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NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY
HUMAN RESOURCES SERVICES

POSITION CLASSIFICATION DESCRIPTION


Position Classification Title: CC Dir,Admissions,III
Position Classification Code: P3024
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 daily operation of a recruitment, admissions, testing, and registration office of a large community college. Plans and develops strategies for admission, recruitment, assessment testing, and registration of undergraduate students.
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 undergraduate admissions process that includes advisement, recruitment, and assessment testing, and registration programs which includes supervising professional and classified staff. Reviews special admissions cases and requests for exceptions to policies. Plans and develops strategies for admission, recruitment, and assessment testing, and testing of undergraduate students to meet college enrollment goals; develops and oversees admissions and recruitment publications. Plans and directs all programs designed to enhance the college's recruitment efforts at high schools to include minority recruitment efforts. Responsible for test administration at on-site and off-site testing locations to include the ordering and security of test materials. Supervises and directs communication to students regarding important deadlines and registration procedures. Supervises the registration of all students. Facilitate the initial management of student records: applications, transcripts and registration records.
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- Five (5) years of professional experience related to the standard duties as outlined.
   Equivalency- None
   Certifications/License-
   Departmental Requirements-
   Special Requirements-