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Transfer Center Advising Liaison

Categories: Mid South Region 3


Transfer Center


College of Charleston

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Position Description



  • Provides leadership in advancing the profile of the TRC and in advocating for transfer student success at the College. Advises, counsels, and advocates for current and prospective College of Charleston students in the areas of transfer admission, transfer credit evaluation, and transitions involved with transfer between institutions consistent with a developmental philosophy of advising as defined by NACADA. Serves as a primary source of information for current and prospective transfer students providing accurate, timely, relevant transfer information. Interprets and communicates policies to prospective students, faculty, staff, administrators, and other institutions. Conducts one-on-one meetings with prospective, admitted, and current transfer students to explain transfer credit evaluations and advise about program of study options. Completes unofficial transcript evaluations for potential students; assists with official evaluations for incoming undergraduate students during periods of peak activity. Refers students to other campus resources as appropriate.
  • Develops and leads workshops for prospective, current and admitted students on the College’s transfer requirements and processes, technology-driven planning tools and resources, general education requirements, institutional policies, and the connection between majors, careers, and transferrable skills. Participates in transfer-related presentations and orientations at the College of Charleston and SC 2-year institutions, and assists in the development and implementation of outreach and retention programs to meet student needs and the strategic enrollment plans of the College of Charleston. Provides expert advice in all areas of undergraduate transfer (e.g. credit evaluation procedures, academic regulations).
  • Coordinates activity between the Office of Admissions, Office of the Registrar, and the Academic Advising and Planning Center to facilitate a seamless transfer experience for students from admission to declaration of major in an academic department. Contributes to the development of degree completion guides for students attending 2-year public South Carolina institutions interested in transferring to College of Charleston. Manages the TRCemail account, responds to inquiries, and makes appropriate referrals. Responds to inquiries and contact through Transferology. Assists with the development of TRC website content and regular updates as needed. Serves as TRC’s administrative liaison for Appointment Manager. Assists with the maintenance of the College of Charleston Transferology subscription. Researches, summarizes and provides faculty with documentation on newly presented and non-standard courses.

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Additional Information

$38,013 - $42,500

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Required Qualifications

  •  Bachelor’s degree and three years of professional work experience with academic student services in higher education is required.

  • A Master’s degree in a relevant field is preferred.

  • Experience with transfer students or college transfer processes preferred.

  • Previous experience with establishing a new campus initiative highly valued.

  • Experience with Banner and Degree Works is preferred.

  • Candidates with an equivalent combination of experience and/or education are encouraged to apply.

  • Knowledge of and experience with academic student services, program development, college recruitment, and academic advising.

  • Knowledge of best practices, policies, and procedures for transfer students; ability to represent the institution professionally, interpret College policies, respond to inquiries and advise students accurately. 

  • Knowledge of student development theory and transition issues for two- and four-year transfer students; ability to translate theory into practice and create transition support programs for students.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with diverse populations of enrolled students, prospective students, families, staff, faculty, administrators, and personnel from other institutions. Discretion and knowledge of FERPA regulations is essential. 

  • Ability to work independently and complete tasks under tight deadlines; demonstrated record of successful collaboration in serving students and establishing new programs; ability to take initiative and demonstrate resourcefulness. 

  • Must be detail-oriented with strong organization and time-management skills. Proficiency with Microsoft Office, FTP, database, and document imaging is required. Knowledge of Transferology software, Banner, and Degree Works is a plus.

Preferred Qualifications