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SUNY Delhi Transfer Admissions Advisor - SUNY Delhi in Delhi, New York

Location: Delhi, NY Category: Staff Posted On: Tue Jan 7 2020 Job Description:

SUNY Delhi prides itself on being a welcoming college community for all. Diversity, equity, and inclusiveness are integral components of the highest quality academic programs and strong campus climate. SUNY Delhi is seeking a highly energetic, engaging, and dynamic self-starter to join the Admissions staff as the Transfer Admissions Advisor.

The Transfer Admissions Advisor will be part of the professional staff on the Admission team representing SUNY Delhi to prospective students on campus, at secondary schools, community colleges, and at off-campus events. The Transfer Admissions Advisor must be self-directed, work well independently, and as part of a group. The incumbent is expected to become familiar with all SUNY Delhi academic programs, admissions curriculum criteria, and be an expert in transfer credit evaluation and equivalencies. They will independently review transfer applications, make admissions decisions, and provide detailed information to prospective students regarding on-campus curriculum, academic programs, residence hall programs, and financial assistance.

The Transfer Admissions Advisor will also participate in research and evaluation related to enrollment planning, demographic analysis and retention, and attend professional meetings and conferences as required.This position requires a flexible schedule including evening and weekend hours, as well and seasonal travel.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Counsel and advise prospective student's concerning the application and admission process, as well as, conduct admission appointments and interviews.

  • Responsible for the review of transfer applications and the transfer credit evaluation process, including but not limited to evaluation of all undergraduate transcripts for transferrable credits based on institutional policies and practices; this includes reviewing re-admissions applications.

  • Responsible for creating and maintaining course equivalency and entering transfer credits into our student information system (Banner).

  • Serve as the Transfer specialist for the Office of Admissions leading annual trainings across campus to update and develop consistency for credit evaluations and admissions advisement.

  • Assist the Associate Director of Admissions in the execution and promotion of College Articulation Agreements.

  • Support all SUNY Delhi Recruitment, Enrollment, and Yield Events (Discover Delhi, Delhi Decision Day, Bronco Ready, and Welcome Weekend)

  • Remain current on college programs, policies and procedures, as well as, regional and national transfer student enrollment trends, providing insight to the entire Admissions Team.

  • Work with the Center for Student Leadership and Engagement on programming for National Transfer Student Week.

  • Provide daily customer service support for all students and families; a generalist in all areas by having the ability to answer phones and emails thoroughly. Conduct meetings with students and families in-person or virtually, providing a comfortable atmosphere.

    Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution

  • 1-3 years of professional college admissions experience working with transfer students

  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite

  • Experience using a Student Information System such as Banner, PeopleSoft, Datatel, etc

  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and analytical skills

  • Must possess a valid unrestricted Driver's License

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree from an accredited institution

  • 3-5 years professional college admissions experience working with transfer students

  • Intermediate experience using Banner

  • Experience with an Academic Advisement system such as Ellucian Degree Works

  • Knowledge of Transfer Evaluation System (TES)

  • Strength in data analysis, trouble shooting, and problem solving

  • Professional experience working with diverse student populations

    Additional Information:

  • Full-time, 12-month position

  • Salary: $48,500 - $50,000 commensurate with experience

  • Reports to: Associate Director of Admissions

  • Budget Title: Admissions Advisor

  • This position offers full New York State UUP (FT), benefits which are among the most comprehensive in the country

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SUNY Delhi has a strong commitment to Affirmative Action and Cultural Diversity. The College welcomes responses from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans.

SUNY Delhi is committed to providing a safe and productive learning and living community for our students and employees. To achieve that goal, we conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Any offer of employment is contingent on the successful completion of the background check.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

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Clery Statement

Applicants interested in positions may access the Annual Security Report (ASR) for SUNY Delhi online. The ASR contains information on campus security policies and certain campus crime statistics. Crime statistics are reported in accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. Applicants may request a hard copy of the ASR by contacting the SUNY Delhi University Police Department at 607-746-4700.