Job Description

Coord,Graduate Programs

Requisition IDreq11105
Working TitleCoord,Graduate Programs
Position Grade10
Position Summary

AMENDMENT: The For Best Consideration Date has beenextended to 11/11/2019.

The Department of Geography is seeking a Program Coordinator for its new Geography Ph.D. program, which is offered jointly with New Mexico State University. Responsibilities include: administration of the academic program; communicating with prospective students; advising current students; coordinating communications and travel between UNM and NMSU; and providing research administrative support to UNM faculty and graduate students.

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
  • This position is represented by a labor union and is subject to the terms and conditions of the USUNM Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree; at least 2 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

· Experience working with Banner, MyReports, and maintaining and managing student records of a complex group at all levels.

· Strong organizational leadership skills with demonstrated capacity to manage activities with multiple participants working on sometimes tight timelines.

· Experience with Faculty, Staff, and Student (graduate/undergraduate) management policies and processes.

· Demonstrated record of strong, professional interpersonal skills and problem solving (i.e. team collaborations and prioritizing various projects for each Service Center unit.

Additional Requirements
CampusMain - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentGeography Department (860A)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeRegular - Full-Time
Term End Date
Pay$13.62 to $17.03 per hour
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 StatementTemporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.
Background Check RequiredNo
For Best Consideration Date11/11/2019
Application InstructionsPlease provide an updated Cover Letter and Resume. In a cover letter of no more than three double-spaced pages, please complete the following three tasks. (a) Briefly summarize the past work experience that fulfills this position's requirement of having 3 years of directly related experience managing at least one of the following functional areas: Academic program administration, student recruitment and support, and/or educational record-keeping, (b) Briefly summarize the past work experience that fulfills this position's requirement of 3 years of additional work experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified in our position summary. (c) Briefly describe your approach to customer service. (d) Briefly describe your familiarity with New Mexico State University.

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.

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