Transfer Admissions Officer (UCP 5)

Storrs, CT
Jun 16, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Title: Transfer Admissions Officer (UCP 5)
Job ID: 2017641
Location: Storrs Campus
Full/Part Time:
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Job Posting

The Office of Undergraduate Admissions invites applications for a full-time, twelve-month position of Admissions Officer. Under the supervision of the Associate Director for Transfer Admissions, performs duties related to the recruitment, admission, and enrollment of undergraduate students in accordance with University and departmental policies. Duties will include domestic and out-of-state recruitment travel, application review and credit evaluation, and independent decision-making.

  • Provides and prepares analyses and planning documents in conjunction with the Associate Director and Director of Admissions to identify target recruitment markets for the University.
  • Evaluates and processes admissions applications in accordance with University policies, goals and rules on admissibility of undergraduate students.
  • Advises applicants regarding admissions requirements, eligibility for admission, program options, residency requirements and other matters related to transfer admission to the University.
  • Makes independent decisions based on academic credentials for applications received from a variety of academic systems, including preparing transfer credit evaluations.
  • Works with and advises staff at other educational institutions regarding their programs, requirements and transferability of their students to the University.
  • Evaluate courses offered by other schools to determine their equivalency to courses offered at the University.
  • Keeps informed regarding academic program requirements, enrollment restrictions and other issues related to recruiting and admitting students. Provide resource information to domestic students, faculty, and staff.
  • Engages in extensive in-state and out-of-state travel to interview and recruit prospective students.
  • Actively participates in recruiting students through promotional activities such as personal contact with counselors, students individually and in groups, schedule visits to community colleges and college fairs, panel discussions, presentations and newsletters.
  • As assigned is responsible for special recruiting programs requiring special recruiting efforts and knowledge of particular needs of target groups.
  • Responds to written, telephone and personal inquiries and requests for information.
  • Assists in admissions and enrollment programs such as the University-wide Open House as assigned.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Experience in some area of student affairs or prior Admissions experience.
  • Experience with utilizing technology in work responsibilities.
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to make independent judgments and work under pressure.
  • Demonstrated ability for accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Willingness to travel in-state and out-of-state, and work flexible and irregular hours.
  • Valid driver's license and proof of insurability.
  • Familiarity with on-line computer information systems.

  • Experience working in organizations committed to global diversity.
  • Experience in print and electronic communications.
  • Demonstrated history of recruitment success and competence.


This is a full-time, permanent position slated to begin in August 2017. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience and includes a comprehensive benefits package.


For full consideration, please submit cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references via the University of Connecticut's gateway to UConn Careers, UConn Jobs ( Applicants not submitting all of the requested documentation will not be considered further in the application process. Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # 2017641)

This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:59 p.m. EST on July 6, 2017.

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at

The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University's teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn's ranking as one of the nation's top research universities. UConn's faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.


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