Transfer Evaluator
Transfer Evaluator

Job Purpose
The Transfer Student Center at Towson University is accepting applications for a Transfer Evaluator to evaluate transfer courses from community and four- year in-state and out-of-state colleges for new undergraduate transfer student degree candidates. This position will serve as an official representative of Towson University at college fairs and other recruitment activities. The selected individual will aid in the successful strategic planning and recruitment of qualified students from inside and outside the state of Maryland.

Description
Review, interpret and evaluate college transcripts for newly admitted transfer students to determine placement of transfer courses in order to accurately prepare transfer credit evaluations; respond to transfer related questions in-person, telephone, email, and written correspondence. Meet with current and prospective transfer students on a walk-in basis, as well as, transfer scheduled appointments. Recruit qualified students from the Maryland public community colleges and possible out of state institutions. This will include representing the university at community college Transfer Advising fairs and special programs within the state. Overnight and weekend travel may be necessary. Counsel and assist students during new student orientation in the summer and winter programs. Work with academic colleges and collaborate with New Student Programs as needed. Act as a resource for academic departments, community colleges and off-campus agencies regarding transferability of courses to the university. Act as a liaison for an assigned academic college for relevant matters in transfer admission and evaluations. Special projects and populations as assigned, which include but are not limited to: Open House events, admitted student programs such as TU4U and participation in pre-transfer advising events both on and off campus.

Qualifications
Bachelor's degree and one year of Higher Education experience. The position requires excellent communication skills. Ability to present to small and large groups of people in various types of venues. Must pay attention to detail and possess strong organizational skills. The successful candidate will be a team player with a strong work ethic, interested in and attentive to cross-cultural communication and someone who actively contributes to the office welfare in a high volume, fast-paced environment. Ability to travel, work some evenings and weekends. The familiarity and use of technology is critical to the success of this position and the overall operation. This position requires high levels of organization and resourcefulness; analytical discernment necessary. Knowledge in PeopleSoft, ImageNow and ARTSYS preferred.

A Criminal Background Investigation is required for the hired candidate and the results may impact employment.

Salary and Benefits
Competitive salary and full University benefits that include 22 days of annual leave, up to 14 holidays, personal and sick days; excellent health, life, and retirement plans; and tuition remission. To learn more about our benefits, click here.

This position will be open for a minimum of 14 days. Cover letter and resume are requested, but not required.

Apply
To view and apply to current job openings please visit www.towson.edu/jobs.

Office of Human Resources
8000 York Road
Towson, Maryland
21252-0001

Towson University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process due to a physical or mental disability, please send an email to: adarequest@towson.edu.

Towson University is a smoke-free campus.

Additional Information
Position Type: Employee
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Contact Information
Bonnie Yourik
byourik@towson.edu
Towson University
8000 York Road
Towson, 21252
410-704-6041