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Admissions Transfer Credit Technician

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Boulder, CO

Employment Type:

Classified Staff



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Job Summary

The Office of Admissions welcomes applications for a Technician I. This role evaluates Transfer courses from other institutions to determine which are transferable to the University of Colorado Boulder (UCB) for freshmen, transfer, readmit, graduate and continuing students, resulting in accurate class standing for registration, financial aid and course data for degree audit and graduation. In addition, this position reviews student transfer records to verify that a current evaluation has been completed on a timely basis for registration, New Student Welcome and advising, athletic eligibility, degree audit, and financial aid needs.

Who We Are

As one of 34 U.S. public research institutions belonging to the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU)—and the only member in the Rocky Mountain region—our goal at CU Boulder is to directly affect Colorado communities through collaborative research, innovation and entrepreneurship. Our faculty, staff and students work with the broader community to establish unique connections that have lasting outcomes—both across Colorado and around the world.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

Counsel Students with Document Evaluation
  • Evaluate source documents for transferability of credit toward a student's degree program from courses taken at other institutions of higher education (domestic and international), advanced placement examinations, international baccalaureate examinations, CLEP examinations, A-Level examinations and military courses. 
  • Work with students regarding their transfer credit evaluations. 
  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues that may arise related to transferring credits.   
Transfer Review and Customer Service
  • Research and interpret course content during the evaluation process by investigating course descriptions in college catalogues or by exchanging and collecting information with institutions in question. 
  • Determine if a source course has already been reviewed by the colleges/school at UCB. 
  • Use standard sources provided by TES, Singularity and CollegeSource to determine if course information has been submitted for review. 
  • Interpret rules and guidelines for parents and students, answering questions by phone and email. 
  • Educate or explain the specific campus rules, standards and procedures, State and federal rules and regulations to various constituents including trainees, staff, faculty, parents, and counselors. 
  • Maintain familiarity with the evaluator processing manual, FERPA regulations and supervisory staff to determine appropriate responses to questions and unique situations.  
Research and Course Criteria
  • Define Institutional Reference Tables to emulate transfer college, including: credit system, grading system, grading scale, and grade points. Identify the acceptability or equivalency of grades different from home college. 
  • Research new source institutions to create an Institutional Reference Table. 
  • Identify course to course equivalencies and reflect these in Articulation Tables. 
  • Identify one–to–one, many–to–one, one–to–many and many–to–many course equivalencies and code the articulation table appropriately for proper credit distribution. 

What We Can Offer

The anticipated starting salary is $32,868.


The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.

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Be Ambitious. Be Enlightened. Be Boulder.

What We Require

  • One year of experience in an occupational field related to the work assigned to the position. 
    • Substitution: An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted on a year-for-year basis. 
  • Must be a current Colorado resident. 

What You Will Need

  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and customer service skills.
  • Comfortable presenting in a variety of environments.
  • Experience consulting with students in various formats.
  • Detail-oriented, motivated, and proactive.
  • Strong problem solving, time management, and organizational skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite.

What We Would Like You To Have

  • Higher education experience, specifically working with students and staff. 
  • Experience working with transfer credits. 

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials: 

1. A current resume. Must include date ranges and whether full time or part-time work. 
2. A cover letter that specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications. 
3. DD-214 for veteran applicants. 
4. If using the educational substitution for experience: proof of degree or transcripts. 
5. You will not be asked to upload references at this time.

You will not be asked to upload references at this time.

Please apply by January 20, 2019. 

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs.

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