Assistant Director of Admissions, Transfer Services - Metropolitan State University of Denver in Denver Colorado

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Metropolitan State University of Denver

Denver, Colorado 80217

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Under the supervision of the Associate Director of Admissions/Transfer Services, the position helps manage and develop the Transfer Services Office. The position’s primary responsibilities are to provide customer service and transfer admissions counseling, transcript evaluation assistance and academic planning advice to prospective and new MSU Denver transfer students as well as to assist students in resolving transfer articulation related issues. The position represents MSU Denver at community college transfer programs and maintains a regular visitation schedule at Colorado community colleges. The position participates in group and individual presentations both on and off campus and interacts regularly with various student service areas and academic departments.


55% – Provides transfer admissions counseling and academic planning advice to prospective and new transfer students and exercises professional judgment in making referrals to the appropriate major department and/or academic advising. As part of this work establishes close working relationships with Deans, Chairs, and faculty of academic departments. Advises prospective transfer students about admissions procedures, transfer articulation agreements, course equivalency, University policies, next steps, financial aid process, scholarships, program requirements, registration, tuition classification and available academic and student support services. Establishes close working relationships with academic staff at Colorado community college system colleges in order to represent MSU Denver at Colorado community college and advising workshops as they relate to the recruitment effort of transfer students. Maintains a regular visitation schedule for recruitment and advising purposes at the Colorado community colleges.

20% – Assists in leading, supervising, and training the Transfer Services staff. Responsible for assisting with all administrative duties including office planning and program reporting. Assist in the planning and coordination of follow-up activities and communications for targeted transfer students and of special on-campus recruitment-related events. Uses CRM system to track student interactions and to send targeted communications to transfer students. Utilizes a body of knowledge about the academic, social, and financial support needs of transfer students in order to assist in developing and implementing programs/initiatives to assist in recruiting, retaining, and graduating transfer students. Maintains effective communication with MSU Denver academic personnel regarding transfer policy and articulation concerns.

20% – Utilizes research and analytical skills to make professional determinations about course equivalency and transfer articulation decisions. Exercises professional judgment to facilitate application, official transcript evaluation and admission of transfer students by working closely with a variety of MSU Denver academic offices. Assist transfer students with resolution of transfer related issues. Maintains close contact and coordination with a variety of MSU Denver student support service programs to facilitate enrollment of transfer students. Prepares and makes individual and group presentations to prospective and entering transfer students regarding the admissions/application and official transfer evaluation processes. Exercises judgment and upholds professional standards for the ethical practice in college admissions as determined by admissions professional associations.

5% – Additional duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education.

Three years of full-time experience working in academic advising or admissions in a higher education setting.

Error free written communication skills required.

Computer Skills: Microsoft Office Suite, CRM system and a Student Information System.

Valid driver’s license required.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree preferred.

One year full-time direct experience working with transfer students and performing transfer credit evaluations (official or unofficial).

Knowledge and experience with BANNER SIS and Ellucian Recruiter.

Excellent oral communication skills.

Demonstrated experience in campus visit programming.

Demonstrated experience with diverse populations.

Special Instructions to Applicants

IMPORTANT: In order to be considered as an applicant you must apply via the online application system,

Official transcripts will be required of the candidate selected for hire.

Keyword Phrases

  • Admissions Office
  • Diverse institution
  • Urban environment
  • Comprehensive college offering bachelors & masters
  • Admissions & Enrollment / Recruiting
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Director
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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