Transfer Credit SpecialistOPENING DATE: January 16, 2013
EMPLOYMENT PERIOD: Full-time; 12 months
START DATE: As soon as possible
This position exists to manage and oversee incoming transcripts for new, continuing, and prospective students; manage all transfer credit articulation and waivers for current students, both domestic and international; and maintain the Transfer Evaluation System (TES) for the university.
Specific responsibilities include:
Enter all incoming transcripts into software system.
Manage all transfer credit entry, articulation, and waivers for traditional undergraduate student population.
Manage and oversee international transcript evaluation.
Serve on the university’s General Education committee.
Manage and maintain all alternative test credit entry.
Maintain the university’s information in the Transfer Evaluation System (TES).
Serve as support for updating historical records in the software system.
Work closely with the transfer admissions counselor.
Communicate effectively and courteously with others, including employees, students and the public, in a spirit of teamwork, respect and customer service.
By actions, words and lifestyle, be a Christian role model to students, whether through casual contact or in a formal supervisory role.
Demonstrate awareness, respect and appreciation for diversity of culture, background, race, sex, political views, expressions of faith, etc. and work well with a variety of people.
Serve as a back-up contact for Newberg registrar’s office for walk-in traffic and phone calls; communicate policies and procedures and provide direction as appropriate.
Bachelor’s degree required; adept with technology and data entry/processing.
Experience in a higher education setting preferred.
Student and faculty service orientation required; interest in being a strong student advocate.
Solid organizational skills required; demonstrated ability to work independently on multiple tasks with a high degree of accuracy.
Demonstrated ability to work as a team member to accomplish organizational and unit goals.
Flexibility to be available some evenings and weekends.
Ability to communicate effectively in English, with tact and discretion, orally and in writing, including in person and on the telephone; and to understand and follow instructions.
An evangelical Christian commitment and lifestyle consistent with the institution's goals, including signed agreement with GFU Statement of Faith and Community Lifestyle Statement and being in living agreement with same.
REPORTS TO: Associate Registrar
TO APPLY: Submit application, resume, and letter of interest to: Office of Human Resources, George Fox University, 414 N. Meridian, No. 6108, Newberg, OR 97132. Your application materials may also be scanned and attached to an email to: HR@georgefox.edu. If you choose to fax your materials, our fax number is 503-554-2186. The University reserves the right to fill the position as circumstances warrant.