Degree Program Assistant Duties
This is administrative and/or supervisory work of limited scope
in assisting in the implementation of a wide variety of degree
Work involves advising students about complex degree or
certification requirements, transfer credits, petition
procedures, and other administrative matters related to degree
programs. An employee allocated to this class of work may also
be responsible for supervising the activities of a small
clerical staff. Work is performed under general supervision and
is reviewed through periodic conferences and the observation of
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Supervises the work of a clerical staff engaged in the
maintenance, processing, and screening of various documents and
records pertaining to a wide variety of degree programs.
Counsels with faculty and students regarding degree program
progress, regulations, policies, and procedures.
Assists students in regard to program and course options, use of
transfer credit, petition procedures when appropriate, and
Assembles petitions from students and arranges meetings for
scholastic committee representation; screens and certifies
degree candidates for graduation.
Assists in the design and revision of various forms and
Maintains appropriate student academic files and records.
Assists students in interpreting degree procedures and
Checks and verifies official forms and documents pertaining to
Verifies student accreditation and employment records.
Gathers and compiles material in various periodic and special
Performs related duties as required.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Graduation from a standard high school supplemented by
completion of two years of college and considerable experience
related to the appropriate degree program; or an equivalent
combination of training and experience.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Thorough knowledge of the institution's rules, regulations,
policies, and procedures pertaining to degree programs in the
Considerable knowledge of the organization and curriculum of the
college or school in which employed.
Considerable knowledge of the institution's admission and record
policies and procedures.
Considerable knowledge of modern office practices and
Ability to supervise the work of others.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working
relationships with faculty, students, and the general public.