Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) Project Coordinator

Central Washington University
Washington, United States
Salary Not specified
Dec 15, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Summary: This position has the responsibility for reviewing and processing student’s external credentials to confirm articulation and evaluation of potential transfer credit at Central Washington University (CWU). Providing guidance and excellent customer service to students, faculty and staff on degree requirements, both requiring a high degree of academic and curriculum policy knowledge.

The PLA (Prior Learning Assessment) Coordinator works directly with students to help identify potential PLA opportunities, communicates with department chairs, deans and faculty as necessary to determine the student’s eligibility, submits approvals to enrollment and records offices for processing, and helps to maintain data related to PLA credits.

The PLA Coordinator often provides general information about PLA to prospective or non-degree students as well. All employees are expected to support CWU’s commitment to diversity and to bring and support inclusion into the university environment.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Education, Counseling, or related field OR applicable combination of education and/or experience which demonstrates the ability to perform the essential functions of the position
  • Demonstrated experience with reviewing prior learning applicable courses, portfolios, and training records
  • Demonstrated understanding of competency-based education and degree programs
  • Proficient use of Word, Excel, Access, Outlook and other similar applications
  • High-level data entry and attention to detail skills
  • Demonstrated willingness and/or experience working with students and/or co-workers from a wide range of abilities, backgrounds, and experiences

The position is now posted on the CWU HR web page (Search Job ID 3821).

CWU is an EEO/AA/Title IX/Veteran/Disability Employer.