Articulations Officer and Admissions Support Supervisor

Location
Riverside, CA
Posted
Mar 09, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Salary: $58,500 - $72,750
Title: Articulations Officer and Admissions Support Supervisor
Category: Management and Professional
Department: Undergraduate Admissions
Date Posted: 03/08/2017

Position Information: Under the general direction of the Director of Undergraduate Admissions, the Articulation Officer is responsible for the management of the campus-wide articulation system, the planning, implementation and expansion of articulation agreements statewide and transfer initiatives relating to articulation. The position requires extensive knowledge of UC Riverside Undergraduate Admissions policies and curriculum with special emphasis on polices relating to community college course curriculum articulation in addition to all areas of evaluation for freshman and transfer applicants. The position serves as chief liaison with the California Community College Articulation Officers, faculty, counselors, senior administrators, UC Riverside faculty, College Academic Advising and academic department staff regarding policies and general regulations concerning complicated issues and problems related to course articulation. In coordination with the Director and Assistant Director of Transfer Recruitment and Evaluation, recommends policy changes as it relates to community college transfer articulation agreements. Continually reviews and assesses the effectiveness of these articulation agreements. This position is responsible for evaluation of transfer applicants; counseling and advising of the general public including, but not limited to, prospective applicants, parents, faculty, and administration on admission-related issues; and participates in various recruitment and yield activities. The position interprets the complex requirements for admission and makes independent decisions regarding the acceptance of transfer coursework from domestic and international institutions to the University.

Minimum Requirements: Skills in social perceptiveness, awareness of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
Ability in problem identification, reasoning.
Ability in persuasion.
Ability to develop original ideas to solve problems.
Knowledge of advising and counseling techniques.
Skills in project management.
Advanced and comprehensive knowledge of academic programs, including curricula, admissions requirements, and financial aid programs, at colleges/universities or at University of California campuses.
Advanced knowledge of project management including program design, implementation, and evaluation.
Advanced knowledge of tertiary level foreign credentials, secondary school records, study abroad programs and policies, and the knowledge of major educational systems of the world.
Advanced knowledge and the ability to interpret admissions policies and procedures to prospective students and the public.
Advanced knowledge and experience working with a diverse student population.
Advanced ability to develop recruitment programs, and design effective materials.
Advanced knowledge of admissions requirements for campus/school/college, including mitigating circumstances/bases for exceptions.
Advanced ability to establish and maintain cooperative relationships with schools, universities, community organizations, and other institutions.
Skills in monitoring/assessing people, processes or services.
Leadership skills.


Preferred Qualifications: Knowledge of common University-specific computer application programs and knowledge of University and departmental principles and procedures involved in risk assessment and evaluating risks as to likelihood and consequences.

Advanced skills to develop the school's/college's strategic recruitment plans, designing outreach and recruitment programs and materials that will attract and enroll top candidates to the school/college, including students from underrepresented groups.



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 the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

At UC Riverside we celebrate diversity and are proud of our #12 ranking among the nation for most diverse universities (US News and World Report 2013-2014). Become part of a place that fosters success for all its constituents, students, faculty, and staff, and where work/life balance and campus culture are integral to our way of life.

UCR is ranked 55th among top public universities (US News and World Report 2013-2014).

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.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview

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