Transfer Credit Manager

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Classification:Student Services Professional 3
Grade:Grade 79
Work type:Staff Full-time
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
School/Business unit:UAF Student Services
Location: Fairbanks
Categories: Executive/Director/Management, Student Affairs/Services

Position Summary:

The UAF Registrar's Office is recruiting for a talented, experienced Transfer Credit Manager who will lead two full time staff. This position is full time, year around complete with a competitive salary and a UA employee benefits package. UA employees receive excellent benefits including retirement, 12 paid holidays, tuition waivers for employees and dependents, and affordable medical, dental, and vision coverage.


10Research, compose, review and update publicly available information on transfer credit, whether on UAF website, UAOnline, UAF catalog, Advisor Manual, and in any publications. Maintain accurate data in Banner about transfer institutions. Research information on potentially fraudulent documents or institutions and provide information on such to RegistrarEssential
15Research, evaluate and determine appropriate credit equivalents for Alternative Ways to Earn Credit (AP, IB, DANTES, various certificates, and credentials), international transfer credit, student exchange programs, and articulation agreements.Essential
15Work with the management team and the student data and systems staff to identify and implement process improvements. Act as project lead in the implementation of new transfer credit tools. This requires coordinating efforts between the Registrar’s office, OIT, and technology vendors for projects that can take months or up to a year to complete.Essential
20Troubleshoot/problem-solve issues elevated for attention by transfer credit evaluators. Field any complaints about transfer credit and determine appropriate action. Take questions/disputes/requests for changes to transfer credit decisions made by evaluators, from students or advisorsEssential
40Supervise daily activities and performance of two full-time permanent, one full-time term funded transfer credit evaluators and potentially student workers. Under direction of the Registrar, set goals and expectations for staff; assess operations; determine most efficient organization & distribution of work assignments; prioritizing and assigning tasks; training, and evaluating performance. Serve as final quality control officer for all evaluations. Represent the Registrar’s office on committees and work-teams as neededEssential


Knowledge of complex interactive database system (preferably student system); ability to identify and recommend improved processes for efficiency; Ability to locate, learn and accurately interpret and apply academic rules and regulations. Knowledge of decision-making strategies and problem-solving skills. Ability to lead.


Three years previous or current experience working in higher education.


Bachelor's degree and three years of relevant experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.


Complete the UA online application, attach a resume, attach a cover letter detailing any related experience or specialized skills you may have, and upload a list of three (3) references with their current phone and email contact information.

This position is a full-time, 40 hours per week, 12 months per year, salaried position at Grade 79, $54,246.40 annual salary DOE complete with a competitive salary and UA employee benefits package. UA employees receive excellent benefits including participation in State of Alaska PERS retirement, 12 paid holidays per year, tuition waivers for employees and family members, and affordable medical, dental and vision care coverage.


To ensure consideration, please apply prior to the review date of March 8, 2021.

Submit your completed application and all supplemental materials ****by 11:55 PM on March 7, 2021**** to be considered in the first review of applicants. This position is open until filled.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

Affirmative Action Statement:

UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual:

Background Check:

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Probationary Period:

Pursuant to University Regulation 04.07.020, new employees of the University are employed in an at-will probationary status for the first six months of employment. During the probationary period, employment may be terminated for no reason or any reason. Promoted employees also serve a probationary period with limited rights of retreat.

Public Disclosure Statement:

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

University of Alaska is a Drug-Free Workplace.

University of Alaska campuses are Tobacco-Free. 

Training Policy:

It is the policy of the University of Alaska (UA) that all employees are required to complete training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period to remain employed at the UA.

Contact Information:

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200

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