UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON

Specification for Class

ADMISSIONS SPECIALIST

UW CODE AND REPRESENTATIVE GROUP

7490 (SEIU Local 925 Clerical Nonsupervisory)

BASIC FUNCTION

Advise prospective and enrolled students about academic programs, admissions and transfer policies and procedures; make independent decisions to admit students and to award transfer credits.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

Single class - no series. Make independent decisions to admit students to four-year higher education institutions; determine appropriate transfer credits; advise students and prospective students about enrollment, program and graduation requirements.

TYPICAL WORK

Advise prospective students about admission and degree requirements;

Visit community colleges to advise prospective students and college personnel regarding admission, academic programs and degree requirements;

Provide information about admission procedures and academic program requirements to the community, university departments and other educational institutions;

Perform necessary analysis of applications; determine admissibility of prospective students;

Determine appropriate credit hour transfer; determine course equivalency credits;

participate in training credential evaluator and/or clerical staff;

Perform related duties as required.

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

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.

New Class: 2-21-86

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