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Transfer Equivalency Specialist

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DescriptionUniversity of Colorado | CU Denver Office of the RegistrarTransfer Equivalency Specialist (Academic Services Entry Professional)Position #7709476 – Requisition #19330
* Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers *
The University of Colorado Denver 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 the Registrar has an opening for a full-time University Staff (unclassified) Transfer Equivalency Specialist position.
As Colorado’s public urban research university, the University of Colorado Denver educates a diverse student body through quality academics, ambitious research, creative work, and civic engagement in the city we call home. CU Denver graduates gain the powerful combination of immersive classroom and real-world experience that are in demand today. The city benefits from well-educated, top talent and a new generation of knowledge that fuels the future of Denver and our region. We are CU in the City. 
CU Denver offers more than 100 degree programs, from the bachelor’s to the doctoral level, in the heart of downtown.  Here, more than 15,000 students pursue academic programs that range from global energy management to music industry studies to criminal justice. As part of the state’s largest public university system, CU Denver is a major contributor to the Colorado economy, with nearly 2,500 employees and annual economic impact of $800 million.  
The Office of the Registrar at The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is student-centered and intensely focused on the integrity, accuracy and security of academic records. The person hired, will share our passion for delivering quality enrollment and support services to our students and our university through collaboration, the integration of technology, and commitment to team. The Office of the Registrar is a leader in the efforts to grow campus enrollment and staff members have the opportunity to be change agents in that effort. We are a welcoming community focused on student success and enhancing our services.
Jobs in this career family provide direct professional support for the teaching and/or educational service mission of the university. Functions include academic advising/counseling, student personnel administration, recruitment and admissions, registration, financial aid, faculty affairs, library services, curriculum administration, and others involving direct support of the educational mission of an academic unit.
Professionals at the entry level are responsible for exercising discretion, analytical skill, personal accountability and responsibility in a wide range of areas including academic, administrative, managerial and student services functions. Work involves creating, integrating, applying and sharing knowledge directly related to a professional field. 
At the entry level, duties are limited in scope and are performed with guidance and direction from other professionals and are performed in a training and development capacity.
Position Emphasis:The Transfer Equivalency Specialist will perform an evaluation for courses or test scores coming from other institutions of higher education, advanced placement examinations, international baccalaureate examinations, CLEP examinations, and military courses. This position will be responsible for gaining knowledge of and understanding of established standard CU Denver guidelines, rules, regulations, and articulation agreements with Colorado community colleges, and accreditation policies. This position researches and interprets course content for the evaluation process by investigating course descriptions in college catalogs or by exchanging and collecting information with institutions in question. This position requires the ability to acquire knowledge and application of grading systems, course requirements and transcript format. Position applies appropriate policies, guidelines and procedures to ensure the accuracy of the data elements within transfer articulation component. In addition, this position will assist in the process to identify new guidelines and advocates for changes to existing guidelines and procedures. This position will also be required to assist in other areas on the Transfer and Graduation Services team to include, but not be limited to: graduation checkout processes, degree audit coding or maintenance, and support for planner and scheduler technologies.
PLEASE NOTE: Candidates will be responsible for travel expenses related to the interview process and any relocation expenses, if applicable.
Salary and Benefits:The salary range (or the hiring range) for this position has been established at $ 35,693 to $40,000 and is commensurate with skills and experience.
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.  Benefits: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/benefitsTotal Compensation Calculator: http://www.cu.edu/node/153125

QualificationsMinimum Qualifications:  A bachelor’s degree in a 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.
Condition of Employment: Must be willing and able to pass a criminal background and sex offender registry check.
Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with overseeing data maintenance related to compliance with academic policies.
  • Experience with student information systems within a higher education setting.
  • Experience with Academic Services or Student Services in a higher education setting.
Competencies/Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • 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 analyze multiple complex system components including but not limited to the student information and DARS systems.
  • Ability to work independently. 
Diversity and Equity:The University will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the employment application process. To request an accommodation pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the Human Resources ADA Coordinator at [email protected]
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. 

Job Category: Academic Services
Primary Location: Denver
Schedule: Full-time
Posting Date: Oct 6, 2020
Unposting Date: Ongoing




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Posted: 10/7/2020
Application Due: 1/5/2021
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