Manage administration of student services: admissions, degree progress and financial aid. Evaluation of graduate applications and financial aid awards, fellowship appointments and qualifying exams. Administer and implement University and Department policies and procedures concerning graduate admissions and financial aid. Responsible for Fall Institute, Visit Day and reception of Sociology prospective graduate students. Monitor degree progress for Doctoral and Co-Terminal Masters students. Advise students on department and university policies and procedures relating to degree progress. Approve academic forms. Management of PhD prospectus defense, oral exam committees and reading committees. Responsible for the department's Commencement events. Primary contact for graduate student financial inquiries. Process and monitor department's student financial appointments. Visiting Student Researcher and Postdoctoral Appointment administrator.