Job Description


Requisition IDreq27397
Working TitleAcademic Support Coordinator - Dept. of Linguistics
Position Grade10
Position Summary

The Department of Linguistics is seeking a team-orientedindividual who is an experienced liaison with strong communication andinterpersonal skills. This individualwill also have strong analytical and problem-solving abilities, as well as theability to self-direct, multitask, remain organized and adhere to deadlines.

This position is responsible for working closely with theFaculty Graduate Director of Graduate Studies in managing the Linguistics Graduate program, starting from the application process and, admissions, and including completionof their degreerequirements and graduation. This position also provides direct support to theDepartment Administrator with assistance in procurement, travel arrangements, coursescheduling, time entry, website updates and organizing events.

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
  • 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

High school diploma or GED; at least 5 years 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

At least one year of experience with the following:

* Administration of the UNM Graduate Student admissions process
* Coordinating with the Office of Graduate Studies with regard to policies and procedures for graduate students
* Creating and maintaining student records
* Organizing events and travel arrangements
* Using MyReports
* Being a UNM PCard holder
* Using LoboMart and ChromeRiver
* Building course schedules
* Updating websites

Additional Requirements
CampusMain - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentLinguistics Department (597A)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeRegular - Full-Time
Term End Date
PayHourly: $18.26 - $19.23
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 Date11/9/2023
Eligible for Remote WorkYes
Eligible for Remote Work StatementAfter a period of time, the new employee may be eligible for a telecommuting/hybrid remote work arrangement under the discretion of their supervisor, business needs, and successful completion of training.
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.

Please include a cover letter, an updated resume, and a list of 3 direct supervisors with their contact information. In your cover letter, please let us know how you meet the minimum and preferred qualifications.

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.

Application Instructions

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