Admissions Evaluator

Job Details

Job Title

Admissions Evaluator

Agency

Texas A&M University - Commerce

Department

Undergraduate Admissions

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

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Job Type

Staff

Job Description

INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANT:

During the application process the “My Experience” page has a section provided “Attachments (Resume/CV, References, Cover letter, etc.)” to upload required documents.

  • Use the Upload button to add each document.
  • You will be able to upload up to 5 documents. Be aware that the maximum size allowed for any one document is 5MB.
  • All documents must be electronically submitted through the Texas A&M Online Employment Services website to be considered.
  • Incomplete or improperly submitted applications may be excluded from consideration.
  • Please do not withdraw your application in an attempt to upload a missing document, instead please email HR for help.

Please provide the following documents:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume/CV
  • Three professional references with complete contact information (Unsolicited letters of recommendation will not be considered).

Transcripts (Unofficial will be accepted with application. Official transcripts are required upon acceptance of verbal offer).
If transcripts are from an international institution, it is the responsibility of the app

SUMMARY:

The Admissions Evaluator under general supervision performs data entry to process applications, determines residency status, and manages the workflow of student information data used to communicate admission decisions. Admissions Evaluators validate transcripts submitted for admission purposes, review transferability of courses, and determine course equivalency according to established policy and procedures. The Admissions Evaluator provides timely and accurate information and responds to inquiries from prospective and current students, community college advisors, admission counselors/officials, academic/faculty advisors in support of student recruitment, admission, enrollment, and advisement.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ensures the prompt and accurate processing of applications for admission by utilizing an established process, merging application data to the student information system, matching applications with transcripts received, informing applicants of missing credentials required to complete application processing, and assisting in the supervision of student employee(s) who assist in the processing of applications.
  • Determines admission eligibility to the University by identifying the applicable grading scale, interpreting class rank, test scores, grade point average (on a 4.0 scale), and core curriculum information as outlined in the University admission policy.
  • Provides excellence in customer service when responding to inquiries via email, phone, or in-person from both prospective and enrolled students regarding the admission and enrollment processes.
  • Maintains accuracy of information entered into the student information database which contributes to those processes involved in the communication of admission and enrollment communications.
  • Determines transfer credit equivalencies by comparing title and descriptions of courses completed by students at other colleges and universities with courses offered at the university and awarding credit according to established University policies.
  • Contributes to a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and development of skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds.
  • Remains competent and current through self-directed professional reading, developing professional contacts with colleagues, attending professional development courses/conferences, and attending training and/or courses required by the supervisor.
  • Contributes to the overall success of the Offices of Undergraduate Admissions by performing all other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Education: A high school diploma or the equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
  • Experience / Knowledge / Skills: Two (2) years of related administrative or clerical experience is required. Working knowledge of or the ability to learn and use database applications, customer relationship manager (CRM) system, and other systems or applications that may be used within the University or division is required. The ability to operate and troubleshoot electronic office equipment, computers, and peripherals is required. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required.
  • Ability to: Multi-task and work well as part of a team. Provide strong customer service and a detail-oriented approach to the position. Work a flexible schedule beyond normal hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., which may include weekend hours, is required.
  • Licensing/Professional Certifications: None
  • Physical Requirements: Ability to sit for extended periods during scheduled shifts.
  • Other Requirements: None

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

Organization

We are Commerce. We are Lions!

Welcome! We are excited that you want to forge your future with a career at Texas A&M University-Commerce.  Our main campus is located in Commerce, Texas, at the eastern edge of North Texas with multiple instructional sites as well as a robust online presence.  We are proud to be one of the largest universities in the prestigious Texas A&M University System.

Since 1889 A&M-Commerce has educated the people of Texas and, ever increasingly, points beyond. We remain true to our founder William Leonidas Mayo’s creed of “ceaseless industry, fearless investigation, unfettered thought, and unselfish service to others.”

Texas A&M University-Commerce is committed to and promotes equal opportunity for all. This commitment includes equal employment opportunity, affirmative action, and program accessibility. It is also committed to make its workplaces, campuses, and programs accessible to all, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity.  Furthermore, we encourage and foster a workplace community where individuals are valued for their diverse backgrounds.

Texas A&M University-Commerce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to Diversity.

If you need assistance in applying for this job, please contact (903) 468-8741 or [email protected].

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