Degree Certifier

Job description

Degree Certifier

Job ID: 225303
Location: Kennesaw, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Job Summary
Performs administrative duties in support of the day-to-day operations of degree auditing in relation to program and department curriculum requirements. Analyzes and interprets information regarding Board of Regents (BOR) and institutional degree policies and procedures.


  1. Responsible for completing all phases of degree auditing, including changes and exceptions
  2. Collaborates with campus community to ensure BOR compliance
  3. Manages student workflow process
  4. Provides assistance to campus community in interpretation and research
  5. Participates in Commencement ceremonies each semester
  6. Assists with testing updates in Degree Works and NOLIJ and approves curriculum updates in DegreeWorks
  7. Assists with maintaining study abroad applications and processes

Required Qualifications
Educational Requirements
Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution of higher education in a related field

Required Experience
One (1) year of related administrative, office or clerical experience

Preferred Qualifications
Additional Preferred Qualifications
Familiarity with University System of Georgia (USG) policies

Preferred Experience
Experience in higher education degree auditing preferred
Experience in University student information systems

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Ability to analyze and interpret institutional policies; Ability to facilitate and foster effective working relationships; Able to handle multiple tasks or projects at one time meeting assigned deadlines

In depth knowledge of degree program structures and USG general education (core) curriculum; Proven success working with academic departments and curriculum issues; Experience and proficiency in degree auditing

High aptitude to comprehend and grasp information quickly; High standards of ethics, honesty, integrity and confidentiality; Excellent interpersonal, initiative, teamwork, problem solving, independent judgment, organization, communication (verbal and written), time management, project management and presentation skills; Proficient with computer applications and programs associated with the position (i.e. Microsoft Office suite, Degree Works and NOLIJ); Strong attention to detail and follow up skills; Strong customer service skills and phone and e-mail etiquette

Equal Employment Opportunity
Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Kennesaw State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, national origin race religion, sexual orientation, or status as a protected Veteran. Kennesaw State University is a participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify) effective October 15, 2007. Participant ID: 61415

Other Information
This is not a supervisory position.
This position does not have any financial responsibilities.
No, this position will not be required to drive.
This role is considered a position of trust.
This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).
This position will not travel
This position does not require security clearance.

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Job No:
Posted: 4/1/2021
Application Due: 4/1/2033
Work Type: Full Time