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NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY
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POSITION CLASSIFICATION DESCRIPTION

Position Classification Title: Admissions Advisor,Univ
Position Classification Code: P3030
Job Family: Student Affairs
Pay Level: 08
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:
Serves as an ambassador and representative of the University with a variety of audiences, including prospective students and their families, applicants, newly admitted students, P-12 school district students and staff, community college students and staff, business and other community members, University faculty and staff, and alumni. Responsible for managing respective recruitment territory, which includes extensive fall travel during the six to eight week long recruitment season. Guides prospective students and their families through the application process. Develops and maintains excellent working relationships with key constituencies in recruitment territory. Responsible for assisting with all areas of admission including undergraduate, transfer, graduate and international recruitment, marketing and communications, event planning, Aggie Welcome Orientation programming, family engagement activities, campus visits, etc.
Standard Duties:
As appropriate to the position, reviews and processes Participate in the planning and implementation of annual admission recruitment, application and enrollment strategies. Develop marketing strategies, recruitment publications and communications, travel schedules, collection and analysis of aggregate and disaggregate recruitment and demographic data. Conduct campus tours, formal and informal presentations, tele-recruiting and e-recruiting. Collaborate with University departments, faculty & staff.. Disseminates pertinent information, in accordance with applicable laws, regulations, and University policies in accordance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). Advises students and families regarding educational opportunities and options, admission, orientation, registration, and other requirements, policies and procedures. May determine Non-Degree and Freshman admissibility to the university or community college. Extensive travel may be required, depending on recruitment territory assignment. Provides policy interpretation and advisement as appropriate, in accordance with university policy, accreditation standards, and privacy laws.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of current industry best practices, customer service standards and procedures, system-wide admissions policies, standards, and procedures. Knowledge of full spectrum of university academic units, curricula, and programs. College-level maintenance requirements for student records principles, policies and procedures. Knowledge of national, regional and local student recruitment and retention issues.
Strong interpersonal and written and verbal communication skills, especially in public speaking. Demonstrated proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office suite of computer software applications. Demonstrated time and materials management skills. Effective utilization of student information systems and customer relations management systems. Database and records management and/or maintenance skills. General office administrative and secretarial skills.
Solutions oriented, with a high level of creativity and the ability to analyze complex problems. Ability to work independently, under pressure and with minimum supervision in addition to being a productive member of a team. Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. Ability to simultaneously plan, deliver and manage multiple activities, make effective administrative/procedural decisions and recommendations. Ability to maintain confidentiality of records and information and work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in diverse communities. Ability to deliver excellent customer service, travel and work flexible hours.
Minimum Qualifications:
   Education- Bachelor's degree in a related field.
   Experience- Two (2) years of experience related to the standard duties as outlined.
   Equivalency- None
   Certifications/License-
   Departmental Requirements-
   Special Requirements-