Student Services Technician, Senior

General Function

Performs a variety of complex to advanced administrative tasks involving some discretion and requiring moderate amounts of independent judgment related to the oversight of the daily operations of Admission, Registrar and Student Financial Assistance

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities—Essential Functions

  • Monitors and reviews operations of admission, registration, and student financial assistance; ensures smooth work flow; ensures work product meets professional standards.
  • Serves as informational resource to prospective students, current students and parents; investigates and resolves problems or difficulties related to admission, registration, and financial assistance. Interprets policies and procedures.
  • Performs a variety of complex to advanced administrative tasks which may include coordinating student services/operations; updates, maintains and composes correspondence; processes/oversees admission, registration and financial assistance related transactions; perform various financial and budgetary tasks.
  • Oversees staff; assists in the enforcement of policies and procedures; establishes schedules and reviews performance.
  • Gathers and analyzes statistical information regarding department's programs and activities; produces reports.
  • Exercises judgment in providing guidelines; advise staff regarding admission, registration and financial assistance objectives.

Reporting Relationships

Direction Received: Reports to upper level administrator (i.e. Director, Manager, etc.)

Direction Given: Direct administrative supervision of student employees. May provide functional or direct supervision of classified staff.

Minimum Requirements

Requires eighteen months of coursework or training beyond high school and three years of admission, registrar or student financial assistance experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Worker Characteristics

  • Knowledge of unit's operations, policies, and procedures
  • Knowledge of computer and office applications
  • Knowledge of related state and federal laws, e.g. FERPA
  • Oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work with people with diverse backgrounds
  • May require supervisory, clerical and/or research skills

Working Conditions

Generally typical office environment. May require considerable walking, standing, or bending. May have periodic assignments which entail dealing with modestly unpleasant conditions.

Please note: The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular positions. Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. For jobs occupied by more than one employee, the identification of non-essential functions shall be determined from the individual’s position description.

Functional Title

Student Services Technician, Senior

Job Code


Classification Series

Student Services




Admission, Registrar, Student Financial Assistance and Enrollment Services


Non exempt

Last Updated

September 2013