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Transfer Coordinator

Campus: Logan                                                         Classified Position with Benefits

Responsibilities:  Responsible for data entry of incoming college and other related college credit transcripts for authentication and troubleshooting discrepancies.  Reviews, evaluates, determines, and electronically enters transfer credit from incoming student transcripts under current articulation agreements as well as evaluating and determining transfer credit from colleges not currently under agreement; researching course descriptions from various colleges.  In coordination with the Chief Academic Officer, Academic Deans, and/or Registrar, assists in establishing articulation agreements with outside institutions in cooperation with Southern's Academic Affairs.  Maintain and update degree audit software, and assist students with the functions of the degree audit software.  Provide training of this software to current faculty and staff, as well as newly hired faculty and staff.  Develop and maintain a computerized articulation system.  Oversee the function of the Articulation Office; provide training to current faculty and student services staff members.  Participate in orientation for new full and part-time faculty, and new student services staff.  Maintains and updates electronic (Banner) transfer credit catalog and updates website articulation agreements.  Keep abreast of proposed curricular changes; assess the potential impact of curricular changes on other institutions and on students, particularly changes at the lower-division level.  Participate as a member on the Curriculum and Instruction Committee and chair appropriate subcommittees; serve as a resource person to faculty responsible for curriculum development in the articulation of courses.  Update electronic (Banner) transfer credit catalog with course changes from other institutions.  Serve as the College representative at local and State articulation meetings; maintain professional relationship with other articulation officers, statewide and regionally.  Develop and maintain a comprehensive articulation distribution system and marketing plan; ensure information on major and general education course equivalencies is easily accessible to students, counselors, and faculty.  Research, determine, communicate, and defend transfer credit decisions for students.  Participate in articulation activities between the secondary school districts and the college.  Also, participate in student transfer activities/events held at Southern and represent Southern at transfer activities/events held at other colleges.  Maintain and disseminate approved general education, major preparation, course-by-course, and transferable course articulation agreements with the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission and Community and Technical College System, as well as select out-of-state colleges and universities, and military; interpret current articulation issues; work with appropriate faculty, Academic Deans, and appropriate committees in the development of articulation agreements.  Review and maintain EDGE (Earn a Degree, Graduate Early), Advanced Placement, and other nontraditional types of articulated credit courses, as well as Prior Learning Assessment.  Communicate with multiple institutional personnel, including, but not limited to Academic Deans, faculty, enrollment services and student development staff, Financial Aid Office, and technology services regarding troubleshooting students' articulation and degree audit processes.  Consults with the technology division in troubleshooting any malfunctions regarding Banner student processes, degree audit, and web for student functions.  Qualifications:  Bachelor's Degree required.  Extensive knowledge and experience in credit articulation and degree audit processes, as well as electronic record keeping, most specifically, Ellucian Banner student module and Ellucian Degree Works.  Extensive experience in higher education student service functions.  Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.  Excellent oral and written communication skills.  Application review will begin on Thursday November 15, 2018.  Position Open until Filled.