File Review Team Specialist (Admissions Credentials Rep Lead), Office of Admissions
Indiana University

Bloomington, Indiana

Posted in Education and Training

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Department Information

The Office of Enrollment Management serves Indiana University Bloomington by recruiting, enrolling, and serving the undergraduate population. We are deeply committed to transforming students' lives through access, engagement, and success while becoming the most innovative, strategic, and visionary enrollment management team in the nation. With a strong focus on diversity and excellent service, OEM works with campus partners to make IU Bloomington the best university possible.

The Office of Admissions is the front-facing department to the public for undergraduate recruitment for the Indiana University Bloomington campus. The Office of Admissions is responsible for recruiting the freshman class each year, counseling prospective students and their families about the admissions process, providing accurate information to the public about our recruiting requirements and standards, and marketing Indiana University Bloomington.

Job Summary

Department Specific Responsibilities

  • Responsible for understanding, interpreting, and following complex set of instructions to review admission applications and transfer credit articulations.
  • Responsible for accurate and consistent review of undergraduate applications according to the policies and guidelines set by our faculty and the university.
  • Provides assistance, guidance, and solutions to staff and campus partners regarding complex admissions issues.
  • Provides guidance and counsel to students and families for complex issues regarding admissions decisions, policies, options, and exceptions.
  • Effectively uses available systems and programs to best serve the questions and needs of students, families, campus partners, and colleagues.
  • Assists File Review Team leadership on special projects to meet Office of Admissions goals.
General Responsibilities
  • Directs, manages, and monitors the business process design and workflow for the credentials analyst processing staff. Services include the processing and recording of transcripts and grades, evaluation and determination of residency classifications, maintenance of documentation and the knowledge base, and communications with students and the public.
  • Ensures prompt, accurate, and efficient individual services to students, faculty, and staff and that operational practices are integrated into the processing cycles of other university departments whose services and operations include related and dependent activities.
  • Provides general direction for staff, allocates resources, performs performance evaluations, determines the sequence of events, and generally manages the workflow, services, and timelines for the operations ensuring that workflow is responsive and integrated into the overall departmental goals and timetables.
  • Trains new and continuing staff regarding the evaluation and procedures of high school and college transcripts and credit transfer articulation database functions.
  • Represents the department and serves as a content expert on credentials analysis, residency rules, admission application flow and business processes for both current operations as well as modifications and revisions to policy, procedures and/or software. Represents the admissions function in determining the best resolution, gathering information, consulting with stakeholders, and admitting or denying admission to students based on the analysis.
  • Analyzes individual situations on a case-by-case basis , administering and interpreting university policy, and exercising professional judgment on the more problematic or unique situations regarding credit articulations and/or residency rules.
  • Provides guidance and direction to staff regarding policies and procedures; ensures proper processing of admissions credentials; serves as a resource on problems or issues; and responds to information requests and inquiries.
  • Contributes to the development of new university policies and procedures relative to articulation and transfer agreements, course equivalencies, and residency interpretations.



  • High school diploma or GED

  • 4 years of office or related experience
  • Experience working with complex data and/or records services in a team environment

  • Proficient communication skills.
  • Maintains a high degree of professionalism.
  • Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills.
  • Demonstrates a high commitment to quality.
  • Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment.
  • Highly thorough and dependable.
  • Possesses a high degree of initiative.
  • Ability to build strong customer relationships.
  • Commitment to working with people of diverse backgrounds.
  • Ability to interpret federal, state, and institutional rules and regulations and required procedures associated with compliance.

Working Conditions / Demands

This role requires the ability to effectively communicate and to operate a computer and other standard office productivity equipment. The position involves sedentary work as well as periods of time moving around an office environment and the campus. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.

Work Hours

Mid October to mid December is our busy processing time and overtime work is possible during this time, especially in November.

Job Classification

Career Level: Mastery

FLSA: Nonexempt

Job Function: Student Services

Job Family: Admissions & Recruitment

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Posting Disclaimer

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.

This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.

If you wish to include a cover letter, you may include it with your resume when uploading attachments.

New employees will be provided with information regarding Indiana University's COVID-19 vaccine policy, which includes the opportunity to request an exemption. To learn more, view our COVID-19 vaccine information page.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University's Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information.

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