Bloomington Support Staff Job Specs
Job Title and Grade: Credentials Analyst-Senior / SSOF
Job Code: 002254
This is administrative and clerical work performing a variety of difficult tasks, requiring resourcefulness and independent judgement, related to the review and assessment of applications from foreign students wishing to study at IU and of IU students going to other programs.
Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities
Reviews prospective students' dossiers and applies appropriate criteria to determine if they are suitable for admission action; enters information into appropriate database.
Completes route sheets with an overview of candidate's background; checks student's eligibility for degree; profiles institutions candidate has attended.
Calculates candidate's grade point average, explains foreign institution's grading scale; evaluates on candidate's English ability and standardized test scores.
Forwards information and recommendations to appropriate department and notifies candidate as to status of their application.
Assists with the evaluation of programs where IU students are studying; ensures that these programs are accredited; and notifies students of program status.
Produces transfer credit reports for students ensuring that work done on other campuses appears on IU transcript.
Trains and oversees international staff; serves as resource on questions regarding policy and procedures.
Maintains and updates databases on foreign institutions ensuring that information used to evaluate applications is accurate.
Assists international students in completing application process.
Responds to phone inquiries for information on process or status of application.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of university's admission requirements and procedures.
Knowledge of standard office procedures and equipment.
Knowledge of foreign cultures and educational systems.
Strong written and verbal communications skills.
Ability to effective supervise other personnel.
Ability to work well with wide range of people.
Education: High school diploma or GED.
Experience: Two years office experience in an academic environment.
The intent of this job specification is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this specification.