcat team, you'll be a part of one of the most beautiful, diverse, and growing universities in the nation.

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