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Graduation Coordinator 499358
Position Type: Staff
Position Number: 499358
Job Summary/Basic Function:
PRIMARY DAILY RESPONSIBILITY:
Ensures that undergraduate students are able to graduate and upkeeps the Degree Audit system.
The graduation coordinator for undergraduate students must ensure that all prospective graduates of undergraduate degrees meet the qualifications to be eligible to graduate. Additionally, the graduate coordinator for undergraduate students must maintain the Degree Audit system for undergraduate degree plans.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Ensure that all degree plans received from departments meet the qualifications for graduation and collaborate with departments if there are any issues. Update Degree Audit for prospective graduates. Process graduation applications for undergraduate students, both those completed online and on paper. Process course substitutions for core classes. Update the Degree Audit system to ensure that degree plans are accurate and up-to-date. Provide training on course substitutions in Degree Audit for other departments. Ensure accuracy of information in the commencement program, on undergraduate diplomas, and for graduation-related information in Banner. Produce diplomas to be disseminated at graduation, mailed out after graduation, or produced throughout the year as replacements or additional diplomas. Determine whether students have earned academic honors and place such distinctions on diplomas. Identify and track students who do not meet the qualifications to graduate. Answer student questions related to graduation, Degree Audit, and other topics over the phone, via email, and in person. Prepare Argos reports concerning prospective graduates to be provided to departments and for the commencement program. Prepare walking cards for students who will or may attend the commencement program. Track those students who defer walking at commencement and create walking cards for them at the appropriate time. Determine whether students who applied for tuition reimbursement meet the qualifications for this benefit. Complete special projects for the Records Department as requested.
High School degree, or equivalent required.
Should have significant experience with data entry, maintaining and outputting data and be able to exercise individual initiative and judgment. Experience working with student information systems in a higher education setting a plus. Ability to work additional time occasionally and work Saturday graduations is a requirement and any registration time period. Official transcripts are required at the time of employment if specified on application and/or resume.
Associates degree or higher preferred.
Security Sensitive Statement:
This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.
Posting Date: 05/15/2018
Close Date: 5/29/2018
Open Until Filled: No
To apply, visit https://jobs.lamar.edu/.
Lamar University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of Lamar University not to discriminate on the basis of non-relevant criteria including, but not limited to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status in its educational programs, activities, admissions or employment practices.
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