Chatham University
  • Pittsburgh, PA, USA
  • Full Time

Chatham University

Coordinator of Transfer and Articulation

Chatham University has an immediate opening for a Coordinator of Transfer and Articulation in the University's Academic Affairs department and reports to the Assistant Vice President of Undergraduate Learning.

This position serves as a member of the Office of Academic Affairs and the Academic Advising Center. The Transfer Coordinator is primarily responsible for the evaluation of transfer students to ensure their timely enrollment in classes, contributing to student success. This position will take the lead with the academic departments in working directly with faculty and administration in addressing transfer concerns and issues, oversees course equivalency in order to build/maintain a database of equivalent coursework, and supports orientation and registration programs for transfer students. . Incumbent must assure quality services to students and consistent implementation of relevant institutional policies. Hybrid work option available (up to three days/week remote after onboarding).

This vacant position will add to Chatham's mission "to prepare students to build lives of purpose, value and fulfilling work...by preparing graduates to be informed and engaged citizens in their communities; to recognize and respect the diversity of culture, identity, and opinion; and to live sustainably." Building on this mission, Chatham is committed to creating a supportive and inclusive learning, living and working environment for all members of the campus community. Learn more at: www.chatham.edu.

Education: Bachelor's degree required. Master's degree preferred.

Experience: Requires Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 1 - 3 years comparable higher education experience. Prior experience with transfer populations is strongly preferred. Required skills include proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel, ability to quickly learn and utilize proprietary educational software, exemplary written and verbal communication skills, basic math ability, attention to detail, and excellent problem-solving and organizational skills. Experience with Slate and CampusNEXUS is a plus. The individual should have excellent relational skills with a strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion and the ability to help students from diverse cultures, abilities, and backgrounds feel supported. Must function comfortably in a team structure and be able to speak before large and small groups with confidence.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Process transfer of credit paperwork.
  • Determine if institutions are accredited; provide transcript evaluations for students.
  • Confer with Academic Deans, Department Chairs, and Faculty to ascertain that correct course credit is awarded for program-specific requirements.
  • Initiate, maintain and update databases for transfer of credit and articulation agreements.
  • Develop strategic articulation agreements.
  • Attend on-campus transfer days in conjunction with campus recruiters.

Founded in 1869, Chatham University has an enrollment of over 2,200 students across over 60 undergraduate and graduate programs in our areas of excellence: sustainability & health, the arts & sciences, and business & communications. Chatham has consistently been named a College of Distinction and a "Best College" by U.S. News & World Report, and--as the alma mater of environmental icon, Rachel Carson (Class of '29)--is perennially ranked as one of the greenest colleges in the United States by Sierra Magazine and the Princeton Review.

Chatham consists of the School of Health Sciences; the Falk School of Sustainability & Environment; the School of Arts, Science and Business; and the School for Continuing & Professional Studies.

Located in Pittsburgh, PA--one of the country's most livable cities and great college towns--Chatham is spread across three distinct locations: the historic arboretum, Shadyside Campus; Chatham Eastside in the fast-growing East End; and Eden Hall Campus, one of the world's most sustainable campuses.

For a complete job description and to apply visit:

www.chatham.edu/careers

Follow the instructions to complete the application process.

To ensure full consideration, please submit a cover letter addressing the qualifications of the position, professional resume, and contact information for three professional references.

Chatham University offers a competitive salary, an excellent benefits package, including tuition remission for qualified personnel, and a generous retirement plan.

Chatham University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity. Women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are highly encouraged to apply. Chatham University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, or national origin.

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