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Academic Evaluator

Employer
The College of New Jersey
Location
New Jersey, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Sep 16, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Other Student Affairs
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time
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To enrich education through diversity, The College of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College has a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff, and strongly encourages women and members of underrepresented groups to apply.

The Office of Records and Registration at The College of New Jersey is seeking candidates for an Academic Evaluator.

The Office of Records and Registration is a multi-faceted office that maintains Academic Calendar, Course Catalog Inventory, Term Set Up, Schedule of Classes, Enrollment, Grading, Credential Evaluation, Degree Audits and Commencement Reporting, Electronic Academic Plans, Student Records, Transcript Processing, Class Audit, and supports new student orientation programing.  Additionally provides internal reporting for academic offices on campus, and assists in maintaining and updating the campus-wide academic records system. This office also provides general assistance, guidance, supports faculty and staff in student advisement, and FERPA adherence.

The Academic Evaluator reports to the Assistant Director of Advising Resources.  The Academic Evaluator is responsible for developing and implementing customer friendly procedures and processes that assist students in progressing towards graduation while maintaining the academic integrity of the institution.  Ability to initiate the use of functionality in Oracle/PeopleSoft (PAWS) as it relates to Academic Advising.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Review and evaluate undergraduate and graduate student credentials via the degree auditing process to insure that students have met all graduation requirements.
  • Evaluate and award course units from external colleges or agencies that are in compliance with college policy.  This includes Advanced Placement, Advanced Standing credit, Transfer credit and other academic records. 
  • Meet with students on an individual basis and respond to student inquiries. Including meeting with prospective transfer students during the admissions recruitment period.  This could entail traveling to the community colleges with an admissions officer to discuss the transferability of credits with prospects as well as transfer counselors.
  • Update student academic records, in PAWS,  based on waivers and exceptions received from the academic departments. Authorize course work to be taken at other institutions based on college policy.
  • Support the registration process during the registration appointment period and during orientation. Conduct presentations and training sessions to educate students and staff as to the functionality of PAWS. 
Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree Required.  Entry level position with basic understanding of college level curriculum and degree requirements.
  • Ability to work in a highly technical, customer friendly environment using the Oracle/PeopleSoft Advising Module and other web based advising tools expected. 
Employer Qualifications:

    Final offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of background and reference checks Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required for all non-classified positions
About TCNJ

TCNJ is a highly selective institution that has earned national recognition for its commitment to excellence. Founded in 1855, TCNJ has become an exemplar of the best in public higher education and is consistently acknowledged as one of the top comprehensive colleges in the nation. TCNJ currently is ranked as one of the 75 "Most Competitive" schools in the nation by Barron's Profiles of American Colleges and is rated the No. 1 public institution in the northern region of the country by U.S. News & World Report. TCNJ was named the #10 value in public higher education by the Princeton review in 2009 and, in 2006, was awarded a Phi Beta Kappa chapter - an honor shared by less than 10 percent of colleges and universities nationally. A strong liberal arts core forms the foundation for programs offered through TCNJ's seven schools - Arts & Communication; Business; Education; Humanities and Social Sciences; Science; Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science; and Engineering. TCNJ faculty members are teacher-scholars who share a commitment to liberal learning. TCNJ is located within an hour, by train, of New York City and Philadelphia. The College's campus is set on 289 tree-lined acres in suburban Ewing Township and is known for its natural beauty and has 39 major buildings, including the fourth-best college library in the nation, according to the Princeton Review.

Contact Information

Qualified candidates should apply online and submit a letter of interest, resume (CV), as well as the names and contact information for three professional references. Please apply to the following link: https://tcnj.taleo.net/careersection/00_ex_staff/jobdetail.ftl?job=21002858&lang=en.  Applications will be considered until a viable finalist has been found. 

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