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Transfer Student Services Coordinator

University of Central Missouri
Warrensburg, Missouri, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
May 17, 2024

Job Details

Position Information

Position Information

Position Title
Transfer Student Services Coordinator

Working Title
Transfer Student Services Coordinator

207310-Student Records/Registrar

Pay Rate



Position Number


Special Instructions to Applicants:

Special Instructions:

This is a full-time benefits-eligible position. Benefits include competitive salary; health, dental, vision, life insurance, AD & D, long-term disability; 3 weeks paid vacation per year; 3 weeks of accrued sick leave per year; 13 paid holidays; retirement; and generous education assistance for an employee, spouse and dependent children taking classes at UCM .

Completed UCM online application for employment required.

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

A review will begin immediately and continue until filled.

NOTE : A background check is required for the selected candidate of this position and any job offer is contingent on the results of this check.

The University of Central Missouri is an Equal Opportunity Employer and specifically invites applications from women, minorities, veteran status, and people with disabilities.

Working hours:

Monday – Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm
Occasional nights & weekends.

Bargaining Unit

Work Location
Warrensburg Campus

Posting Date

Closing Date

Open Until Filled

Position Purpose

The Transfer Student Services Coordinator in the Registrar’s Office is responsible for the delivery of initiatives and strategies that facilitate and support transfer student success, curricular and co-curricular. Including holistic, equitable, and proactive initiatives/strategies that focus on helping transfer students learn, understand, and navigate university processes, policies, and protocols. This position analyzes data, identifies barriers, and recommends initiatives to improve student success and degree completion. This position will serve as an academic resource for all transfer students. The Transfer Student Services Coordinator will thoroughly understand the registration process, grading system, degree audits, and academic policies and procedures.

This position will introduce transfer students to the resources available at UCM that will enable them to be successful and persist to degree completion. Assist transfer students with identifying obstacles, or potential obstacles to enrollment, such as registration, prerequisite issues, course availability, etc., and help students to identify options to overcome and/or resolve the issue. Instruct and assist students with learning and using the technological platforms used in student success at UCM such as MyCentral, Learning Management System, Degree Audit System, UCM website, student email, etc. Assist in the handoff of students from time of admission until courses begin and Success Advising support. Will work in collaboration with undergraduate admissions and advising center to support transfer students coming to UCM .

Education & Formal Training
Bachelor's degree (Specify field(s) of study below)

Other Education & Formal Training

  • Bachelors degree, any field
Computer Skills
Word-Processing, Spreadsheet, Presentation, Desktop Publishing, Other - Argos, Banner, Xtender, DegreeWorks

  • Two (2) years experience in higher education, academic advising, counseling, customer oriented, academic support services, student support, etc
  • Experience with Ellucian Banner and DegreeWorks, preferred
Other Experience

Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, & State/Federal Requirements of Position:
Criminal History check

Other Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, & State/Federal Requirements

Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge:
Attention to detail, Communication skills, including oral, written, and/or nonverbal, Knowledge of a University environment preferred, Human Relations/Interpersonal skills, Leadership skills: organization/meeting facilitation/project leadership, Management and/or administration skills, Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects and meet deadlines, Maintain confidentiality

Other Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge
  • Mental skills, including concentration, memory, complex decision making, analytical thinking, and/or conceptual thinking.
  • Ability to interact with and successfully engage diverse populations
  • Knowledge of academic policy and degree information
  • Ability to make engaging oral presentations
Specify sensory abilities:

Physical & Environmental Factors:
Lifting (weight) - 30lbs

Other Physical & Environmental Factors

Lifting weight

Special Working Conditions:
Irregular work hours

Other Special Working Conditions

Occasional nights & weekends

Ability to Keyboard
No keyboarding test required.

Special Qualifications:

Other Special Qualifications

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you understand that the university requires a background check for this position and that any job offer made to the selected candidate is contingent upon the results of this check?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Will you now or in the future require employer sponsorship to acquire or maintain U.S. work authorization?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have a bachelor's degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have at least two (2) years experience in higher education, academic advising, counseling, customer oriented, academic support services, student support, or a related field?
    • Yes
    • No
Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents


 University of Central Missouri

The University of Central Missouri is an innovative school that offers a high-quality education while remaining one of the most affordable universities in the country.

The University of Central Missouri believes its responsibility is to enrich each student’s perspective through a cumulative experience that starts with academic rigor and integrates applied learning and servant-leadership opportunities. Our model of continuous learning allows each student to find and fulfill his or her own sense of purpose. By engaging students with multiple sources of learning and creating a dynamic environment that encourages individuals to find their passions and reach beyond themselves, UCM prepares students by giving them knowledge and experiences that broaden and deepen their education so they may flourish in a world of accelerated change.

The University of Central Missouri has two campus locations, a site office at Whiteman Air Force Base and an online presence. Both UCM campuses are centrally located in Missouri, which means you're close to just about everything.

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