Transfer Credit Evaluator

Transfer Credit Evaluator


Job No:


Classification:Student Services Technician 3

Grade:Grade 77

Work type:On Campus, Staff Full-time

Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks

School/Business unit:UAF Student Services


Categories: Business/Accounting/Finance, Academic Advising/Support, Student Affairs/Services


Position Summary:

The UAF Office of Admissions is hiring a Transfer Credit Evaluator to evaluate incoming transcripts and communicate regularly with students in a fast-paced environment. In addition to the evaluation of coursework, evaluators review and post credit for advanced placement testing, credit for military educational experience, and license and certificate credit. Evaluators are responsible for maintaining a high output of work while providing excellent customer service in person, by phone, and by email. Independent research and problem-solving skills are crucial to be successful in this position, along with strong communication skills.



1-60REVIEW, EVALUATE AND POST TRANSFER CREDIT Research the accreditation status, grading system, course levels, and degree program contexts for all transcripts submitted on a student's behalf to UAF from other universities and colleges. Using multiple resources, independently judge transfer equivalency for courses on a transcript and determine the UAF equivalency. Evaluate and post transfer work from non-traditional sources, including AP, CLEP, DSST, licenses and certificates, military service, and prior learning experiences. Maintain a strong working knowledge of international credential evaluation processes. Post graduate level transfer courses, once approved by Graduate Advisory Committees. Perform pre-evaluations for NCAA Compliance. Post credit for students participating in National Student Exchange (NSE) or International Student Exchange (ISE).Essential 20COMMUNICATE WITH STUDENTS, FACULTY AND STAFF Serve as a resource for all questions pertaining to UAF's transfer credit evaluation processes. Provide information and support on all inquiries regarding transferability of credits, coursework, test scores, and non-traditional credit, including explaining why courses did not transfer or meet certain requirements, or other requests relating to transfer credit. Work with faculty as needed for course and exam equivalencies within specific departments. Assist Graduation Services and other Departments with urgent transfer credit requests. Work collaboratively with the Admissions Processing Team and Admissions Counselors to support transfer students.Essential 3-10PROCESS IMPROVEMENT Work with the Transfer Credit Team to update practices and policies as needed. Be involved in process improvement discussions. Work collaboratively with other teams in Admissions to create seamless processes and improve the student experience. Provide regular feedback regarding current processes and any suggestions for improvement.Essential 4-5SYSTEMS TESTING, MAINTENANCE AND PROJECTS Responsible for in-depth testing for regular system upgrades to the administrative software programs (Banner and OnBase) and making recommendations for corrections and enhancements. Participate in University of Alaska Statewide Transfer CreditEssential 5UPDATE AND MAINTAIN RECORDS AND POLICIES Maintain confidentiality of records as required by the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). Update student records with a student's transfer credit equivalency report. Maintain high ethical standards while performing course articulations and posting transfer credit.


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:


• Demonstrated computer skills with a PC in a Windows environment

• Ability to adapt to new technologies and computer systems

• Sufficient computer knowledge to learn relational database maintenance

• Knowledge of accurate data entry procedures

• Excellent customer service skills.

• Effective oral and written communication skills.

• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

• Ability to adapt to changing policies and procedures.


Typical Experience:

Minimum of two years of experience working in a postsecondary education student services or equivalent customer service environment. Experience in analyzing and solving problems, multi-tasking, working independently and as a member of a team. Computer, data entry experience.


Required Education or Training:

Associate degree and two or more years of relevant experience in a postsecondary education student services or customer service environment, OR an equivalent combination of training and experience. Bachelor degree preferred.


Salary Information:


This is a full-time, 12-month, non-exempt staff position complete with both a competitive salary and New hires will be placed on the, Grade 77, based on education and experience.


Special Instructions to Applicants:


Please attach a resume, cover letter, and the names and contact information (email address and phone number) for three (3) professional references with your application.


The review process for applications will be begin on October 27th, 2022. To ensure your application is considered, apply by 11:55 pm Alaska Standard Time, 10/26/2022.


*To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction. Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.


UAF COVID Requirements:


Effective immediately, all new UAF hires, whose job function or work location results in the employee being subject to the UAF vaccine requirements guided by the Federal Contractor Employee vaccine mandate*, must be fully vaccinated with an FDA- or WHO- authorized or approved COVID-19 vaccine or have obtained a university-approved disability/medical or religious exemption no later than six weeks from the new hire's start date.


*Employees based on UAF's Troth Yeddha' (Fairbanks) campus, regardless of university affiliation and remote work status; Employees based in UAF research units outside Fairbanks (including Seward Marine Center, Kodiak Seafood and Marine Science Center, HAARP, Poker Flat, Lena Point, and Toolik Field Station); and Employees, regardless of their work location, paid by or directly working on impacted UAF federal contract.


The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.


UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual:


The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.


Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.


If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.


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Fairbanks, AK

17 day(s) ago

Closing Date 2022-12-22