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Transfer Resource Center Advising Liaison (Re-announcement)

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

An advising philosophy must be submitted along with a resume and cover letter when applying for the position. *Salary is commensurate with education/experience that exceeds the minimum requirements. All offers of employment are contingent on a successful background check. All applications must be submitted online

Posting Details


Internal Title Transfer Resource Center Advising Liaison (Re-announcement)
Position Type Classified
Faculty / Non-Faculty / Administration Non-Faculty
Pay Band 5
Level 4
Department Academic Advising and Planning Ctr
Minimum Requirements

Bachelor’s degree and three years of professional work experience with academic student services in higher education is required. A Master’s degree in a relevant field is preferred. Experience with transfer students or college transfer processes preferred. Previous experience with establishing a new campus initiative highly valued. Experience with Banner and Degree Works is preferred. Candidates with an equivalent combination of experience and/or education are encouraged to apply.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

• Knowledge of and experience with academic student services, program development, college recruitment, and academic advising.
• Knowledge of best practices, policies, and procedures for transfer students; ability to represent the institution professionally, interpret College policies, respond to inquiries and advise students accurately.
• Knowledge of student development theory and transition issues for two- and four-year transfer students; ability to translate theory into practice and create transition support programs for students.
• Ability to communicate effectively with diverse populations of enrolled students, prospective students, families, staff, faculty, administrators, and personnel from other institutions. Discretion and knowledge of FERPA regulations is essential.
• Ability to work independently and complete tasks under tight deadlines; demonstrated record of successful collaboration in serving students and establishing new programs; ability to take initiative and demonstrate resourcefulness.
• Must be detail-oriented with strong organization and time-management skills. Proficiency with Microsoft Office, FTP, database, and document imaging is required. Knowledge of Transferology software, Banner, and Degree Works is a plus.

Additional Comments Regarding Position
Special Instructions to Applicants

An advising philosophy must be submitted along with a resume and cover letter when applying for the position.

*Salary is commensurate with education/experience that exceeds the minimum requirements.

All offers of employment are contingent on a successful background check.

All applications must be submitted online

Salary *$38,013 - $42,500
Posting Date 01/12/2018
Closing Date 01/22/2018
Open Until Filled No
Posting Number 2018006
Quicklink for Posting

Job Duties

Job Duties


1. Provides leadership in advancing the profile of the TRC and in advocating for transfer student success at the College. Advises, counsels, and advocates for current and prospective College of Charleston students in the areas of transfer admission, transfer credit evaluation, and transitions involved with transfer between institutions consistent with a developmental philosophy of advising as defined by NACADA. Serves as a primary source of information for current and prospective transfer students providing accurate, timely, relevant transfer information. Interprets and communicates policies to prospective students, faculty, staff, administrators, and other institutions. Conducts one-on-one meetings with prospective, admitted, and current transfer students to explain transfer credit evaluations and advise about program of study options. Completes unofficial transcript evaluations for potential students; assists with official evaluations for incoming undergraduate students during periods of peak activity. Refers students to other campus resources as appropriate.

Essential or Marginal Essential
Percent of Time 45

2. Develops and leads workshops for prospective, current and admitted students on the College’s transfer requirements and processes, technology-driven planning tools and resources, general education requirements, institutional policies, and the connection between majors, careers, and transferrable skills. Participates in transfer-related presentations and orientations at the College of Charleston and SC 2-year institutions, and assists in the development and implementation of outreach and retention programs to meet student needs and the strategic enrollment plans of the College of Charleston. Provides expert advice in all areas of undergraduate transfer (e.g. credit evaluation procedures, academic regulations).

Essential or Marginal Essential
Percent of Time 30

3. Coordinates activity between the Office of Admissions, Office of the Registrar, and the Academic Advising and Planning Center to facilitate a seamless transfer experience for students from admission to declaration of major in an academic department. Contributes to the development of degree completion guides for students attending 2-year public South Carolina institutions interested in transferring to College of Charleston. Manages the TRC email account, responds to inquiries, and makes appropriate referrals. Responds to inquiries and contact through Transferology. Assists with the development of TRC website content and regular updates as needed. Serves as TRC’s administrative liaison for Appointment Manager. Assists with the maintenance of the College of Charleston Transferology subscription. Researches, summarizes and provides faculty with documentation on newly presented and non-standard courses.

Essential or Marginal Essential
Percent of Time 15

4. Coordinates TRC’s assessment including the assessment plan and its execution and reporting; champions assessment related initiatives and continuous improvement.

Essential or Marginal Essential
Percent of Time 10

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Public Job Posting
    • Internal Job Posting
    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement/Publication
    • Personal Referral
    • Website
    • Other
    • Post and Courier
    • Word of mouth
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Job fair
    • Hiring Our Heroes (linkedIn)
    • SC Works (SC Department of Employment and Workforce)
    • Twitter

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter / Letter of Application
  3. Other Document
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document 2
  2. Other Document 3