Job Description

Admissions Advisor

Requisition IDreq5932
Working TitleAdmissions Advisor
Position Grade10
Position Summary

The Admissions Advisor determines admissibility, transferability of credit and residency for all new and readmitted undergraduate, non-degree and graduate students. The Admissions Advisor acts as a liaison with various constituencies including students, parents, high school and college officials, faculty, academic departments and colleges. The position utilizes computerized systems to communicate with students, process admissions, prepare reports, analyze data and assists with implementation of admissions-related policies and procedures.


See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or GED; at least 5 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications

Ability to interpret, adapt and apply guidelines and procedures

Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing

Ability to investigate and analyze information and draw conclusions

Ability to evaluate student transcripts and/or records

Data Entry experience


Additional Requirements
  • Official transcripts, High school diploma, or GED certificate will be required for hire. Please see minimum qualifications for specifics.
  • Required overtime during busy season
  • Leave blackout times during busy season
  • Work in cubicle with little privacy
  • CampusMain - Albuquerque, NM
    DepartmentAdmissions Office (085A)
    Employment TypeStaff
    Staff TypeRegular - Full-Time
    Term End Date
    StatusNon-Exempt
    Pay$13.62 - $14.09 Hourly
    Benefits EligibleThis is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.
    ERB StatementTemporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.
    Background Check RequiredNo
    For Best Consideration Date8/14/2018
    Application InstructionsAttach cover letter and resume

    The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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