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Transfer Credit Specialist

Virginia Tech
Job Location:
Blacksburg, Virginia

Job Description

The Transfer Credit Unit facilitates the university's academic mission by performing transfer credit entry and evaluation for new and continuing students. The Office Service Specialist receives academic transcripts for evaluation for transfer credit, performing necessary data entry. Provides excellent customer service by representing the Office of the University Registrar, exercising strong public relations skills in assisting a large number of customers by providing assistance, information, and referrals as appropriate to departments or personnel throughout the university community. Must maintain flexibility with shifting priorities.

Required Qualifications

Previous experience in a high-volume, academic or professional environment; strong computer skills such as data entry, spreadsheets, and database management; experience working with confidential information; demonstrated ability to understand, explain and apply complex policies and regulations; ability to work effectively in a fast paced office independently managing multiple assignments, prioritizing and meeting deadlines; excellent analytical and interpersonal skills sufficient to communicate and collaborate with all students, alumni, faculty and staff; ability to interact respectfully and comfortably with all individuals in a diverse, multicultural environment.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience working with student records and/or transcripts; demonstrated knowledge of institutional admissions policies, transfer policies and the university course catalog; experience directing the work of others; experience with large relational databases, such as Banner.

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Salary Information

Salary commensurate with experience up to a budget max of $34,540

Review Date

Review of applications will begin on Thursday, September 16, 2021

Additional Information

The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check as well as documentation of COVID-19 vaccination.

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Robin Lucasat ralucas@vt.eduduring regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

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