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POSITION:                           Managing Director, Articulation, Transfer & Prior Learning

REPORTS TO:                     Associate Provost

REQUIREMENTS:              Bachelor’s degree (Master’s degree preferred); five or more years of experience in articulation and transfer, especially in developing and maintaining articulation agreements; additional experience with academic advising, admissions, credit evaluation, or curriculum development preferred. Experience with student information systems or transfer credit platforms. Experience managing multiple simultaneous projects to completion. Strong written and oral communication skills.


  1. Manage the Office of Articulation, Transfer, and Prior Learning, including staff and budget.
  2. Support strategic priorities relating to transfer student success and granting of prior learning credit.
  3. Facilitate and manage articulation agreements between partnering institutions (both secondary and postsecondary) along with their related areas including the Schools, Registrar’s Office, Admissions, Center for Student Success, and other units that serve transfer students.
  4. Track all articulation and transfer partnership agreements and ensure that they are updated.
  5. Develop and maintain an effective transfer partnerships website, including online transfer guides, messaging to transfer students and partners, and degree pathways mapping templates.
  6. Provide training, development, and regular updates to ensure that internal stakeholders understand and support transfer initiatives, transfer student policies, and promising practices.
  7. Provide training resources for developing academic partnerships for departments.
  8. Provide resources and training to support seamless academic advising before and during the transfer process.
  9. Oversee and coordinate Prior Learning Assessment initiatives and processes (e.g., portfolio development, proficiency examinations, CLEP), including working with faculty and professional staff to develop criteria, tools, and record keeping for prior learning assessment; promote widespread understanding of prior learning assessment policies and processes; and coordinate prior learning assessment opportunities for prospective and current students, faculty, and staff.
  10. Collaborate with University constituents on outreach efforts to community colleges, four-year institutions, college access organizations, community-based organizations, and corporations to support overall transfer student enrollment and success.
  11. Attend relevant meetings and workshops to stay up to date on transfer credit and prior learning policies and procedures.
  12. Perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualified applicants should forward a cover letter and resume via email to (preferred) or mail to:  
Point Park University
Human Resources Office
201 Wood Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

When responding via email please reference - MANAGING DIRECTOR, ARTICULATION, TRANSFER & PRIOR LEARNING  - in the subject line.

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  Due to the high volume of resumes received, Point Park University will not be able to respond to inquiries regarding the status of your resume. If we determine that your skills and experience match the position requirements, we will contact you to discuss the opportunity further. If you do not hear from us, we encourage you to revisit our website at for the status of the position and future opportunities. 


Point Park University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.