This is a description of a staff position at the University of Wyoming, not a job opening announcement. Current job openings can be found at the Prospective Employees page. The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities required.
Reports to: Designated Supervisor
UW Job Code: 3866
UW Job Family: 35
SOC Code: 27-1012
Pay Grade: 20
Date: July 01, 2004
Evaluates academic records of University of Wyoming students to validate college course credits; provides academic advising, as directed.
Process and load all applications for admission using computers and software in area; review and update student information as new documents arrive. Load application fee.
Evaluate and recalculate GPA for most transcripts, and all international students.
Determine the eligibility of students for for admission and load as appropriate.
Provide customer service to students and parents, as directed.
Maintain accurate records to assure that complete official academic records are on file.
Train and assist new employees, including student workers. Provide double checks for accuracy and assist with necessary clean-up reports.
Meet with campus departments as necessary to evaluate and develop new processes when needed and serve as a resource.
Provide back up and assist with scanning, indexing, front-desk coverage, big mailings and data entry.
May travel to discuss questions with prospective transfer students.
May assist with graduation ceremonies, or special award/recognition events; occasional travel.
No major sources of discomfort, standard office environment.
Credentials Analyst/Academic Advisor: under limited supervision evaluates academic records of University of Wyoming students to validate college course credits. Provides academic advising, as directed. Provides routine answers to advising questions. Typically has limited authority for independent judgment and decision making.
Coordinator, Student Advising: under very limited supervision coordinates and provides career and/or academic advising functions within assigned department for University of Wyoming students. This level is typically responsible for advisement to students with academic and/or career challenges. Provides assistance with program goals and objectives, as directed.
Coordinator, Senior, Student Advising: at the college level, independently coordinates and provides career and/or academic advising functions for University of Wyoming students. Typically responsible for review and approval of student forms, providing information through workshops and orientations, writing and updating informational materials for the college, and advisement to students with academic and/or career challenges.
Manager, Student Advising: independently manages the operational, financial, and personnel functions for a designated college. Manages, coordinates, develops and implements a comprehensive advising program for University of Wyoming Students.
Assistant Director, Center for Advising and Career Services: assists the Director in the administration of the Center for Advising and Career Services. Acts on behalf of the Director. Develops and administers department goals and objectives relating directly to academic and career advising of students.
Authorized by Classification/Compensation, Human Resources
Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Participating in the University's hazardous waste minimization program is part of the job of each employee who uses (or may come in contact with) hazardous materials. Fair Labor Standards Act (exempt/non-exempt) is designated by position. University of Wyoming actively supports Americans with Disabilities Act and will consider reasonable accommodations.