Graduation Evaluator - Metropolitan State University of Denver in Denver Colorado

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Metropolitan State University of Denver

Denver, Colorado 80217

United States


Detailed Job Description

This position exists to advise MSU Denver faculty, staff and students regarding degree requirements, appeals to these requirements, and the best procedures for applying requirements to students' degree progress; to determine the optimum method to adjust the transfer evaluation and CAPP (Curriculum, Advising, and Program Planning software) systems to accurately reflect a student's degree status; to train faculty and staff on the complexities of CAPP and interrelated degree requirements; to update student records and create electronic files utilizing honed, technical expertise; to print "late" diplomas; and, to order all paper graduation supplies for the work area. As such, this position requires a sense of logic and thorough understanding of academic policy, policy interpretation, procedures and program requirements, as well as the technical functionality of the Transfer Articulation, Registration, and Academic History modules of the Banner Student System.  
50% - CAPP Adjustments:
Through interpretation and investigation, determines how best to adjust a student's academic record to reflect changes required by system deficiencies or approved at appropriate academic levels. Analyzes and adjusts the program/area structure in the rules, tables, and detail lines of the CAPP module of Banner for individual cases. Individualized judgment is required due to the complexity of the system, the enormous variety of student academic situations, and the absolute need to precisely and accurately communicate with faculty, administration, advisors, and students.

20% - CAPP Advising and Training:
Advises department chairs, faculty, and students on making CAPP adjustments to individual student records; specifically, determines whether an adjustment can or cannot be made, advises on the effect the requested adjustment will have on the entire student record, and provides alternative avenues if an adjustment is not advisable or cannot be made. Trains department chairs, faculty, Academic Affairs, Admissions and other MSU Denver staff on the complexities of the CAPP system and its requirements, college degree requirements, data interpretation, best practices and procedures, etc.

20% - Degree Completion:
Verifies the completion of degree requirements for each student through a deliberative process called Batch. Detects inefficiencies in the student's academic record, makes changes to coursework when necessary (e.g., adjusts transfer and repeat credits--refer to page 8 for more information), and notifies students of incomplete degree requirements. Designates commencement candidates as degree awardees upon completion of Batch. Posts degrees and honors in the student information system. Reports degree completion discrepancies to students in a timely manner. Diligent attention must be paid to the degree verification process to ensure absolute accuracy in the decision to award degrees.  

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree or the equivalent combination of education and experience, and a minimum of 2 years work experience in Higher Education. Excellent analytical skills.
Experience working in a high volume multifaceted environment.
Excellent communication skills (written and oral).
Demonstrate the ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a team environment.
Experience working with diverse populations.  

Preferred Qualifications

Banner knowledge and experience working with a degree audit system.  

Special Instructions to Applicants

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

Copies of Transcripts, when applicable, will be required of all applicants.  

Keyword Phrases

  • Graduation Evaluator
  • Registrar's Office
  • Diverse institution
  • Urban environment
  • Registrars
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: $33,527 - $47,310
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Best if Apply By 8/29/2012