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Responsible for primarily assessing the admissibility of international applicants for entry to undergraduate programs at York University. Evaluates international and domestic credentials using judgement and expertise to determine an individual's eligibility for admission consideration per pre-established guidelines and Faculty and Senate approved regulations.
High School diploma with a minimum of 2 years university level education or equivalent related post-secondary education and experience (e.g. two years college level education with one year demonstrated academic support experience in addition to stated minimum related work experience).
Minimum 2 years' recent related experience (within the last 5 years) assessing information (e.g. applications/transcripts/records/reports/data) and applying regulatory guidelines to determine a course of action/ advising/counselling and answering detailed enquiries in a student service or comparable client service oriented operation, preferably in a university environment. Experience working with international credentials preferred.
Retain and articulate a thorough knowledge and understanding of regulations, policies and procedures. Ability to work with similar but different information where nuances need to be recognized and applied perform accurate assessment of information (e.g. applications/transcripts/records), including the calculation of grade point averages. Analyze, interpret and evaluate information (e.g. for the purpose of determining the admissibility). Accurate on-line data entry skills. Ability to develop proficiency with large relational databases adaptability to work in a highly automated environment. Research information using various sources including the Internet. Good oral and written communication skills to elicit accurate information, and provide information in a clear and concise manner, both in person by phone and in writing (email). Interpersonal skills - proven ability to communicate effectively with tact and diplomacy to diverse constituencies on matters of policy, process and application outcomes. General advising and/or counselling skills. Exercising good judgment and initiative. Attending accurately to detail Demonstrated commitment to the values of creating student success: Care, collaboration, accountability, respect, innovation, excellence and inclusion. Working independently and collaboratively in a team environment. Time management. Organizational skills. Ability to switch tasks and adapt to changing priorities/deadlines as identified by management in support of cyclical priorities and unit goals. Proficiency in Microsoft office Suite (Word processing at the intermediate level, spreadsheets at the basic level, Microsoft access at the basic level).
This position requires the candidate to produce a verification of degree(s), credentials(s), or equivalencies from accredited institutions and/or international equivalents at the time of interview.
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If you are a current York University employee in the YUSA-1 bargaining unit and/or are using your job posting rights under the collective agreement to apply for jobs, you MUST log into YU Hire to access the York University Employee Career Portal.
As per Article 12.02(f) of the YUSA-1 Collective Agreement, to be considered an internal applicant, employees in the YUSA-1 bargaining unit must submit the application 5 working days following the first day of posting. this is referred to as the 'Posted Date' on the job the posting. This applies to YUSA-1 internal and YUSA-1 Concurrent postings. Please refer to the 'Posting Intent' on the job posting.
If not filled by an employee in the YUSA-1 bargaining unit, employees in the YUSA-2 bargaining unit who have applied within the first 5 days from the 'Posted Date' will be given preference.
The University welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including, but not limited to women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities (racialized), aboriginal (Indigenous) persons and persons of any gender identity and sexual orientation. York University is committed to a positive, supportive and inclusive environment.
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York University employees must apply to jobs through the Employee Career Portal - YU Hire. If you are a current York University employee and/or are using your rights under a collective agreement to view and/or apply to jobs, you MUST log into YU Hire to access the York University Employee Career Portal.
PLEASE NOTE: All applications must be received by 11:55 pm EST on the posted deadline date, if applicable.