Articulation Specialist (One or More Positions)

Irvine Valley College
Irvine, California
Mar 14, 2018
Institution Type
Community College


Irvine Valley College


Articulation Specialist

Closing Date: 03/26/2018


In order to be considered for this opening, you must apply through the District website at


Under direction from the Articulation Officer or assigned supervisory or management staff, independently performs a variety of specialized duties related to articulation and curriculum functions and services; provides a variety of technical and analytical support to facilitate the transfer of students to other universities and colleges; participates in the development, maintenance, and dissemination of formal written articulation and transfer agreements with colleges, universities, and statewide agencies; and serves as a liaison between the Articulation Office and other District departments and divisions and statewide academic agencies and institutions, which requires knowledge of local campus and statewide articulation and curriculum policies, procedures, regulations, and resources.



Minimum Qualifications:    

Knowledge of:

• Local campus and statewide curriculum and articulation policies, procedures, regulations, and resources.

• Pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations including applicable sections of the State Education Code.

• Data collection and basic research principles and practices.

• Basic mathematical and statistical principles.

• Principles, practices, and procedures of business letter writing and report preparation.

• Record keeping methods and procedures.

• Principles and practices used to establish and maintain files and information retrieval systems.

• Office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, and databases.

• Work organization principles and practices.

• Processes, procedures, and practices of budget preparation and administration.

• Principles and practices of providing training, work direction, and guidance to lower-level office staff.

• Principles and techniques used in public relations.

• Interpersonal skills using tact, patience, and courtesy.

• English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation, and vocabulary.


Ability to:

• Understand the organization and operation of the College and statewide agencies as necessary to assume assigned responsibilities.

• Understand, interpret, and apply administrative and office policies and procedures as well as pertinent laws, regulations, and ordinances.

• Perform responsible and difficult programmatic and administrative duties involving the use of independent judgment, critical thinking, and personal initiative.

• Research, compile, and analyze detailed information and data from a variety of sources.

• Understand and apply system-wide articulation policies and procedures.

• Respond to requests and inquiries from students, staff, or the public regarding the interpretation of articulation procedures and policies; effectively present information in person, in writing, or on the telephone to students, staff, or the public.

• Implement and maintain filing and record-keeping systems.

• Independently compose and prepare correspondence and memoranda.

• Participate in the preparation and administration of assigned budgets.

• Plan, schedule, direct, coordinate, and review the work and performance of assigned staff in a manner conducive to proficient performance and high morale.

• Plan and organize work to meet schedules and changing deadlines.

• Work within the policies, functions, and requirements of area of assignment.

• Operate office equipment including computers and supporting word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications.

• Adapt to changing technologies and learn functionality of new equipment and systems.

• Type or enter data at a speed necessary for successful job performance.

• Use correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation, and vocabulary.

• Work under steady pressure with frequent interruptions and a high degree of public contact by phone or in person.

• Work independently and effectively in the absence of supervision.

• Work with and exhibit sensitivity to and understanding of the varied racial, ethnic, cultural, sexual orientation, academic, socio-economic, and disabled populations of community college students.

• Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.



Equivalent to two years of college level course work in liberal studies, education, or a related field.



Two years of increasingly responsible administrative and programmatic experience in an educational institution preferably in curriculum, articulation, or transfer-related functions.


To Apply:

Please visit the District’s Employment Opportunities website at for a detailed job description, to learn more about the District and to complete an on-line application.  


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