CR/HSU Transfer Specialist

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CR/HSU Transfer Specialist

Humboldt State University

Closes: Friday, March 16, 2018

(Job #18-09) Student Services Professional II, CR/HSU Transfer Specialist, $3,935-5,595/month. Appointments are typically made at the beginning of the salary range. This is a temporary, full-time, benefitted position in the Office of Admissions.

Position Summary: Working independently, under general direction of the HSU Director of Admissions, the CR/HSU Transfer Specialist works to increase the number of College of the Redwoods (CR) students transferring to HSU. The CR/HSU Transfer Specialist plans and implements services, programs, and events that promote student transfer from CR to HSU, and facilitate a seamless transfer process. The position also supports the Graduation Initiative 2025 by collaborating with HSU programs that enhance retention and graduation of transfer students. This position is housed full-time on the College of the Redwoods main campus and requires regular travel to CR satellite campuses and the HSU campus.

Essential Job Functions: Collaborate with local recruiters, faculty and staff at both CR and HSU to promote CR student transfer to HSU. Work closely with CR counselors to avoid duplication of effort, and understand gaps in service/knowledge base that need support. Provide direction to CR students, faculty and staff regarding HSU academic offerings, admission requirements, articulation agreements, transfer requirements, tuition and fees, and financial aid. Meet with CR students during regularly scheduled office hours on CR campus to provide resources, referrals, information and advising regarding transferring to HSU. Travel regularly to CR campus satellite sites to deliver referral and advising services, information and resources. Stay abreast of all changes in CSU system related to Enrollment Management (Admissions, Registrar & Financial Aid) and conduct training sessions for CR staff. Organize promotional events and informational workshops that bring HSU representatives (faculty, staff, and students) to CR campus. Promote all HSU events (organized by others) that could bring CR students to HSU campus. Create and organize events designed to introduce CR students to HSU campus and sample the university experience. Identify and develop ways to build capacity at CR for promoting and facilitating transfer to HSU. Collaborate with HSU Academic Affairs and Student Affairs support programs that promote transfer student retention and graduation. Work with HSU Office of Institution Effectiveness to assess outcomes of all efforts. Provide written monthly progress reports to supervisor at HSU. Attend staff meetings at HSU. Provide reports to Local Pathways leadership team as requested. Other duties assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education: Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university in one of the behavioral sciences, public or business administration or a job-related field. Additional specialized experience during which the applicant has acquired and successfully applied the knowledge and abilities listed below may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.

Experience: Two years of professional experience in one of the student services program areas or in a related field; experience should give evidence of competence and indicate the potential for further growth. A master's degree in a jobrelated field may be substituted for one year of the professional experience.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Working knowledge of:

  • Practices, procedures and activities of the college transfer process

    General knowledge of:

  • Methods and problems of organizational and program management
  • Research and interview techniques
  • Principles of individual and group behavior

    Ability to:

  • Interpret and apply program rules and regulations
  • Use initiative and resourcefulness in planning work assignments and in implementing long-range program improvements
  • Obtain factual and interpretative information through interviews; reason logically
  • Collect, compile, analyze and evaluate data and make verbal or written presentations based on these data
  • Advise students individually and in groups on routine matters where required
  • Recognize multi-cultural, multi-sexed and multi-aged value systems and work accordingly
  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with faculty, CSU administrators, student organizations, private and public agencies and others in committee work, and student advising and community contacts
  • Rapidly acquire a general knowledge of HSU's overall operation, functions and programs
  • Make decisions and carry through actions having implications with regard to other program or service areas

    Application Procedure: To apply, qualified candidates must electronically submit the following materials through Interfolio:

  • Letter of Interest
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  • Contact information for at least three professional references
  • HSU Employment History Form ( (NOTE: This form replaces the HSU Employment Application form, which should no longer be used. Download the HSU Employment History Form and save it as a PDF file prior to filling it out. If the form is filled out on line (accessed via a web browser), content WILL NOT be saved.

    The Human Resources & Academic Personnel Services office (located in Siemens Hall room 212) has a computer station and front office staff available for applicants requiring assistance.

    Application Deadline: The deadline to submit application materials is 11:59 p.m. on Friday, March 16, 2018 To be notified in the event this recruitment re-opens for a subsequent review of applications, send an email to [email protected] that includes the job number (18-09) and applicant's last name in the subject line of the message.

    HSU is committed to enriching its educational environment and its culture through the diversity of its staff, faculty, and administration. Persons with interest and experience in helping organizations set and achieve goals relative to diversity and inclusion are especially encouraged to apply.

    Human Resources
    Siemens Hall - Room 211
    Arcata, CA 95521-8299
    (707) 826-3626
    Fax: (707) 826-3625
    Email: [email protected]

    It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide complete and accurate employment information. Incorrect or improperly completed applications will not be considered for vacancies. Any reference in this announcement to required periods of experience or education is full-time activity. Part-time experience or education - or activities only part of which are qualifying- -will receive proportionate credit. In accordance with applicable Collective Bargaining Agreements, preference may be given to the campus applicants covered by these agreements. However, positions are open to all interested applicants, both on and off campus.

    Evidence of required degree(s), certification(s), or license(s) will be required prior to the appointment date. The successful candidate for a position at HSU is required to be fingerprinted through the Humboldt State University Police Department or their local law enforcement agency. The results of the fingerprint process must be received by the university prior to the candidate’s appointment. The cost of the fingerprinting is borne by the university.

    Humboldt State University is committed to achieving the goals of equal opportunity and endeavors to employ faculty and staff of the highest quality reflecting the ethnic and cultural diversity of the state. Additional information about Humboldt State University can be found at

    Humboldt State University is a Title IX/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, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

    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.





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