Associate Director of Transfer & Articulation
Associate Director of Transfer & Articulation develops and executes a strategic approach to enhancing Miami’s transfer student population on the Oxford campus and ensuring transfer student success through the cultivation of internal and external partnerships. Through a direct and strong working relationship with and support from the Office of the Provost and Enrollment Management & Student Success, the Associate Director will, in addition, work closely and collaboratively with the Ohio Department of Higher Education/Ohio Articulation and Transfer Advisory Network as an institutional representative for all articulation and transfer related statewide compliances and initiatives, including troubleshooting transfer credit issues. The Associate Director will ensure that admission, University Communications & Marketing and advising leaders on the Oxford campus are aligning their practices to advance strategic goals relating to transfer student success. In order to assure the compliance on the statewide articulation and transfer policies and strengthen the community college partnerships through pathway development, the Associate Director will work directly with faculty, chairs, and deans. This position reports directly to the Associate Provost.
Duties include and are not limited to:
- Develop strategic priorities relating to transfer student success and enrollment
- Provide training and development to ensure that support staff (academic advisors, career coaches, financial aid counselors) understand transfer student needs and promote promising practices for transfer students
- Provide training resources for developing academic partnerships for departments (e.g., workshops, online guides, templates, Canvas site)
- Oversee the planning and implementation of transfer student onboarding processes (orientation, advising)
- Oversee and coordinate Prior Learning Assessment initiatives and processes (e.g., portfolio, proficiency examinations, CLEP), including working with faculty and professional staff to develop criteria, tools, and record keeping for prior learning assessment; promoting widespread understanding of prior learning assessment policies and processes; and planning and coordinating activities and communications on prior learning assessment opportunities to prospective and current students, faculty, and staff
- Coordinate outreach efforts with local community colleges, four-year institutions, college access organizations, community-based organizations, and corporations in order to drive greater overall transfer student enrollment and success
- Track all articulation and transfer partnership agreements and ensure that they are updated regularly
- Develop and maintain a robust communication plan for transfer students, including a continuously updated and effective website, online transfer guides, messaging to transfer students and partners, and degree pathway mapping templates.
- Serve as liaison with Global Initiatives regarding international agreements and international transfer student issues and needs.
Required: Bachelor’s Degree and five or more years of direct experience in articulation and transfer, especially in the coordination of developing and maintaining articulation agreements, academic advising, admission and outreach, credit evaluation, and a similar function that requires a broad understanding of curriculum and coursework. Experience simultaneously managing multiple projects and bringing them to completion. Candidates must have the ability to travel, strong written and oral communication skills, be detail oriented, self-motivated, and strong organizational skills.
This position is not eligible for H-1B sponsorship.
Consideration may be given to candidates with direct experience in and familiarity with working with community colleges or other partnering institutions in higher education. Demonstrated ability to work effectively and collaboratively with faculty, chairs, deans, senior academic administrators, and external constituents related to articulation and transfer of courses and programs Comprehensive knowledge of Ohio's statewide transfer guarantee programs and policies. Familiarity with University systems (Banner, Transferology, Course Information Management System).
Submit a cover letter and resume to http://jobs.miamioh.edu/cw/en-us/job/498435?lApplicationSubSourceID. Department will request letters of recommendation from references listed in application. Direct inquiries may be directed to Carolyn Haynes at firstname.lastname@example.org. Screening of applications will begin April 6, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.
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