Position Classification Description

Position Class Code / Title: G0046 / Transfer Articultn Analyst
Recruitment Tier: Tier 1
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Grade: 11

This is a description of a Staff Position Classification. It is not an announcement of a position opening. To view descriptions of current openings, please go to UNMJobs and Search Postings to view positions that are currently accepting applications.

The following statements are intended to describe, in broad terms, the general functions and responsibility levels characteristic of positions assigned to this classification. They should not be viewed as an exhaustive list of the specific duties and prerequisites applicable to individual positions that have been so classified.


Participates in the coordination of the development and maintenance of all aspects of the University's Transfer Articulation/Degree Audit system. Acts as a liaison with faculty and staff to research Transfer Articulation requirements and ensure appropriateness and accuracy of Institutional transfer tables. Researches and coordinates the development and enhancement of Transfer Articulation publications. Leads and guides lower level staff in the day-to-day operation of the Transfer Articulation system and in the resolution of problems and issues. Develops and participates in the delivery of system training for the University community.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Coordinates and participates in the planning, development, implementation, documentation, administration, and maintenance of the Transfer Articulation/Degree Audit system for the University.
  2. Coordinates the definition and maintenance of database structure and content for transfer academic requirements of the University, including NM State core curriculum and NM State transfer modules.
  3. Researches transfer course content and encodes and maintains transfer articulation tables in the DARS database.
  4. Works with academic advisors, colleges, departments, University offices, and transferring higher education institutions to ensure appropriateness and accuracy of all transfer and transfer state core curriculum data; coordinates the resolution of transfer credit evaluation and degree audit issues for students, faculty, and staff.
  5. Serves as a liaison with faculty, staff and the University's computer center in the development and enhancement of transfer articulation applications.
  6. Researches, coordinates, develops and produces printed and on-line transfer articulation publications; coordinates and participates in the delivery of training programs and workshops as appropriate.
  7. Acts as a liaison between Transfer Admissions Officers and the Transfer Articulation Manager to ensure appropriateness and accuracy of transfer data.
  8. Composes documentation and writes reports requiring recommendations and conclusions.
  9. Oversees, trains, guides, and monitors the activities of lower level staff engaged in similar and/or related work; serves as resource for information and problem resolution.
  10. Assists in the development and administration of operating policies and procedures for the unit; reviews and advises on applicable rules, regulations, guidelines, and University policies.
  11. Maintains currency of professional knowledge; participates in the evaluation of new technologies, and recommends implementation as appropriate.
  12. May assist Transfer Admissions Officers in regular duties.
  13. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Minimum Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree; at least 1 year of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
  • Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
  • Advanced technical knowledge of and experience with DARS (Degree Audit Reporting System) or other on-line degree system.
  • Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities.
  • Demonstrated, organizational, research and technical skills.
  • Ability to maintain knowledge of current technological developments/trends in area of expertise.
  • Knowledge of curriculum and academic program structures in a university setting.
  • Working technical experience with DARS (Degree Audit Reporting Systems), or other on-line degree audit system.
  • Ability to create, compose, and edit written materials.
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
  • Skill in the use of database management and word processing.
  • Experience in working with multiple constituencies in a diverse organization.
  • Ability to research, gather data, compile information, and prepare reports.

Distinguishing Characteristics

    Position requires: a) participation and production in Transfer Articulation/DARS systems planning and development, as well as maintenance and administration; b) research, development, editing, composing and review of educational materials; c) leadership in the interaction with faculty, staff, and students on identification of Transfer Articulation/DARS system requirements and issues, and problem resolution; d) oversight, guidance, and training of lower level degree audit technical staff; and e) participation in the development and administration of operating policies and procedures.

Working Conditions and Physical Effort

  • No or very limited physical effort required.
  • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.

The University of New Mexico provides all training required by OSHA to ensure employee safety.

Revised Date: 03/20/2017