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Admissions Evaluator II, Arizona Global

Company:
The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, Arizona
Category:
Admissions and Enrollment

Posting Number: req9871

Department: Arizona Global

Location: Main Campus

Address: Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights

Want to make a global impact? Join our team of more than 100 employees representing every region of the world. Arizona Global is the driving force for the University's international engagement and education, including International Admissions. The Admissions Evaluator II position supports undergraduate admissions processing, in collaboration with Enrollment Management. The International Admissions Office's Processing Unit, a department within Arizona Global/Admissions Processing Unit (APU) of the Office of Undergraduate Admissions is primarily responsible for ensuring that all undergraduate and supplemental materials are updated every year and that they are received, tracked/loaded, imaged and indexed, processed, evaluated, reviewed and decisioned as accurately and efficiently as possible. International Admissions receives an est. 7K+ apps/year and 21K credentials for freshman, transfer, readmit and non-degree applications for international. undergraduates), incl. 2K college transcripts, 7K high school transcripts, and 4K letters of recommendations and test scores, etc.

The primary responsibility of an Admissions Evaluator II is to accurately and efficiently process, evaluate, review and verify the foreign academic credentials/materials submitted with an admissions application to determine whether an international applicant meets UA's admission criteria. This position also has a focus on imaging and document processing that performs imaging-related, data entry/verification and credentials evaluation functions for all foreign credentials received. Duties may include sorting and prepping mail, scanning and proofing documents or electronic data, as well as indexing, verifying, and importing images/data into an electronic database.

This position requires critical thinking, sitting for long periods of time, ongoing training and documentation, exemplary customer service, consistent and accurate adherence to outlined policies and practices, responsive and respectful professionalism, and careful attention to detail, service, volume, consistency, accuracy, and efficiency. The Admissions Evaluator II will report directly to one of the Admissions Processing team leads.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities

Direction
Received

  • The
    Admissions Evaluator II will be responsive to the guidance and leadership of
    their supervisor, and will establish long and short-range goals, priorities, and
    objectives with detailed timelines in conjunction with their supervisor. The Admissions
    Evaluator II will work effectively and collaboratively with all International
    Admissions team members.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Evaluate, verify, review and decision international freshmen, transfer, readmit, and non-degree seeking applications to determine the admissibility of an applicant and to ensure compliance of Arizona Board of Regents (ABOR) guidelines and institutional requirements and criteria.
  • Examine application materials such as international high school and college-level coursework, test scores, and personal statements. This includes calculating/converting grade point averages from international credentials and determining subject area competencies, focusing significantly on the quality and data integrity of records.
  • Manage incoming mail, processing for marking documents as received and scanning materials after review
  • Perform duties involved with imaging and document management systems and IDP unit, including pre-treating, scanning, indexing, verifying, accessing documents and data, and creating organization ID's, and creating admissions packets
  • Update student record to request specific foreign credential requirement(s)
  • Data entering foreign transfer college coursework from degree-seeking applicants
  • Support all UA campuses including but not limited to Main campus, Micro-Campuses, Global Direct, UAOnline, UASouth, Distance, & Community.
  • Maintain the authority, accountability, critical thinking skills, familiarity of department resources, and professional discretion necessary to review and decision undergraduate applications utilizing training documentation, processes and guidelines.
  • Perform report monitoring, procedural documentation, and quality assurance while consistently meeting weekly standards of productivity and accuracy.
  • Serve in various leadership capacities, especially with the provision of coaching, training, procedural document updates, backfill, and other leadership-related efforts.
  • Interpret, apply and communicate University and ABOR admissions policies, academic policies and requirements.
  • Develop expertise in international credential evaluation and serves as a resource to others
  • Maintain effective working relationships with admissions and campus colleagues, including the colleges and support offices, and with the general public and educational community.
  • Intermittent customer service in relation to application processing such as email, telephone, or fax correspondence with UA colleagues, high school or college representatives, and applicants to learn or request additional information or materials.
  • May be asked to occasionally participate in any variety of recruitment related events as a UA Admissions representative.
  • May also be asked to work evenings and weekends, especially during peak seasons.
  • Perform all duties according to the highest standards of leadership, service and performance, adherence to policies, exhibiting professionalism, productivity, accuracy, efficiency, consistency, initiative, respect, and teamwork at all times.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to perform a large volume of projects with accuracy and efficiency, tending to multiple details and participants, competing priorities, quick turnaround expectations, and specific deadlines.
  • Knowledge of policies, practices, procedures and terminology of assigned function.
  • Knowledge and skill in using and training with regard to current, new, and emerging technologies, for quantitative reporting, logic-building, data and statistical analysis, database usage, data loading (systematically/by batch) and management, testing, security/access, scanning/imaging, etc.
  • Commitment and drive to learn and utilize (and coach others in) new technologies and systems.
  • Skill in the operation of personal computers and software/applications.
  • Ability to effectively communicate - most specifically communicate policies, practices, goals, plans, decisions, ideas.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, editing skills, and organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to provide effective, direct customer service via the phone, email, and in person.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with a diverse group of people within the Office of Admissions, across campus, and outside of the University.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and problem solve and make timely and appropriate decisions.
  • Demonstrated ability and skill in organizing and creating technical and procedural manuals, training devices, research papers and reports, etc.
  • Knowledge of admissions evaluation and comprehensive review as well as methods and ability to coach, train and document best practices with team and others.
  • Knowledge of office and administrative practices and principles.
  • Ability to adapt and innovate in a fast-paced and highly evolving environment.
  • Excellent computer skills with a high level of accuracy and speed.
  • Detail-oriented, self-directed, motivated, highly organized and takes initiative.
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, time-management and communication skills.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Earned Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution of higher education
  • 3 years of relevant work experience is required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous experience with international admissions data entry, processing, and evaluation with student information systems.
  • Extensive and exemplary customer service experience, including written correspondence.
  • Direct experience with following detailed procedures and meeting performance goals that cover reliability, quantity, and quality.

FLSA: Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 40

Job FTE: 1

Work Calendar: Fiscal

Job Category: Student Services

Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay: $34,725 - $38,055

Compensation Type: salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)

Grade

5

Career Stream and Level

PC2

Job Family

Recruitment & Admissions

Job Function

Student Services

Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies: 1

Contact Information for Candidates

Robert Siqueiros

robsiq@email.arizona.edu

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Resume and Cover Letter

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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