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University of Texas at Arlington Admissions Specialist II (S04818P) in Arlington, Texas

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.

Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number S04818P

Position Title Admissions Specialist II (S04818P)

Department VP of Enrollment Management

Location Arlington

Job Family Administrative Support

Position Status Full-time

Work Hours Standard

Work Schedule

Monday-Friday; 8:00am-5:00pm.

*Some extended hours could be assigned at certain times.

Open to External and Internal

Salary Salary is commensurate based on qualifications and relevant experience.

Duration Funding expected to continue

Pay Basis Monthly

Benefits Eligible Yes

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University Information

The University of Texas at Arlington is located in the heart of the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metroplex, a vibrant and diverse metropolitan area that is home to over 7 million people, one of the fastest-growing tech economies in the United States, and a wide array of arts, entertainment, and cultural activities. UTA is a comprehensive teaching, research, and public service institution dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through scholarship and creative work. The University is committed to providing access and ensuring student success, and to a culture of innovation, entrepreneurship, and commercialization of discoveries by our community of scholars. With an enrollment of more than 40,000 students, UTA is the second-largest university in the University of Texas System. As a result of its combination of rigorous academics and innovative research, UTA is designated as a Carnegie R-1 “Very High Research Activity” institution. UTA ranks No. 4 nationally in Military Times’ annual “Best for Vets: Colleges” list and is among the top 50 performers nationwide for promoting social mobility of its graduates (U.S. News & World Report, 2023). UTA is designated by the U.S. Department of Education as both a Hispanic-Serving Institution ( HSI ) and an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution ( AANAPISI ), and it has the top 30 most ethnically diverse undergraduate student body in the United States (U.S. News & World Report, 2023). Its approximately 270,000 alumni, including some who occupy leadership positions at many of the 24 Fortune 500 companies headquartered in North Texas, contribute to UTA’s $22.2 billion annual economic impact on Texas.

Job Summary

This position will provide mid-level admissions records processing by skillful examination and evaluation of student academic records to determine admission eligibility and transferable course credits. They are responsible for determining an applicant’s eligibility and/or transferable credit through examination of transcripts and correspondence. Looking for someone who can foster a positive working environment that honors the UTA Principles of Community and leads to healthy levels of productivity and contributes to UTA being increasingly known as a great place to work.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Reads and evaluates transcripts from high schools, colleges and universities; compares course credits to be transferred to those required by or given at UTA .

  • Verify data in the GPA system to confirm accurate grade point averages on transcripts.

  • Corresponds with officials of high schools and institutions of higher education concerning course credits and content comparability.

  • Review course work data in regard to the course level transcript evaluation; ensure that coursework is captured in the Perceptive imaging system and uploads to Student Information System (MyMav).

  • Processes admission documents in the workflow of the Perceptive Content imaging system in order to complete admissions files for admissions decisions.

  • Cross-trained to perform other admissions-related processes.

  • Perform work in ways that contribute to the university’s successful achievement of enrollment goals.

  • Performs related duties as assigned.

    Required Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED with a minimum of two (2) years of experience in a position requiring attention to detail and processing accuracy.

  • Extreme accuracy in the maintenance of academic records.

    Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous experience in admissions in higher education.

    Working Conditions

    Special Conditions for Eligibility

    Working Title

    CBC Requirement

It is the policy of The University of Texas at Arlington to conduct a criminal background check on any applicant who is under final consideration for employment with the University.

EEO Statement

It is the policy of The University of Texas at Arlington ( UTA or The University) to provide an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, disability, genetic information, and/or veteran status. The University also prohibits discrimination on the basis of gender identity, and gender expression. Retaliation against persons who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge of discrimination, or testify for, assist in, or participate in an investigative proceeding relating to discrimination is prohibited. Constitutionally-protected expression will not be considered discrimination or harassment under this policy. It is the responsibility of all departments, employees, and students to ensure the University’s compliance with this policy.

ADA Accommodations

The University of Texas at Arlington is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to 817-272-5554 or email

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 2

Desired Start Date

Open Date

Review Start Date

Open Until Filled

Minimum Number of References Required 3

Maximum Number of References Accepted

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.

Requirement Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    • What is the highest degree you have attained? (Please specify in your resume)
  • Associate's degree

  • Bachelor's degree

  • Master's degree or higher

  • None of the above

    • How many years of experience do you have in a position requiring considerable record keeping accuracy?
  • None/less than 2 years

  • 2 to 3 years

  • 4 to 5 years

  • 6 years or more

    • How many years of experience do you have working in higher education?
  • None/less than 2 years

  • 2 to 3 years

  • 4 to 5 years

  • 6 years or more

    • What is your skill level using Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc)? (Proficient is the highest skill level)
  • No skills/Basic

  • Intermediate

  • Advanced

  • Proficient

    Documents Needed To Apply

    Required Documents

  • Resume or CV

  • Cover/Interest Letter

    Optional Documents