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NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY
HUMAN RESOURCES SERVICES

POSITION CLASSIFICATION DESCRIPTION


Position Classification Title: Head,Campus Grad Admissions
Position Classification Code: P1014
Job Family: Student Affairs
Pay Level: 09
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 graduate school. Supervises Graduate School staff to ensure effective and efficient and processing of graduate student applications. Oversees data collection and management functions related to graduate admission records.
Standard Duties:
Administration of graduate enrollment & admissions. Directs the daily operations of graduate admissions, recruitment, plans, oversees data collection and develops strategies for admissions. Administration of the Graduate Admission Center, oversight of graduate admission, residency determination for university process, problem applications, application Waivers, residency appeals and conditional admission petitions. Acts as departmental admissions liaison. Monitors and evaluates programmatic and operational effectiveness and effects changes required for improvement. Maintains organizational structure and staffing to effectively accomplish the organization’s goals and objectives. Develops and manages annual admissions budgets and performs periodic cost and productivity analysis. Development of computer systems and projects, recommend and implement information technologies to support and enhance established goals, coordinate the statistical reporting needs of graduate services.
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-