ADMISSIONS SPECIALIST


Vacancy ID: 800598   Announcement Number: SW20301-09-802598QH514537   USAJOBS Control Number: 334301700

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Vacancy Identification Number

The Vacancy Identification Number is:  800598
1. Title of Job

ADMISSIONS SPECIALIST
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

5. Employment Availability

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

6. Citizenship

Are you a citizen of the United States?
7. Background Information

Have you received any Voluntary Separation Incentive Payments (VSIP) from the Federal Government within the last 5 years?


8. Other Information

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9. Languages

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10. Lowest Grade

09

11. Miscellaneous Information

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12. Special Knowledge

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13. Test Location

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14. Veteran Preference Claim

List any campaign badges and/or expeditionary medals received.   Examples:  Southwest Asia Service Medal, Purple Heart, etc (limited to 300 characters)
15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

If currently active duty in the U.S. Military, provide anticipated date of separation/retirement or start of terminal leave (mm/dd/yyyy):
Type of Discharge:
If retired from the military provide your rank and the date of retirement:
If retired because of a service connected disability, transferred to the permanent disability retirement list, or currently receiving compensation for a service connected disability,  indicate the percentage of the disability:
Date of your last VA letter or other Armed Forces Disability Letter (mm/dd/yyyy):
16. Availability Date

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17. Service Computation Date

18. Other Date Information

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19. Job Preference

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20. Occupational Specialties

001 ADMISSIONS SPECIALIST

21. Geographic Availability

062351053 Naval Post Graduate School, Monterey, CA

22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

1. From the responses below, select ONE response that best describes how you meet the basic requirements for this position (Note- Experience/Education MUST be substantiated in your resume. Failure to provide the required information will render you not eligible for consideration. If using education to qualify, you are encouraged to submit an official or unofficial transcript.):

A. I have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-07 grade level or pay band in Federal Service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector that demonstrates analyzing prospective student information (e.g. transcripts and entry requirements) for admission into the University.
B. I have a Master's degree or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LLB., or J.D. (if related). My education demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of the position.
C. I have a combination of specialized experience as described in A and education as described in B that equates to one year of experience. My percentage of the required education plus my percentage of the required experience equal 100 percent.
D. I do not have any of the requirements in A through C above, but I am willing to learn.

AOC - UIC ONLY

The following section is used to determine your eligibility for appointment and referral consideration. FAILURE TO RESPOND TO THIS SECTION WILL RESULT IN AN INELIGIBLE RATING.

2. From the responses below, select the response that best describes how you meet the basic eligibility for appointment. If you do not meet at least one of the eligibilities below, you are not eligible to be considered for this position.

A. I am a current permanent employee of the Naval Postgraduate School, UIC 62271 (block 41 of SF-50) serving under a career or career conditional appointment. NOTE: Your resume MUST include your position title, pay plan, series, grade level and dates of employment for all applicable federal work experiences.
B. I am registered in the DoD Priority Placement Program (PPP) Military Spouse Preference Program (Program S) for the series, grade and location covered by this announcement.
C. I do not meet any of the basic eligibilities in A or B above.

KNOWLEDGE OF COLLEGE-LEVEL (E.G. GRADUATE AND PHD) ADMISSIONS STANDARDS, PRACTICES AND PROCEDURES

For each task in the following group, choose the statement from
the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Darken the
oval corresponding to that statement in Section 25 of the Qualifications and
Availability Form C. Please select only one letter for each item.

Do not overstate or understate your level of experience and demonstrated capability. You should be aware that your ratings are subject to evaluation and verification based on the resume and other relevant documents you submit, as well as through verification of references as appropriate. Later steps in the selection process are specifically designed to verify your stated level of experience and demonstrated capability. Deliberate attempts to falsify information may be grounds for not selecting you or for dismissing you from the position following acceptance.

A- I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B- I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
C- I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
D- I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E- I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or I am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.



3. Advise faculty on the impact of accepting marginal students to ensure common understanding.

4. Provide counseling to applicants that fall short of the required entry requirements to gain admission.

5. Evaluate transcripts (e.g. undergraduate and graduate) to determine if they meet the entry requirements to gain admission.

6. Use software (e.g. Academic Profile Code) to analyze course descriptions to provide the most accurate academic background information to faculty when evaluating students for acceptance into education programs.

KNOWLEDGE OF ADMINISTRATIVE FUNCTIONS

7. Act as the coordinator for all PhD student paperwork.

8. Train employees on the use of the Applicant Management System (AMS) to ensure student's information is up to date and correct.

9. Review new or modified policies to determine the impact on current programs.

10. Analyze quarterly reports for Admissions office metrics.

SKILL IN WRITTEN COMMUNICATION

11. Enroll students into the Student Information System (e.g. PYTHON) to ensure correct procedures are followed.

12. Maintain quarterly financial reports for tuition collection.

13. Create academic performance indexes (e.g. Academic Profile Code (APC)), to track minimum acceptance indicators.

14. Develop and integrate new procedures for admitting non-foreign national students.

CERTIFICATION STATEMENT

15. Your ratings in this Occupational Questionnaire are subject to evaluation and verification based on the documents and references you submit. Deliberate attempts to falsify or inflate your responses may be grounds for not referring you.

Please take this opportunity to review your rating to ensure the accuracy of your answers and that they are supported by your resume. Failure to agree to the statement below will disqualify you from further consideration for the position.

A. YES, I verify that all of my responses to this questionnaire are true and accurate. I accept that if my supporting documentation does not support one or more of my responses to the questionnaire that my application may be rated lower and/or I may be removed from further consideration.

B. NO, I do not accept this agreement and/or I no longer wish to be considered for this position.