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Date:  September 29, 2022                                                     

Position Title:  Enrollment Specialist             

Job Type:  Regular/Full-Time

FLSA:  Exempt

Salary:  Commensurate with education and experience

Application Deadline:  Open until filled

The Enrollment Specialist reports directly to the Registrar and works under limited supervision, administers the overall operations of the records office, including areas such as management of student records, official and unofficial transcripts, process changes as reported, commencement ceremony preparation, monitoring academic guidelines, and related matters. Ensures compliance with Family Rights and Privacy Act and all other applicable laws and regulations.


    • Reviews and processes departmental unit data entries, enters and monitors required data into integrated student ERP SIS (Student Information) Banner system.
    • Welcomes and greets visitors in person or on the phone; directs visitors to appropriate departments or sites; provides advice to students, faculty and staff regarding Registrar's Office processes.
    • Evaluates incoming transcripts for transfer credit from institutions of higher education, AP, and CLEP; maintains record transfer credits in Banner (SIS) for equivalences and acceptance by the college; assists advisors with questions regarding transfer of equivalent courses.
    • Processes enrollment verification requests from loan companies; processes employee educational background checks and within the National Student Clearinghouse enrollment reporting system.
    • Assists students, faculty and staff with information maintained by the Registrar's Office, including registration, grade changes, final grades, withdrawals, drops, change of majors, and student status changes.
    • Interviews, selects, trains, schedules and supervises student workers.
    • Coordinates graduation processes and assists with commencement ceremonies.
  • Works with Purchase Requisites for commencement, vendors, office supplies, and services needed for the Registrar’s Office


  • Associate’s Degree; at least 1 years of experience working in a college or university environment with students. OR work experience directly related to the Office of the Registrar in a college/university environment. 


    • Bachelor’s degree; 
    • Experience working with Ellucian Banner Student Module;
    • Experience working with New Mexico Higher Education Department and knowledge of the regulations. 
  • Strong working knowledge of university/college wide ERP systems; specific knowledge of Banner; document and course management systems is preferred. 


  • Knowledge of the policies, curricula, and academic structure of the College.
  • Knowledge and expertise with FERPA.
  • Ability to perform complex tasks and to prioritize multiple projects.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to develop, plan, and implement short- and long-range goals.
  • Ability to plan and implement operational policies and procedures in area of expertise.
  • Knowledge of federal, state, local, and university regulations, guidelines, and standards in the personnel area and ability to interpret and apply these.
  • Knowledge of policies and procedures pertaining to college student admissions, registration, and records.
  • Knowledge and understanding of one or more areas of student enrollment management in a postsecondary institution.
  • Strong consultative and advisory skills.
  • Ability to make administrative and procedural decisions and judgments on sensitive, confidential issues, and demonstrated independent decision making experience.
  • Program planning and implementation skills.
  • Ability to guide and train staff and/or students.
  • Strong data and records management skills.
  • Strong administrative and organizational skills.
  • Strong client relations skills.
  • Critical computer skills, knowledge of related software applications, and attention to detail for management of data input and data integrity.
  • Knowledge of customer service standards and procedures and ability to deliver excellent   customer service.
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems and to make evaluative judgments.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of records and information.
  • Ability to update, maintain, and navigate Banner student module forms with in Banner (SIS) .
  • Knowledge of student registration policies, standards and procedures.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.


  • Repetitive hand motions and prolonged use of computer;
  • Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds;
  • Sitting for extended periods of time.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:  Work is normally performed in a typical office environment. 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  A complete application must include:  1) a letter of interest, 2) resume, 3) copies of unofficial transcripts conferring required and/or preferred degree, and 4) names, addresses, and phone numbers of (3) three professional references. 

Candidates who are invited for interviews will be required to submit official transcripts.

References will be contacted in conjunction with interviews.  

Required application materials should be sent to:  humanresources@nnmc.edu.


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Northern New Mexico College is the most affordable 4-year college in the Southwestern US. Choose us for our value, our quality degree and continuing education programs in diverse areas of study, and our experienced faculty. We provide students with unique opportunities for academic, personal, and professional growth, small class sizes, personalized attention, and strong hands-on experiences from day one.
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