Job Description


Requisition IDreq27504
Working TitleABE Tutor
Position Grade08
Position Summary

PLEASE NOTE: This position is for the UNM Gallup Branch, located in Gallup, NM, approximately 138 miles west of Albuquerque, NM.

The University of New Mexico Gallup Branch Adult Basic Education (ABE) program is seeking a Tutor. The selected candidate will:

  • Provide academic tutoring services to a wide variety of individuals or in scheduled groups throughout a diverse student body.
  • Create and implement tutorial programs and classes that guide and assist students with problem solving, literacy, numeracy, verbal and social skills, and test preparation.
  • Administer testing instruments and writes individual tutoring plans upon review of textbooks; refer students to other agencies as appropriate.
  • Facilitate reading and writing labs to develop writing, math, word processing, study, and other academic skills.
  • Lead and trains entry level tutors in strategies to accommodate alternative learning styles and disabilities.
  • Maintain and updates confidential files and records, ensuring the ethical and legal guidelines are maintained.
  • Research and select learning materials, textbooks, software, and equipment to facilitate tutoring; may design specific handout, study, and related materials.
  • Serve as Campus Security Authority as outlined by the Clery Act.
  • Participate in the overall operations of the Adult Education Program.
  • Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
  • All regular, non-temporary positions assigned to this classification are represented by a labor union and subject to the terms and conditions of the US-UNM Collective Bargaining Agreement.
  • Employees who provide services or work in patient care or clinical areas are required to be in compliance with the University's influenza vaccination requirement.
Minimum Qualifications

One year of full-time college; at least 1 year 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
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher.
  • Experience in classroom management and lesson planning.
  • Bilingual (Navajo/English, Zuni/English, or Spanish/English) skills preferred.
  • Experience coordinating or providing tutoring services to at-risk student population.
  • Experience serving a culturally diverse student population, with a demonstrated ability to relate to and support underrepresented students.
Additional Requirements
DepartmentGallup Branch
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeTerm - Full-Time
Term End DateJune 30, 2024
PayHourly: $16.88 - $21.72
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 StatementAs a condition of employment, eligible employees working greater than .25 FTE as determined by the New Mexico Education Retirement Act must make mandatory retirement contributions. For more information, review the Benefits Eligibility at a Glance grid.
Background Check RequiredYes
For Best Consideration Date12/4/2023
Eligible for Remote Work
Eligible for Remote Work Statement
Application Instructions

Only applications submitted throughthe official UNMJobs site will be accepted. If you are viewing this jobadvertisement on a 3rd party site, pleasevisit UNMJobs to submit an application.

A complete application consists of: (1) A completed UNM Jobs online application; (2) A cover letter specifically addressing why you would be the best candidate for the position given the position description and each of the preferred qualifications; (3) An updated resume; (4) Three supervisory references that includes the name, email and phone number of three present/past supervisors. Each of these items MUST be uploaded for applicant consideration.

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.

The University of New Mexico requires all regular staff positions successfully pass a pre-employment background check. This may include, but is not limited to, a criminal history background check, New Mexico Department of Health fingerprint screening, New Mexico Children, Youth, and Families Department fingerprint screening, verification of education credentials, and/or verification of prior employment. For more information about background checks, visit Refer to for a definition of Regular Staff.

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