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NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY
HUMAN RESOURCES SERVICES

POSITION CLASSIFICATION DESCRIPTION


Position Classification Title: Admin Asst,Assc
Position Classification Code: T5001
Job Family: Administrative/Clerical
Pay Level: 04
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, performs a variety of administrative and staff support duties for a specified unit/department, which require a range of skills and a knowledge of organizational policies and procedures. Assists and directs visitors, and resolves administrative problems and inquiries; composes, edits, and proofreads correspondence and reports, and prepares a range of administrative documents.
Standard Duties:
Establishes, maintains, processes, and updates files, records, certificates, and/or other documents. Performs basic, routine bookkeeping functions, which may involve simple billing and cash receipt activities. Performs a wide variety of typing assignments which are sometimes confidential in nature. Operates personal computer to enter data, draft, edit, revise, and print letters, tables, reports, and other materials. Arranges meetings and conferences, schedules interviews and appointments, and performs other duties related to maintaining one or more individual schedules. Makes travel and lodging arrangements, either directly or through travel agencies. Orders, stocks, and distributes office supplies. Performs a range of staff and/or operational support activities. May serve as a liaison with other departments on basic administrative and/or operational matters. Sorts, screens, and distributes incoming and outgoing mail. Drafts or prepares responses to routine inquiries; prepares photocopies and facsimiles, and operates a variety of office equipment. May instruct and oversee the activities of student employees performing the same type of work. Greets and directs visitors, as and when appropriate. Resolves routine administrative problems and answers inquiries concerning activities and operations of department/division; accepts, screens, and routes telephone calls; maintains log of inquiries as required. 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.
Skill in records maintenance; skill in the use of operating basic office equipment; word processing and/or data entry skills; organizing and coordinating skills; receptionist skills.
Ability to perform simple accounting procedures. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Ability to maintain calendars and schedule appointments. Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures; ability to maintain confidentiality of records and information. Ability to create, compose, and edit written materials.
Minimum Qualifications:
   Education- High School diploma or GED certificate.
   Experience- Two (2) 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-