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Company: Texas A&M International University
Location: Laredo
Posted on: May 3, 2021

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Job Title Veterans Affairs Coordinator Agency Texas A&M International University Department University Registrar (Records/Degree Audit) Proposed Minimum Salary $15.24 hourly Job Location Laredo, Texas Job Type Staff Job Description Job Summary The Veterans Affairs Coordinator, under direction, oversees the functions and operations of Veterans Affairs to ensure compliance with the Texas Veterans Commission (TVC) and the State Approving Agency (SAA). Provides information and academic counseling to veterans and dependents of veterans concerning Veterans Administration Education benefits. Essential Duties and Responsibilities + Executes Veterans Administration (VA) certification processes. Advises veterans and veteran dependents regarding educational benefits. Advises veterans academically based upon VA and institutional regulations. + Provides information concerning financial aid and VA benefits. Maintains student files to track progress and report changes to the VA. Prepares and transmits electronic enrollment and certifications to VA via VAONCE. + Establishes and maintains cooperative and professional working relationships with students, faculty, staff, administrators, and community agencies. Maintains proficiency and provides excellent customer service in areas of responsibility. + Determines eligibility of Hazelwood Act benefits. Monitor credit hours for students and provide data to other institutions. Provides benefits counseling and enhances the transition for military members. + Coordinates services with other University departments. Post tuition adjustments in the Banner Student Information System. Coordinates community outreach activities. + Interprets and evaluates information to oversee compliance with the Texas A&M University System (TAMUS) mandate, Mission Military Friendly. Adheres to Service members Opportunity Colleges (SOC) practices. Expands military-friendly services and programs on campus. + Secures annual approval for the University's designation as an approved facility to certify and train veterans. Prepares documentation for annual audits. + Supervises and trains VA student workers to provide quality customer service. Assists with counter coverage, answering of office phones, registration, graduation, and other office support duties. This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. Other duties may be assigned. Additional Responsibilities + Supports the operations of records management while complying with federal, state, and university management retention policies. + Provides advising and examines academic records of Veteran students to determine progress towards degree and eligibility for graduation. + Disseminates information to Veteran students to include program admission criteria, course registration options, degree completion, and when needed, refers students to appropriate university offices for assistance. + Maintain accurate reports and databases on current and prospective Veteran student. + Assists with the general functions and activities of the Office of the University Registrar. + Participates in professional development opportunities. Education and Experience Required + Education - Bachelor's degree in applicable field from an accredited institution of higher education. + Experience - Two years of related experience in managing records, student programs, and/or working in information technology. + An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. Preferred Education and Experience + Experience in Higher Education Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge of: + Word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications. + Veterans' benefits. Ability to: + Multitask and work cooperatively with others. + Communicate clearly and effectively to ensure understanding. + Work with sensitive information and maintain confidentiality. + Act as a positive role model. Preferred Knowledge and Abilities + Experience with Ellucian Banner, Degreeworks, and WebFocus. Licensing / Professional Certification - None. Physical Requirements - None. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Supervision of Others This position generally does not supervise employees. Other Requirements + Work beyond normal office hours and/or work on weekends. + Travel required. First review of applications will be March 15, 2021 Salary: $15.24 INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANT: During the application process you have only one opportunity to enter the requested information, upload documents and Submit the application. You will not be able to make changes or add additional documents once you "Submit" the application materials. The software does not allow you to "Save" your application and return to complete the process at a later time. The page "My Experience" has an area provided under Resume/CV to drop or upload files. Be sure to include: + Resume/CV + Cover Letter + At least 3 references and their full contact information, and + Unofficial transcripts. Applications received by Texas A&M International University must have all job application data entered. Failure to provide all job application data could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. "See resume" is not an acceptable entry in the job application. All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check. Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity. Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) is an international university, poised at the Gateway to Mexico and serving as the cultural and intellectual hub of a vibrant multilingual and multicultural community. TAMIU provides over 7000 students with a learning environment anchored by the highest quality programs, built on a solid academic foundation in the arts and sciences. To fulfill its mission, the University offers a range of baccalaureate and masters programs and the Doctor of Philosophy degree in International Business. Programs focus on developing undergraduate and graduate offerings with a progressive international agenda for global study and understanding across all disciplines. TAMIU prepares students for leadership roles in an increasingly complex, culturally diverse state, national, and global society. Through instruction, faculty and student research, and public service, TAMIU improves the quality of lives for citizens of the border region, the State of Texas, and national and international communities. Texas A&M International University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer. If you need assistance in applying for this job, please contact (956) 326-2360. Useful Links: + TAMIU Home Page (+ TAMIU Campus Tour + Employee Benefits (+ Safety & Security Notices + EEO Statement (+ Non-discrimination/Sexual Harassment + Americans with Disabilities Act (+ Veterans Employment Preference + Former Foster Child Employment Preference (+ Selective Service + Other TAMU System Job Opportunities (

Keywords: Texas A&M International University, Laredo , Coordinator, Other , Laredo, Texas

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