Transfer Admissions Coordinator

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University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus

Office of Undergraduate Admissions

Transfer Admissions Coordinator

Position #754666 - Requisition 14973

* Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at *

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.

The Office of Undergraduate Admissions has an opening for a full-time University Staff (unclassified) Transfer Admissions Coordinator position.

As Colorado's only public urban research university, the University of Colorado Denver educates a diverse student body through quality academics, ambitious research and creative work, and civic engagement in the city we call home. CU Denver educates more than 15,000 undergraduate and graduate students, and with easy access to the state's cultural, business and civic hub, our students benefit from immersive classroom and real-world experiences, supplemented by unparalleled internship and networking opportunities. As the most diverse research university in Colorado, our campus attracts top students and offers over more than 100 highly rated degree programs through eight schools and colleges, as well as more than 30 online degree programs. Home to over 40 research centers and institutes, CU Denver receives more than $25 million in sponsored research awards annually, allowing us to generate knowledge and create solutions to society's most complex problems. Read CU Denver Quick Facts here.

In the heart of downtown Denver-one of America's most vibrant urban centers-CU Denver is located steps from the Denver Center for Performing Arts and the LoDo District affording our students, faculty and staff access to a broad array of academic, professional, community, recreational and cultural outlets.

Position Emphasis:

The Transfer Admissions Coordinator will support prospective transfer students, transfer applicants, and admitted transfer students through a rolling admissions process. This position will coordinate and assist with on-campus and off-campus transfer student visits and events, including but not limited to Transfer Thursdays, Admission Promise, community college advisor workshops, calling campaigns, and transfer student orientation. This position will staff the reception desk in the Transfer Admissions Center (TAC) and arrange for TAC coverage during off-campus meetings and visits. The Transfer Admissions Coordinator will work closely with the Undergraduate Admissions recruitment, operations services, and communications teams to provide a seamless transfer admissions experience. This position will coordinate with academic advisors, transfer credit specialists, and financial aid and scholarships office staff to ensure that wrap-around services are provided throughout the transfer admission process. The Transfer Admissions Coordinator reports to the Assistant Director for Transfer Admissions and will provide guidance and support to Transfer Student Navigators (student employees).

This description is a summary only and is describing the general level of work being performed, it is not intended to be all-inclusive. The duties of this position may change from time to time and/or based on business need. We reserve the right to add or delete duties and responsibilities at the discretion of the supervisor and/or hiring authority.

PLEASE NOTE: Candidates will be responsible for travel expenses related to the interview process and any relocation expenses, if applicable.

Salary and Benefits:

The hiring range for this position has been established at $34,861 to $40,000 and is commensurate with skills and experience. This position is eligible for overtime compensation

Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.


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Minimum Qualifications:

  • A bachelor's degree in education, communication, social science, women and gender studies, psychology, computer science, information systems, business, health sciences, physical sciences, public administration, business administration, higher education, counseling, hospitality, liberal arts, finance, accounting, human services, student affairs, or a directly related field from an accredited institution.
    • Substitution: A combination of education and related technical/paraprofessional experience may be substituted for the bachelor's degree on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1 year of experience in an undergraduate admissions or advising office
  • 1 year of experience working directly with transfer students
  • 1 year of experience using a Student Information System (e.g., PeopleSoft or Banner)
  • 1 year of experience using Technolutions Slate platform


  • Ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and orally.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees at all levels throughout the institution.
  • Outstanding customer service skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment and leadership ability to advance diversity and inclusion.
  • Ability to prioritize and perform multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to collect data, input data and create reports

Diversity and Equity:

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The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

Special Instructions to Applicants:Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at Applications will be accepted until finalists are identified, but preference will be given to complete applications received by October 31, 2018. Those who do not apply by October 31, 2018 may or may not be considered.

Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References

Application Materials Instructions:To apply, please visit: and attach: 1. A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications, 2. A current CV/resume, 3. List of three to five professional references (we will notify you prior to contacting both on and off-list references). Questions should be directed to: Abby Muro, [email protected]

Job Category: Academic Services

Primary Location: Denver

Department: D0001 -- Denver Campus - 30042 - AVCASA-EM Admissions

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Oct 17, 2018

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Abby Muro

Posting Contact Email: [email protected]

Position Number: 00754666





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Posted: 12/17/2018
Application Due: 2/11/2019
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