Division/Department: Veteran & Military Services

Position Description:

Job Title: VA Work Study

Description & Responsibilities:

Position Summary

The Work-Study Allowance Program offers an additional, non-taxable allowance to students in return for performing VA-related work activities. This is a supplement to VA Education Benefits which may provide additional funding to allow a student to pursue and accomplish educational goals. Work-Study students earn an hourly wage, generally 20-25 hours per week, equal to the federal minimum wage, or the state minimum wage, whichever is greater.

Essential Job Duties

  • Disseminate general information regarding veteran benefits and/or services
  • Direct students to Student Success resources, including College Navigators
  • Prepare, organize, process veteran-related documents and files
  • Participate in student well-being calling campaigns
  • Assist with review of reports related to certification and enrollment
  • Oversee traffic and activity in Student Veteran Lounge if assigned
  • Participate in meetings and/or training as requested
  • Communicate with student veterans about essential information related to their benefits
  • Exhibits exemplary attendance and punctuality
  • Complies with college policies and procedures, including FERPA and other confidentiality agreements
  • Performs other duties as assigned, including attending college functions

Location of Position: Information Commons Building, ICW109

Campus: Main Campus-Springfield

Reports To: Janelle Quesenberry, Veteran Services Representative & Zack Wolfe, VMSO Director



Work Experience:

  • Must be eligible to participate per approval of VA Form 22-8691
  • Basic computer competency and ability to manage various streams of data
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with others, including students and staff and other constituents
  • Strong oral and written communication skills

Preferred Knowledge Skills & Abilities

  • Experience with a collegiate setting
  • Knowledge of relevant regulations governing VA Education Benefits

Education Requirements:

Must be eligible for an approved VA Education benefit as determined by VA

Application Information & Deadline

For additional information on the position, contact:

Zack Wolfe

The College:

Ozarks Technical Community College’s primary mission is to provide accessible, high quality, affordable technical and general education that is responsive to the educational needs of the community and its diverse constituencies.

Ozarks Technical Community College prohibits discrimination and harassment and provides equal opportunities in its admissions, educational programs, activities, and employment regardless of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran status, and disabilities that include HIV and AIDS, and medical conditions. Bona fide occupational qualifications will be allowed in those instances where age, gender, or physical requirements apply to the appropriate and efficient administration of the position.


To apply for this job email your details to veterans@otc.edu