ARID Sr Program Manager - req# 27163
Sr Program Manager
|Working Title||ARID Sr Program Manager|
A new university-wide institute at The University of New Mexico seeks to hire a Senior Program Manager. The UNM-ARID Institute (arid.unm.edu) is the University of New Mexico’s Category III center for Accelerating Resilience Innovations in Drylands. ARID’s mission is to maximize the resilience of drylands to climate change. We foster transdisciplinary research, co-create innovations with community and industry partners, and equitably train the next generation to improve economic, human, and ecosystem health in New Mexico and drylands worldwide. The vision is to pioneer resilience innovations that enable New Mexico residents, businesses, and organisms to thrive despite the impacts of climate change on four critical resources: sustainable water, clean energy, healthy ecosystems, and community health.
The Sr. Program Manager will have demonstrated excellence in program management, fundraising and grant-writing, and strategic planning. The Sr. Program Manager will have sustained experience managing people, budgets, and contracts. This position will bridge academic research and public engagement through outreach, grant-writing, and fundraising efforts and support research leads in efficient operations, inclusive and equitable training, and program evaluation.
Duties and Responsibilities:
NOTE: The For Best Consideration Date has been extended to 11/15/2023.
|Conditions of Employment|
High school diploma or GED; at least 7 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified; two of which are management level experience.
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.
|Campus||Main - Albuquerque, NM|
|Department||ARID Institute (445A)|
|Staff Type||Regular - Full-Time|
|Term End Date|
|Pay||Monthly; $4.551.73-$6,513.87, commensurate with experience.|
|Benefits Eligible||This 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 Statement||As 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 Required||Yes|
|For Best Consideration Date||11/15/2023|
|Eligible for Remote Work||Yes|
|Eligible for Remote Work Statement||Potential for a hybrid schedule to be determined, within the state of New Mexico.|
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