Reference Number: 1838195
California State University, Dominguez Hills
California State University, Dominguez Hills, was established in 1960 and is one of the 23 campuses that comprise The California State University system. CSU Dominguez Hills is an urban, comprehensive public university that serves a culturally rich, diverse student body of over 12,500 students at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Located on a 346-acre site in the South Bay portion of the greater Los Angeles metropolitan area, CSU Dominguez Hills has a highly pluralistic student body, which includes a significant number of non-traditional, working adult students as well as approximately 2,000 students enrolled in distance learning programs statewide. The University, with its five Academic Colleges, has more than 300 full-time faculty members and is situated in an area characterized by an extraordinary heterogeneity of people, and an extensive array of high technology industries and professional services.
Under general supervision of the Director of Admissions, the evaluator will perform evaluations of records for admission eligibility and credit toward degrees. The incumbent will interpret and apply provisions of Title V of California administrative code and University policies relating to admission. Advise applicants, students and faculty on state and university requirements for degrees at the undergraduate and graduate level.
Knowledge of the format and interpretation of course records and transcripts of institutions of higher education; knowledge of authenticating course credits and comparing records of differing formats, such as foreign records; knowledge of campus curriculum requirements for majors, minors, terminal degrees and special program designations; and, knowledge of application of campus resource guidelines for making determinations using various criteria.
Ability to be thorough, consistent and accurate in the interpretation of records against criteria for admissions; ability to comprehend and interpret complex regulations or requirements and to apply them in the evaluation process; ability to make accurate records; ability to organize work to meet deadlines; ability to safeguard the confidentiality and security of records.
Communicate effectively with a diverse population (students, faculty, staff, and administrators) in both writing and orally.
Work independently with guidance from the Associate Director in analyzing and assessing problem situations.
– Evaluation of academic records as required for evaluation of admission requirements. – Prioritizing and organizing work to meet deadlines.
Skill in: Quantitative methods and data entry is preferred
Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college, university, or equivalent.
Equivalent to completion of a formal training program in academic records evaluation OR one year of academic records evaluation experience OR any 12-month combination of training and experience related to academic records evaluation OR two years of full-time college with course work specific to development of quantitative and analytical skills.
Prior experience as a Graduation or Admissions Evaluator or related experience in a student services department in a college or university setting. Equivalent to six months responsible experience involving academic, administrative, fiscal or statistical records processing and maintenance, preferred.