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Veterans Specialist
Tarrant County College District in Arlington, Texas
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Date Posted 09/13/2019
Admin-Other Administrative Positions
Salary $19.42 -  
Employment Type Full Time
Application Deadline Open until filled

Job Title

Veterans Specialist

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Full Time

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DT Registrar

Job Summary

Provides the overall coordination of Veterans Affairs (VA) for Tarrant County College
Registrar Offices. Responsible for the day-to-day operations and for addressing the
needs of all veteran affairs students.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

• Assist with the coordination of VA benefit administration for the Registrar’s Office
• Act as a liaison between the Registrar Office and other departments for VA students and processes
• Collaborate with academic advising to ensure that the advisement process is sensitive to VA’s unique academic requirements
• Certifies veterans in compliance with the Department of Veteran Affairs for students pursuing certificate(s) and/or degrees
• Enter, update, and review certification data on the Department of Veteran Affairs online certification system (VA-ONCE)
• Reconcile VA-ONCE to TCCD’s student academic and financial accounts (Colleague)
• Responsible for facilitation of veteran student orientation, workshops, and seminars
• Promote and support campus Student Veteran Organizations
• Responsible for the day-to-day operations of addressing the needs of all VA students
• May conduct internal and external recruitment efforts
• Review VA training materials and new rules, and work with Registrars to update training resources and assist with staff training
• Acts as compliance officer to evaluate critical issues affecting the school’s eligibility to serve veteran/dependent students
• Assist with preparation of annual catalog approval application packet for the Texas Veterans Commission/Veteran Affairs
• Review and continually update TCCD’s printed materials, website, and other promotional resources related to Veterans Affairs
• Prepares various reports and documentation needed to verify attendance, grades, and progress to the U.S. Department of Veteran’s Affairs
• Provides and submits reports of VA statistical data which should include, but is not limited to, special project activities, student contacts, degree completion, and other data as requested
• Regularly interacts with faculty, campus and district administrators, technical staff; and frequent contact with other colleges
• Makes appropriate student referrals to campus and community resources/agencies
• May supervise VA Work-study students
• Attends the workplace regularly, reports to work punctually and follows a work schedule to keep up with the demands of the worksite
• Completes all required training and professional development sessions sponsored through Tarrant County College (TCC)
• Supports the values of the College: diversity, teaching excellence, student success, innovation and creativity and service to the College
• Supports the mission, values and 3 goals and 8 principles of the College

The duties listed are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

Required Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensures

• Associate’s degree or 60 college hours from a regionally accredited college or university or equivalent experience and three (3) years of experience working in an Admissions, Records, Veteran’s Affairs or Registrar’s Office of a college or university; or any equivalent combination of education, training, certification, and related experience
• Excellent interpersonal, organizational and leadership skills
• Ability to exert reasonable and responsible authority
• Ability to work effectively with others
• Proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software
• Highly developed presentation, oral and written skills
• Excellent communication skills
• Ability to meet critical deadlines and to multi-task

Desired Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensures

• Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university
• Multi-lingual
• Familiarity with Admissions/Records/Registration policies and procedures and US Department of Veterans Affairs policy and processes


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

Special Instructions Summary

Regular hours range from:
8 a.m. – 7 p.m., Mondays – Thursdays
8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Fridays

Summer hours range from:
7:30 a.m. – 7 p.m., Mondays – Thursdays
Closed Fridays

Occasional weekends during peak registration periods.




Marcie Gonzales-Delgado


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