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Veterans Services Coordinator
Deadline for Applications is 4/18/2021


Code: 17047 Posted: 03/24/2021

The University of Wisconsin-Parkside is a dynamic learning community grounded in academic excellence and focused on student success, diversity, inclusion and community engagement. One of 13 four-year institutions within the University of Wisconsin System, Parkside provides an educational value to our students that is unparalleled. An affordable, high-quality education is an investment in one’s future, and we believe the cost of an education should not prevent any student from achieving his or her educational and professional goals.

UW-Parkside is a great place to start or enhance your career. Located in Kenosha, WI between Chicago and Milwaukee, the campus is nestled on 700 acres of woodland and prairie, two miles west of Lake Michigan. At Parkside we offer competitive pay and benefits, as well as an engaging and supportive work environment. Parkside is a community that’s easy to call home. Find out why.

Position Title: Veterans Services Coordinator

Employment Type: Full-time, exempt, Non-Instructional Academic Staff

Reports To: The Veterans Services Coordinator will report to the Vice Provost for Student Affairs & Enrollment Services.

Pay Range: $50,286 - $58,000


Essential Job Functions

The Veterans Services Coordinator serves as the primary point of contact, advocate, and resource for prospective and current veterans, active duty military personnel, and military dependents seeking educational attainment at UW-Parkside. The Coordinator is responsible for oversight of the Military & Veteran Success Center and serves as the Veterans Benefits Certifying Officer for the institution. The Coordinator guides and supports military servicemembers, veteran students, and dependents by providing resources and programs focusing on the transition to college, academic planning and support, state and federal benefits programs, and personal development and well-being. The Coordinator leads efforts related to policy development and interpretation, faculty/staff trainings, budget management, and compliance monitoring.

Qualifications

Qualifications: Ideal candidates will possess the following qualifications and skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education.
  • A minimum of 3 years of direct experience certifying veterans benefits in a higher education setting.
  • Experience using a student information system; preferably PeopleSoft.
  • Knowledge of military agencies, resources, and processes related to supporting veterans, active duty personnel, and military dependents seeking educational attainment.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, compliance driven environment while maintaining a high degree of accuracy in work produced.
Salary and Benefits

Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University of Wisconsin System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan. 

Benefit Details: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/download/summaries/fasl.pdf

Total Compensation Estimator: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/totalcomp/

Application Process

HOW TO APPLY:
Applications must be submitted electronically through our employment portal. If you need additional assistance you may contact Human Resources at (262) 595-2204. Hours 8:00am-4:30pm Monday-Friday.

STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:

External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

STEP 2: Submit application materials

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. All materials must be added at one time, once submitted you may not edit/add to profile. Please include the following documents:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Names and contact information for 3 professional references
  • Transcripts

Review of Applications

Applications received by 11:59 p.m. Sunday April 18th, 2021 are ensured full consideration. 

You must select "SUBMIT". Selecting "Save" will not forward your application materials to the search committee. 

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials.

In instances where the Review Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidates application materials whether she/he meets all of the required qualifications, or if all of the application materials are not submitted, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications and may be excluded from further consideration.


Contact

Laura Menarek
(262)595-3204
menarek@uwp.edu
Available Until: 04/19/2021

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