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Located in the heart of the Puget Sound region, the University of Washington Bothell is one of the most dynamic public universities in the state of Washington. The campus is committed to increasing access to an excellent UW education and preparing students to be leaders throughout Washington and beyond.
UW Bothell provides students a participatory, cross-disciplinary experience grounded in hands-on learning, community-based research, close relationships with faculty as teachers and mentors, and the personalized support of staff who are dedicated to student success.
The campus offers more than 55 undergraduate and graduate degrees. Current enrollment is approximately 6,000 students. More than 90 percent of undergraduates are from Washington State, more than 40% are first-generation college attendees, and more than half are students of color.
The University values hiring faculty and staff who have demonstrated experience and ability to work successfully with diverse student populations and who can contribute to a campus culture that promotes equity among colleagues.
Diversity and inclusion are core values at UW Bothell. Our work begins with the acceptance and celebration of the differences that are represented through the many diverse and minoritized communities on our campus and in the surrounding community. We recognize that we are bound together in a collective experience and that our actions impact all in our community. When we focus on the lives of the most marginalized groups among us, we also create conditions of equity, justice and academic excellence for everyone.
In addition to having award winning faculty and staff, UW Bothell has been recognized for innovations in academic programming and support services designed to help students graduate on time and debt-free. It has also earned both recognition and awards for its work in the area of environmental sustainability.
UW Bothell has an excellent opportunity for an Admissions Specialist!
The Admissions Specialist is responsible for processing all external admissions applications. This includes receiving documents from multiple resources, completing application files in the CRM (Slate), evaluating transcripts and test scores to check the admissions requirements, award transfer credits, and enter data into the Student Database System (SDB). In addition, the admissions specialist closely communicates with the admissions recruiter team and academic program advisors regarding the transferability of courses and transfer policies and procedures.
•Establish electronic application files in an electronic student Admissions tracking system •Assist with importing application data from SDB to Slate •Assist with validating and cleaning data for prospects and applicants as needed •Review applications for completion to ensure readiness for reading •Match supplemental documents (from fax, email or US mail) to electronic application files •Record credits and GPA from college transcripts •Assess and record program pre-requisite courses and grades •Complete domestic transfer credit evaluations and collaborate with International Credential Evaluator team to award transfer credit for enrolling students •Enter required application updates into UW Student Database •Research course transferability through the Internet or appropriate university staff •Maintain knowledge of UW Bothell program requirements •Develop and maintain professional working relationships with campus partners and with other Department staff •Actively participate in Admissions Specialist team and appropriate staff meetings •Review policies and procedures for enhanced efficiency and effectiveness •Other 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: •Proficient computing skills (Microsoft Office Suite). •Must be detail-oriented and have an aptitude for math. •Excellent written and oral communication. •Ability to function as a member of the Admissions team with a strong commitment to excellent customer service. •Demonstrated ability to relate to diverse populations of students, faculty, and staff. •Must be able to work on a computer for extended periods of time.
Application Process: 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 Workforce Authorization, 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 undergraduate 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.