Veterans and Military Student Coordinator

HCA, Hospital Corporation of America
San Antonio, TX
Aug 13, 2022
Aug 16, 2022
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Galen College of Nursing is a vibrant and growing, single-purpose nursing college focused on expanding access to quality nursing education. Our culture is at the forefront of everything we do. Galen's fundamental goals are to be the best place for nursing education and the best place to work and one cannot be true without the other.
At Galen College of Nursing, we want to ensure your needs are met. We offer a variety of comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans along with some unique benefits including:
- Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs
- Paid Personal Leave
- 401k (100% annual match - 3%-9% of pay based on years of service)
- Identity Theft Protection discounts
- Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options
- Adoption Assistance
- Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)
- Mental Health Coverage
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As you consider joining Galen, please carefully consider how you will model the culture we embrace and look to sustain. A culture where good ideas can come from anywhere and transparency is vital. Respect, accountability and integrity are non-negotiables, and commitment is created and sustained through the development of all employees. We care about each other and our students. We look for ways to exceed expectations and we are always looking for ways to improve and grow, while delivering the promise of extraordinary nursing education, matched only by a commitment to our students' success. If you feel our culture aligns with your strength of experience, attitude and authentic desire to work with great people to help changes lives, we'd love to talk!
Position Overview
Galen College of Nursing is looking for a Veteran & Military Student Coordinator to exceed both internal and external expectations by providing information, guidance, and support regarding various types of financial assistance, including, but not limited to Veteran's Educational Benefits, to facilitate the enrollment, persistence, and completion of students, consistent with the College's mission.*
- Serve as an expert and authority in all aspects in the provision of benefits, support services, and activities for military and veteran students at Galen College of Nursing, including but not limited to:
o Maintain current knowledge and compliance with all VA policies and procedures.
o Maintain facility programs and approvals in VA Once in conjunction with the College Compliance Department.
o Certify VA Educational Benefits in VA Once each term in a timely manner.
o Award expected VA Educational Benefits in the College Student Information System.
o Maintain accurate records in VA Once through certification amendments, adjustments, and terminations, as necessary
o Coordinate and oversee any VA Audits conducted at the Campus in conjunction with the College Compliance Department.
o Guide in the areas of Department of Veteran Affairs (DVA) educational benefits and eligibility, educational objectives and degree/vocational opportunities
- Assist and guide incoming students and parents through the enrollment process, including but not limited to:
o Contact potential students about missing/incomplete documents.
o Assist potential students with completion of forms as needed.
o Review financial aid application for accuracy and prepare for packaging.
o Prepare paperwork for and conduct Enrollment Appointment with prospective students.
- Assist and guide active students throughout their program, including but not limited to:
o Contact current students about missing/incomplete documents.
o Assist current students with completion of forms as needed.
o Review financial aid application for accuracy and ensure eligible aid is packaged and disbursed in a timely manner.
o At program end, track and document completion of Exit Counseling, following-up with students as necessary.
- Provide continued support and education to students and their parents on topics related to Veteran Benefits and Support Services and Financial Aid, including, but not limited to VA Educational Benefits, Title IV Federal Financial Aid, eligibility, financial literacy, and loan repayment.
- Maintain records in support of and analyze quarterly veteran and military student enrollment, academic progress, and completion reporting. Analyze quarterly data and evaluate the need for necessary early intervention, retention, and support services related to veteran and military students.
- Assist in other phases of financial aid and student support, as necessary.
- Attend financial aid and Veteran Administration training, workshops, and seminars, as necessary.
- Minimum of a bachelor's degree. Equivalent experience in lieu of a degree will be considered.
- Experience working with Federal Financial Aid or Veterans Educational Benefits preferred.
- Ability to effectively and professionally communicate with a diverse group of students, staff, faculty, and the community in a service-oriented environment. Strong organizational skills and an ability to prioritize and complete simultaneous projects while meeting deadlines. Ability to maintain confidentiality and discretion at all times.
Special Qualifications: Basic knowledge of VA educational benefits. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products. Must be able to secure access to all Department of Education websites, including, but not limited to NSLDS, COD, CPS, etc. Candidates should have no prior history of student loan default.
Physical/Mental Demands & Work Environment: Must be able to sit at a computer desk for eight hours each day.
Degree of Supervision: Minimal
/Galen College Values:/
/Inclusivity: I foster an environment that provides opportunity for every individual to reach their full potential./
/Character: I act with integrity and compassion in all I do./
/Accountability: I own my role and accept responsibility for my actions./
/Respect: I value every person as an individual with unique contributions worthy of consideration./
/Excellence: I commit myself to the highest level of quality in everything I do./
/At Galen College of Nursing, we offer a unique educational experience we call Pure Nursing. With a focus on nursing education, our knowledgeable and caring faculty and staff take personal interest in helping our students achieve their goals. Galen is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award Associate, Baccalaureate, and Master's Degrees. Our baccalaureate degree in nursing program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), and the associate and master's degree in nursing programs are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). For complete information related to Galen's accreditation status, please visit our website./
/We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status./
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Title: Veterans and Military Student Coordinator
Location: Texas-San Antonio-San Antonio Campus
Requisition ID: 27750-0810GCNS-SAN