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Degree Certifier

Kennesaw State University
Job Location:
Kennesaw, Georgia
Degree Certifier

Job ID: 243097
Location: Kennesaw, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us
Find your wings at KSU!

Are you ready to join a community leading in innovative teaching and learning? Kennesaw State University is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. With our growing enrollment and global reach, we are enjoying increased prominence among Georgia's colleges. We offer more than 150 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degrees to over 43,000 students. Our entrepreneurial spirit, high-impact research, and Division I athletics also draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Our university's vibrant culture, diversity, career opportunities, and rich benefits make us an employer of choice. We are searching for talented people to join our mission. Come to KSU and find your passion.

Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144. Our Marietta campus is located at 1100 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060.

Job Summary
Performs administrative duties in support of the day-to-day operations of degree auditing in relation to program and department curriculum requirements. Analyzes and interprets information regarding Board of Regents (BOR) and institutional degree policies and procedures.

1. Responsible for completing all phases of degree auditing, including changes and exceptions

2. Collaborates with the campus community to ensure compliance with KSU and USG curriculum policies

3. Assists with ensuring compliance with KSU graduation policies

4. Manages student workflow process for degree audits

5. Provides assistance to the campus community in interpretation and research regarding degree audits

6. Participates in Commencement ceremonies each semester

7. Assists with testing updates in Degree Works, Banner, and additional technology systems

8. Assists with curriculum updates inDegree Works

9. Assists with course substitutions as needed

10. Assists with responding to student emails related to degree audits and graduation

11. Assists with maintaining study abroad applications and processes

Required Qualifications
Educational Requirements
Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution of higher education in a related field

Required Experience
One (1) year relevant experience

Preferred Qualifications
Additional Preferred Qualifications
Familiarity with University System of Georgia (USG) policies

Preferred Experience
Two (2) years of related registrar, advisor, higher education degree auditing or counseling experience
Experience in higher education degree auditing preferred Experience in University student information systems

Proposed Salary
Pay Grade: Exempt 03

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Able to analyze and interpret institutional policies
Able to facilitate and foster effective working relationships
High standards of ethics, honesty, integrity and confidentiality
Able to handle multiple tasks or projects at one time meeting assigned deadlines

In depth knowledge of degree program structures and USG general education (core) curriculum
Proven success working with academic departments and curriculum issues
Experience and proficiency in degree auditing

High aptitude to comprehend and grasp information quickly
Excellent interpersonal, initiative, teamwork, problem solving, independent judgment, organization, communication (verbal and written), time management, project management and presentation skills
Proficient with computer applications and programs associated with the position (i.e. Microsoft Office suite, Degree Works, NOLIJ, and On-Base)
Strong attention to detail and follow-up skills
Strong customer service skills and phone and e-mail etiquette

Equal Employment Opportunity
Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Kennesaw State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, national origin race religion, sexual orientation, or status as a protected Veteran. Kennesaw State University is a participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify) effective October 15, 2007. Participant ID: 61415

Other Information
This is not a supervisory position.
This position does not have any financial responsibilities.
No, this position will not be required to drive.
This role is considered a position of trust.
This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).
This position will not travel

Background Check
  • Position of Trust + Education
Per the University System of Georgia background check policy, all final candidates will be required to consent to a criminal background investigation. Final candidates may be asked to disclose criminal record history during the initial screening process and prior to a conditional offer of employment. Applicants for positions of trust with screening results which confirm a disqualifying criminal history will be immediately disqualified from employment eligibility.

All applicants are required to include professional references as part of their application process. Some positions may require additional job-based screenings such as motor vehicle report, credit check, pre-employment drug screening and/or verification of academic credentials.

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