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The University of Washington (UW) is proud to be one of the nation's premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoy outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.
The Office of Admissions has an outstanding opportunity for an International Admissions Specialist to work with international freshman, transfer, and post baccalaureate applicants. Admissions, a unit within the Enrollment Management, supports the Provost as well as the University of Washington community.
The mission of the Office of Undergraduate Admissions is to attract and enroll talented and diverse students in order to help create an intellectually and culturally vibrant student body. The values of the University integrity, diversity, excellence, collaboration, innovation and respect are exemplified by the Office of Admissions.
The International Admissions team is seeking a talented individual who shares these values and is interested in joining a fast-paced work environment as an International Admissions Specialist to assist in the review and evaluation of a culturally diverse international applicant pool of over 10,000 freshman and transfer applicants annually. This position works under the direction of the Counseling Services Coordinators for International Processing and reports to the Associate Director of International Student Admission, Enrollment, and Services.
* Evaluate international and U.S. credentials and supporting application materials to determine admissibility to the University of Washington for all undergraduate classifications.
* Complete individual course-by-course evaluations of transfer credit and advanced high school college credit.
* Advise international applicants and students with regard to admission policies, procedures, and related concerns.
* Answer questions regarding a variety of international admission and transfer credit related issues.
* Participate and assist with the training of 6-8 temp credential evaluators during freshman processing season.
* Visit local community colleges to advise prospective students regarding international transfer admissions (approximately 2-3 colleges per academic year).
* Other projects, committee work, or duties as assigned.
Two years' experience as a Credentials Evaluator II;
OR two years of college and two years of experience in admissions, student advising or closely related area;
OR an equivalent combination of experience and education.
Additional requirements include:
Proficient and accurate keyboarding skills. Ten key by touch.
PC experience including proficiency with Microsoft Windows and Windows-based applications.
Proficient writing skills for correspondence and/or other writing tasks.
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
Experience working with a student database system.
Experience working with academic credentials outside the U.S.
CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:
This position requires the ability to work independently at managing a very large workload of extremely detail-oriented paper/computer work, applying complex policies and procedures.
Appointment to this position is contingent upon obtaining satisfactory results from a criminal background check.
As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For a complete description of our benefits for this position, please visit our website, click here.
The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Work Authorization, Criminal Conviction History, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select Apply to this position. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment, you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your My Jobs page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergra...duate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.