Carthage College
  • 18-Apr-2018 to 17-Jun-2018 (CST)
  • Kenosha, WI, USA
  • Full Time Employee

Transfer Coordinator

Carthage College seeks a Transfer Coordinator for the office of the Registrar. Under the direction of the Registrar, the Transfer Coordinator is responsible for reviewing external course credit as it relates to Carthage courses and the official Carthage College transcript. The individual in this role will work with departmental and divisional representatives to oversee the institutional transfer credit policy including the application of transfer credit from alternate institutions, advanced placement credit, credit by examination, and credit for advanced standing. The Transfer Coordinator is also responsible for annual FERPA training and outreach to the campus community. The person in this role must have excellent customer service skills, be able to collaborate across departments, and embrace the use of technology.


  • Oversee institutional transfer credit, advanced standing, and advanced placement credit. Act as Institutional liaison for FERPA and annual FERPA training.
  • Ensure the timely and accurate processing of student transfer credit reports.
  • Participate in graduation processing.
  • Utilize the computer system (Jenzabar CX) and reporting tool (Cognos) to maintain student records.
  • Work as a team with the college Registrar and staff on projects as assigned.
  • Assist with the planning and development of team initiatives.
  • Provide excellent customer service to all members of the Carthage community.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in related field required
  • At least two years of experience in a higher education setting or similar environment, as well as demonstrated commitment to student-centered services.
  • Comfort and experience working with technology, independently, in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience with the practices of FERPA compliance and demonstrated ability to work in a confidential environment.

Required Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent communication skills and attention to detail.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word. Experience with OnBase, Jenzabar products, Cognos, and Tableau are beneficial, but not required.

How to Apply

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. All applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and three references to the "Resume Upload" section of the application.

About Carthage

Founded in 1847, Carthage College combines an environment of reflection and self-discovery with a culture of high expectation, so that our students uncover and ignite their true potential. As a four-year private liberal arts college with roots in the Lutheran tradition, we place a strong emphasis on both moral and intellectual values. Our prime location in Kenosha, Wisconsin, midway between Chicago and Milwaukee, allows students the opportunity to learn in a professional context. Our beautiful campus, an 80-acre arboretum on the shore of Lake Michigan is home to 150 scholars, 2,600 full-time students, and 400 part-time students. Our rich academic experience equips students with foundational knowledge and skills, preparing graduates to be lifelong learners and to lead meaningful, productive lives.


Carthage College is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse community.  We welcome applications from a broad spectrum of people, including members of ethnic minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability.


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