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Transfer Coordinator - Admissions

Temple University
William Penn Annex West, PA
Closing date
Jul 1, 2023

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Position Type
Employment Type
Organization Type
College / University
Grade: T24

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A variety of important factors are reviewed by HR when considering salary, including job duties, the applicant's education and experience, all relevant internal equity considerations, department budget, and funding source.

Employing and interpreting established guidelines under the general supervision of department management, the Transfer Coordinator actively participates in the process of identification, evaluation, and admission of transfer students and others to Temple University. Responsibilities include evaluating transfer students' coursework from previous institutions as well as from the military and advanced placement testing to determine and document the students' transferable credits. The coordinator is also chartered to monitor and maintain the consistency of the overall transfer credit evaluation discipline. Assists with providing training to Admissions staff and coordinates information exchange between Admissions Office and schools and colleges at Temple. Maintains, updates, and expands the transfer credit data system; participates in both campus and external recruitment activities to include various events such as Open House programs and community college visitations; assists in developing and maintaining new transfer initiatives with community colleges, including Dual Admissions, GenEd-to-GenEd, and curriculum articulation agreements. Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

This position requires a background check and Child Abuse Certifications prior to the commencement of service.

This position is assigned a hybrid work arrangement (on-campus and remote). The duration of this hybrid work arrangement is at the discretion of Temple University and the hiring department.

At Temple, you will find it easy to fit in while staying true to yourself. We value what makes each employee unique and strive to maintain a culture of diversity and inclusion. As an employee, you will enjoy our collaborative team-based culture that values innovation and creativity.

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Required Education & Experience:

Bachelor's degree and at least two years of related experience including admissions experience in higher education. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Required Skills & Abilities:
  • Strong knowledge of higher education admission processes as related to identifying and evaluating transfer students.
  • Ability to travel and transport Admissions materials to locations that may not be accessible via public transportation.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule to accommodate recruitment cycles.
  • Knowledge of admissions and/or student transfer best practices.
  • Exceptional attention to detail.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to set priorities and manage multiple projects
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.).
  • Strong skills in presentation/public speaking to large groups.
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends, as needed.

  • Experience with Banner admissions system.

Temple University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all in every aspect of its operations, including employment, service, and educational programs. The University has pledged not to discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, marital status, national origin or ethnic origin, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or veteran status.

Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.

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You may request a copy of the report by calling Temple University's Campus Safety Services at 215-204-7900.

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