Job Description

Program Coordinator

Requisition IDreq7122
Working TitleProgram Coordinator
Position Grade10
Position Summary

The Department of Family & Community Medicine (DFCM) is seeking a Program Coordinator. In this position, the successful candidate will support the activities of the Research Management Team (RMT) and work closely with the Sr. Program Manager to ensure the success of the Department and RMT research missions.

The Department of Family & Community Medicine (DFCM) has a multi-faceted and complex programmatic research division. The faculty, staff, and learners participate in statewide, national, and international clinical and community-based research projects and scholarly activities, to varying degrees. The research mission is to advance the science of health, research, education, and service through collaboration with our diverse communities, and conduct innovative primary care research to promote health equity for all New Mexicans. This mission is actualized by the DFCM Research Management Team (RMT), whose mission is to develop, engage, and bridge academic and community scholars by supporting the life cycle of scholarly projects and grants to improve healthcare for all New Mexicans and promote health equity. The RMT’s primary functions are 1) the development, submission and monitoring of contracts and grants and 2) the provision of scholarly support services.

Specific Duties Include:

  • Provides administrative support in the development, implementation, and marketing of the Research Management Team, by coordinating meetings and events.

  • Writes, edits, and oversees distribution of promotional and educational materials.

  • Manages websites and database.

  • Monitors and tracks RMT revenues and expenses. Participates in monthly budget meetings. Responsible for travel planning, reimbursements, research participant incentive procurement, and purchases of equipment and supplies. Manages and reconciles P-card transactions adhering to UNM policies and procedures.

  • Oversees the work of lower level staff and students/interns as appropriate.

  • Maintains databases and program records. Assists in the creation of the RMT annual report and various other reports used for program initiatives.

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

Our Ideal Candidate Will Possess:

  • Excellent communication skills with strong interpersonal and relationship-building qualities.

  • Project management skills and the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Excellent time management skills and an ability to organize tasks and work responsibilities to achieve objectives and complete assignments in a timely and consistent manner.

  • Advanced prioritization skills and ability to manage changing priorities with multiple complex tasks and projects.

  • Ability to adapt to changing work priorities, work environment and organizational needs.

  • Interest in and commitment to scholarly approaches to improving health.

Additional Requirements
CampusHealth Sciences Center (HSC) - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentFamily Community Medicine FCM (160B)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeTerm - Full-Time
Term End DateOne year from date of hire
StatusNon-Exempt
Pay$13.62 - $20.43 (Hourly)
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 Date11/24/2018
Application InstructionsPlease submit a Cover Letter describing how you meet the preferred qualifications of the position. Please insert your work history including dates of employment and reasons for leaving in the application fields.

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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