Transfer Services Intern (Hourly)

Austin Community College

Highland Campus, TX

ID: 7235799 (Ref.No. R-5901)
Posted: April 8, 2024

Job Description

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Austin Community College is a public two-year institution that serves a multicultural population of approximately 41,000 credit students each Fall and Spring semester.  We embrace our identity as a community college, as reflected in our mission statement.  We promote student success and community development by providing affordable access, through traditional and distance learning modes, to higher education and workforce training, including appropriate applied baccalaureate degrees, in our service area.

As a community college committed to our mission, we seek to recruit and retain a workforce that:

  • Values intellectual curiosity and innovative teaching

  • Is attracted by the college's mission to promote equitable access to educational opportunities

  • Cares about student success and collaborates on strategies to facilitate success for populations including; first generation college students, low-income students, and students from underserved communities.

  • Focused on student academic achievement and postgraduate outcomes

  • Welcomes difference and models respectful interaction with others

  • Engages with the community both within and outside of ACC

Job Posting Title:

Transfer Services Intern (Hourly)

Job Description Summary:

With supervision, will perform general administrative duties and/or research functions for the purpose of developing a working knowledge of a specific area of study.

Job Description:

Description of Duties and Tasks

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

1) Provides transfer exploration and university application related services with specialized strategies to help students, alumni, and entering student applicants select a career and/or an academic pathway and implement a plan to achieve their identified goals including graduation and transfer. Services are delivered in-person or virtually to individuals or groups.
2) Assists students with preparation for, and execution of, university transfer.

3) Maintains expertise regarding course and ACC program/credential transferability, transfer resources, special initiatives, and relevant student and academic services in order to support students, alumni, prospective students, faculty, and staff to make informed decisions regarding transfer pathways and corresponding educational options.

4) Support the overall mission, functions, and activities of the Transfer Services department.

5) Support Transfer Services Department with implementation of summer events, including marketing, outreach, and evaluation.

6) Review transfer resources available to students. Provide feedback and suggestions for improvement and evolution of resources to best support transfer-intending students.

7) Support Transfer Reports and Outreach Coordinator and Transfer Services Manager by participating in the development and implementation of marketing, communication, and advertising strategies to promote assigned programs, projects, and services. Under the guidance of the Transfer Services Director, ensures district-wide consistency of front-line transfer services communications. 8) Develop understanding of community college policy and procedures through attending cross-departmental meetings, reviewing institution websites, and completing institution training and onboarding.

  • Maintaining an established work schedule.
  • The ability to work independently within departmental policies and guidelines.
  • Respecting an educational environment that includes students with varied backgrounds and experiences.
  • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.
  • Effectively using interpersonal and communication skills, including tact and diplomacy.
  • Effectively using organizational and planning skills with attention to detail and follow-through.
  • Maintaining confidentiality of work-related information and materials.

Technology Skills
  • Demonstrated proficiency with standard office software.

Required Work Experience
  • None

Preferred Work Experience
  • One year experience in higher education or similar environment

Required Education
  • Bachelor's degree

Preferred Education

  • None

Special Requirements
  • Internship connected to Internship Course requirements

Other Preferred Qualifications
  • None

Physical Requirements
  • Work is routinely performed in an office environment.
  • Subject to standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching, kneeling, pushing and pulling.
  • Occasional lifting of objects up to 10 pounds.

  • Work safely and follow safety rules. Report unsafe working conditions and behavior. Take reasonable and prudent actions to prevent others from engaging in unsafe practices.

Pay Rate


Number of Openings:


Job Posting Close Date:

April 30, 2024

Clery Act

As required by the US Department of Education, employees are required to report violations under Title IX and, under the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), select individuals are required to report crimes. If this position is identified as a Campus Security Authority (Clery Act), you will be notified, trained, and provided resources for reporting.


The above description is an overview of the job. It is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the job, nor is it an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Duties and responsibilities may change with business needs. ACC reserves the right to add, change, amend, or delete portions of this job description at any time, with or without notice. Employees may be required to perform other duties as requested, directed, or assigned. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made by ACC at its discretion to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions of the job.