Job Description

Dept Administrator A2

Requisition IDreq11301
Working TitleDept Administrator A2
Position Grade13
Position Summary

The Department of Geography is seeking an innovative, energetic professional who, as our Department Administrator (DA), will be responsible for the administrative and management functions of a complex unit within the College of Arts and Sciences.

The DA works closely with the Department Chair to ensure the smooth functioning of all aspects of the department's work, including financial management and planning, liaison with the College staff and development operations, with Office of Faculty Affairs & Services (OFAS), Office of Graduate Studies (OGS) and with all other pertinent elements of UNM’s central administration. The position requires an advanced level of administrative experience and skill working with all aspects of UNM’s electronic management systems.

A demonstrated ability to work cooperatively and effectively with the wide range of constituencies that make up the diverse intellectual community of our Department is essential.

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or GED; at least 2 years of experience managing at least one of the following functional areas: fiscal services, administration and/or human resources AND 3 years of additional 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 working with Banner, MyReports, Chrome-River, E-Print, UNMJobs 2.0, and HR Reports, and Payroll systems in a UNM department involving budget management and maintaining and managing personnel records of a complex group at all levels of employment.

· 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, including all aspects of hiring.

· Direct employee supervision including performance reviews, professional development, and separation processes.

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

· Managing budgets from multiple sources, including I&G, F&A, and Research.

Additional RequirementsIf chosen for an interview, you will asked to provide a list of at least three supervisor references.
CampusMain - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentGeography Department (860A)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeRegular - Full-Time
Term End Date
Pay$3434.31 to $3750.00 Monthly (negotiable depending upon education and experince)
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 Date11/18/2019
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 2 years of directly related experience managing at least one of the following functional areas: fiscal services, administration and/or human resources. (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 management philosophy. (d) Briefly describe your approach to customer service.

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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