Domestic Admissions Freshman Reviewer

Employer
University of California
Location
Santa Cruz County, CA
Posted
Aug 02, 2022
Closes
Aug 08, 2022
Ref
367937723
Specialty
Admissions
Position Type
Other
Hours
Full-time
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
College / University
Since this is a BYA (By Agreement) classification, there is no expectation for hours worked, but instead, an expected minimum production of 750 applications read and a maximum of 1700.

Admission Freshman Reviewers cannot be employed as a reader by more than one campus.

Please note: Domestic Admissions Freshman Reviewers must be available for training 11/14/2022 - 11/16/2022 from 8:30am to 4:30pm (with an hour break for lunch).

In addition, incumbents need to do some individual work the week before training begins (11/7/2022 - 11/11/2022).

All trainings and work are done remotely.

NOTIFICATIONS

UC Vaccination Policy: With limited exceptions, COVID-19 vaccinations are required for Covered Individuals under the Policy. Covered Individuals include all employees, students, or trainees who physically access a University facility or program in connection with their employment, appointment, or education/training.

Covered Individuals do NOT include employees who work 100% remotely with NO expectation that they will physically access any University location or program at ANY time. If 100% remote work ends, the employee is subject to policy.

INITIAL REVIEW DATE (IRD)

UC Santa Cruz staff jobs are posted until filled. Application materials submitted by 11:59 pm on the IRD will be routed to the hiring unit for consideration. NOTE: Materials submitted after the IRD will be forwarded only at the request of the hiring unit. Submit your materials before the IRD to ensure consideration by the hiring unit.

The IRD for this job is: 08-22-2022

ABOUT UC SANTA CRUZ

UC Santa Cruz is a public university like no other in California, combining the experience of a small, liberal arts college with the depth and rigor of a major research university. It's known as an unconventional place where innovation and experimentation is part of the campus's DNA. That playful, bold spirit still thrives today, all on a campus renowned as among the most beautiful in the world.

DEPARTMENT OVERVIEW

The Office of Undergraduate Admissions generates, reviews, and processes in excess of 67,000 applications and serves approximately 38,000 campus visitors each year. The office has 44 career staff FTE, 45-50 part-time/temporary staff, and 150 student staff. Staff work locally and regionally throughout California and the nation.

The office is part of Enrollment Management, which includes Financial Aid and Scholarships, Orientation and Undergraduate Admissions. Enrollment Management is part of the multi-faceted academic Division of Undergraduate Education. Undergraduate Admissions, Enrollment Management and Undergraduate Education work closely with select Academic Senate committees.

Since its founding in 1965, the University of California, Santa Cruz, has grown from 652 students to nearly 19,000 students (2017-18) and earned international distinction as a world university with high impact research, ranking 3rd in the world for research influence by Times Higher Education, and among the top 50 universities in the world, according to the U.S. News and World Report 2017 Best Global Universities rankings.

A campus with world-class facilities and one of the most visually spectacular settings in higher education, UC Santa Cruz offers rigorous academic programs and cutting-edge research opportunities. At the core of our progressive educational approach are our 10 distinctive residential colleges, which organize the campus into smaller living/learning communities.

More information can be found here: admissions.ucsc.edu

JOB SUMMARY

Under the supervision of the Associate Director of Admissions -- Evaluations & Advising Services, the incumbent is responsible for the evaluation and analysis of academic records and an array of personal information from individuals applying for undergraduate frosh admission to the University of California, Santa Cruz. The incumbent will interpret and apply a wide variety of complex faculty-approved policies to determine an applicant's UC eligibility, an appropriate holistic assessment, if an applicant has met the UC Santa Cruz selection criteria to be admitted to the campus. The incumbent will receive training in the process of review of freshman applicants prior to the start of the current application review cycle.

APPOINTMENT INFORMATION

Salary Information: $2.80 per application.

No. of Positions: Multiple

Benefits Level Eligibility: This position is not eligible for benefits.

Schedule Information:

Part-time, Variable
  • 75% time; 30 hours weekly on average
  • Mon - Sun
  • Shift Includes Day, Evening, Weekend

Employee Classification: BYA (By Agreement) Appointment

Job Start Date: 11/4/2022

Job End Date: 3/15/2023

Work Location: Remote

Union Representation: Non-Represented

Job Code Classification: 004511 (ADMISSIONS EVALUATOR 3)

Travel: Never or Rarely

JOB DUTIES
  • 50% - Uses extensive knowledge of department requirements and applicant pool, to assess the applicants' overall record and experience for final admissions determination and recommendation. Analyzes student application materials to determine complete educational history. Determines UC eligibility status, including research concerning accreditation, variant educational and grading systems, and external collegiate coursework for its comparability to UC coursework.
  • 30% - Interprets and applies complex UC faculty-approved guidelines governing undergraduate freshman admission.
  • 10% - Uses reference materials including but not limited to: UC's high school course agreements on the Doorways web site, the UC California course list database, and the California statewide articulation database, ASSIST.
  • 10% - Completes training and norming sessions related to the review of freshman applicants seeking admission to the University of California, Santa Cruz.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor's degree in related area or combination of equivalent experience / training.
  • Experience in effectively using robust web-based and/or networked applications to effectively input, access, and analyze information critical to the daily functioning of the work environment.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and discretion, particularly in matters relative to sensitive or confidential student records, personnel or organizational matters.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and set priorities in the context of a full, multifaceted set of responsibilities.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Knowledge and experience using standard computing tools including Microsoft Office applications, on-line databases, email, and web-based research tools.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Working knowledge of Oracle/PeopleSoft Campus Solutions system, as well as other student-based computing environments.
  • Knowledge of UC admissions practices and procedures.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
  • Selected candidates will be required to pass a pre-employment criminal history background check.
  • Ability to work variable hours including evenings and weekends out of a home office, and participate in occasional campus meetings (virtually).
  • Must provide own computer, internet access and any other office equipment required to complete the duties of the position.
  • Must comply with all UC, UCSC, and Office of Admissions policies and procedures
  • The University of California has implemented a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy covering all employees. To be compliant with the policy, covered employees must submit proof of vaccination or have an approved exception or deferral, eight (8) weeks from date of hire.

SAFETY STATEMENT

All UCSC employees must understand and follow job safety procedures, attend required health and safety training, proactively promote safety at work, and promptly report actual and potential accidents and injuries.

HOW TO APPLY

Attach your resume and cover letter when applying for this job opening. Do not attach any documents to 'My Activities'. Visit our How to Apply tutorial for detailed instructions on our applicant process.

EEO/AA

The University of California is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees.

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