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Johnston Community College

PO Box 2350
Smithfield , NC
http://www.johnstoncc.edu

Veteran Affairs Coordinator

Johnston Community College
Smithfield, NC Full-time
Posted on September 20, 2018

JOHNSTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE invites applications for the position of:

Veteran Affairs Coordinator

SALARY: $36,788.00 ­ $55,182.00 Annually

 

DESCRIPTION:

Coordinates and administers all Veteran Affairs activities and assists with the administration of federal and state grants and with other financial aid programs. Also, ensures compliance with all federal, state, and college regulations.

KNOWLEDGE & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Serves as the Veterans Affairs Coordinator for veteran students by maintaining adequate files and records for students receiving VA educational assistance
  • Liaison between the College and the Veterans Administration
  • Serves as advisor for veterans by counseling and assisting them with their educational pursuits.
  • Monitors and completes all documents required by the Regional Veterans Affairs Office.
  • Maintains all files to meet Veterans Administration audit requirements.
  • Prepares forms and submits college catalog to the State Approving Agency on an annual basis, and for each change to the catalog thereafter.
  • Prepares for compliance survey visits by the NC State Approving Agency each year and by the Department of Veteran Affairs every three to four years.
  • Coordinates and administers federal and /or state grants, loans, and scholarships as assigned.
  • Assists with the disbursement of financial aid by performing a variety of administrative work to ensure proper accounting and record maintenance.
  • Provides assistance to students to help them understand the various financial aid programs available, explains tax credits, and explains and helps with the application process.
  • Assists the Director with the completion of various reports.
  • Attends conferences, meetings, and workshops to obtain up­to­date information and regulations pertaining to Financial Aid and Veterans Affairs.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Supervise Financial Aid work­study positions

Supervisory Responsibilities: This job supervises the two financial aid work­study positions. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

MINIMUM & PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education Minimum: Associate's degree in a business related field.

Experience Minimum: One to three years of experience working directly with Veteran Affairs.

Experience Preferred: Four to six years experience working directly with Veteran Affairs and experience working directly with student financial aid.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Language Skills

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Mathematical Skills

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

 

Reasoning Ability

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed instructions furnished in written oral, or diagram form.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Computer Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual should be proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: None

Physical Demands: 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.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands and fingers; and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms and is occasionally required to stand; walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.