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VA Certifying Official & Military Retention Assistant

Company: Indiana Tech
Location: Fort Wayne
Posted on: January 28, 2023

Job Description:

Job DetailsJob Location Fort Wayne Campus - Fort Wayne, INPosition Type Full TimeEducation Level Bachelor's Degree Preferred -Travel Percentage Travel Required Indiana Tech is a thriving, independent, teaching-oriented institution with a focus on career-oriented programs in business, engineering, information technology and computer science, criminal justice, life sciences, human services and many other concentrations. Indiana Tech enrolls nearly 1,500 students in its traditional undergraduate programs on its picturesque main campus and nearly 5,000 students in its College of Professional Studies programs online and onsite at 15 regional locations. Degrees are offered at the associate, bachelor, master, and doctoral levels.

Over 41% of our students are either globally or domestically diverse; this contributes to our unique vibrant and inclusive campus community. All academic programs are designed to provide students with relevant and practical experiences, including an emphasis on internships. The university is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Indiana Institute of Technology embraces diversity and equal opportunity intentionally. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our employees is critical to our success with respect to educating our students to become global citizens. Indiana Tech is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Indiana Tech has big plans for its future. Learn more at Indiana Tech Strategic Plan.

General Summary

To provide accurate and timely processing of all paperwork required for military and veteran students utilizing VA and TA benefits to ensure clearance for class. Coordinates with all Campuses for the retention of military and veteran students.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities

  • Prepare and submit enrollment certifications for all military students.
  • Act as the administrator for the Military Scholarship
  • Work at traditional school recruiting events when needed
  • Maintain proactive communication with all military students.
  • Responsible for timely customer service for all military students.
  • Maintain records for yellow ribbon scholarships and supply information needed to business office and financial aid office.
  • Responsible for annual renewal of Yellow Ribbon program participation
  • Act as primary contact for State Approving Agency for VA.
  • Responsible for institutional updates to DANTES catalog
  • Responsible for completion of external military and veteran surveys
  • Supervise VA student worker and delegate tasks as permitted by VA.
  • Manages the military and veteran stop-out list.
  • Works collaboratively with Military and Veteran team in regards to retention of mil/vet students listed as stop-out or re-admit.
  • Various other duties as determined.

    Measures of Accomplishment

    Determine when annual goals and objectives are set with supervisor.


    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Detail oriented with ability to work with a high degree of accuracy
    • Exceptional customer service skills
    • Organizational skills
    • Time-management skills
    • Ability to work effectively autonomously and in a group setting
    • Computer skills

      • Windows: Intermediate
      • Word: Intermediate
      • Excel: Intermediate
      • FileMaker: Beginning
      • Jenzabar: Advanced
      • InfoMaker: Intermediate


        • Three years of relevant work experience

          Working Conditions

          Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment. Overnight travel may be required periodically to attend conferences.

          A resume and cover letter are required in the application process. For a preferential review of materials, please apply by January 8, 2023.

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