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NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY
HUMAN RESOURCES SERVICES

POSITION CLASSIFICATION DESCRIPTION


Position Classification Title: Assc Dir,Admissions
Position Classification Code: P1004
Job Family: Student Affairs
Pay Level: 10
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:
Manages the undergraduate, transfer recruitment and admissions, special admissions, and/or international admissions efforts of the university. Supervises admissions staff to ensure effective and efficient evaluation and processing of student applications. Oversees data collection and management functions related to admissions records.
Standard Duties:
Develops and implements cooperative efforts with two-year institutions including joint admission programs, recruitment events, and on-site visits to provide innovative services to students. Manages collection and retention of applicant data, including beginning freshman, transfer, international, and/or special admissions. May coordinate the development of computer systems and projects, recommend and implement information technologies to support and enhance established goals, coordinate the statistical reporting needs of the department, and serve as liaison with university's computing center with regard to student database applications. Oversees the supervision of personnel, which includes work allocation, training, promotion and enforcement of internal procedures and controls, and problem resolution; evaluates performance and makes recommendations for personnel actions; motivates employees to achieve peak productivity and performance. Develops annual operating budgets and provides fiscal direction to the unit. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
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. Records maintenance 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. Ability to develop and deliver presentations.
Minimum Qualifications:
   Education- Bachelor's degree in a related field.
   Experience- Five (5) years of professional experience related to the standard duties as outlined.
   Equivalency- None
   Certifications/License-
   Departmental Requirements-
   Special Requirements-