Veterans Benefits Certifying Official, Veterans Services (2021-1757)

  • Cal State University (CSU) San Marcos
  • San Marcos, California
  • Sep 22, 2021
Full Time Veteran Services

Job Description

The Veterans Benefits Certifying Official will assist in coordinating the distribution, acceptance, and processing of applications for six different veterans' benefits programs for approximately 2,000 students, including approximately 1,000 California Department of Veterans Affairs College Fee Waiver Program for Veterans' Dependents. Provide general information and advise the general public including, but not limited to, prospective applicants, students, faculty and administration regarding program requirements and benefit-related issues. The position interprets the requirements for benefits acceptance and determines eligibility and entitlement to veterans' benefit programs. Serves as a resource to other University staff for issues and problems related to veterans' education benefit programs and provides the highest level of quality service to students, prospective students and the external community regarding veterans' benefits requirements, policy and procedures. In partnership with the Director, the Certifying Official works to address barriers which impacts academic success and enhance their access, retention, and graduation by providing adminisrative and student support, co-curricular program development and coordination, and curriculum support. This position will foster a sense of belonging and connect students to opportunities for engagement in university life and in the broader community.

Veterans Benefits Certifying Official
(Student Services Professional IB)
Veterans Services

Full-time, temporary position with benefits ending on or before one year from the date of hire. This position may continue beyond one year from the date of hire, upon the availability of funds.

Opening Date: September 21, 2021

This position is open until filled with a first review of applications beginning October 13, 2021. For assurance of full consideration, applications and supporting material should be submitted by 11:59pm on October 12, 2021.

Application requires answers to supplemental questions.

CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at Questions should be sent to the Office of Human Resources at

Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment.

California State University San Marcos is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that is strongly committed to promoting diversity in all areas of the campus community. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, physical or mental disability, gender or sex, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion or religious creed, sexual orientation, and veteran or military status.

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act or Clery Act Notification can be found at

California State University San Marcos is not a sposoring agent for staff or management positions (i.e. H1-B visas).
Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

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