Under the direction of the Senior Assistant Director for Operations & Transfer Services, this position recruits prospective freshman and transfer students and evaluates transfer credits/credentials upon students’ admission to Montclair State University. This position requires a work schedule consisting of evenings, weekends, and overtime during peak periods of operation.
Reviews and processes applications; makes determinations of eligibility and recommends admission and/or approval of the applicant to the university for a particular program
Coordinates transfer work operations, evaluates academic transcripts for course equivalencies, maintains and organizes documentation
Screens, verifies, and evaluates data on admissions applications and transcript materials
Assists in the development and delivery of on and off-campus events and programs
Represents the college by participating in or speaking at conferences, meetings, seminars, etc.
Recruits at high schools and community colleges within the tri-state area
Advises and counsels applicants regarding program offerings, activities, and services
Possesses the ability to understand, analyze, interpret and apply established law, college policies and procedures, regulation, precedents, and guidelines
Facilitates initial communication between accepted students and academic advisement to assure a positive transition that leads to matriculation
Prepares clear, technically sound, accurate and informative reports containing findings, conclusions, recommendations, and prepare correspondence
Maintains essential and confidential records and files
Serves on ad hoc and standing university committees
Manages special populations and their admissions process as assigned
Performs other duties as assigned
Management retains the right to add or change job duties at any time.
Graduation from an accredited college or University with a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent as determined by hiring authority
A minimum of three years of professional work experience in higher education, in a directly related position; Master’s degree may be substituted for up to two years of experience
Experience with various computer programs, including Microsoft Office products and an integrated student information system; a demonstrated ability to learn new systems
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Exceptional organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to think independently
A strong interest in working in a fast-paced, service-oriented, diverse environment
Retain the ability to think creatively and analytically to continuously improve services and information provided to prospective students and their parents
A valid driver’s license and full-time access to a vehicle
Ability to work evenings, weekends and occasional holidays
Graduation from an accredited college or University with a Master’s Degree in a field directly related to the position
Professional work experience with transfer students and transfer credit evaluations
Proficiency in use of Slate, Banner, and DegreeWorks
Organizational Marketing Statement:
With a proud history and a vibrant future, Montclair State University is one of New Jersey’s most diverse and dynamic institutions of higher education. One of four public research institutions in the state, Montclair State is a designated R2 Research Doctoral University by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.
Located 12 miles west of New York City on a 252-acre suburban campus which boasts modern, state-of-the-art facilities complemented by green spaces, public plazas and striking Spanish Mission architecture, the University offers a comprehensive undergraduate curriculum with a global focus; a broad variety of superior graduate programs through the doctoral level; and a highly productive, dedicated and diverse faculty and student body.
The University’s 11 colleges and schools offer more than 300 undergraduate and graduate majors, minors, concentrations and certificate programs, and with more than 120 student organizations and 18 NCAA Division III athletic teams for men and women, Montclair State offers its students a comprehensive college experience.
Montclair State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affi...rmative Action institution with a strong commitment to diversity. Additional information can be found on the website at www.montclair.edu/human-resources/about-us/eo-aa-and-diversity/