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NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY
HUMAN RESOURCES SERVICES
POSITION CLASSIFICATION DESCRIPTION

Position Classification Title: Admissions Advisor,Dept
Position Classification Code: P3001
Job Family: Student Affairs
Pay Level: 06
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:
Organizes and processes admissions and student records functions within a specified undergraduate academic department or equivalent unit of a college. Guides students on the admission application process and related documents. May visit schools or colleges. May be responsible for a specialized area or academic program.
Standard Duties:
As appropriate to the position, represents the college both on- and off-campus to a prospective student, parents, secondary school counselors and other individuals or organizations involved in the college selection process. Reviews and guides students with application processing procedures. Coordinate and contribute to the success of various student visit programs designed to recruit prospective applicants to the college. Provides policy interpretation and advisement as appropriate, in accordance with university policy, accreditation standards, and privacy laws. Welcomes and greets visitors in person or on the phone; directs visitors to appropriate department or sites; attracts potential students by answering inquiries regarding academic programs and resources. May disseminate pertinent information, in accordance with applicable laws, regulations, and University policies in accordance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of customer service standards and procedures. Knowledge of the available college academic units, curricula, and programs. Knowledge of student recruitment and retention issues. Knowledge of college-level student records principles, policies and procedures. Knowledge of computerized student information systems. Knowledge of university admissions policies, standards, and procedures.
Skill in the use of personal computers and related software applications. Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community. Database and records management and/or maintenance skills. General office administrative and secretarial skills.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Ability to analyze and solve problems and to make evaluative judgments. Ability to make effective administrative/procedural decisions and recommendations. Ability to travel and work flexible hours. Ability to maintain confidentiality of records and information. Ability to evaluate student transcripts and/or records. Ability to deliver excellent customer service.
Minimum Qualifications:
   Education- Bachelor's degree in a related field.
   Experience- No previous work experience required.
   Equivalency- None
   Certifications/License-
   Departmental Requirements-
   Special Requirements-