Transfer Articulation Specialist #201849

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Transfer Articulation Specialist #201849



Position Summary:

This position is on site at our Cullowhee campus.

This position is to evaluate and articulate transfer credit for incoming and new students. Also, this position assists students and departmental faculty and staff with issues related to the transfer of credit. As a part of the Compliance Unit, this position also assists with graduation and commencement processes. Major Functions: —Transfer credit evaluation —Problem solving and conveyance of information relevant to transfer credit for students. —Problem solving and conveyance of information relevant to transfer credit for departmental faculty and staff.
—Understanding and use of specialized imaging software

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required for this Position:

High school education and some college level education is preferred.
—Prior work experience utilizing computer technology and windows based programs
—Proficiency in high volume workload and keyboarding/data entry
—Extensive knowledge of university policies and procedures as related to the transfer of credit
—The ability to fully analyze and interpret transfer credit information
—Excellent oral and interpersonal communication skills

Minimum Qualifications:

High school diploma or equivalency and one year of related office experience; or equivalent combination of training and experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preference given to candidates with experience managing records dealing with transfer credit evaluation; 2 years of prior work experience or equivalent amount of education beyond high school or bachelor’s degree.

Anticipated Hiring Range:

$31,200 - $33,540

Position Type:

Permanent Full-Time

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Salary Band Range:

$25,381 - $48,446

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For administrative purposes during the implementation of Career Banding, this journey position is considered a Salary Grade 61.

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants must apply online in order to be considered.

Please include a cover letter, resume, and a list of references (with complete contact information).

Applicants must upload a DD-214 if claiming Veteran’s Preference.


If no applicants apply, who meet the required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities/Competencies and Training and Experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Effective October 1, 2015 all new hires into positions subject to the State Human Resources Act (SHRA) will serve a 12 month probationary period as defined by the North Carolina Office of State Human Resources (OSHR).


Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks.

Western Carolina University uses E-Verify to confirm employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit Proper documentation of identity and employability are required at the time of employment.

Credential Verification:

All new employees are required to have listed credentials/degrees verified within 30 days of employment. All new employees who will be teaching are required to provide official transcripts within 30 days of employment. Transcripts should be provided for the highest earned degree and/or the degree which is being used to satisfy credential/qualification requirements.


Western Carolina University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; religion; sex; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; national origin; age; disability; genetic information; political affiliation; National Guard or veteran status, consistent with applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations, and policies, and the policies of The University of North Carolina. Additionally, the University promotes the realization of equal employment opportunity for minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and veterans through its affirmative action program.
Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application and interview process please call (828) 227-7218 or email at [email protected]

University Safety:

The Western Carolina University Annual Safety Report is available online at University Annual Safety Report or in hard-copy by request at the office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, 227 HFR Administration Building, Cullowhee, NC 28723 (828-227-7147) or the Office of University Police, 111 Camp Annex, Cullowhee, NC 28723 (828-227-7301). The report, required of all universities participating in Title IV student financial aid programs, discusses crime statistics, procedures for reporting suspicious or criminal activity, security, police authority, crime prevention strategies, university policies on substance abuse and sexual offenses, workplace violence and fire safety.




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Posted: 3/31/2021
Application Due: 4/23/2021
Work Type: Full Time