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Transfer Transitions Coordinator

Oregon State University
Job Location:
Corvallis, Oregon
Academic Advising
The College of Business is seeking a Transfer Transitions Coordinator. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, professional faculty position.

The position reports directly to the Assistant Director for Student Engagement in the College of Business. The purpose of this position is to provide overall management of the College’s recruitment processes, including the recruitment of transfer students and the cultivating of external partnerships to build the College’s recruitment pipeline.

This position is responsible for the coordination of tasks related to the recruitment of students to the College of Business. Tasks include: transfer student recruitment support, including one-on-one coaching and support for prospective students, unofficial credit evaluations, cultivation of partnerships with community colleges, and implementation of recruitment campaigns; cultivation of external community-based partnerships to build the College’s recruitment pipeline. This position will participate in strategic planning efforts that support the mission, vision, and goals for the College of Business as it pertains to recruitment. This position may be based in Corvallis, OR or Portland, OR. Regular travel is required between both locations to support recruitment efforts, programming, and events.

Position Duties
90% – Recruitment Support:
    • Coaches prospective undergraduate transfer students pursuing majors in business and design through phone, email, in-person, or on-site appointments (at community colleges).
    • Conducts unofficial credit evaluations for prospective students.
    • Assists prospective students with navigating OSU’s application and orientation processes.
    • Provides guidance regarding experiential opportunities, student success strategies, and career planning information to students interested in pursuing a College of Business degree program.
    • Conducts college-level application reviews of denied applicants to recommend admission or confirm denial.
    • Develops systems and processes to generate efficiencies within the College’s recruitment processes.
    • Works within OSU systems and makes recommendations for improvement to the student experience.
    • Oversees the process of updating and maintaining transfer student guides and credit articulation tables on an annual basis.
    • Assists in developing marketing and communication materials, including call/text campaigns, emails, and print material.
    • Partners with the College of Business Advising team, and builds and maintains relationships with OSU departments and units.
    • Builds and maintains relationships with community colleges to create partnerships that will result in increased enrollment.
    • Participates in university-sponsored recruitment events.
    • Assists in the planning and execution of college-sponsored recruitment events.
    • Maintains support of transfer students following their transition from community college to the College of Business.
    • Develops and maintains partnerships with community-based organizations to strengthen the College’s recruitment pipeline for first-generation and historically underrepresented minorities.
    • Collaborates with Student Engagement team members on K-12 programming, particularly as it relates to logistical support.
    • Assists in developing the College’s strategy for K-12 programming as it relates to recruitment of prospective students.
10% – Special Projects:
    • Collaborates with the Assistant Director of Student Engagement in planning programs that contribute to the College’s mission.
    • Provides orientation, transition, and retention expertise to College of Business and programmatic efforts.
    • Coordinates student work schedules and trains, supervises, mentors, and evaluates Transfer Student Ambassadors; disciplines or effectively recommends discipline.
    • Writes letters of recommendation, as requested.
Minimum/Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university.
  • Two years of professional experience in higher education student services, including career services, student recruitment, admissions, EOP, TRIO, academic programs or academic advising, and/or financial aid.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of best practices in higher education recruitment and advising, particularly as it relates to transfer students.
  • Previous experience in supporting students from diverse backgrounds.
  • Previous experience in developing and maintaining partnerships with external organizations and departments (i.e. community-based organizations, community colleges, university departments, etc).
  • Knowledge of best practices engaging K-12 students and families.
  • A demonstrated commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal).
  • Excellent teamwork skills.
  • High computer proficiency; including: strong MS office experience with Word, PowerPoint, Excel and working knowledge of Outlook and Windows/Mac.
  • Ability to work with ambiguity.
  • Ability to learn and work within OSU system.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Proficiency in BANNER SIS, MyDegrees, SLATE, etc.
  • Graduate degree in Business, College Student Services Administration, or other relevant field.
  • Previous experience in academic advising.
  • An ability and willingness to learn new programs and applications quickly.
  • A strong attention to detail.
  • A knowledge of best practices in admissions processes.
  • Bilingual; fluent in both Spanish and English.

Full Consideration Date

Closing Date 08/22/2022

Special Instructions to Applicants

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by August 16, 2022. Applications will continue to be accepted after the full consideration date, until a sufficient applicant pool has been achieved or the position is filled. The closing date is subject to change without notice to applicants.

When applying you will be required to attach the following electronic documents:
1) A resume/CV; and
2) A cover letter indicating how your qualifications and experience have prepared you for this position.
3) Diversity Statement

You will also be required to submit the names of at least three professional references, their e-mail addresses and telephone numbers as part of the application process.

For additional information please contact:
Vaerine Bauder
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