Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is now hiring an Academic Evaluator for the Office of the Registrar at the Daytona Beach campus. The Academic Evaluator works with students in evaluating progress toward degrees in all stages of the student cycle, from admission to graduation. This position educates students on academic programs, policies and procedures, and updates the student record in response to changes or additions. The Academic Evaluator performs a complete evaluation of each prospective graduate’s total academic record to ensure that all degree requirements have been met prior to the conferring of degrees in accordance with university policies and standards. This position informs students anticipating degree completion concerning degree requirements, regulations and procedures; creates online audits (academic advising reports); assists in preparations for commencement ceremonies and coordinates with other departments in preparing graduates for participation; and assists students on commencement day.
Responsibilities include the following:
Supports the admissions process to facilitate accurate evaluations for the award of credit to accepted students. Posts all credit and enters the ERAU course equivalency determinations in Campus Solutions for the student’s degree audit.
Prepares evaluations throughout the academic career from admission to graduation to ensure that all degree requirements will be met for undergraduate and graduate students.
Updates individual academic advising reports (AAR) in response to changes in program or catalog, advanced standing/placement, course equivalency exams, course substitutions, and flight certificates.
Educates incoming, continuing, and suspended students on degree programs, academic rules and regulations, policies and procedures, and the interpretation of the catalog as well as the AAR.
Evaluates off-campus petitions and requests for preapproved courses to ensure equivalency and transferability of credit.
Enters data into the student information system for identification of prospective graduates, production of graduation reports, production of diplomas, and posting of degrees.
Processes final grades for graduating students. Recalculates GPAs for graduation honors, ABET accreditation requirements, and degree completion eligibility. Audits transcripts for accuracy of final GPAs and degree notations.
Produces degree verification letters for military, government, and employment purposes.
Assists with other office duties such as registration, orientation, and commencement.
Bachelor’s degree in education, counseling, organizational management, communication, or a related field.
Minimum of 1-3 years of work related experience.
Initiative and excellent organizational skills; ability to work within a team or independently; ability to organize and prioritize work to be done.
Proficient in the use of a personal computer and experience with e-mail/internet, Microsoft applications and imaging systems.
General knowledge of accepted practices at other institutions; detailed knowledge of ERAU academic policies, procedures, standards and curricula.
Familiarity with non-traditional educational sources of college level advanced standing credit, such as the military guide from the American Council on Education and national exams such as CLEP and DANTES.
Experience in advising or student interaction; ability to troubleshoot student issues.
Familiar with the basic operations of the Office of Records and Registration and best practices in the industry.
Ability to work weekend/evening hours or during peak periods.
Experience working with various software solutions and/or with implementation of software solutions.
Previous experience with SIS Campus Solutions.