Job Description

Program Coordinator

Requisition IDreq7312
Working TitleProgram Coordinator- VUB Program
Position Grade10
Position Summary

UNM Taos seeks a Veteran to serve as a .75 Program Coordinator for the Veterans Upward Bound (VUB) Program. VUB aims to help veterans transition seamlessly from the military into academic settings, improving their chances of successfully completing postsecondary education. VUB provides individualized attention designed to determine needs, interests and goals to support academic success for eligible veterans. The program is the only one of its kind in the State of New Mexico and welcomes students interested in attending academic programs in other communities. Our new VUB Program Coordinator will be detail orientated, mission driven and able to establish program priorities. Strong interpersonal skills are a must. Please describe in your detailed cover letter how you meet our preferred qualifications. Position could become full time.

  1. Provides administrative support in the development, implementation, and marketing of the VUB program.
  2. Serves as a principal liaison between students, faculty, staff, other departments, and external constituencies on day-to-day programmatic, operational, and administrative issues.
  3. Facilitates seminars, meetings, special projects, and problem resolution.
  4. Coordinates activities of support staff and consultants engaged in implementation of VUB program objectives.
  5. May participate in the development of funding proposals for the program.
  6. Collects and analyzes data; prepares interim and annual performance reports to funder (; maintains program records and statistical information.
  7. Performs or delegates clerical and administrative support tasks, including creation, typing, and editing of program correspondence, purchasing documents, reports, program handbooks, and
    other publications.
  8. Assists with grant and/or proposal writing as appropriate to the objectives and funding nature of the program.
  9. May perform specialized activities of a programmatic nature in direct support of the accomplishment of VUB’s objectives and protocol.
  10. May supervise and train staff, student employees, volunteers, and/or interns, as appropriate.

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
  • Veteran
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Skill in the use of personal computers, databases and related software
  • Able to organize resources and establish priorities.
  • Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
Additional Requirements
DepartmentTaos Branch
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeTerm - Part-Time
Term End Date09/30/2019
Pay13.62 to 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 Required
For Best Consideration Date12/10/2018
Application InstructionsRequired Documents.1. In your cover letter please describe how you meet the preferred qualifications posted for this position. 2. Please attach a list of three supervisory references with contact information. 3. Documentation of posted minimum job requirements will be required prior to hire.

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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