Admissions Evaluator III (Temporary)

Location
Tucson, AZ
Posted
Nov 20, 2020
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posting Number:

req3215

Department:

Vet Med Administration

Department Website Link:

https://vetmed.arizona.edu/

Location:

Outside of Tucson

Address:

AZ USA

Position Highlights:

The University of Arizona, College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) is seeking multiple enthusiastic individuals to assist with Application Visit Days, specifically interviewing candidates through the Multiple Mini-Interview model to select the next incoming cohort of Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) students. Under guidance from the CVM Admissions Team, the evaluators will interview applicants, score using a rubric, and provide additional feedback when necessary to help the CVM admit a high quality, diverse student body to the DVM program. There are 13 Applicant Visit Days with the goal of interviewing 270 – 300 applicants. Each applicant will be interviewed by two evaluators and will be required to commit to a minimum of five (5) interview days. This is a temporary, part-time position for approximately four weeks, and includes a mandatory half-day of training. Neither animal knowledge nor medical knowledge is required for this position.
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Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Attend the mandatory, half-day training. Location and time of training to be determined by the file reviewers and CVM Admissions Team, based on a poll of schedules and location preferences (CVM Oro Valley Campus, or Tucson Main Campus are the likely locations). Other web-based trainings and assignments may be required. Time spent on training will be compensated at the posted hourly rate.
  • Review and evaluates admissions applications.
  • Using commercial admissions software, review and score approximately 25 applications per week for 4 weeks, working remotely. We anticipate that each application will take 45 minutes to review and score, equating to roughly 19 hours per week of work.
  • Use a rubric to evaluate and score applicant credentials, e.g. by ensuring accuracy and authenticity of applicant documents, calculation of grade point average (GPA), resume/CV review, letters of recommendation review, essay prompt response review, etc.
  • Serve as a liaison and primary contact between applicants and the institution.
  • Conduct information sessions and communicate with DVM Admissions staff as needed.
  • Examine application materials such as high school and college-level coursework, test scores, and personal statements.This includes calculating grade point averages and determining subject area competencies, focusing significantly on the
    quality and data integrity of records.
  • Perform report monitoring, procedural documentation, and quality assurance while consistently meeting weekly standards of productivity and accuracy.
  • Interpret, apply and communicate admissions policies, academic policies and requirements.
  • Excellent organizational skills with high attention to detail and accuracy.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree or equivalent advanced learning attained through professional level experience required.

Minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Access to a computer (desktop/laptop only, no tablets) and the Internet.

• Experience working with diverse populations in a college or university setting.

• Some experience with admissions and/or student interviews.

• Computer literate; comfortable with web-based applications, email, and light data entry.

• Access to transportation for the half-day training.

FLSA:

Non-Exempt

Full Time/Part Time:

Part Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week:

4-10

Job FTE:

.10 - .25

Work Calendar:

Fiscal

Job Category:

Student Services

Benefits Eligible:

No Benefits

Rate of Pay:

$24.94

Compensation Type:

hourly rate

Grade:

6

Career Stream and Level:

PC3

Job Family:

Recruitment & Admissions

Job Function:

Student Services

Type of criminal background check required::

Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies:

10

Target Hire Date:

Expected End Date:

Contact Information for Candidates:

Tanya Gonzales, [email protected]

Open Date:

11/18/2020

Open Until Filled:

Yes

Documents Needed to Apply:

Resume and Cover Letter

Special Instructions to Applicant:

Diversity Statement:

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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