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NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY
HUMAN RESOURCES SERVICES

POSITION CLASSIFICATION DESCRIPTION


Position Classification Title: Data Entry Operator
Position Classification Code: M4044
Job Family: Information Technology
Pay Level: 02
Exempt Status: Non-exempt
This description is intended to describe the general nature of the work being performed. It is not intended to be a complete list of specific duties of any particular position. Duties, responsibilities and bargaining unit eligibility may vary based on the specific tasks assigned to the position.
Purpose of Classification:
Performs data entry and data verification according to established procedures using data entry devices, data entry screens, or data handling systems. Performs some clerical or administrative duties.
Standard Duties:
Inputs and retrieves alphabetical and numerical information in prescribed format, utilizing knowledge of various computer software packages. Balances batches to input department totals and reconciles errors. Verifies input data to ensure accuracy of completed work; scans and edits for errors during processing. May perform clerical duties as needed. May work on weekends and/or various shift assignments. Ensures strict confidentiality of client records. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of typing and data entry procedures and methods.
Skill in operating and electronic keyboard or other data entry devices.
Ability to effectively communicate.
Minimum Qualifications:
   Education- High School diploma or GED certificate.
   Experience- No previous work experience required.
   Equivalency- None
   Certifications/License-
   Departmental Requirements-
   Special Requirements-