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Credentials Analyst

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Apply now Job no: 494315
Work type: Full time
Location: Harper College Main Campus (Palatine)
Categories: Professional/ Technical
Salary: $52,798 - $55,000
Division: Provost
Department: Enrollment Services

Schedule Information: Monday through Friday

Hours per Week:  37.5

Benefits: Health, Dental, Life & Disability; Sick, Vacation & Holiday Pay; Personal Business; Harper Tuition Waivers; and Professional Expense

Work Conditions: Work is primarily indoors and sedentary in nature.

Duties of Position: Evaluates academic credit from other institutions to determine acceptability and placement of transfer credit.  Responsible for maintaining curriculum changes within the Degree Works module in Banner.  Collaborates with the College Curriculum Specialist updating and validating both existing and new degrees and certificates and provides technical support as needed.  Provides related training to both students and staff on how to interpret the Degree Works audit. Reviews applications for graduation and advises students regarding eligibility status.

Assists with the college Degree/Certificate completion initiative and provides general support to the Registrar’s Office. 

Evaluates college credit from regionally accredited institutions in relation to acceptability and placement relative to specific degree/certificate requirements.

Advise students of remaining graduation requirements and graduation eligibility.  Coordinates the preparation of information needed for graduation evaluations and hires student aides for related functions.

Provides assistance to the Registrar with the implementation of student-centered initiatives designed to support an increase in retention and graduation rates. Organizes the preparation for graduation evaluations, processing unofficial transcripts, utilizing the degree audit module and communicating results with the graduating student population. 

Assists in the maintenance of the College’s student information system.

Responsible for identifying and tracking student progress as they continue through successful completion of a degree or certificate program.  Work with academic advisors, the One Stop, Admissions Outreach, Admissions Processing and Financial Aid to ensure proper course placement.  Reviews student files for completion and communicates results with students.

Ensures that all requirements have been meet prior to graduation and that diplomas are printed correctly.

Coordinates diploma preparation upon conferral of credentials.

Investigates and stays abreast of statewide and local institutional policies and procedures related to degree verification and curriculum maintenance.

Researches student records and communicates with students’ inquiries regarding evaluations of transfer credit and graduation requirements.

Determines students who have achieved scholastic goals such as honors, PTK, Cum Laude.

Assists with the coordination and preparation of the Commencement and Convocation ceremonies.

Handles substantial phone/email contact with students, faculty and staff.

Performs related duties as assigned and participates in college and divisional committee meetings as appropriate.

Posts degrees and certificates to the student academic record.

Utilizes knowledge of the institution to ensure that the College policies and procedures are applied consistently.

Adjusts work schedule to accommodate periods of increased activity, including evenings and weekends.

Works independently to provide support and enhancement of student services and registrar unit operations. 

Performs other duties as assigned.

Educational Requirements:   Bachelor’s degree required in, education, communication or related field. 

Experience Requirements: Two years in of professional experience in student records evaluation and supervision or related area.  Knowledge and experience with student records system implementation and maintenance.  Knowledge of Ellucian/Banner preferred.

Application Review Date: Applications are accepted until the position is filled though priority will be given to applications received on or before: May 5, 2022

Required Documents: ***A resume and cover letter are required to complete the application process***

* Official transcripts required upon hire 
* Employment is contingent upon Criminal Background Check.
* Employment sponsorship is not available.

Harper College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strive to create an inclusive learning and working environment where individual differences and identities are respected, valued and embraced. We encourage women, people from historically underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply.

Harper College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strive to create an inclusive learning and working environment where individual differences and identities are respected, valued and embraced. We encourage women, people from historically underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply.


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Last Updated: 4/27/22