Bethel University

Transfer Evaluation Specialist

Posted Date 5 days ago(3/12/2018 10:44 AM)
Position Number
# of Openings
Registrar's Office
Months per year
Benefit Eligible
Benefit Eligible

Job Summary

Responsible for managing a comprehensive system of transfer evaluations for prospective and current students for the College of Arts and Sciences.


  • Enters transfer work and related petitions in student information system for official college transcripts from other U.S. and international institutions. 
  • Routinely reviews courses from U.S. and international institutions and evaluates transfer credit, in conjunction with department chairs and the Office of Academic Affairs, to determine Bethel equivalency. 
  • Maintains an accurate transfer evaluation electronic database.
  • Communicates with students, faculty and/or staff advisors and admissions counselors about transfer equivalencies and related petitions. 
  • Assists academic programs in development of articulation agreements.
  • Serves as backup as needed for other Transfer Evaluation Specialists. 
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Skills

Working knowledge and experience with relational databases and student information systems, experience with Banner student modules preferred.

Individual should have strong public relations and organization skills, exceptional written communication skills and a proven ability to manage complex systems and work with multiple constituencies. Ability to work independently, as well as part of a team.

Demonstrated ability to successfully work in an academic setting, apply conflict management skills, and have a proven track record of both detail orientation and big picture ability.
Ability to think critically and use appropriate independent judgment to apply transfer guidelines and procedures to unique student academic records.
Must be able to handle sensitive, confidential information in a mature, professional manner and be familiar with FERPA.

Required Experience

2+ years of related experience. Prior experience in an educational organization is strongly desired.


Required Education

Bachelor’s degree required.

Additional Information

Must be able to work in a sitting position at a computer for extended periods of time.

Will require some nights and weekends during registration and incoming student events.


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