State of Washington Classified Job Specification
CREDENTIALS EVALUATOR 1
Evaluates and processes education credentials for admission and/or graduation.
Under general supervision, makes preliminary evaluations for record regarding admissions to the college or university and identifies course equivalency for advanced standing and/or satisfaction of degree requirements.
Reviews credentials of students applying for admission and/or graduation;
Refers academic records and evaluations to senior credentials evaluation staff for acceptance determination;
Checks admissions folders for completeness and initiates requests for additional admissions data;
Computes and records cumulative grade point averages;
Updates computerized student records;
Notifies applicants of acceptance or denial of admission;
Reviews degree applications for completion of required course work as identified in appropriate college catalogs;
Receives all credentials in a specialized area to which assigned; confers with departments concerning their requirements; interprets regulations for departments and applicants;
Prepares and processes necessary forms to arrange for registration of admitted applicants;
Acts as liaison between department and students;
Answers a variety of general telephone and in-person inquiries from applicants, staff and others; composes and types letters to students as required;
Evaluates academic records for graduation applicants including computation of final grade point averages and verification that the general education, distribution, and major requirements have been satisfied; informs applicants of subject matter and grade point deficiencies;
Performs related duties as required.
There may be instances where individual positions must have additional licenses or certification. It is the employer’s responsibility to ensure the appropriate licenses/certifications are obtained for each position.
High School graduation
one year of admissions or related office experience.
Class Specification History
New Class: 9-14-73
Revise Title & Class: 3-17-77
Revise Class/MQ: 9-9-94
General revision. Revises title (formerly Credentials Evaluator I), class code (formerly 4485), typical work, minimum qualifications; effective July 1, 2007.
Base range salary adjustment adopted 6/13/2019, effective 7/1/2019.