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Coordinator of Transfer Partnerships, Articulation, and Prior Learning

Posted: 12/18/2022

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Job no: 501172
Department: Regl Dean's Office - Middletown Campus
Location: Middletown, OH
Work type: Salary Staff
Categories: Other
Status: Full Time
Temporary: Yes

Job Summary:
The Coordinator of Transfer Partnerships, Articulation and Prior Learning (the Coordinator) serves a central role in Miami University’s strategic approach to increasing and serving Miami’s transfer student population and ensuring transfer student success through coordination of university processes, procedures and policies relating to transfer students and cultivating of internal and external partnerships, with particular emphasis on pathways to the Regional Campuses.

The Coordinator will report to the Senior Regional Director of Enrollment Management to facilitate the success of academic transfer pathways and transfer students on the Regional Campuses, and the Coordinator will also work closely with the Senior Associate Provost to ensure that transfer-related partnerships and initiatives are aligned with University strategic priorities and state-level policies and initiatives. This person will be an active member of the Miami University Transfer Collaborative which oversees and implements Miami’s strategic vision for transfer student success. This position will be housed on the Regional campuses with some travel to the Oxford campus, to partner institutions in the region, and to statewide transfer meetings.

Duties/Physical Demands:

  • The Coordinator will create a strategic approach to cultivating partnerships with other two-year institutions in the region that lead to seamless pathways for students to Miami University, and particularly pathways to complete Miami University Regional Campus online and on-ground programs; take an active role in cultivating relationships and pipelines with key sending institutions in the region and state; assist in the development and maintenance of all key transfer-related communications, including Miami’s transfer-related website and other marketing materials; manage the development, finalization and tracking of transfer-related agreements for Miami University; assist in the development and implementation of Prior Learning Assessment opportunities, including an online portfolio option; gain familiarity with Miami’s academic programs and other opportunities for transfer students; develop and provide resources (templates, guidelines, course equivalency tables, etc.) and consultation for departments and advisors in developing transfer agreements and other opportunities for transfer students; collaborate with Miami Online/Ecampus to stay current on online offerings, online student support, and pathways that facilitate transfer to the online programs; assist in the creation of outcomes related to transfer students and engage in ongoing assessment to ensure continuous improvement; assist in efforts to comply with Ohio Department of Higher Education Articulation & Transfer Initiatives (e.g., Ohio Transfer 36, Transfer Assurance Guides, Ohio Guaranteed Transfer Degree Pathways); serve on the Miami University Transfer Collaborative and the Ohio Articulation & Transfer Network Advisory Council.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and five or more years of direct experience in articulation and transfer, especially in the coordination of developing and maintaining articulation agreements, academic advising, admission and outreach, credit evaluation, and online program transfer; experience simultaneously managing multiple projects and bringing them to completion.

**Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States on a fulltime and indefinite basis.

Desired Qualifications:
Consideration may be given to candidates with direct experience in and familiarity with working with community colleges or other partnering institutions in higher education. Demonstrated ability to work effectively and collaboratively with faculty, chairs, deans, senior academic administrators, and external constituents related to articulation and transfer of courses and programs. Familiarity with University systems (SIS/Banner, Transferology, Course Information Management System). Strong written and oral communication skills, be detail oriented, self-motivated, and strong organizational skills.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Submit a cover letter, resume, and a 1-page statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion. Inquiries may be directed to Amanda Means at

Diversity Statement:
Miami University is committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching, learning, research, and working environment for all.

For more information on Miami University’s diversity initiatives, please visit the Office of Institutional Diversity & Inclusion webpage. For more information on Miami University’s mission and core values, please visit the Mission and Core Values webpage.

EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:
Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.

As part of the University’s commitment to maintaining a healthy and safe living, learning, and working environment, we encourage you to read Miami University’s Annual Security & Fire Safety Report at:, which contains information about campus safety, crime statistics, and our drug and alcohol abuse and prevention program designed to prevent the unlawful possession, use, and distribution of drugs and alcohol on campus and at university events and activities. This report also contains information on programs and policies designed to prevent and address sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Each year, email notification of this website is made to all faculty, staff, and enrolled students. Written notification is also provided to prospective students and employees. Hard copies of the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report may be obtained from the Miami University Police Department at (513) 529-2223.

Labor Law Posters for Applicants:
Miami University is committed to providing up-to-date information from the Department of Labor to our applicants for employment. Here, you will find links to the current information regarding the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), and the Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA).


Date to Begin Screening Applicants:
Screening of applications will begin January 16, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled.

Benefits Eligible:



A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact or (513) 529-3560.

Advertised: 21 Dec 2022 Eastern Standard Time

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