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NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY
HUMAN RESOURCES SERVICES
POSITION CLASSIFICATION DESCRIPTION

Position Classification Title: Dir,Admissions
Position Classification Code: P1003
Job Family: Student Affairs
Pay Level: 13
Exempt Status: 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:
Directs the daily operations of university admissions and recruitment. Assists in policy planning and development on all departmental related matters. Plans and develops strategies for admission of graduate and undergraduate students. Plans and directs all programs designed to enhance the university's undergraduate student recruitment efforts at high schools and junior colleges to include minority recruitment efforts.
Standard Duties:
Establishes and implements short- and long-range organizational goals, objectives, strategic plans, policies, and operating procedures; monitors and evaluates programmatic and operational effectiveness, and effects changes required for improvement. Directs activities of a comprehensive graduate and undergraduate admissions process as well as recruitment programs, which includes supervising senior managers. Consulting on and implementing faculty policy for admissions and articulation; reviews special admissions cases and requests for exceptions to policies. Designs, establishes, and maintains an organizational structure and staffing to effectively accomplish the organization's goals and objectives; recruits, employs, trains, supervises, and evaluates unit staff. Plans and develops strategies for admission and recruitment of undergraduate students to meet university enrollment goals; develops and oversees admissions and recruitment publications. Develops and manages annual budgets for the organization and performs periodic cost and productivity analyses.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of student recruitment and retention issues. Knowledge of organizational structure, workflow, and operating procedures. Knowledge of computerized student information systems. Knowledge of student outreach services and activities. Knowledge of faculty and/or staff hiring procedures.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community. Skill in budget preparation and fiscal management. Skill in examining and re-engineering operations and procedures, formulating policy, and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures. Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities. Employee development and performance management skills.
Ability to develop and implement recruitment plans. Ability to plan community outreach projects. Ability to supervise and train employees, to include organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments. Ability to communicate and interact with officials at all levels of government. Ability to foster a cooperative work environment.
Minimum Qualifications:
   Education- Bachelor's degree in a related field.
   Experience- Eight (8) years of increasingly progressive management experience in one or more areas that report to this position.
   Equivalency- None
   Certifications/License-
   Departmental Requirements-
   Special Requirements-