Transfer and Study Abroad Coordinator

McKendree University is accepting applications for the Transfer and Study Abroad Coordinator.  This is a full-time administrative position located in Lebanon, Illinois and reports to the Assistant Dean and Registrar.

The Transfer and Study Abroad Coordinator evaluates non-McKendree transcripts and determines courses appropriate for transfer.  Develops and maintains a thorough knowledge of all academic policies and procedures and serves as a resource for Faculty, Staff, and Students.  Facilitates students through a study abroad experience including managing initial student inquiries, individual planning meetings, and post-experience check-ins.  Coordinates and oversees ISA Global Ambassador activities on campus and assists the registrar, as needed.   

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Transfer Coordinator Duties
  • Evaluate non-McKendree transcripts and determine courses that are appropriate for transfer. Evaluate incoming student athlete transcripts to determine academic eligibility.
  • Coordinate with Division Chairpersons on allowable transfer courses. Provide official program evaluations for transfer students and their Academic Advisors.
  1. Study Abroad Duties
  • Serve as the study abroad coordinator facilitating students through a study abroad experience through ISA, IFSA, Paris School of Business, Irish American Scholars, EF college study tours, and faculty led study abroad. Facilitation includes managing initial inquiries from students, individual planning meetings with the students, and the post-experience check-ins. Group pre-departure meetings each semester for all students in program.
  • Maintain relationships with study abroad vendors/representatives. Facilitate dissemination of information to students and faculty regarding program knowledge, special offers, and scholarship opportunities.
  • Assist students with choosing classes in other countries that align with McKendree’s programs thereby blending academic advising, transfer coordination, and study abroad coordination into one seamless experience.
  1. General Academic Records Office Duties
  • Assist the registrar in updating and maintaining articulation agreements with local community colleges and maintain those agreements in the administrative database.
  • Assist Registrar with program evaluations, including major requirements, degree requirements, application for graduation process and other policies of the college. Assist in performing senior checks as well as final verification of graduation requirements.
  • Greet students, faculty, and staff who come to the office and help resolve issues and problems that arise.
  1. Performs others duties as assigned.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience. 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Detail oriented with ability to organize multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced environment.
  • Working knowledge of various computer applications (database, word processing, and spreadsheets).
  • Strong commitment to customer service.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Creativity, initiative and independence in carrying out responsibilities.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and appreciation of service to others. 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Previous experience within a Registrar’s Office at a college or university.
  • Knowledge of Ellucian Colleague software.

McKendree University is a private university located in the historic city of Lebanon, Illinois, 25 minutes from downtown St. Louis.  With a total enrollment of over 2,500 students, McKendree offers undergraduate and graduate programs on campus, online, and at off-site locations in Southern Illinois and Kentucky. 

Interviews will begin immediately. Qualified candidates should send a letter of interest referencing job #TSA37 with a resume/CV and contact information for three professional references to the Director of Human Resources at hr@mckendree.edu.           

McKendree is an ADA/EEO/Vet/Disabled employer committed to enhancing the cultural and gender diversity of the campus. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.