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The Admissions Specialist is an entry-level position in the Office of Undergraduate Admissions with three primary areas of responsibility: first, to provide timely, accurate and detailed evaluation service of academic credentials for first-year and transfer students, as well as currently enrolled students; second, to serve as a vital member of the evaluation team to ensure the evaluation process functions in a smooth and timely fashion; and third, to support the overall functions of the Office of Undergraduate Admissions in enrolling a diverse group of academically qualified, intellectually curious, and actively involved first-year and transfer students to attend the University of Georgia.


Specific duties include, but are not limited to the following: evaluate the academic credentials of first-year and transfer applicants, check for completeness of application files, and request documents as needed; for first-year applicants, review high school transcripts for specific required courses and advanced coursework, compute grade point averages, and check for and post standardized test scores; for transfer applicants, compute grade point averages and implement admission decisions based on the standards set by the Faculty Admissions Committee and the University administration; "translate" transferable academic coursework from previous institutions using that institution's course descriptions and the UGA catalog, and post credit to the student's permanent record: update files when new academic credentials are submitted; review outsourced credential evaluations for applicants who have studied at a non-US college or university; provide information to applicants, counselors, current students, parents, UGA Academic Advisors, graduation counselors, and Admissions professional staff; evaluate credentials and NCAA eligibility for prospective student-athletes; process and code readmission applications.


Desired skills or background include a high level of attention to detail and accuracy; strong teamwork skills with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures: working computer knowledge of MS Office products, database systems and data entry a plus.



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