Graduate Programs Evaluator (509403)
The California State University
San Jose
hace 3 días

Description : Job Summary

Job Summary

The Graduate Admissions & Program Evaluations (GAPE) office at San Jose State University supports the academic mission of the University and collaboratively works with the campus and external community to enhance student success.

The Graduate Programs Evaluator performs duties under general supervision of the Director for the GAPE Office and receives work lead direction from the area lead, but works independently to perform general tasks and assignments related to admissions, advancement to candidacy, and graduation with emphasis on evaluation verification and processing.

The objective in all interactions is to provide information regarding policies and procedures, to suggest actions that will resolve issues, and to establish cordial and collegial relationships with those contacting the Office of Graduate Admissions and Program Evaluations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Implement business processes for each application and graduation cycle, and relay appropriate feedback about processes to efficiently meet demands and specified timelines, including, but not limited to : acting as primary role with admissions, candidacy, and graduation processing for graduate, certificate, and credential students.
  • Assess domestic and international students’ academic documents to determine eligibility and clearance for admissions, assist students and support department advisors in appropriate appeal processes, provide workshops, and advise applicants on requirements via one-on-one meetings, phone and e-mail communications, and outreach activities with on and off campus constituents.
  • Follow business processes for each application cycle, and relay appropriate feedback on processes to meet demands and specified timelines, including, but not limited to : the admission application evaluation processing for graduate, certificate, and / or credential students.
  • Assess domestic and international student’s academic documents to determine admission eligibility for graduate programs and advancement to candidacy.
  • Interpret and explain policies to students and their families as well as provide clarification on policies and procedures to other SJSU offices and representatives from other institutions that have questions.
  • Apply CSU policies and procedures as expressed in federal, state, and applicable Chancellor’s Office executive orders as well as SJSU’s academic policies and procedures to individual admission evaluation situations.
  • Evaluate and process, in a timely manner, applications for graduation for graduate students. Verify and evaluate documents for admission, advancement to candidacy and graduation for the GAPE Office.
  • Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • General knowledge of research and interview techniques; and of the principles of individual and group behavior
  • Ability to interpret and apply program rules and regulations; use initiative and resourcefulness in planning work assignments and in implementing long-range program improvements
  • Ability to advise students individually and in groups on routine matters where required
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and appropriately handle sensitive communications with students, parents, employees and external agencies
  • Ability to reason logically; collect, compile, analyze, and evaluate data and make verbal or written presentations based on data
  • Ability to recognize multicultural, multi-gendered, and multi-aged value systems and work accordingly
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with faculty, CSU administrators, student organizations, private and public agencies and others in committee work, and student advising and community contacts
  • Knowledge of technology and software applications such as : word processing, spreadsheet, database management, and communication tools
  • Ability to rapidly acquire a general knowledge of the overall operation, functions and programs of the campus
  • Ability to handle multiple work priorities, organize and plan work and projects
  • Ability to identify conflict, problem solve, and resolve student problems and concerns in the most efficient manner possible
  • Required Qualifications

  • Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university in one of the behavioral sciences, public or business administration or a job-related field
  • Two years of professional experience in one of the student services program areas or in a related field. A master’s degree in a job-related field may be substituted for one year of the professional experience
  • License

    A valid driver's license is required for this position. Out of state candidates selected for the position must obtain a State of California driver's license within 10 days of hire in accordance with the California Department of Motor Vehicles regulations.

    Once hired the employee must successfully complete the Defensive Driver Training Program provided by the State of California for California State University campuses.

    Preferred Qualifications

  • 1-2 terms of additional post-secondary coursework after completion of a bachelor’s degree
  • Experience directly working in a higher education enrollment services environment, admissions, records, and / or evaluations with high exposure to graduate students
  • Compensation

    Classification : Student Services Professional II

    Anticipated Hiring Range : $4,334 / month - $4,668 / month

    Salary Range : $4,304 / month - $6,120 / month

    San José State University offers employees a comprehensive benefits package typically worth 30-35% of your base salary. For more information on programs available, please see the .

    Application Procedure

    Click Apply Now to complete the SJSU Online Employment Application and attach the following documents :

  • Resume
  • Letter of Interest
  • All applicants must apply within the specified application period : May 13, 2022 through May 30, 2022. This position is open until filled;
  • however, applications received after screening has begun will be considered at the discretion of the university.

    University Personnel

    CSU Vaccination Policy

    The CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so.

    Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement as a condition of employment.

    The system wide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to .

    Additional Information

    Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment. SJSU will issue a contingent offer of employment to the selected candidate, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and / or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information.

    Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was offered the position on a contingent basis.

    The standard background check includes : criminal check, employment and education verification. Depending on the position, a motor vehicle and / or credit check may be required.

    All background checks are conducted through the university's third party vendor, Accurate Background. Some positions may also require fingerprinting.

    SJSU will pay all costs associated with this procedure. Evidence of required degree(s) or certification(s) will be required at time of hire.

    SJSU IS NOT A SPONSORING AGENCY FOR STAFF OR MANAGEMENT POSITIONS. (e.g. H1-B VISAS)

    All San José State University employees are considered mandated reporters under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and are required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

    Equal Employment Statement

    San José State University (SJSU) is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of age, ancestry, citizenship status, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, gender, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, race, religion or lack thereof, sex, sexual orientation, transgender, or protected veteran status consistent with applicable federal and state laws.

    This policy applies to all SJSU students, faculty and staff programs and activities. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and certain other federal and state laws, prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex in all education programs and activities operated by the university (both on and off campus).

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