Job Description

Program Coordinator

Requisition IDreq10670
Working TitleProgram Coordinator
Position Grade10
Position Summary

The UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center (UNMCCC), Research Administration (CCRA) office is seeking a knowledgeable, detail-oriented Program Coordinator to support the growing needs within the office. This individual will primarily engage with faculty and staff of the Cancer Center providing support for research related events, but will also be responsible for administrative support for UNMCCC Research Programs. The Program Coordinator will plan and coordinate day-to-day administrative and operational activities related to research events such as lectures, meetings, and retreats. Duties typically include event planning, event administration, purchasing, and budget management.

Duties and Responsibilities

· Provides administrative support in the development, implementation, and marketing of UNMCCC research events.

· Serves as a principal liaison between faculty and staff on day-to-day programmatic, operational, and administrative issues; facilitates seminars, meetings, and special projects.

· Monitors and administers program/project revenues and expenses; may develop or participate in the development of event budgets for the program.

· Writes, edits, and coordinates development promotional materials, informative emails, and/or brochures, as appropriate to the program.

· Prepares scheduled and special reports; maintains program/project records and information.

· Performs clerical and administrative support tasks, including creation, typing, and editing of program correspondence, meeting minutes, purchasing documents, reports, event documents, and other publications.

· Assists with data collection and organization for large programmatic grants.

· May perform specialized activities of a programmatic nature in direct support of the accomplishment of program objectives and protocol.

· May supervise and train lower level staff, student employees, volunteers, and/or interns, as appropriate.

· Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

The University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center is the Official Cancer Center of New Mexico and the only National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center in a 500-mile radius. Its 125 board-certified oncology specialty physicians include cancer surgeons in every specialty (abdominal, thoracic, bone and soft tissue, neurosurgery, genitourinary, gynecology, and head and neck cancers), adult and pediatric hematologists/medical oncologists, gynecologic oncologists, and radiation oncologists. They, along with more than 500 other cancer healthcare professionals (nurses, pharmacists, nutritionists, navigators, psychologists and social workers), provided cancer care for nearly 60 percent of the adults and children in New Mexico affected by cancer. They treated 11,249 patients in 84,875 ambulatory clinic visits in addition to in-patient hospitalizations at UNM Hospital. These patients came from every county in the State. More than 12 percent of these patients participated in cancer clinical trials testing new cancer treatments and 35 percent of patients participated in other clinical research studies, including tests of novel cancer prevention strategies and cancer genome sequencing. The 130 cancer research scientists affiliated with the UNMCCC were awarded almost $60 million in federal and private grants and contracts for cancer research projects and published 301 high quality publications. Promoting economic development, they filed more than 30 new patents in FY16, and since 2010, have launched 11 new biotechnology start-up companies. Scientists associated with the UNMCCC Cancer Control & Disparities have conducted more than 60 statewide community-based cancer education, prevention, screening, and behavioral intervention studies involving more than 10,000 New Mexicans. Finally, the physicians, scientists and staff have provided education and training experiences to more than 230 high school, undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral fellowship students in cancer research and cancer health care delivery. Learn more at http://cancer.unm.edu.

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.
  • If this position is assigned to the Athletics Department, either administratively or functionally, compliance with all NCAA rules and regulations is required.
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

Experience planning and implementing events.

Experience in project management.

Experience with UNM purchasing policies and procedures.

Additional RequirementsFinalists should be prepared to provide official educational transcripts if selected for hire.

Applicants must provide names of 3 past or present supervisors as references that the hiring official can contact.
CampusHealth Sciences Center (HSC) - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentResearch Administration (099K)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeTerm - Full-Time
Term End Date1 year from date of hire
StatusNon-Exempt
Pay$13.62 - $20.43
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 Date9/23/2019
Application InstructionsAPPLICANT: Please complete the official application; making sure to include all prior work experience and average hours worked per week. Attach your Current Resume; listing three former or current Supervisor References. Attach your Cover Letter that details how your experience matches the position as described above; including any 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.

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