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Graduation Specialist III

Company: University of Texas at Dallas
Location: Richardson
Posted on: March 11, 2023

Job Description:

Posting Details

Posting Details

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Position Title

Graduation Specialist III

Functional Title


Office of the Registrar

Salary Range

Up to $41,500, commensurate with experience

Pay Basis


Position Status

Regular full-time



Position End Date (if temporary)

Posting Open Date


Posting Close Date

Open Until Filled


Desired Start Date


Job Summary

Are you looking for a rewarding opportunity in higher education that provides a hybrid work schedule, employee tuition assistance, and a comprehensive benefits package? Do you enjoy working in a collaborative and supportive environment?
If so, apply now to join our team!

This position specializes in the in-depth examination and detailed analysis of student records in order to provide technical and academic customer service regarding the student record process. Reviews, analyzes, and performs complex calculations related to academic records and graduation, and is responsible for verification of student transfer data.

Minimum Education and Experience

Bachelor's degree; Three years of experience in a higher education setting within academic support or similar, or any equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Education and Experience

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Evaluate student transfer credits, apply University policy to determine eligibility, and enter data into student record system; solve more complex evaluation problems and ensure compliance with UT Dallas policy.

  • Calculate transfer admission GPA and record accurately.

  • Serve in leadership capacity during planning and implementation of commencement exercises.

  • Update student information system through routine and regular data entry; responsible for data integrity tasks related to undergraduate and graduate graduation.

  • May examine student coursework records and analyze progression to degree certification, notifying students of coursework deficiencies.

  • Troubleshoot technical and academic questions regarding academic record via multiple forms of correspondence; use student record system to identify students and locate their enrollment status.

  • Participate as a member of Enrollment Management and Office of the Registrar during events related to grading period, registration, orientation and recruiting.

  • May assist with filing, reception, call center, and scanning as needed.

    Physical Activities

    Working Conditions

    Additional Information

    Required skills and abilities:

    • Ability to prioritize information;

    • Ability to investigate, analyze, and interpret data for accuracy and completeness in order to make informed decisions based on available information;

    • Proactive in identifying potential issues;

    • Ability to plan, coordinate, schedule, direct, and monitor tasks, activities, and assignments to complete projects effectively;

    • Ability to work effectively with a team;

    • Ability to multi-task;

    • Understanding of cross-cultural communication needs and ability to respond accordingly.

      Remote Work Notice:
      A hybrid remote work schedule may be available, and completion and approval of a UT Dallas Remote Work Agreement will be required upon employment. Use of personal computer, internet, and other standard equipment may be required. Employee must be located within the DFW area and have the ability to be on campus for work activities as scheduled and/or with 24-hour notice. Remote work arrangements are subject to regular review and re-approval and may be canceled at any time.

      Who We Are
      The University of Texas at Dallas is a top public university committed to admitting, enrolling, and graduating well-rounded members of the global community whose education has prepared them for rewarding lives and productive careers in a constantly changing world. As a charter member of SEA (STEMM Equity Achievement) Change, UT Dallas fosters an environment where members of our community are welcomed, treated fairly, and supported in the pursuit of excellence.

      What We Offer
      UT Dallas aims to attract and retain talented staff and faculty to support the University's students and mission. We offer a competitive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, life and disability insurance coverage, and retirement plans. We also offer tuition assistance, professional development opportunities, employee wellness programs, and much more. Visit for more information.

      About Us
      Diversity of people, ideas, and perspectives is crucial to UT Dallas' mission and vision, and we are committed to providing an educational, working, and living environment that is welcoming, respectful, and inclusive of all members of our community. Our Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion promotes a variety of programs and initiatives to cultivate acceptance and belonging for all members of the campus community. We are ranked among the "Best of the Best Colleges" for LGBTQ Inclusion by Campus Pride. LilyPad lactation facilities are available across campus for private use by nursing parents. The University currently supports nine Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) composed of staff and faculty of various identities along with advocates and allies. UT Dallas prohibits unlawful discrimination against a person based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, genetic information, and veteran status. Visit and for more information.

      Special Instructions Summary

      Important Message

      1) All employees serve as a representative of the University and are expected to display respect, civility, professional courtesy, consideration of others and discretion in all interactions with members of the UT Dallas community and the general public.

      2) The University of Texas at Dallas is committed to providing an educational, living, and working environment that is welcoming, respectful, and inclusive of all members of the university community. UT Dallas does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its services, programs, activities, employment, and education, including in admission and enrollment. EOE, including disability/veterans. The University is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities. To request reasonable accommodation in the employment application and interview process, contact the ADA Coordinator. For inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies, contact the Title IX Coordinator.

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