UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON

Specification for Class

FOREIGN ADMISSIONS EVALUATOR

UW CODE AND REPRESENTATIVE GROUP

7488 (SEIU Local 925 Clerical Nonsupervisory)

DEFINITION

Evaluate foreign credentials for admission to a University or College Program.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

Positions in this class are distinguished by responsibility for performing graduate admission evaluation of foreign student applicants requiring knowledge of foreign grading systems.

TYPICAL WORK

Determine level of education applicant has attained, counseling references for clarification of a wide variety of foreign degrees, certificates, licenses, etc.;

Determine accreditation of institution attended, grade point average, language proficiency and financial status of student applicant;

Interpret grades awarded on a wide variety of grading scales;

Evaluate foreign credentials and transmit evaluation and file to department for acceptance decision;

Notify student of denial or admission; in the latter case, outline further procedures related to immigration, language tests, etc.; enclose application for student visa;

Answer correspondence from applicants who have been educated in foreign countries;

Serve as a source of information regarding foreign institutions and the acceptability of their credit to the University;

Perform related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - UW Contract Classified
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS - Classified Non-Union

High School diploma; AND three years of experience in University admissions work, or equivalent college education; OR a combination of three years of applicable education and experience.

EXAMINATION REQUIREMENTS

A job element examination (including written, E & T and oral components) scored on the basis of job related experience, training, skill, ability, and other elements which are established through job analysis.

New Class: 9-14-73
Revise Class: 3-17-77

CSR Class Conversion (mc): 06-01-05