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Evaluator I

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Work type: Staff
Location: Dominguez Hills
Categories: Unit 4 - APC - Academic Professionals of California, Probationary, Full Time, Student Services, On-site (work in-person at business location)
Position Description

Working Title: Admissions Evaluator

Department Name: Admissions Office

Division: Student Affairs

Classification Title: Evaluator I

Classification Salary Range: $4,059 - $5,712 per month.

Anticipate hiring range $4,059 - $4,088 per month.

The final salary is dependent upon qualifications and experience.

About the Department/Position:

Under general supervision of the Associate Director of Admission, the Evaluator will perform evaluations of records for admission eligibility. The incumbent will interpret and apply provisions of Title V California administrative code and University policies relating to admission; provide information and advice to applicants, students and faculty on state and university requirements for degrees at the undergraduate and graduate level.

Overview of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Interpret documents from other educational institutions to determine equivalency of degree and courses toward CSU requirements.
  • Determine accreditation status of every institution with regard to acceptance of credit.
  • Determine equivalency of courses from other institutions to university requirements; determine admission eligibility by the evaluation.
  • Evaluate courses, satisfaction of specific nontraditional credit and university general education and statutory requirements.
  • Provide information and advice to ineligible students regarding educational alternatives available to achieve eligibility for admission.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Equivalent to completion of a formal training program in academic records evaluation OR one year of academic records evaluation experience OR any 12-month combination of training and experience related to academic records evaluation.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of the format and interpretation of course records and transcripts of institutions of higher education.
  • Knowledge of authenticating course credits and comparing records of differing formats, such as foreign records.
  • Knowledge of campus curriculum requirements for majors, minors, terminal degrees, and special program designations.
  • Ability to be thorough, consistent, and accurate in the interpretation of records against criteria.
  • Ability to comprehend and interpret complex regulations or requirements and to apply them in the evaluation process.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Education: possession of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university or equivalent.
  • Experience: Prior experience as a Graduation or Admissions Evaluator or related experience in a student services department in a college or university setting. Equivalent to six months responsible experience involving academic, administrative, fiscal, or statistical records processing and maintenance.
  • Skill in quantitative methods and data entry.
  • Knowledge of application of campus resource guidelines for making determinations using various criteria.
  • Ability to maintain resources which document and update criteria.
  • Ability to explain criteria and evaluations to others.
  • Ability to make accurate records.
  • Ability to organize work to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to safeguard confidentiality and security of records.

To view the full position description, click “Position Description” above.

General Information:                  

  • Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or the continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position. 
  • In accordance with the California State University (CSU) Out-of-State Employment Policy, the CSU is a state entity whose business operations reside within the State of California and prohibits hiring employees to perform CSU-related work outside of California. 
  • The CSU system offers a competitive total compensation benefits package for employees and qualifying dependents, including medical, dental, vision, retirement, and tuition assistance. It is our goal to compensate employees equitably and fairly. You can access a full description of our benefits here

Closing Statement 

California State University, Dominguez Hills, is strongly committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce. Individuals with disabilities requesting accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may call the Human Resources Office at (310) 243-3771.  

California State University Dominguez Hills is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status. 

Employees at California State University, Dominguez Hills shall abide by the Nondiscrimination Statement


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