Transfer Specialist and Director of Testing Center
ALEXANDRIA TECHNICAL AND COMMUNITY COLLEGE 1601 Jefferson Street Alexandria, MN 56308
MnSCU Academic Professional 2 - 1132 - College Admissions (Unclassified MAPE)
Plan, direct and control Testing Center operations and activities, to include supervision of staff. Includes development of Testing Center strategic and operational goals and work plans, interpreting federal and state laws related to assessment and Minnesota State policies into testing and assessment procedures and processes to ensure procedures are implemented and appropriately enforced, and projects are completed.
Provide leadership and coordination for credit transfer into Alexandria Technical & Community College (ATCC), ensuring a smooth transition for students. Provide subject matter expertise on the transfer of college, military, and test-out (CLEP, AP, DSST, CPL, etc.) credits. Evaluate prior college transcripts for transfer of credit within college's transfer policy in a timely manner, to assist students' decision making processes.
Implement and maintain Degree Audit Reporting System (DARS) and Transferology. Encode and update program requirements as changes occur, ensuring accuracy and the most up-to-date information needed to graduate.
Provide communication and training of transfer resources and DARS reports for students, faculty and staff to ensure accuracy in advising and meeting graduation requirements. Present to designated classes, Transferology and other on-line resources, to assist in the transfer process. Assist students, faculty, and staff advisors with DARS interpretation to ensure accuracy in advising.
Bachelor's degree in business, communication, marketing, or another related area.
3 years of work experience in student services.
Work experience in student personnel administration, higher education administration, or a related field.
Ability to provide leadership and expertise in national and international transfer guidelines and practices, curriculum development, aggressive problem identification, and problem solving.
Skills in developing and leading innovative approaches to transfer opportunities, process planning and management; policy development; interpersonal and public communications; writing and editing; team building; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with faculty and other college administrators; and project management.
Knowledge of and experience with the application and integration of Minnesota State and ATCC policies, procedures, and practices; State and Federal Law, customer/student service standards; continuous quality improvement methods, transcript and credit equivalency standards; degree graduation standards, DARS, Transferology, evaluation of military education transfer policy; CLEP, DSST, AP and IB report evaluations; ISRS; and Microsoft Office software.
Knowledge of assessment for course placement policies and procedures.
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Alexandria Technical & Community College seeks faculty and staff who share our vision to be the premier institution of career preparation and comprehensive, lifelong learning. Candidates are welcome who are prepared to exercise leadership in a diverse, collegial, and professional environment.ATCC's retention, graduation, and career placement is among the highest of all Minnesota public two-year co...lleges. In fact, the college successfully placed an average of 90% of its graduates in their chosen career field for several decades.