Admissions Evaluator

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Job location: Coral Gables, FL

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-01-21
Req: R100044316
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Job Summary
Supports the University of Miami’s undergraduate transfer admission activities in an effort to assist in the achievement of the University’s enrollment targets, as well as ensure a quality academic experience for transfer students. Assists transfer students, faculty and staff with the transfer equivalency process, including follow up. Maintains and enhances internal databases and completes operational reports.

• Analyzes and evaluates each and all college transcripts to determine the transferability of coursework to the University of Miami
• Ensures prompt and accurate processing of undergrad transfer applications for admissions to the University of Miami
• Matches applications with required supporting documents received, and assigns to proper student record number
• Manages all application workflow using Hyland OnBase and determines priorities for reading
• Uses CaneLink/PeopleSoft, OnBase, and Web Admit systems to cross reference and review all incoming undergraduate transfer applicants for admissibility
• Reviews and evaluates all required supporting documents and credentials
• Establishes if an applicant will need to submit additional documents to complete evaluation process
• Updates Student’s Electronic “To Do” Checklist to keep applicants informed of credentials required to complete evaluation process or any additional supporting documents, necessary to make a decision
• Makes sure all credentials are current and verifies they are official (official transcripts, letters of recommendation, SAT, ACT and other entrance exams, College Reports, showing disciplinary statement)
• Understanding of how to interpret International Evaluations
• Evaluates international external examinations to determine if college credits can be awarded including but not limited to the following: General Certificate of Education (GCE) AS and A Levels, Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE) and French Baccalaureate
• Manually equates university course equivalents, and recalculates all transferable grade point averages (GPAs)
• Researches accreditations of colleges and universities when questionable
• Ensures compliance with UM policies, procedures, practices and specific program requirements, and with federal, state and local legal/regulatory standards, for example, (FERPA) are followed by employees
• Performs other duties as required or as directed. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor's degree and/or two (2) years of appropriate experience

Departmental Requirements
Strong verbal and written communication skills

Desired Qualifications
Proficient experience with Microsoft Office Suite
The ability to work effectively with diverse groups

Work Schedule

Working Condition(s)
Required to spend 60% or more of the time in front of a computer

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

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Posted: 1/22/2021
Application Due: 1/29/2021
Work Type: Full Time