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Military/VA Benefits Specialist

University of Nebraska at Omaha Omaha, NE


The University of Nebraska at Omaha is seeking a

Military/VA Benefits Specialist

Financial Support and Scholarship

The Military/VA Benefits Specialist serves as one of three School Certifying (SCO) Officials and has expert knowledge of state and federal veterans benefits and tuition assistance. The SCO is a representative of UNO who is authorized to submit enrollment certification to the Department of Veterans Affairs for VA education benefits. The Military/VA Benefits Specialist assists with certifying the following federal and state benefits: Chapter 30 Montgomery- Active Duty, Chapter 1606 Montgomery- Select Reserve, Chapter 35 Dependent Education Assistance, Chapter 33 Post 9-11, Nebraska Waiver of Tuition, Nebraska Reserve Tuition Credit, and Nebraska Tuition Remission. This position assists the Assistant Director/VA Benefits and the Financial Aid/Military/VA Benefits Specialist with VA Reporting, such as enrollment status changes and that only those courses that apply to a student’s program are certified. This position advises and educates families, veterans and service members on their benefits, as well as federal financial aid.

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Minimum Qualifications:                                                                                                                      

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 2 years minimum experience in the field of Higher Education Administration or Case Management Field; or combination of both.
  • 1 year experience in working with the military and/or veteran community required.
  • 1 year financial aid or related experience 
  • Will consider equivalent combination of education and experience.


Salary Information:  Commensurate with Qualifications


This position is eligible for the NUFlex Benefits Package:

  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Prescription Drug Coverage
  • Teledoc
  • Life Insurance
  • Long Term Care Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Employee +One
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
  • Employee and Dependent Scholarship
  • Holidays +floating holidays during the winter shutdown
  • Retirement
  • More info here:



Additional Benefits to Working at UNO:

  • Professional Development Opportunities
  • Attend on-campus events (concerts, theatre, sports)
  • Inclusive Environment
  • Durango Discounts Program
  • MavRIDE bus program
  • Discounted Wellness Center Membership
  • Get to know the O:

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For more information, please contact [email protected]


Initial screening for minimum qualifications will begin immediately.  Detailed review of applications for candidacy will begin on or after 08/03/2022.  To ensure full consideration, please apply by the review date. 


All interested parties must apply through   Materials submitted by other means will not be considered.


The University of Nebraska does not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, relation, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status and/or political affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment.  UNO is an AA/EEO/ADA institution.  For questions, accommodations or assistance, please call/contact the ADA Coordinator at  402.554.2463.

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Full-time Employee
Date Posted July 28, 2022
Date Closes August 27, 2022
Requisition 2022-00334
Located In Omaha, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
Shift Custom
SOC Category 11-9033.00 Education Administrators, Postsecondary
Zipcode 68182

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