Dakota State University invites applications for the position of Transfer Admissions Specialist. We are seeking a highly motivated individual with strong communication skills to provide exceptional support to undergraduate transfer students. As a Transfer Admissions Specialist, you will play a crucial role in guiding students through DSU’s educational programs, admission and enrollment process, financial aid opportunities, and more. This position reports to the Director of Admissions.
Conduct on-campus and virtual admission visits to engage with prospective transfer students.
Represent DSU at regional transfer college fairs, fostering relationships with community colleges and institutions with articulation agreements.
Develop communication plans and leverage CRM technology to effectively manage student messaging.
Collaborate in planning and executing new student registration and orientation sessions.
Perform preliminary transfer course evaluations to ensure smooth credit transfer.
Offer expertise in the transfer of dual credit courses.
Work closely with advising staff, forming an integral part of a transfer student’s success network.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university.
Willingness to travel as required for the position.
Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Exceptional time management and organizational abilities.
A commitment to providing excellent customer service.
Flexible benefits package – including paid time off, health and retirement benefits
Life and disability insurance options
Reduced tuition, longevity pay and training opportunities
Professional liability coverage
How to Apply:
DSU accepts applications through an on-line employment site. To apply, visit https://yourfuture.sdbor.edu. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and a list of at least three professional references.
Applications will begin to be reviewed immediately and continue until the position is filled.
About Dakota State University:
DSU is located in Madison, South Dakota in the southern lakes region of the state. The region boasts a wealth of outdoor sports and a life-style possible only in smaller towns and rural communities. Madison is just a 50-minute drive from Sioux Falls, the larges city in South Dakota.
Dakota State employees receive a comprehensive and flexible benefits package including paid time off, health and retirement benefits, and life and disability insurance options. Other benefits include reduced tuition, longevity pay and training opportunities. DSU also provides professional liability coverage.
Equal Employment Opportunity:
DSU is committed to equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.
Applicants with disabilities are invited to identify any necessary accommodations required in the application process. E-Verify, EOE.