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Admissions Evaluator II

University of Montana
Montana, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Nov 29, 2022
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Admissions invites applications for an Admissions Evaluator II to join their team. This position is responsible for all tasks performed by university evaluators. This position is responsible for the implementation of admission policies and selection criteria to the University of Montana. This person serves as an expert adviser on UM and admission policies and procedures. They provide course articulation and evaluations guidance to faculty, staff and the general public.

This position has comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the UM admissions policies, procedures and practices. The incumbent must work well under pressure, meeting multiple and sometimes conflicting deadlines, completing all projects in a timely fashion and interacting with the public in a professional manner. They must possess a strong passion for, and understanding of, the programs and disciplines of the University of Montana to project a positive image of the University to prospective students and their families. As an Admissions Evaluator II, this position will train other evaluators and consult in regard to evaluation office employee performance.

This position requires incumbent to develop expert familiarity with University of Montana course catalog and thorough understanding of Admissions, recruiting and Financial Aid strategies, policies, procedures and goals.

Required Skills
  • Responsible for analyzing all documents submitted for admission and exercising discretion and independent judgement to make admissions decisions for U.S. applicants.
  • Demonstrated skills to read, understand, analyze, interpret, evaluate and apply federal/state/university rules, regulations and policies.
  • Ability to determine course equivalencies for both the Mountain Campus and Missoula College.
  • Experience in processing complex calculations such as GPA conversions.
  • Responsible for knowing residency criteria and guidelines and making residency decisions.
  • Expertly write and decipher national transfer agreements.
  • Adept in data entry and maintaining necessary records and databases.
  • Demonstrated high level analytical skills and ability to adapt to changing procedures and regulations.
  • Ability to work with and maintain confidentiality of information and materials.
  • Initiative and ability to work independently, cooperatively and effectively as part of the team.
  • Ability to remain positively self-directed, focused, and productive, especially when work is repetitive or tedious.
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills, including expert knowledge of written English grammar and usage.
  • Ability to communicate with tact and skills with a wide range of constituents.
  • Excellent organizational and computer skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities and work collaboratively with a variety of people.
Minimum Required Experience
  • High School diploma and two (2) years experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience to successfully carry out the duties and responsibilities of the position
Preferred Qualifications
  • Expert familiarity with University of Montana course catalog
  • Thorough understanding of Admissions, recruiting and Financial Aid strategies, policies, procedures and goals
  • Expert knowledge of Banner SIS transfer articulation tables and Degree Works.
About Admissions and UM

Admissions aims to attract, support and enhance student enrollment at the University of Montana by providing quality information, service, and complete financial options to make the college enrollment process efficient, accessible and student centered.

The University of Montana is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of qualified people who would assist the University in demonstrating its five priorities for action : Place student success at the center of all we do; drive excellence and innovation in teaching, learning, and research; embody the principle of “mission first, people always"; partner with place; and proudly tell the UM story.

Nestled in at the base of Mount Sentinel and on the banks of the Clark Fork River, UM campus is described as one of the most beautiful in the US. The region boasts unparalleled year around recreational opportunities and a vibrant arts and culture community. UM offers a unique opportunity for professional growth in a magnificent environment. The University of Montana offers eligible employees a generous benefits package that positively separates UM from other local employers and offers many programs and policies to support work-life balance for its employees.

To learn more about the University of Montana, Missoula, and the State of Montana, please visit the links below.

Position Details

Position Title: Admissions Evaluator II

Position Number: 006100

Department: Admissions/New Student Services

Work Schedule: Full-time, 1.0 FTE (40 Hours a week), Monday through

Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, 12 months/year.

Salary: $18.126/hr

Current employee’s rate of pay for this position will be determined by the staff compensation plan and will minimally be this posted salary. For questions and details regarding the staff compensation plan, email the Compensation Department .

Union Affiliation: FOCUS-MFPE

Probationary Period: Six months minimum

Benefits Include : Insurance package, mandatory retirement plan, partial tuition

waiver, and wellness program.

Criminal Background Investigation is required prior to the Offer of Employment In accordance with University regulations, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. ADA/EOE/AA/Veteran's Preference Reasonable accommodations are provided in the hiring process for persons with disabilities. For example, this material is available in alternative format upon request. As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, we encourage applications from minorities, veterans, and women. Qualified candidates may request veterans’ or disabilities preference in accordance with state law. References: References not listed on the application materials may be contacted; notice may be provided to the applicant. Testing: Individual hiring departments at UM may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions. Employment Eligibility: All New Employees must be eligible and show employment eligibility verification by the first date of employment at UM, as legally required (e.g., Form I-9).

How to Apply

Priority Application Date: Monday, December 12, 2022 by 11:59 PM (Mountain Time)

Complete applications received by the ‘Priority Application Date’ will be guaranteed consideration. The position will remain open until filled. Candidates are required to submit the following materials online directly through the UM Jobs website to ensure your complete application is received.

A complete application Includes:

  1. Letter of Interest – addressing your qualifications and experience related to the stated required skills for the position. A general letter salutation such as “Dear Search Committee” or “Dear Hiring Manager” is acceptable
  2. Detailed Resume – listing education and describing work experience
  3. Professional References – names and contact information for three (3) professional references

*Please note, only five (5) attachments allowed per application. Please combine documents accordingly.

* Applying through or easy apply through may result in submission of an incomplete application. Applications may be removed from full consideration if they are not complete with materials listed above under the "How to Apply" section. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure complete application materials are submitted and received by the date listed above.

Job Location Missoula, Montana, United States
Position Type Full-Time/Regular

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