Skip to main content

This job has expired

Transfer Admissions Specialist

South Dakota Board of Regents
Madison, SD
Closing date
Jun 9, 2024

View more

Position Type
Employment Type
Organization Type
Transfer Admissions Specialist

Bookmark this Posting | Print Preview | Apply for this Job

Posting Details

Posting Details

Logo Institution Dakota State University Working Title Transfer Admissions Specialist Posting Number NFE02324P Department DSU-Admissions Physical Location of Position (City) Madison Posting Text

Dakota State University invites applications for the position of Transfer Admissions Specialist. We are seeking a highly motivated individual with strong communication skills to provide exceptional support to undergraduate transfer students. As a Transfer Admissions Specialist, you will play a crucial role in guiding students through DSU's educational programs, admission and enrollment process, financial aid opportunities, and more. This position reports to the Director of Admissions.

  • Conduct on-campus and virtual admission visits to engage with prospective transfer students.
  • Represent DSU at regional transfer college fairs, fostering relationships with community colleges and institutions with articulation agreements.
  • Develop communication plans and leverage CRM technology to effectively manage student messaging.
  • Collaborate in planning and executing new student registration and orientation sessions.
  • Perform preliminary transfer course evaluations to ensure smooth credit transfer.
  • Offer expertise in the transfer of dual credit courses.
  • Work closely with advising staff, forming an integral part of a transfer student's success network.

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university.
  • Willingness to travel as required for the position.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Exceptional time management and organizational abilities.
  • A commitment to providing excellent customer service.

  • Flexible benefits package - including paid time off, health and retirement benefits
  • Life and disability insurance options
  • Reduced tuition, longevity pay and training opportunities
  • Professional liability coverage

How to Apply:

DSU accepts applications through an on-line employment site. To apply, visit Please submit a cover letter, resume, and a list of at least three professional references.

For questions concerning the position, contact Alicia Entringer at

Applications will begin to be reviewed immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Posting Date 04/18/2024 Closing Date Open Until Filled Yes First Consideration Date Advertised Salary NFE Pay Grade 4S: $40,700 - $44,000 Duration of the Term 12 months If Other, describe duration Appointment Percent 100% Work Hours

Typical hours would be 8am - 5pm. Occasional evenings and weekends may be required.

Typical Hours Worked Per Week Appointment Type Regular Faculty Status No Scope of Search External (includes Internal) If internal, define scope of search This position requires Travel, Overnight stays, Valid Drivers License If other, please indicate Department Description and Cultural Expectations

In addition to the exciting professional opportunities at Dakota State University, employees will have the privilege of enjoying the benefits of Madison, South Dakota. Nestled in the heart of the state, Madison offers a unique blend of small-town charm and modern amenities, creating an ideal environment for work-life balance.

The city boasts a range of recreational activities, from picturesque parks to outdoor events, fostering a sense of community engagement and well-being. Madison's scenic landscapes and proximity to nearby lakes provide ample opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts, whether it be fishing, hiking, or simply enjoying the beauty of the great outdoors.

Madison's location within South Dakota provides easy access to larger cities, cultural events, and regional attractions. Madison is only a short 50 minute drive from South Dakota's largest city, Sioux Falls.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

DSU is committed to equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

Applicants with disabilities are invited to identify any necessary accommodations required in the application process. E-Verify, EOE.

Contact Information

Working Conditions

Cognitive Requirements

Please check the appropriate response that describe the cognitive requirements for this position. Analyzing, Comprehend, Frequent Change, Intense Customer Interaction, Logic, Memory, Multiple Priorities, Multiple Stimuli, Pace-fast, Perform calculations, Reading, Reasoning, Verbal Communication, Written Communication

Protective Clothing/Equipment

Please check the appropriate response for this position's use of the following protective clothing or equipment. If other protection is used please identify

Physical Requirements

Please designate the physical requirements of this position Driving, Fine Finger Manipulation (keyboarding, pipefitting, bench work, etc), Sitting for sustained periods of time Describe any of the conditions selected

Sensory Requirements

Please check the appropriate response that describe the sensory requirements for this position. Hearing, Speaking, Vision (With and without corrective lenses)

Working Conditions & Exposures

Working Conditions or Exposures (or potential exposures) that this position may encounter during the course of the work day. Please describe, in more detail, any of the conditions checked above

Working Environment

Check the appropriate box(es) that best describes the environment in which the primary function of the position is performed. Office Environment If you have indicated Other Environment, if work tasks involve one or more of the above, or if further explanation is necessary, please use the space provided.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  • How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
  • Public Job Posting
  • Internal Job Posting
  • Agency Referral
  • Advertisement/Publication
  • Personal Referral
  • Website
  • Other

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Transcripts
  • Reference List

Optional Documents
  • Other

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalized job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert