Under the general supervision of the Assistant Director of Transfer Recruitment and Evaluation, the Transfer Admission Specialist is available to students, families, the campus community, and the general public to interpret, enforce and explain University policies and regulations. The incumbent is responsible for admission eligibility evaluation of transfer and a limited number of freshman applicants based on self-reported information, official transcripts, and other pertinent documents. The Transfer Admission Specialist will independently represent Undergraduate Admissions in Central and Northern California by providing oversight at various programs and events, participating in college and high school visits, fairs, consortium travel, and conferences. This position also requires extensive travel during the peak recruitment seasons in fall and spring. The incumbent will be required to produce visit summaries, data reports, and program evaluations assessing the results and effectiveness of the events, visits, and initiatives they are responsible for. Budgeted salary range is $50,000 to $74,300. Education Education Requirements Degree Requirement Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required
Licenses License Requirement Valid Driver's License Required
Experience Experience Requirement 4 - 7 years of related experience. Required
Special Conditions Special Condition Requirement Must possess or obtain a valid CA Drivers License in accordance with regulations of the CA DMV in order to drive University-provided vehicles for recruitment related actvities. Required Must be able to pass a Department of Justice and FBI background check. Required Ability to work occassional weekends, evenings, early mornings and to travel frequently. Required
Minimum Requirements Thorough and comprehensive knowledge of academic programs, including curricula, admissions requirements, and financial aid programs, at colleges / universities and specifically at UC, and / or specific colleges and schools.
Ability to establish and maintain cooperative relationships with schools, universities, community organizations, and other institutions.
Thorough knowledge and experience working with a diverse student population.
Ability to effectively manage a large volume of undergraduate admissions applications and multiple programs in a timely manner while maintaining confidentiality at all times.
Skill in listening, anticipating, and responding to the needs of customers to achieve excellent customer service measured by outcomes rather than activities.
Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing.
Ability to interpret policies and procedures to prospective students and the public.
Skill in organizing and setting priorities that accurately reflect the importance of the job responsibilities.
Preferred Qualifications Ability to analyze, interpret, and evaluate statistical data and policy related to undergraduate admissions metrics.
Ability to develop recruitment programs, and design effective materials.
Knowledge of UC admissions practices and procedures, including undergraduate evaluations and transfer credit policies.
Additional Information In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.
UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.
- UC Riverside was included in the (August 2018) edition of The Princeton Review's "The Best 382 Colleges."
- Shanghai Jiao Tong University (August 2017) Academic Ranking of World Universities ranked UC Riverside among the top 151 institutions. This survey bills itself as "the most trustworthy precursor of global rankings of the world's top 500 universities."
- In 2016, UCR was recognized for graduation rate success by the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU) for achieving near parity across racial-ethnic, socio-economic, and gender boundaries.
- UCR ranks among the Top 15 Public Research Universities in the nation, as identified by the 2017 Washington Monthly.
- In 2017, two separate reports from the Education Trust celebrated UCR as a national leader for African American and Latino student success. UCR was one of just three schools to be named top-performing institutions in both reports and the only California campus recognized among 18 top-performing colleges and universities in the nation for high black student graduation rates.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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