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Coordinator for Transfer Transition Programs

Apply now Department: 3670003520 Recruitment and Admissions
Job no: 513336
Employment type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Regular)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Categories: Academic Advising / Support, Administrative / Professional, Communications / Public Relations / Marketing, Student Affairs / Services
Pay Grade: 08A

About This Role:

This position coordinates activities and resources associated with the transition for transfer, military affiliated, and non-traditional students to Kansas State University. One initiative of this position is overseeing the dual advising program which creates a structure between identified K-State degree programs and partner community colleges. The person in this position will coordinate communication and promotion of resources to streamline the transition to K-State, serve as liaison between K-State and community college advisors who are involved in the dual advising program, serve as the liaison between K-State academic colleges, student services, and leadership, and provide academic advising support to potential transfer students pursuing specific colleges/programs admission and course enrollment. This role will also work closely within the K-State community to provide guidance, communication, promotional information, consultation, and assistance to key partners such as Student Financial Assistance, Student Success, Housing and Dining Services, academic colleges, and the K-State Alumni Association. In addition, this position will coordinate volunteer efforts of alumni, parent/family, current students, faculty, and staff to assist in recruitment strategy.

Why Join Us:

Office of Recruitment and Admissions assists student and families in the college search process and transition to K-State. ORA offers quality programs and services designed to provide information, guidance, and access to our campus community.

Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays.   To see what benefits are available, please visit:

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion.  The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others.  The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree at time of appointment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree
  • Three (3) or more years of experience in Admissions, Enrollment Management, Academic Advising, Adult and Continuing Education, College Student Development, or Counseling and Student Development
  • Demonstrated knowledge or familiarity with the needs of transfer, military affiliated, and/or nontraditional students
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, excellent organization skills, and the ability to work both autonomously and in a team environment
  • Strong social and communication skills and the ability to engage with others of diverse backgrounds
  • Possess a high level of energy and able to work under strict deadlines. Self-motivation, a team attitude, and a consistent commitment to a high standard of excellence are preferred
  • Demonstrated proficiency with technology and multiple computer programs (i.e. Microsoft Office including knowledge of Excel, customer relationship manager software) and efficient use of e-mail
  • Native or near-native Spanish language proficiency is helpful

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment
  • Have and maintain a valid driver’s license
  • Ability to lift 40 lbs.

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Three professional references with contact information

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until position is filled.

Anticipated Hiring Salary Range:

$40,576- $51,729 annually

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

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