Transfer Articulation and Agreements Coordinator

Class: Academic Professional | Exempt status: Exempt | Grade: 5

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Under the direction of management, the Transfer Articulation and Agreements Coordinator coordinates College-wide efforts around outbound transfer articulation and transfer agreements. Creates, leads, and facilitates professional development activities and training for faculty, management, and Academic & Career Pathway Guidance (ACPG) staff on outbound transfer articulation processes, related systems, and best practices. Develops and maintains transfer articulation and partnership support processes. Serves as liaison and resource to PCC ACPG department, faculty, and other staff, and transfer partner institution representatives regarding PCC transfer articulation information and processes.

Typical Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Develops and implements systematic training for faculty, staff, and management regarding outbound transfer articulation principles and processes and how they can inform and improve PCC curriculum and pathway development.
  2. Facilitates the delivery of articulation data and data analysis to ACPG staff, faculty and management.
  3. Coordinates content related to outbound transfer articulation for College systems, including EAB and the College transfer and articulation website.
  4. Works to integrate transfer articulation data and knowledge of partner institution transfer practices into the College’s curriculum development process.
  5. Coordinates the College’s articulation agreement process, in collaboration with faculty, staff and leadership across Academic Affairs, Student Affairs and the Procurement & Contract Services office. Serves as primary liaison to current and potential transfer partner institutions in support of agreement development and execution.
  6. Serves as a primary resource and subject matter expert to the College for transfer articulation data.
  7. Facilitates, supports, and attends meetings of the College Transfer and Articulation Partnership Strategic Advisory Group (TAPSAG). Serves as primary support for the TAPSAG process and consults with and advises TAPSAG chair and members regarding College’s transfer articulation partnership policies and procedures.
  8. Remains current on accreditation, state, federal, PCC curriculum and transfer partner institution curriculum changes which may impact PCC articulation agreements and data. Recommends and implements appropriate action to ensure the accuracy of the College’s articulation data resources and ensures PCC’s alignment with curriculum changes and updates.
  9. Maintains, reports, and presents changes and updated information and outcomes to management and staff.
  10. Designs and provides related training, such as seminars and workshops, to advisors, faculty, and other staff.
  11. Attends conferences and trainings, and researches best practices, policies, and regulations toward developing, improving, and implementing existing and new transfer articulation processes and programs.
  12. In collaboration with leadership, serves as liaison and resource for state initiatives related to transfer articulation, such as statewide transfer degrees and Common Course Numbering.
  13. Performs other duties as assigned.

Work Environment

Work is generally performed in an office and home environment with frequent interruptions and irregularities in the work schedule. No special coordination beyond that used for normal mobility and handling of everyday objects and materials is needed to perform the job satisfactorily.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Education, Student Development, Instructional Design, Business Administration, Communications, Social Science, Training & Development, Statistics, Computer Science or related field. Experience performing the duties of this job may substitute for this requirement on a year-for-year basis. One (1) year of experience in a post-secondary academic affairs or student services area applying policies and procedures as they relate to transfer articulation and/or curriculum.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of:
  • Curriculum development and evaluation;
  • Transfer articulation;
  • College policies and procedures;
  • Student advising procedures;
  • Emerging trends and best practices in higher education and professional development;
  • Curriculum content for professional/technical programs;
  • Available College resources.
Skills in:
  • Handling multiple tasks simultaneously;
  • Analyzing problems, identifying alternative solutions, projecting consequences of proposed actions, and making recommendations in support of goals;
  • Monitoring legal and regulatory changes;
  • Reading and writing technical documentation;
  • Analyzing processes and practices and making recommendations for improvement;
  • Researching, analyzing, and applying relevant information to the development of departmental processes and programs;
  • Coordinating activities with other internal departments and/or external agencies;
  • Preparing a variety of reports related to operational activities, including data analysis.
Ability to:
  • Work effectively with diverse academic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, staff, and members of the community;
  • Maintain confidentiality;
  • Use computer technology for communication, data gathering, and reporting;
  • Communicate effectively through oral and written form;
  • Operate a variety of office equipment;
  • Utilize computer technology for communication, data gathering and reporting activities.



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