Job Positions

Student Services Transfer Manager/ 0013041

Categories: Pacific Region 9

Department:

Enrollment Management

Institution:

Oregon State University

Date Posted:

9/18/2014

Close Date:

10/10/14

Position Description
The Enrollment Management invites applications for a full-time(1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term Student Services Transfer Manager position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director.The Student Services Manager for Transfer Students builds and maintains campusnetworks to advocate for and assist transfer students in finding needed resources.The incumbent must be able to explain OSU policies, admissions criteria, registrationarticulation, and financial aid application procedures. The SSM identifies systemic barriersfaced by transfer students and works in conjunction with the Associate Director forresolution.The SSM liaisons with HS Administrators to facilitate early college programs, he/she is theprimary contact for partner high school and community college, students and theirfamilies. The SSM works to educate campus on the needs of transfer students. TransferStudents are integral to OSU's enrollment plan and critical to meeting current and futureenrollment goals. The Student Services Manager for Transfer Students reports to the Associate Director for Enrollment Management

Duties
45% Assist and advocate for Transfer Students Use knowledge of OSU policies, timelines, admissions criteria, registration, articulation, and financial aid application procedures to advise transfer students and to help them identify appropriate resources. Identify systemic barriers that Transfer Students face and work in conjunction with AD to seek solutions. Help students in special programs, i.e early college, navigate processes.

25% Programming Represent transfer student and university interests in resolving transfer issues. Assist with DPP lab during START and CONNECT. Participate in orientation sessions (START, CONNECT, Etc.) Serve as primary contact for partner high schools and community colleges, students and their families for early college programs.

15% Recruiting Support the OSU transfer student recruitment strategy in collaboration with Office of Admissions. Participate in the Oregon Transfer Days community college tour, representing OSU, DPP and Ecampus. Provide support for programs such as Portland's Self Enhancement Inc., Jefferson, PCC and other early college high school programs.

5% Assessment Provide feedback regarding transfer enrollment trends and student demographics, and student outcomes for both campus-based and distance degree seeking participants. Review academic regulations and institutional policies and procedures for effective, equitable efficiency for the success of Transfer students. Regularly review institutional policies and procedures to identify areas for improved student services.

5% Training Assist in planning bi-annual Degree Partnership Summit. Contact partner representatives regularly and respond promptly to issues that arise. Promote programs among OSU and partner institutions. Participate in term meetings with partner institutions.

5% Other duties as assigned.

Institution Information
 
If you would like to be a part of a community that enjoys a beautiful 400-acre campus with park-like settings, supports world-renown research, teaching and outreach, or assists students become successful citizens, consider a career at Oregon State University.Oregon State University serves as the state's land-, sea-, space-, and sun-grant institution - one of only two universities with such designation in the country. OSU considers the state of Oregon its campus and works in partnership with the P-12 school system, Oregon community colleges and other OUS institutions to provide access to high quality educational programs. Strong collaborations with industry and state and federal agencies drive OSU's research enterprise.

Application Process
When applying you will be required to attach the following electronic documents:
1) A resume/CV that includes the names of at least three professional references, their e-mail addresses and telephone contact numbers (Upload as 'Other Document' if not included with your resume/vitae).
2) A cover letter indicating how your qualifications and experience have prepared you for this position.
3) Answer posting specific question and upload as 'Other Document 2' For information about this position, please call Rick DeBellis, 541-737-2790. OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community. This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Criminal History Check and be determined to be position qualified as per OAR 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in Youth Programs may have additional Criminal History Checks every 24 months. Offers of employment are contingent upon meeting all minimum qualifications including the Criminal History Check Requirement. Please answer the posting specific questions as thoroughly and completely as possible. The following options are available: Attach your answers as a separate document under "Other Document 2" on the documents page of the posting when applying. Summarize your experience providing service for transfer students, include your knowledge of OSU's baccalaureate core and the AAOT degree. 

Contact Information
            
Rick DeBellis, Student Services Manager for Degree Partnership Programs, 541/737-2790, Rick.DeBellis@oregonstate.edu

Qualifications:

Required Qualifications 
Bachelor's degree in discipline of choice. Knowledge of course articulation and academic advising. Strong interpersonal skills that allow the person in the position to collaborate with a diverse population. Experience advising students. Computer skills. Ability to think clearly under pressure and to work with individuals from various cultures. Handle difficult inter-personal situations with tact and diplomacy. Ability to interpret, apply, and explain complex information. Experience working with confidential information. This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Criminal History Check and be determined to be position qualified as per OAR 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in Youth Programs may have additional Criminal History Checks every 24 months. A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.

Preferred Qualifications
A combination of experience in an administrative role in Admissions, Financial Aid, Registrar's Office, Student Success, distance education/online learning or academic articulation, academic advising. In depth knowledge of transfer student issues. Experience as a transfer student.