Evaluator I

Location
Carson, California
Posted
Sep 01, 2017
Ref
Recruitment 3135
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Information  

This is a full-time, permanent (probationary) position.

Special Working Conditions: May be required to work extended hours and/or Saturdays as part of your job description.  

Salary Range and Max Salary  

The application deadline is:  Monday, September 18, 2017.
The salary range for this classification is:  $3,299 - $4,643 monthly.  

Conditions of Employment  

The person holding this position is considered a `mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

Due to the nature of this position, the successful candidate is required to complete a background check prior to assuming this position.  

Campus Marketing Statement  

California State University, Dominguez Hills, was established in 1960 and is one of the 23 campuses that comprise The California State University system.  CSU Dominguez Hills is an urban, comprehensive public university that serves a culturally rich, diverse student body of over 12,500 students at the undergraduate and graduate levels.  Located on a 346-acre site in the South Bay portion of the greater Los Angeles metropolitan area, CSU Dominguez Hills has a highly pluralistic student body, which includes a significant number of non-traditional, working adult students as well as approximately 2,000 students enrolled in distance learning programs statewide.  The University, with its five Academic Colleges, has more than 300 full-time faculty members and is situated in an area characterized by an extraordinary heterogeneity of people, and an extensive array of high technology industries and professional services.  

Department Marketing Statement  

Department:  Admissions office

The office of Admissions is a major unit within Student Enrollment Services and is responsible for:
i) Admissions of students to the University.
ii) Evaluation of Transfer Credit.
iii) Enrollment Verification.
iv) Compliance with INS regulations for the admission of foreign students.  

Major Duties  

Under general supervision of the Director of Admissions, the Evaluator will perform evaluations of records for admission eligibility and credit toward degrees.  The incumbent will interpret and apply provisions of Title V of California administrative code and University policies relating to admission. Advise applicants, students and faculty on state and university requirements for degrees at the undergraduate and graduate level.  

Qualifications  

Minimum Qualifications:
Preferred Education:  Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university or equivalent.

Required Experience:   Equivalent to completion of a formal training program in academic records evaluation OR one year of academic records evaluation experience OR any 12-month combination of training and experience related to academic records evaluation OR two years of full-time college with course work specific to development of quantitative and analytical skills.

Preferred Experience:  Prior experience as a Graduation or Admissions Evaluator or related experience in a student services department in a college or university setting.  Equivalent to six months responsible experience involving academic, administrative, fiscal or statistical records processing and maintenance.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of  the format and interpretation of course records and transcripts of institutions of higher education; knowledge of authenticating course credits and comparing records of  differing  formats, such as foreign records; knowledge of campus curriculum requirements for majors, minors, terminal degrees and special program designations; and, knowledge of application of campus resource guidelines for making determinations using various criteria.

Ability to be thorough, consistent and accurate in the interpretation of records against criteria for admissions; ability to comprehend and interpret complex regulations or requirements and to apply them in the evaluation process; ability to make accurate records; ability to organize work to meet deadlines; ability to safeguard the confidentiality and security of records.

Communicate effectively with a diverse population (students, faculty, staff, and administrators) in both writing and orally. 

Work independently with guidance from the Associate Director in analyzing and assessing problem situations.

Skills in:
- Evaluation of academic records as required for evaluation of admission requirements.
- Prioritizing and organizing work to meet deadlines.

Additional Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Quantitative methods and data entry.

Specialized Materials: The position activities may require the use of the following equipment, machinery, tools,vehicles or office equipment:
Personal computers and various software, calculator, photocopy machine, typewriter and Fax machine.  

Responsibilities  

90% - Interpret documents from other educational institutions to determine equivalency of degree and courses toward CSU requirements; determine accreditation status of every institution with regard to acceptance of credit; determine course content, level (lower division, upper division, graduate) unit value and grading from transcript and appropriate catalogs from other institutions; determine equivalency of courses from other institutions to university requirements; determine admission eligibility by the evaluation of high school records and transfer credit; ensure CSU residency requirements are met; evaluate courses in satisfaction of specific non traditional credit and university general education and statutory requirements; results of various examinations toward course credit such as Advancement Placement, CLEP and other system approved testing procedures.
 
Correspond and confer with students regarding evaluation of their prior education institutions and agencies as needed to clarify policies; facilitate the resolution of student graduation problems; advise ineligible students regarding educational alternatives available to achieve eligibility for admission.
 
Responsible for appropriately corresponding with students regarding the status of their admission¿s application. Must be able to interpret and apply a variety of policies to complex and varying individual students records.

5% - Maintain cooperative working relationships between unit, academic departments and other student service areas; prepare reports as required by the Admissions Evaluation Supervisor; as needed and required, assist other areas of Admissions; and, perform other functions relating to admissions and evaluation as required. 

5% - All other duties as assigned by the supervisor or manager.  

To Apply, please visit:  http://www4.csudh.edu/hr/job-opportunities/index  

To apply for this posting (Non-CSUDH Employees):
Step 1: Select and read the qualifications for the position you are interested in
Step 2: Click 'Apply Now' at the bottom of the screen
Step 3: Login or Register (Create Username and Password)
Step 4: Select apply with or without resume
Step 5: Provide contact information and answer required questions
Step 6: Click 'Submit'  

Closing Statement  

California State University, Dominguez Hills, is an equal employment opportunity employer, and is strongly committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce. The University actively encourages applications of all qualified individuals.

California State University Dominguez Hills is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.   For more information or definition of these terms please visit, http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf  http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/Supplement_English.pdf

Individuals with disabilities requesting accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may call the Human Resources Office at (310) 243-3771 or the Academic Affairs Personnel Services Office at (310) 243-3766.

Clery Act crime statistics for CSUDH are available at http://www.csudh.edu/dhpd/dhpd.htm, or by calling University Police at (310) 243-3639.

Upon appointment all candidates must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.