Student Services Coordinator, Asia Yokota Headquarters

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Yokota Headquarters-Japan
Advising and Enrollment
Full time

Student Services Coordinator


Location: Asia Yokota Headquarters, Japan

Overseas Contingent III, 100% FTE, Full-Time, Grade 003

Description:  The Student Service Coordinator reports directly to the Associate Director, Student Services and Financial Aid. Each coordinator provides subject matter expertise for his/her area of specialization while also being cross-trained to provide service in each specialized area of student services (admissions, enrollments, GoArmyEd, transcripts, grades, records, financial aid, veteran's affairs and other areas as needed). The Student Services Coordinator provides training, support, and policy enforcement oversight, and implements strategies for increased operational efficiencies, customer satisfaction, and positive stakeholder relationships.


  • Develop and maintain training and certification programs for his/her area of specialization and provide training for Military Education Coordinators and staff as needed

  • Provide troubleshooting and operational support to field staff (Military Education Coordinators and Academic Advisors) in all area of student services (admissions, enrollments, GoArmyEd, transcripts, grades, records, financial aid, veteran's affairs)

  • Liaison for his/her area of specialization with the UMGC overseas and stateside regions

  • Work collaboratively to establish best practices and assist with identification of issues, problems, and procedures

  • Monitor the area of specialization to ensure compliance with UMGC contract requirements and university guidelines

  • Plan, coordinate and organize student outreach activities

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Progress towards a bachelor's degree from a U.S. regionally accredited institution or equivalent

  • Previous office experience and working in a team environment

  • Strong oral and written communication skills 

  • Excellent customer service skills and commitment to customer service

  • Ability to work effectively in a self-directed, team-based work environment

  • Ability to understand and apply team quality and performance standards 

  • Proficiency in PeopleSoft and Microsoft Office products such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint


  • Bachelor's degree from a U.S. regionally accredited institution or equivalent

  • Experience in training and web conferences


Applicants with individual logistical support (ILS) preferred. Applicant must qualify for ILS. Criteria under which applicants qualify for ILS are: must serve the US Forces exclusively; are not stateless persons; are not ordinarily resident in the host nation.   

All submissions should include a cover letter and resume. UMGC offers competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits for qualifying positions, such as tuition remission, generous leave and healthcare. For detailed benefits information, please visit:

The University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC) is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination. UMGC is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, ancestry, political affiliation or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

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