Residency Classification Specialist Duties and Responsibilities
Purpose of Classification:
Evaluates and determines student eligibility for residency
classification for tuition purposes by reviewing applications and
documentation, conducting interviews with applicants and
interpreting state, Board of Regents and institutional guidelines
for residency classification.
first in a series of two classifications and typically reports to a
Residency Classification Coordinator. Although incumbents may
provide work direction to support staff, incumbents do not supervise
professional classifications, as do Residency Classification
Coordinators. Provides service to potential and current students.
Examples of Duties:
- Evaluates applications of non-resident students to determine
eligibility for residency status for tuition purposes according
to state Board of Regents and institutional guidelines; reviews
documentation, conducts interviews and verifies information
provided on application.
- Interprets Board of Regents guidelines and state laws
regarding residency status to students, parents and
- Composes and prepares appropriate letter to send to
applicants concerning application status.
- Informs applicants and parents about classification
procedures and policies regarding completeness of file, reasons
for needing requested materials, timing of review process,
justification needed for classification and final appeal
- Arranges for appeals committee hearings by setting up room
and date, distributing information and case history to committee
members and distributing forms to students.
- Briefs student on appeal procedures.
- Makes recommendations regarding changes to residency
classification policy and procedures to Residency Classification
- Assists in composing forms and informational literature and
in presenting orientation meetings for prospective students,
parents or appeal committee members.
- Enters data on automated student information system to
update student residency status.
- Compiles statistical reports to summarize program activities
and goals for next year.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Knowledge of residency qualification guidelines.
- Skill in both verbal and written communication.
Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or a related field; OR,
Four years of student affairs or business administration experience;
OR, Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from
which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.
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