Job Description

Admissions Advisor

Requisition IDreq8857
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.


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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 RequirementsRequired overtime during busy seasonLeave blackout times during busy seasonWork 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 to $20.43 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 Date5/20/2019
Application InstructionsDescribe the documents the applicant should attach for a complete application. Include any additional application instructions that may be required of applicants.

Positions posted with a Staff Type of Regular or Term are eligible for the Veteran Preference Program. See the Veteran Preference Program webpage for additional details.

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.

Application Instructions

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