Veterans Program Coordinator
Daytona Beach, FL 
Posted 13 days ago
Job Description
Job Description

About Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University:

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is an independent, culturally diverse institution providing quality education and research in aviation, aerospace, engineering, and other related fields with residential campuses located in Daytona Beach, Florida and Prescott, Arizona. The University's Worldwide campus provides educational opportunities online and at approximately 130 locations throughout the United States, Asia, Europe, and Central/South America.

As the largest and most comprehensive aviation and aerospace-focused university in the world, Embry-Riddle is a unique institution. Over the past 90 years, the University has evolved with industry to break new ground and produce top-level graduates who serve the ever-changing needs of aviation and aerospace and other STEM-related disciplines. Embry-Riddle offers programs in seven primary fields of study including: Applied Science; Aviation; Business; Computers and Technology; Engineering; Safety, Security, and Intelligence; and Space.

For Academic Year 2021-22, there were over 11,100 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students that attended the University's residential campuses and approximately 20,195 students in total enrolled with the University around the world.

The Opportunity:

Embry-Riddle is now hiring a Veterans Program Coordinator at the Daytona Beach campus. The Veterans Program Coordinator is part of the Veteran Student Services (VSS) team. The incumbent will serve as school certifying official, program manager, and provide operational and administrative support services to the VSS staff, as well as hundreds of military-affiliated students across the University. Responsibilities will include general office duties such as managing calendars, scheduling meetings, and providing coverage at the VSS service desk when needed. The incumbent will also be responsible for providing support in planning and coordinating VSS events and workshops, and producing communication and marketing materials in conjunction with VSS staff. Other duties will include assisting with VSS social media updates.


Required Qualifications:

  • High school diploma (or GED equivalent) required. Some college preferred.
  • Must possess a valid Florida driver's license and must meet the University's standards for approved drivers.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, organization, and proofreading skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint.
  • Must be available to work occasionally on Saturdays and evenings as needed at events and workshops on and off campus.
  • Must possess a high degree of analytical skill in order to evaluate information and make decisions that will affect VA educational benefits usage, and students' opportunities and success at the University.
  • Attention to detail, organizational, and communications skills. Multiple tasks must be prioritized to meet schedules and deadlines.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Veteran status and two years of related work experience are preferred.

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University recognizes the value of diversity and is dedicated to fostering a positive climate in which all students, faculty, and staff are encouraged in their professional, social, and intellectual pursuits. Embry-Riddle is committed to providing equal employment opportunity and affirmative action for qualified individuals. The University does not tolerate discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
2+ years
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