Initial Review Date (IRD) The Initial Review Date (IRD) for this position is: 09-23-2020
UC Santa Cruz staff jobs are posted until filled. Application materials submitted by 11:59 pm on the IRD will be routed to the hiring unit for consideration. NOTE: Materials submitted after the IRD will be forwarded only at the request of the hiring unit. Submit your materials before the IRD to ensure consideration by the hiring unit.
Dept Marketing Statement Office of Undergraduate Admissions generates, reviews, and processes in excess of 67,000 applications and serves approximately 38,000 campus visitors each year. The office has 44 career staff FTE, 45-50 part-time/temporary staff, and 150 student staff. Staff work locally and regionally throughout California and the nation. The office is part of Enrollment Management, which includes Financial Aid and Scholarships, Orientation and Undergraduate Admissions. Enrollment Management is part of the multi-faceted academic Division of Undergraduate Education. Undergraduate Admissions, Enrollment Management and Undergraduate Education work closely with select Academic Senate committees. Since its founding in 1965, the University of California, Santa Cruz, has grown from 652 students to nearly 19,000 students (2017-18) and earned international distinction as a world university with high-impact research, ranking 3rd in the world for research influence by Times Higher Education, and among the top 50 universities in the world, according to the U.S. News and World Report 2017 Best Global Universities rankings. A campus with world-class facilities and one of the most visually spectacular settings in higher education, UC Santa Cruz offers rigorous academic programs and cutting-edge research opportunities. At the core of our progressive educational approach are our 10 distinctive residential colleges, which organize the campus into smaller living/learning communities.
Involves developing and implementing programs for student outreach, recruitment, and admissions for the university and/or school/college/department within appropriate constituents and communities; and educating the public about admissions requirements, policies, and processes.
Uses professional admissions and recruitment concepts by assisting with recruitment efforts and / or preparing admissions materials.
Under the supervision of the Associate Director of Admissions - Evaluations & Advising Services, the incumbent is responsible for the evaluation and analysis of academic records and an array of personal information from individuals applying for undergraduate freshman admission to the University of California, Santa Cruz. The incumbent will receive training in the review of freshman applicants prior to the actual review of the applications. The incumbent will interpret and apply a wide variety of complex faculty-approved policies to determine an applicant's UC eligibility, an appropriate holistic assessment, if an applicant has met the UC Santa Cruz selection criteria to be admitted to the campus.
Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule Salary Information: $2.80 per application
Job Duties 30% - Determine UC eligibility status, including research concerning accreditation, variant educational and grading systems, and external collegiate coursework for its comparability to UC coursework.
20% - Analyze student application materials to determine complete educational history.
15% - Use reference materials including but not limited to: UC's high school course agreements on the Doorways web site, the UC California course list database, and the California statewide articulation database, ASSIST.
5% - Complete training in the review of freshman applicants seeking admission to the University of California, Santa Cruz.
Basic knowledge and experience working with a diverse student population.
Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
Demonstrated ability to make accurate and consistent interpretations of a broad variety of academic and/or administrative policies and procedures.
Demonstrated ability to research and analyze information and come to appropriate conclusions, employing complex policies and procedures.
Experience in effectively using robust web-based and/or networked applications to effectively input, access, and analyze information critical to the daily functioning of the work environment.
Ability to exercise good judgment and discretion, particularly in matters relative to sensitive or confidential student records, personnel or organizational matters.
Demonstrated ability to work independently and set priorities in the context of a full, multifaceted set of responsibilities.
Excellent organizational and time management skills.
Knowledge and experience using standard computing tools including Microsoft Office applications, on-line databases, email, and web-based research tools.
To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit, they must be submitted on or before the initial review date (IRD) via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site; https://jobs.ucsc.edu. A computer is available at the UC Santa Cruz Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center. The Scotts Valley Center is located at 100 Enterprise Way, Suite E100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodations, call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service at 800-735-2922. UC Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees.
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