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Transfer Credit Specialist

Virginia Tech
Job Location:
Blacksburg, Virginia

Job Description

The Transfer Credit Specialist receives academic transcripts for evaluation and processing to provide accurate and timely transfer credit to students. Performs data entry in the University's student information system. Provides excellent customer service by providing assistance and information to visitors to the office.

Required Qualifications

  • Previous high-volume customer service experience in an academic or professional environment
  • Strong computer skills such as data entry, spreadsheets, and database management
  • Demonstrated ability to understand, explain and apply complex policies and regulations
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced office independently managing multiple assignment, 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 university policies regarding course transfers, the university course catalog, and graduation requirements
  • Experience working with confidential information
  • Experience with large relational databases, such as Banner.

Pay Band


Appointment Type


Salary Information

Salary commensurate with experience up to a budget max of $36,000

Review Date

Review of applications will begin on Monday, October 3

Additional Information

Not eligible for VISA sponsorship

The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.

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 military 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 during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

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