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Student- Veteran Liaison- (VA Work Study Eligible Only)

Company: University of Kansas
Location: Lawrence
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description

VA approved work-study students provide support to the veterans certifying official, VetSuccess on Campus (VSOC) counselor, Military-Affiliated Student Center director, student veterans and/or GI Bill users by assisting with VA-related duties, including, but not limited to:

  • Assisting prospective, new and current students and parents via phone, email and/or in person with general inquiries about using VA/veteran benefits, attending KU, transitioning from the military world to campus life, etc.
  • Providing support and consultation for veterans' related issues on campus (e.g. transition assistance, connecting students to relevant KU/VA resources, KU SVA support, etc.)
  • Assisting with maintaining regulatory, information security and confidentiality compliance in accordance with federal, state and university guidelines
  • Assisting with maintaining and organizing military-affiliated student-related files (e.g. GI Bill, VA benefits, etc.)
  • Assisting with the development and dissemination of accurate and current Veterans Affairs/student veteran information to relevant constituencies (e.g. flyers, web content, emails)
  • Assisting and conducting targeted outreach to military-affiliated students with relevant campus/community efforts and events
  • Maintaining most current information and updates by attending required and necessary trainings to support the aforementioned duties.

Work Schedule:

Reg/Temp: Temporary (Summer, Fall and/or Spring semesters - must reapply each semester)

Hours: Flexible, 5-20 hours/week.

Required Qualifications

  • KU student, time or greater, in good standing.
  • VA Work Study eligible. To determine eligibility, visit the VA's Work Study page.
  • Must be using VA benefits (GI Bill) for the semester in which you want to work.

  • Experience working with PCs and Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel, Outlook.
  • Experience working independently and efficiently.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experience in an office/customer service setting.
  • Ability to work with a wide range of students, prospective students, faculty, and staff.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.

Keywords: University of Kansas, Lawrence , Student- Veteran Liaison- (VA Work Study Eligible Only), Other , Lawrence, Kansas

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