DATE: June 4, 2019

TITLE: Professional Assistant I (PAI) - Office of Enrollment Management

CAMPUS: Ammerman Campus in Selden



RANK: Faculty



Announcement is hereby made for a full-time (12-month), tenure-track position as a Professional Assistant I (PAI) in the College’s  Office of Enrollment Management, beginning as soon as possible and located on the Ammerman Campus in Selden.


Suffolk County Community College is an open admissions institution committed to serving a diverse student population in a variety of degree and career programs.


This is a Unit III position covered under the Faculty Association of Suffolk County Community College collective bargaining agreement with the College.


Job Description:

The Professional Assistant I (PAI) reports to the College Dean of Enrollment Management and provides institutional evaluation of all credits accepted by the College as transfer credit.  Specific responsibilities include:

  1. Evaluates credits approved and accepted by the College from the following institutions and organizations:
  • Colleges and Universities
  • Advanced Placement (AP)
  • International Baccalaureate
  • College Level Examination Program (CLEP)
  • Challenge Exam
  • Portfolio Assessment
  • Educational Programs sponsored by certain non-collegiate organizations – Approved by the National College Credit Recommendation Service (NCCRSO) or American Council on Education (ACE)
  • Foreign Credential Evaluation – Approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or Association of International Credentials Evaluators (AICE)
  • Military Transcripts
  1. Works with the Office of Academic Affairs to ensure all transfer credit awarded meets the standards established by the College.
  2. Maintains compliance of transfer credit evaluation as set forth by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE).      
  3. Works with Academic Chairs for review of transfer credit for courses not offered at the College, to obtain approval for the appropriate transfer credit within a curriculum.
  4. Works with counselors to provide information about transfer credit evaluation.
  5. Manages and is the College representative for the software system used for the evaluation of transfer credits through CollegeSource, Transfer Evaluation System (TES).
  6. Maintains the College’s Transfer Student website to ensure informational accuracy.
  7. Meets with students to review and discuss transfer credit options for programs of study.
  8. Works with the Office of Planning and Institutional Effectiveness researching and correcting enrollment data required for various report submissions.
  9. Presents workshops about transfer credit evaluation to ensure accurate information is being disseminated to students.
  10. Works collaboratively with the Office of Central Admissions and the Office of International Students for review of student admissions applications. 
  11. Develops and recommends credit evaluation policies and procedures to the College Dean of Enrollment Management.
  12. Serves on college-wide committees.
  13. Performs other duties as assigned by the College Dean of Enrollment Management.




A Bachelor’s degree. A minimum of two years of experience in higher education with knowledge related to evaluating transfer credit.   


The exact salary will be determined by prior experience and placement on the salary scale negotiated by the Faculty Association of Suffolk County Community College

Suffolk County Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, age, marital status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, equal pay compensation-sex, national origin, military or veteran status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction or disability in its admissions, programs and activities, or employment. This applies to all employees, students, applicants or other members of the College community (including, but not limited to, vendors and visitors). Grievance procedures are available to interested persons by contacting either of the Civil Rights Compliance Officers/Coordinators listed below. Retaliation against a person who files a complaint, serves as a witness, or assists or participates in the investigation of a complaint in any manner is strictly prohibited.

The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the College's non-discrimination polices:

Civil Rights Compliance Officers
Christina Vargas
Chief Diversity Officer/Title IX Coordinator
Ammerman Campus, NFL Bldg., Suite 230
533 College Road, Selden, New York 11784-2899
(631) 451-4950


Dionne Walker-Belgrave
Affirmative Action Officer/Deputy Title IX Coordinator
Ammerman Campus, NFL Bldg., Suite 230
533 College Road, Selden, New York 11784-2899
(631) 451-4051

In an emergency, contact Public Safety to make a report 24 hours a day/7 days a week by calling (631) 451-4242 or dialing 311 from any College phone.

Inquiries or complaints concerning alleged civil rights violations in the College’s education admissions, programs and activities may also be directed to:

Office for Civil Rights (OCR) – Enforcement Office
U.S. Department of Education
32 Old Slip, 26th Floor
New York, NY 10005-2500
Telephone: (646) 428-3800
Fax: (646) 428-3843
TDD: (877) 521-2172
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Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination in employment practices may also be directed to:

NYS Division of Human Rights
Long Island (Suffolk)
New York State Office Building
250 Veterans Memorial Highway, Suite 2B-49
Hauppauge, NY 11788
Telephone: (631) 952-6434
TDD: (718) 741-8300
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U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
New York District Office
33 Whitehall Street, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10004
Telephone: (800) 669-4000
Fax: (212) 336-3790
TTY: (800) 669-6820
ASL Video Phone: (844) 234-5122
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Suffolk County Community College is committed to fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students, as well as ensuring equal opportunity and non-discrimination in employment, education, access to services, programs, and activities, including career and technical education opportunities.

A copy of the postsecondary career and technical education courses offered by the College is available and may be obtained on our website at: or by calling the Office of Admissions at 631-451-4000 to request a mailing.

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