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Coordinator 126760

Apply now Job no: 494644
Work type: Staff Full-time
Location: Pensacola - Main Campus
Categories: Staff, Military Veterans Resource Center

The University of West Florida is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Disabled/Veteran employer. Any individual requiring special accommodation to apply is requested to advise UWF by contacting UWF Human Resources at 1-850-474-2694 (voice) or 1-850-857-6158 (TTY). E-Verify is required for employment. All applications for employment at the University are subject to Florida public records law. 

Please review job requirements carefully.  Failure to submit all pieces of the application may result in disqualification. Applications are accepted on the University of West Florida career site: For assistance contact UWF Human Resources at 850-474-2694 or

Employment based visa sponsorship will NOT be considered for this position.

Position Number: 126760
Position Title (Classification Title):  Coordinator 126760
Working Title:  Coordinator I
Job Summary: The Coordinator assists all registered military affiliated (active duty, reservists, guardsman, veterans, and their spouses/dependents) students at UWF by coordinating prevention, intervention, and support efforts across campus and community systems to assist students facing stressors, crises, life traumas, and other barriers that impede academic success. Coordinator works to reduce the barriers to students' ability to stay in school and progress.
Department Military Veterans Resource Center
FLSA: Exempt
Minimum Qualifications: Masters degree in an appropriate area of specialization; or a bachelors degree in an appropriate area of specialization and two years of appropriate experience.
Position Qualifications: Master's degree in counseling/case management or bachelor's degree in counseling/case management and two years of appropriate experience.
Preferred Qualifications -Ability to work with a diverse population of military affiliated adult students, including those with physical and mental disabilities, and to maintain composure when faced with difficult situations.
-Ability to maintain confidentiality and personal boundaries
-Excellent organizational and time management skills
-Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, and relate to others in a professional and helpful manner
-Ability to work independently while contributing to team environment
-Ability to organize, prioritize, and follow multiple projects and tasks through to completion with an attention to detail
Essential Functions / Job Duties:
  • 25% - Monitor all military students' GPAs to ensure they are within proper standards of progress. Provide assistance and guidance to those who have fallen below standards of progress. Locate and maintain a list of tutors in all areas of academic need from semester to semester. - (Essential)
  • 15% - Provide case management for military-affiliated students through assessing areas of need and formulating intervention plans in order to minimize and/or resolve problems. Assist students with their needs including navigating university processes and systems, accessing assistance with military related issues, and referrals to community resources. - (Essential)
  • 10% - Supervise 1-3 social work interns per semester - (Essential)
  • 15% - Inform and educate faculty and staff about the needs and resources available to the military-affiliated students through the Veterans on Campus training - (Essential)
  • 20% - Refer military affiliated students to educational workshops and other training resources that address areas identified with a deficiency. Provide military affiliated students with strength-based, client-centered motivational counseling. Ensure clients have a clear understanding of the goals and action steps outlined in their plan and that they receive support in pursuing those goals. - (Essential)
  • 10% - Maintain current lists of all military-affiliated students at UWF. Locate all new military-affiliated students at UWF - (Essential)
  • 5% - Other duties as assigned - (Essential)
Physical Demands:
  • Physical Requirements: Occasional and/or light lifting required. Limited exposure to elements such as heat, cold, noise, dust, dirt, chemicals, etc., but none to the point of being disagreeable. May involve minor safety hazards where likely results would be cuts, bruises, etc.
  • Impact of Deadlines: Routine deadlines. Usually sufficient lead time. Variance in work volume, seasonal, and predictable. Priorities can be anticipated. Some interruptions are present. Involves occasional exposure to demands/pressures from persons other than immediate sup.
  • Standing: Daily
  • Walking: Daily
  • Sitting: Daily
  • Reaching with hands and arms: Daily
  • Climbing or balancing: Never
  • Stooping: Never
  • Use of hands to handle objects: Daily
  • Lifting up to 10lbs: Daily
  • Lifting up to 25lbs: Daily
  • Lifting over 25lbs: Never
  • Talking as express or exchange of ideas verbally: Daily
  • Hearing as perceive sound by ear: Daily
  • Vision as distinguish colors & depth: Daily
Special Requirements or Considerations of the Job:

This position requires a criminal background screen

Number of Vacancies 1
Work Hours 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
FTE 1.0
Salary Range $40,000.00
Pay Basis Annually
Preferred Response Date: 12/02/2022
Special Instructions to Applicants: Candidates must apply online through the University of West Florida website: Applicants are required to attach a resume, cover letter and contact information for three references. An opportunity to upload these documents will be provided during the application process. For assistance, please contact Human Resources at 850-474-2694 or email

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