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Transfer Coordinator

Company:
Austin Peay State University
Job Location:
Clarksville, 37044
Category:
Registrars
Type:
Full-Time
Position Summary

The Transfer Coordinator is responsible for the recruitment of transfer students to Austin Peay. Duties include traveling to community colleges in the state, and also attending transfer fairs to recruit transfer students. This position is the main point of contact when they have admission questions. The Transfer Coordinator also assists with managing the transfer online orientation process and the in person Transfer Orientation sessions.

Austin Peay State University is a four-year public, doctoral-level university, with six colleges and four Chairs of Excellence. The University has an enrollment of over 9,000 students and is located in Clarksville, Tennessee, a community of an estimated 166,000 people located approximately 40 miles northwest of Nashville, TN.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities
  • Conduct extensive travel, including evenings and weekends, to community colleges and other venues, for Transfer Fairs and private visits.
  • Disseminate information regarding admissions criteria, scholarships, financial aid, programs of study, etc. Counsel students in all areas.
  • Coordinate new transfer student registration activities at on campus events and via online registration.
  • Continuously communicate with, track progress of and follow-up with all prospective transfer students from the point of initial contact through the enrollment process via in-person visits, phone calls, letters, emails, etc
  • Coordinate the development and updating of articulation agreements, transfer equivalences, and 2+2 agreements by liaising with on- and off-campus constituencies.
  • Counsel prospective transfer students through recruitment and enrollment activities.
  • Develop and maintain a close working relationship with individuals, departments, and organizations on-campus as well as with various constituencies off-campus, especially community college officials
  • Disseminate information to prospective students prior to campus tours.
  • Provide information regarding, and serve as point of contact for all transfer scholarships. Update student records once they accept or decline scholarship offers.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Ability to demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to appropriately and effectively accomplish all primary duties and responsibilities.
  • Ability to perform extensive overnight and weekend travel.
  • Ability to properly manage monies necessary for employment-related expenses and to complete the University monetary reimbursement process.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to acquire and maintain a working knowledge and understanding of admissions and University policies.
  • Ability to use administrative computer software to complete tasks.
  • Ability to interact in an effective and appropriate manner with diverse populations, the University community and the public.
Required Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Two (2) years of Admissions, Higher Education, or relative work experience.
  • Valid driver's license.
  • A background check will be required of the successful applicant.
  • An official transcript and names, addresses and phone numbers of three (3) references will be required for the successful applicant.
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