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Veteran and Military Affairs Program Coordinator

Requisition Number:

57753

Location:

Boulder, Colorado

City

Boulder

State

Colorado

Employment Type:

University Staff

Schedule:

Full-Time

Posting Close Date:

22-Jul-2024

Date Posted:

08-Jul-2024

Job Summary

The University of Colorado Boulder is encouraging applications for the Veteran and Military Affairs Program Coordinator position! The Office of Veteran and Military Affairs, (VMA) Program Coordinator position reports to the VMA Assistant Director. This position is responsible for assisting the VMA full-time staff and serves as a University Certifying Official. The VMA Program Coordinator is required to maintain a thorough and current working knowledge of the Veterans Administration, State of Colorado, and University rules, regulations, and procedures to ensure the accurate release of information and program compliance. Additionally, this position will perform life-cycle support on the VMA Bundle 30 Enrollment Certification Manager workflow system. This position provides excellent, efficient, and timely customer service to student veterans and veteran-dependent students.
The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Who We Are

Veteran and Military Affairs assists with pay, programs, policy, information, and support for prospective and current student veterans and veteran dependents. Staff understand that veterans and military members living, working, and receiving their education at CU Boulder are a valued and vital component of our campus community. They also recognize their special circumstances and the need for a successful transition into our campus environment, and support throughout their academic journey.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

Fiscal Responsibility, Quality Improvement, and Student Support:
  • Act as a University Certifying Official using the resources provided by the Department of Education, Department of Defense, and Department of Veterans Affairs. 
  • Assists in ensuring adherence to the Department of Veterans Affairs and Colorado State Approval Agency regulations concerning the support of students who receive VA educational benefits. 
  • Assist the VMA Assistant Director in the verification and submission of enrollment data to the VA for tuition and fee payments to CU Boulder. 
  • Assist as advised by the VMA Assistant Director in supervising student academic success progress, reporting retention and graduation rates, and assistance during VA financial audits which will include ensuring that the CU Boulder academic course catalog is in full compliance with VA regulations. 
  • Routinely interact with new students, prospective students, and parents both in the office and via phone and email inquiries to VMA.
Data Management:
  • Perform life cycle support on the VMA Bundle 30 Enrollment Certification Manager workflow system. Life cycle support shall include updates to maintain compatibility with the VA administrative and IT requirements. 
  • Assist the VMA Assistant Director in maintaining accurate data on student veterans and veteran dependents. 
  • Be responsible for learning Web Express, and the university's Content Management System to assist the VMA Assistant Director with maintenance and updates on the VMA website.
Collaboration:
  • Work with the VMA staff to establish and maintain processes for accurately identifying and reporting students under academic probation or suspension according to VA regulations. 
  • Work with the VMA Academic Integration Program Manager to create and maintain an early warning system to identify and get in touch with student veterans and veteran dependents who might be struggling academically.
  • Collaborate with other CU Boulder Offices to support current and prospective student veterans and veteran dependents. Coordinate with all colleges and schools at CU Boulder to support current and prospective student veterans and veteran dependents.
Professional Development:
  • Participates in training seminars, conferences, committee meetings, and other meetings for professional development. 
  • Continually learn new laws and program guidelines.

What You Should Know

  • This is a hybrid position. Fall/Spring semesters require 3 days on campus, and 2 days remote. Summer hours shift to 2 days on campus, and 3 days remote.

What We Can Offer

  • The salary range for this position is $54,000 annually. 
  • Onboarding assistance is available within Student Affairs guidelines.

Benefits

The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.

Be Statements

Be collaborative. Be supportive. Be Boulder.

What We Require

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience may substitute.
  • 1+ years of job-related experience.

What You Will Need

  • Demonstrated ability to work with minimal direct supervision.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work with all levels of the organization.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • A strong dedication to customer service.

What We Would Like You to Have

  • Knowledge of CU-SIS, VA Enrollment Manager, and COGNOS.
  • Knowledge of VA processes and regulations.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials: 

1. A current resume. 

2. A cover letter that specifically tells us how your background and experience align with the requirements, qualifications, and responsibilities of the position. 

We may request references at a later time.

Please apply by July 22, 2024, for consideration.

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, please apply through CU Boulder Jobs.

In compliance with the Colorado Job Application Fairness Act, in any materials you submit, you may redact or remove age-identifying information such as age, date of birth, or dates of school attendance or graduation. You will not be penalized for redacting or removing this information.

Posting Contact Information

Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

Posting Contact Email: Recruiting@colorado.edu