Founded in 1891, Stanford University is among the top academic institutions in the country, excelling in a wide range of fields from the humanities to information technology to the health sciences and medicine. The university is located near Palo Alto, 35 miles south of San Francisco, on an 8,800-acre campus.
If you're ready to work for a campus organization that nurtures diversity, respect, professional development and a passion to serve students, we invite you to apply online for the position of Program Coordinator; Office for Military-Affiliated Communities (OMAC), reporting to the Assistant Director of the OMAC, an office within the Student Services Center; a unit within the Division of Student Affairs.
Note: Not all unique aspects of the job are covered by this job description
The position provides administrative and program support in the Office for Military-Affiliated Communities (OMAC) within Student Affairs, with a strong focus on supporting academic, financial, and programming services to the military affiliated communities, and collaborating with various University departments to support them. The Program Coordinator will perform administrative duties for the Assistant Director of OMAC, whose mission is to support Stanford's military affiliated communities through programming, advocacy, and community engagement.
This position assists in making first level decisions on issues regarding admission, financial aid, housing, registrar services, student life, advising, and academic services. Resolve routine issues within unit using defined policies and practices and professional knowledge as reference.
Review and administer student records, analyze data, and make recommendations that require interpretation and influence decisions on routine issues. Coordinate and administer the federal certification of veteran's benefits.
Serve as Certifying Officer for Veteran Administration (VA) benefits.
Ensures compliance with VA (Federal) and CSAAVE (State) policies, and maintains educational benefits files in accordance with federal regulations.
Use PeopleSoft and VA ONCE to process certifications, and manage the veteran's student record.
Submit VA certifications, enrollment adjustments, and student data through VA ONCE system.
Collaborate with staff, faculty and other offices to resolve complex issues.
Contribute to developing and analyzing review process of offerings, policies and programs.
Provide advice to students on a range of issues including, using VA Education Benefits academic progress, and program policies, in order to assist them in making appropriate choices and decisions.
Provide advising for students to be in compliance for receipt of benefits, and understand implications to Stanford's financial aid policies.
Meet with students to assess issues as it relates to records and provide information on resolutions or refer to appropriate staff or faculty (i.e. enrollment petitions, withdrawals, grade changes, withdrawals, degree/enrollment verifications, etc.).
Process SSN changes, on the spot enrollment and degree verifications, etc.
Contribute to development of marketing materials and strategies, assist in planning and developing program activities, and outreach functions.
Develop and deliver presentations about veteran services.
Help Coordinate annual Veterans Day reception, to include students, staff, faculty, alumni and community partners.
Coordinate special projects and events for veterans.
Publicize and market various military-affiliated programs via websites, social media and evangelism.
Manage OMAC web site and scholarship portal.
Collect and analyze data from multiple sources, prepare management reports, presentations and metrics dashboard.
Report VA student data and produce reports on VA demographics and metrics.
Manage/organize database, spreadsheets, documentation and peer institutional comparisons.
Serve as a subject matter resource on veterans issues to other departments, represent department at university at meetings and events.
Represent OMAC priorities and strategies to campus colleagues and community partners in absence of the Assistant Director.
May assist with the administration of financial processes.
Located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of Silicon Valley, Stanford University is recognized as one of the world's leading research and teaching institutions. Leland and Jane Stanford founded the University to "promote the public welfare by exercising an influence on behalf of humanity and civilization." Stanford opened its doors in 1891, and more than a century later, it remains d...edicated to finding solutions to the great challenges of the day and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world. The University's thriving diverse community is comprised of nearly 7000 undergraduate students, 9000 graduate students, 2000 faculty members, 1900 postdoctoral scholars, and over 11,000 academic and administrative staff in seven schools including several interdisciplinary research centers and institutes. The campus spreads over 8000 contiguous acres and nearly all undergraduates live on campus. Stanford offers bachelor's and master's degrees in addition to doctoral degrees (PhD, MD, DMA and JD) plus a number of professional and continuing education programs and certifications. More at http://facts.stanford.edu and http://www.stanford.edu.
Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of and applications from women, members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as from others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research, teaching and clinical missions.