Job Location:
Main Campus – Boston, MA

Located in Boston's historic Fenway area, Simmons has a strong tradition of empowering women and challenging traditional gender roles. Simmons University was one of the first higher education institutions to prepare women to become leaders and has evolved to become a university offering a women's undergraduate program and graduate programs open to all. 

You're joining our community at an especially exciting time as one of our strategic goals is to become the most inclusive campus in New England. You'll find that people who work here are truly committed to our mission of preparing students to become champions of social justice and leaders in their professions and their communities. This commitment and pride make for a dynamic workplace.


The Transfer Credit Specialist works in the Office of the Registrar facilitating essential services for current and prospective students including transfer credit evaluation, transfer credit database entry, and development and maintenance of transfer tables. Creates official transfer credit evaluation information that is send to students.


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.

  • Researches transfer institution accreditation and credit system (quarter, semester, etc.) and verifies authenticity of transcripts received.

  • Researches and resolves credit evaluation issues.

  • Ensures compliance with state, and University requirements.

  • Communicates and collaborates with internal and external customers regarding transfer credit policies and related procedures.

  • Responds in a timely manner to inquiries from students, faculty, and staff related to transfer credit, duplication of credit, and various academic policies.


  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Two years of experience as a transfer credit evaluator, academic advisor, or admissions professional.

  • Strong computer skills: data entry, spreadsheets, and database management

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Ability to prioritize workload with excellent time management skills

  • Ability to meet deadlines and pay constant attention to detail

  • Work experience in related field


  • Demonstrated experience with high volume customer service in an academic or professional environment

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Knowledge of Workday

  • Knowledge of federal regulatory laws such as Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA, and college policies and procedures relating to admissions, enrollment and transfer.

  • Experience working in a collaborative/team environment.


  • Ability to understand, explain, and apply complex policies and regulations

  • Ability to work with diverse groups of people

  • Excellent professional judgment


  • Hybrid eligibile up to two days remote

  • Typical environment is an office setting with moderate noise.

  • Physical activities required are finger dexterity necessary to operate equipment used in the position, talking, seeing and hearing. Walking, sitting, bending/stooping, pushing/pulling and minimal

  • Unassisted lifting (up to 20 pounds) associated with the job duties is required.

  • Occasional weekends required

Required Application Materials:

  • Resume

  • Cover Letter

Salary Grade


Instructions to Applicants: Please upload all applicable application materials (e.g. resume/cv, cover letter, writing sample, teaching philosophy, etc.) in the Application Materials box on page 2 ("My Experience") of this application. Documents can be uploaded individually or as a combined document (e.g. PDF).

Simmons University is committed to inclusive excellence in all aspects of an individual’s community experience. As a university committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, Simmons encourages applications from all under-represented groups. Simmons is committed to creating, developing, promoting, and enhancing inclusive hiring practices–at all levels, for all positions–ensuring diverse talent pools and the delivery of a consistent positive candidate experience. Simmons is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to continuing to develop a more diverse faculty, staff, student body, and curriculum.