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College of Professional Studies Transfer Student Advisor

Apply now Job no: 9665
Work type: Full Time
Location: Providence, Rhode Island
Categories: Staff/Administration, Student Academic & Financial Services, Calendar Year (12-Month), Hybrid


Assists undergraduate and graduate transfer students with their enrollment in the university's degree programs by obtaining official transcripts from prior institutions and evaluating and awarding academic transfer credits

Diversity & Inclusion 

Embracing diversity for a richly inclusive community is a Guiding Principle at JWU. Our students, faculty and staff have varied backgrounds, experiences and perspectives that unite us as one community and contribute to our success. We are committed to enhancing the diversity of our workforce teams and we encourage individuals from underrepresented groups to apply. 

Johnson & Wales University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law.

Essential Job Functions

  • Requests, expedites, receives and processes official transcripts from other institutions in support of student applications to the university's degree programs
  • Evaluates, awards, posts, and maintains transfer and pending academic credits to student records in the university system
  • Collaborates with academic advisors in advising transfer students of the transfer credits awarded, and in discussing the student's academic program choices based on transferability of academic credit
  • Establishes and maintains collaborative and cooperative relationships with various internal constituencies to resolve student issues related to initial enrollment in programs
  • Maintains records of communication with applicants and enrollees per department guidelines
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum of a bachelor's degree
  • Experience working in higher education registrar's office, transfer admissions, student services or other related experience


Please Note:

Qualified candidates must live or relocate within a daily commuting distance of the Providence Campus location upon hire.

Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis until job posting is closed.

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