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Application & Evaluation Specialist

UW-Eau Claire – Eau Claire Campus
Admissions

Full Time, Staff

  • Official Title: Student Service Examiner Senior
  • Job ID: #17208
  • Date Posted:
  • Apply by: | To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by deadline. However, screening may continue until position is filled.
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Application & Evaluation Specialist

A full-time university staff position is available in Admissions beginning July 19, 2021. The working title for this assignment is Application and Evaluation Specialist with an official title of Student Status Examiner Senior.  This is an expected-to-continue assignment, which requires a six-month probationary period.  The expected hourly hiring salary will be based on qualifications and experience, with a range of $42,000-$45,000.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Highly dedicated to service excellence for students, University administrators, faculty, and others
  • Demonstrated commitment to equity and inclusiveness; able to bring diverse perspectives and experiences together
  • Demonstrated experience in professional judgment and discretion, maintaining confidentiality while working with sensitive information
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Ability to:
  • evaluate and make independent decisions
  • effectively solve problems and recommend process improvements
  • work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • be detail oriented

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Familiarity with Student Information Systems, document imaging software and Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Outlook, Word, etc.)
  • Understand and interpret policy pertaining to application processing and residency review.
  • Previous experience in a higher education setting.

 

DUTIES: This position is responsible for the evaluation and acceptance of applicants and the performance of credit evaluations. Current knowledge of UW System and UW-Eau Claire policies is required, as they relate to admission decisions. This position must possess the ability to work independently, set priorities, think logically, and exercise good judgement in making decisions. Additionally, this position requires exceptional attention to detail and technical expertise with student information system and document imaging, as well as MS Office Suite. Excellent communication skills are required to communicate with staff, prospective students and parents, and high schools.

 

  • Evaluate first year applications with the authority to decision. Other populations may include transfer, high school specials, and re-entry applicants.
  • Outreach to applicants and counselors to advise of UW System and campus policies, as it pertains to application requirements.
  • Perform first year transfer credit evaluations.
  • Coordinate final high school and college transcript review for final admissibility.
  • Application of test scores into student information system (e.g. ACT, SAT, AP, GRE, GMAT and TOEFL).
  • Determine residency status requiring knowledge of Wisconsin State Statue 36.27.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor, Associate Director and Director of Admissions.
  • By definition of this position, persons in this position are considered a campus security authority (CSA) to whom individuals may report certain crimes occurring within UWEC on-campus and off-campus property

THE UNIT: The Office of Admissions consists of 20 staff members and is charged with the recruitment of students and processing of all application materials. https://www.uwec.edu/admissions/

 

UNIVERSITY and EAU CLAIRE COMMUNITY: UW-Eau Claire, an institution of approximately 11,500 students and 1,400 faculty and staff, is consistently recognized as a top comprehensive university in the Midwest and is widely known as a leader in faculty-undergraduate research and study abroad. We strive for excellence in liberal education and select graduate and professional programs through commitment to teaching and learning and dedication to our core values of diversity, sustainability, leadership, and innovation. To learn more about UWEC, visit https://www.uwec.edu/human-resources/employment-opportunities/why-uwec/ .

The City of Eau Claire, situated at the confluence of the Chippewa and Eau Claire rivers, is at the center of a metropolitan area of approximately 100,000 people located 90 miles east of Minneapolis/St. Paul. The area features beautiful parks and trails, strong public schools, a vibrant arts scene and local food culture, and abundant recreational opportunities.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications are submitted electronically. Please follow instructions found on the following UW-Eau Claire Web site: https://www.uwec.edu/job-postings/You must create an account and login before you can apply.  If you have not yet registered, click on the "Click here to Register" link to begin the registration process. If you are already a registered user, input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Login."  Click the link to the Student Status Examiner Senior position (Job ID # 17208) and then click the "Apply Now" button to submit your application electronically.  Your application will not be considered complete until all required documents are attached, and all required fields are completed.  Please be sure you have included the following in PDF format:

  • Letter of application
  • Resume
  • Names and contact information for three references.

Please direct requests for additional information to:

Lindsay Kroll at KROLLL@uwec.edu

To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by June 1, 2021.  However, screening may continue until position is filled. The university reserves the right to contact additional references with notice given to the candidates at an appropriate time in the process. Employment will require a background check. Employment will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding past conduct related to sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. §. 19.36(7).

The UW-Eau Claire Police Department is dedicated to maintaining a safe and secure environment for learning and working. Although crime at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is  limited, the   University Police want students, faculty and staff to be aware of crime on campus and the area surrounding the campus. The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal law that requires colleges and universities to disclose annual information about campus crime.  Visit Campus Security and Fire Report  (https://www.uwec.edu/files/8/annual-security-report.pdf) .  Also visit our Campus Security Authority policy (https://www.uwec.edu/files/787/CleryCompliancePolicy.pdf).

UW-Eau Claire is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disability employer dedicated to enhancing diversity, equity, and inclusion.

The UW-Eau Claire Police Department is dedicated to maintaining a safe and secure environment for learning and working. Although crime at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is limited, the University Police want students, faculty and staff to be aware of crime on campus and the area surrounding the campus. The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal law that requires colleges and universities to disclose annual information about campus crime. Visit Campus Security and Fire Report. Also visit our Campus Security Authority(CSA) policy.

UW-Eau Claire is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disability employer dedicated to enhancing equity, diversity, and inclusion.

The University reserves the right to contact additional references with notice given to the candidates at an appropriate time in the process. Employment will require a background check. Employment will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding past conduct related to sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. §. 19.36(7).

The University of Wisconsin System is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings will change in November 2021. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/title-and-total-compensation-study/.