Job Description

Program Coordinator

Requisition IDreq11058
Working TitleProgram Coordinator
Position Grade10
Position Summary

The Center for Development and Disability (CDD), established in 1990, is New Mexico's University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Education, Research and Service. These centers, authorized by the Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act, build the capacities of states and communities to respond to the needs of individuals with developmental disabilities and their families.

The Program Coordinator will coordinate Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health (I/ECMH) projects including but not limited to clinical treatment components, clinical trainings and seminars, quarterly meetings, accounting and technology support requirements of the programs. This Early Childhood Home and Family Services consists of a cluster of programs providing direct clinical and in-home services to high risk families of infants and young children in the Albuquerque metro area and specialized trainings for clinicians and providers working with this population.

The position will primarily support the I/ECMH Projects. The individual will coordinate client services data entry into the CYFD web based database and fee for service billing for Child Parent Psychotherapy services while working closely with the Faculty Psychologists, clinicians and the CDD’s medical billing staff. The person will provide support to the Infant Mental Health Community of Practice project by coordinating the logistics of quarterly meetings/trainings and Early Childhood Infrastructure Development training seminars including location, preparation of documents, catering, set up of the training room and registering participants. The individual will also coordinate the schedule for statewide conference calls, taking minutes and at times, moderating the call in the absence of program leadership. The individual will also assist in coordinating the client schedule for IMH clinicians securing clinic rooms. The individual will coordinate regular team meetings and utilize distance and Telehealth technology in collaboration with UNM's Project ECHO and CDD’s Technology Services. Duties may also include directing the work of student employees.

The individual will provide expense tracking and reconciliation of I/ECMH program budgets. The individual will also assist in development of state funder required reports including formatting and editing. Will also provide data entry and auditing into the national database.

The individual will occasionally work across the ECHFS programs in a variety of ways as time permits including processing travel reimbursements, purchasing supplies with a Pcard, and creating POs in LoboMart.

The hired individual will demonstrate the following experience and skills:

* Excellent interpersonal skills as demonstrated through the interview process

* Ability to work in a high profile position with a diverse group of clinical and managerial staff, community partners and statewide constituents;

* Ability to share projects and work effectively with a team of administrative and clinical staff;

* Familiarity of diverse communities including those of individuals with developmental disabilities, communities in need, and high risk families;

* Experience working in a related field serving diverse and challenging clients;

* Advanced coordination and organizational skills;

* Ability to be flexible while staying professional and positive in a changing environment.

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

**Be sure to address our preferred qualifications listed below in your cover letter**


  • Coordinating administrative functions in a direct service clinical setting and/or in home visiting programs.

  • Coordinating events/meetings/trainings and managing details while interacting both verbally and in writing with statewide partners.

  • With financial processes, fiscal budgets and expense tracking.

Advanced knowledge of MS Office Suites especially Excel.

Knowledge of UNM, and HIPAA and PHI regulations.

Prefer some college level courses.

Additional RequirementsOccasional travel in the Santa Fe area may be required to coordinate meetings and trainings.
CampusHealth Sciences Center (HSC) - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentPediatrics Center for Development (997H)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeTerm - Full-Time
Term End Date06/30/2020
Pay$13.62 min to $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 Date10/28/2019
Application InstructionsTo be considered for this position: * Complete the official application; you must include all prior work experience and hours worked per week. * Attach your Current Resume; listing three former or current Supervisor References.* Attach your Cover Letter that addresses our Preferred Qualifications.Incomplete Applications may not be considered.

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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