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NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY
HUMAN RESOURCES SERVICES
POSITION CLASSIFICATION DESCRIPTION

Position Classification Title: Admin Asst,Inter
Position Classification Code: T4001
Job Family: Administrative/Clerical
Pay Level: 05
Exempt Status: Non-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:
Under direct supervision, provides administrative support to an Academic Department Head/Director or equivalent level supporting a department or group of professionals. Compiles and analyzes basic information for inclusion in reports or presentation materials, prepares charts, graphs, or tables. Receives and responds to routine correspondence following established procedures not requiring management review. Requires the ability to exercise independent judgment and employ basic reasoning skills.
Standard Duties:
Provides administrative/secretarial support such as answering telephones, assisting visitors, and resolving and/or referring a range of administrative problems and inquiries; Schedules and coordinates meetings, events, interviews, and appointments, for supervisors, which may include coordinating travel and lodging arrangements; Leads and trains lower graded staff and/or student employees, as required; Coordinates and performs a range of staff and/or operational support activities for the unit; serves as a liaison with other departments and operating units in the resolution of day-to-day administrative and operational problems; Operates personal computer to compose and edit correspondence and/or memoranda from dictation, verbal direction, or from knowledge of established department/division policies; may prepare, transcribe, compose, type, edit, and distribute agendas and/or minutes of meetings; Prepares or assists with the preparation of scheduled and/or ad hoc statistical and narrative reports; performs basic information gathering and analysis and/or forecasting, as specifically directed; Requisitions supplies, printing, maintenance, and other services; Assists unit management and staff in problem solving, project planning, and development and execution of stated goals and objectives; Posts, balances, monitors, and reconciles internal department/division monthly ledgers, budgets, and financial reporting system reports; may prepare drafts of budget planning documents; may serve as department/division bookholder and/or paymaster; may manage petty cash disbursements and reconciliations; Establishes, maintains, and updates files, databases, records, and/or other documents; develops and maintains data, and performs routine analyses and calculations in the processing of data for recurring internal reports; Sorts, screens, reviews, and distributes incoming and outgoing mail; composes, prepares, or ensures timely responses to a variety of routine written inquiries; Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned. of routine written inquiries; Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures, Knowledge of supplies, equipment, and/or services ordering and inventory control; Knowledge of general accounting principles.
Records maintenance skills; Database management skills; Word processing and/or data entry skills; Organizing and coordinating skills; Receptionist skills.
Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports; Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; Ability to gather and analyze statistical data and generate reports; Ability to maintain calendars and schedule appointments; Ability to analyze and solve problems; Ability to lead and train staff and/or students; Ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and judgments; Ability to create, compose, and edit written materials; Ability to record and transcribe meeting minutes.
Minimum Qualifications:
   Education- High School diploma or GED certificate.
   Experience- Three (3) years of experience related to the standard duties as outlined.
   Equivalency- Completion of a post-secondary degree or certificate may substitute for years of experience.
   Certifications/License-
   Departmental Requirements-
   Special Requirements-