Admissions Evaluations Lead (SSP III) / Office of Admissions and Student Recruitment (reposted)
California State University, San Bernardino
Location: San Bernardino, California
Internal Number: 2456910
Admissions Evaluations Lead (SSP III) / Office of Admissions and Student Recruitment (reposted) California State University, San Bernardino
Job No: 503662 Work type: Staff Categories: Unit 4 - APC - Academic Professionals of California, Probationary, Full Time, Student Services
California State University, San Bernardino is a preeminent center of intellectual and cultural activity in Inland Southern California. Opened in 1965 and set at the foothills of the beautiful San Bernardino Mountains, the university serves more than 20,000 students each year and graduates about 4,000 students annually. CSUSB reflects the dynamic diversity of the region and has the most diverse student population of any university in the Inland Empire. Seventy percent of those who graduate are the first in their families to do so.
At CSUSB, you can:
Build your future
Work with the best
Be your authentic self
Focus on you
Make a lasting impact
Work for a purpose that is greater than your own
Bring everything you are, become everything you want
The Office of Admissions & Student Recruitment at CSUSB is responsible for facilitating the processing, review, and evaluation of all undergraduate applicants to the University for each open term. California State University, San Bernardino receives over 24,000 applications each year and supports applicants, high schools, school districts, and community colleges with the resources needed to successfully apply and transition to campus.
Serve as Evaluations Lead overseeing transcript evaluations and admission decisions for both First-Year Students and Transfer student applicants to the University for both Fall and Spring open terms.
Coordinate Undergraduate evaluation review (both decision evaluation and final evaluations), Associate Degree for Transfer tracking and reporting, and ERS reporting for the Admissions Office to the CSU Chancellor's Office.
Employment Status: Full-time, Probationary, Exempt' position (with the possibility of converting to permanent).
First Review Deadline: The initial review of applications will begin on September 7, 2021.
Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Some evenings and weekend hours may be required.
Thorough knowledge of admission policies and procedures related to Title V Education Code, California Administrative Code, the California State University Office of the Chancellor's Office Executive Orders, and the University.
The candidate should possess excellent verbal and written communication skills and general knowledge of individual counseling techniques; Ability to rapidly acquire knowledge quickly of CSU guidelines and regulations for accepting applications and processing admissions decisions is required.
The incumbent should have the ability to work with multicultural and diverse populations, collaborate and maintain good working relationships across multiple departments and across Divisions.
Ability to process, analyze complex situations and adopt effective courses of action pending the situation, including matters that could be argumentative or sensitive in nature; advise students individually and in groups on complex student-related matters, and carry out a variety of professionally complex assignments without detailed instructions.
The position will require considerable administrative planning to develop creative solutions which integrate approaches across organizational/departmental lines. The incumbent will need to use judgment to select and interpret available guidelines and precedents and to adapt or create approaches and procedures to fit specific situations. Incumbents make decisions in individual cases to resolve problems where guidelines and precedents do not exist; independently determine approaches and techniques to utilize in advisement situations, and within established parameters, independently determine campus services and other resources to be provided individuals or groups of students; and recommend changes on varied matters both within and outside the area of the specific assignment.
The candidate should be computer literate and have the ability to adapt to new technology/software.
The candidate must be able to develop and maintain cooperative working relationships with students, faculty, administrators, and staff, and rapidly acquire a general knowledge of the overall operation, functions, and programs of CSUSB.
The candidate must be able to work on projects both individually and as a member of a group.
In addition, ability to work flexible hours that include evenings, some weekends, and some travel.
Ability to present clear and concise information both orally and in written form.
Desired qualifications include knowledge of student information systems (e.g. Peoplesoft), previous experience with California State University admissions, and previous experience in a higher education admission office or other related higher education office.
2 years of supervisory experience preferred.
Demonstrated ability to coordinate workflow, carry out assignments without detailed instructions, train staff on relevant policies and procedures, and establish quality control guidelines.
Knowledge and experience with online student information systems and Microsoft Excel.
Experience in running reports on student data for production management purposes.
Demonstrated ability to analyze system programs and propose solutions. Knowledge of admission policies, transfer credit evaluations, and requirements.
Ability to use knowledge to resolve issues and respond to complex requests.
Experience researching academic information to determine applicable rules and regulations preferred.
Strong ability to work effectively with supervisors, subordinates, peers, faculty, administrators, and staff.
Demonstrated ability to communicate with ethnically and culturally diverse communities. Strong oral and written communication skills.
Education and Experience
Experience: Possession of these knowledge and abilities is typically demonstrated through the equivalent of three years of progressively responsible professional student services work experience. One year in the program area to which assigned may be preferred but is not required. A master's degree in Counseling, Clinical Psychology, Social Work, or a directly related field may be substituted for one year of experience. A doctorate degree and the appropriate internship or clinical training in counseling or guidance may be substituted for the three years of experience for positions with a major responsibility for professional career or personal counseling.
Education: Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university in a related field, including or supplemented by upper division or graduate course work in counseling techniques, interviewing, and conflict resolution where such are job-related.
Anticipated Hiring Salary: $4,691 per month
Classification Salary Range: $4,691-$6,683 per month
Statement of Commitment to Diversity
In our commitment to the furthering of knowledge and fulfilling our educational mission, California State University, San Bernardino seeks a campus climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the entire variety of human experience. In our commitment to diversity, we welcome people from all backgrounds, and we seek to include knowledge and values from many cultures in the curriculum and extra-curricular life of the campus community. Our commitment to work toward an environment that values diversity requires that we create, promote, and maintain activities and programs that further our understanding of individual and group diversity. We will also develop and communicate policies and promote values that discourage intolerance and discrimination.
The concept and dimensions of diversity are to be advanced and incorporated into every aspect of university activity, including student life, the curriculum, teaching, programs, staffing, personnel training practices, research, community services, events, and all other areas of university endeavor.
Dimensions of diversity shall include but are not limited to, the following: race, ethnicity, religious belief, sexual orientation, sex, gender identity, gender expression, ability, socioeconomic status, cultural orientation, national origin, and age.
The implementation of the Commitment to Diversity will rest with the university as a whole. The president, in addition to a personal commitment and involvement, may use the University Diversity Committee, campus administrators, faculty, staff, and students as well as other members of the campus community to implement effectively the philosophy and intent of this statement.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or the continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
The person holding this position is considered a `mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
California State University, San Bernardino is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.
This position may be 'Designated' under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter. Visit the Human Resources Conflict of Interest webpage link for additional information: http://hrd.csusb.edu/conflictInterest.html
This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096)
California State University, San Bernardino offers a challenging and innovative academic environment. The university seeks to provide a supportive and welcoming social and physical setting where students, faculty and staff feel they belong and can excel. The university provides students the opportunity to engage in the life of the campus, interact with others of diverse backgrounds and cultures, as well as participate in activities that encourage growth, curiosity and scholarly fulfillment. Through its branch campus in Palm Desert, the university mission extends to the Coachella Valley.