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Coordinator, Admissions

Company: Florida Gulf Coast University
Location: Fort Myers
Posted on: January 19, 2023

Job Description:

Job Summary

The Admissions Articulation Coordinator is responsible for the coordination of the undergraduate course articulation process. This position exercises professional judgment within the context of varying admission requirements to review and evaluate transcripts and student records, updating the Software Information Systems (SIS) as appropriate.

Florida Gulf Coast University is committed to establishing and maintaining an inclusive working and learning environment in which students, faculty, administrators, staff, curriculum, social activities, governance, and all other aspects of the campus life reflect a diverse, multi-cultural, and international worldview.

At FGCU, we collectively stand against any individual or group that practices any form of racism, discrimination, intolerance, hate expressions, or disrespect. We are committed to preparing students to understand, live among, appreciate, and work in an inherently diverse country and world made up of people with different ethnic and racial backgrounds, religious beliefs, abilities, ages, gender identities, sexual orientations, socio-economic status, cultural traditions, family statuses, and military backgrounds. FGCU strives to hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it's the right thing to do, but because it makes our University stronger. The University community recognizes the importance of a diverse and inclusive institution and holds these ideals as paramount for the current and future success of the institution.

We seek colleagues who promote and embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion. We encourage individuals from diverse backgrounds to apply for this position as we believe that our University will grow and move forward through a commitment of equality for all.

Job Description

Typical duties may include but are not limited to:

* Manages the undergraduate course articulation process.
* Evaluates admissions applications.
* Collects, reviews, and verifies student admission applications, domestic and foreign transcripts, and other related forms for admission to ensure authenticity and compliance with university policies and state and federal regulations.
* Reviews and provides input on applications with disclosed prior conduct incidents. Participates in the admissions clearance process for determining admissibility of special consideration cases.
* Creates, maintains, and ensures electronic admissions records are complete, accurate, and up to date.
* Responds to inquiries by email, telephone or in person from prospective students, families, and/or counselors.
* Researches and resolves complex issues related to articulation procedures and admissions decisions.
* Communicates new information regarding admission and articulation requirements to admissions team and helps update procedure documents.
* Makes data corrections and updates the applicant information in Banner and applicant records.

Other Duties:

* Other job-related duties as assigned.
* Manages and coordinates all aspects of admissions processing functional area.
* Hires, trains, evaluates, and supervises admissions staff and student assistants.
* Reads and interprets federal, state and university regulations regarding admissions.
* Processes program related documents and monitors compliance to program regulations as they relate to a specific program area.

Additional Job Description

Required Qualifications:

* Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in an appropriate area of specialization.
* Two years of professional full-time Admissions or Higher Education experience.
* Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience, and/or certifications may be considered.
* Experience operating a personal computer and proficient in Microsoft office (Word, Excel, and Outlook).

Preferred Qualifications:

* Experience in higher education environment.
* Experience with information systems such as Banner, Workday, BDM, and Recruit.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

* Knowledge of policies, procedures, and regulations pertaining to the position.
* Expert working knowledge of the practices, procedures and activities of transfer credit evaluation and course articulation.
* Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities.
* Skill in using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.
* Strong interpersonal skills and ability to deal effectively in a team environment.
* Advanced verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present effectively to small and large groups.
* Ability to understand, interpret, apply, and explain personnel policies and procedures.
* Ability to manage and coordinate assignments to meet deadlines.
* Ability to work independently to complete assignments.
* Ability to provide professional customer service.
* Ability to present to large groups.
* Ability to thrive in an organization that values the diversity of its student body and workforce and actively promotes equity and inclusion.

Pay Grade: 14

Keywords: Florida Gulf Coast University, Fort Myers , Coordinator, Admissions, Other , Fort Myers, Florida

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