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Transfer Credit Coordinator

South University Pittsburgh, PA, 1250 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America Req #437
Wednesday, February 12, 2020

What's next for you is the first priority for us! With over 45 programs from associate to doctoral degrees, South University is a private, nonprofit institution dedicated to providing educational opportunities that spark the intellectual, social and professional development of a diverse student population. 

 

Our 120-year story—past, present and future—is a history formed by the many individuals who have developed the education and spirit of community that have become our pledge to the students, faculty, staff, alumni and supporters of South University. Online and at our 8 locations and 2 learning sites, we take pride in our welcoming environment; one-on-one support and personalized attention that helps students define goals and identify the means to pursue them. Our small classes feature hands-on experiences that not only shape students’ skills and excellence in their chosen fields but also shape their characters through encouraging community involvement, volunteerism and the pursuit of life-long learning.  

 

Visit www.southuniversity.edu today to learn more about what makes us stand apart as a place to Belong, Believe and Become, a place where you can make a difference in the lives of students eager to learn and grow.

 

South University, the right direction for a brighter future.

Benefits:

*Medical

*Dental

*Vision

FSA/HSA

Tuition Assistant Program

Long/Short Term Disability

Life Insurance

Employee Assistance Program

401K

Generous Paid Time Off

12 Paid Holidays

* includes domestic partner coverage

SUMMARY: 

Responsible for the placement of students with advanced standing to ensure their timely enrollment in classes, contributing to student success. This position will take the lead with the academic departments in working directly with faculty and administration in addressing transfer concerns and issues, oversees course equivalency in order to build a database of equivalent coursework, and supports orientation and registration programs for transfer students. Specifically, the Transfer Credit Coordinator is responsible for all transfer credit records and advanced standing requests. Incumbent must assure quality services to students and consistent implementation of relevant institutional policies.

 

KEY JOB ELEMENTS:

  • Processes transfer of credit paperwork daily to achieve turnaround targets set by the Executive Committee.
  • Confers with Academic Directors, Department Chairs, and Faculty to ascertain that correct credit is given for program-specific courses.
  • Records transfer of credit in student's permanent record for use by all departments. Communicates same to all departments
  • Maintains and distributes log of transfer of credit packages showing date received, student's name, ID number, date returned to Admissions, and any additional relevant comments.
  • Files all completed transfer of credit evaluations in the student's permanent record.
  • Participates in institutional persistence efforts.
  • Creates and enforces, with approval from the appropriate leadership, systems, procedures, and processes to ensure educational consistency in a learner-centered environment.
  • Other duties as assigned.  

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor's Degree required with a Master's Degree preferred.
  • 2 or more years of related experience working in a post-secondary institution.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Superior organizational skills
  • Strong computer and analytical skills.
  • Work effectively either independently or as a team member to ensure that departmental goals are met.
  • Ability to prioritize work and perform well under pressure.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to comply with requirements with respect to maintaining appropriate accrediting criteria and requirements for students and/or records.  

ENVIRONMENT:                                                                                                    

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The term "qualified individual with a disability" means an individual with a disability who, with or without reasonable accommodation, can perform the essential functions of the position. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate professionally in person, over the telephone, through email and other electronic means, move about the office or school, handle various types of media and equipment, and visually or otherwise identify, observe and assess.                      

                                                           

 

South University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and embraces diversity as a critical step in ensuring employee, student and graduate success. We are committed to building and developing a diverse environment where a variety of ideas, cultures and perspectives can thrive.

Other details

  • Required Education Bachelor’s Degree
  • South University Pittsburgh, PA, 1250 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America