Job Description

Program Operations Director

Requisition IDreq10580
Working TitleProgram Operations Director
Position Grade15
Position Summary

Program Operations Director (Retention, Pathways & Learning Supports)
Reporting to the Dean of Academic Affairs, the Program Operations Director, will support the University of New Mexico-Taos by providing advanced leadership and direction with the collaboration and implementation of various initiatives to include but not limited to persistence, retention and graduation, the development and support of student academic and career pathways, to include the direct supervision of learning supports such as the Center for Academic Success and Achievement (CASA), the Accessibility Resource Center at CASA, the Taos Education and Career Center (TECC), and various defined sponsored projects. This position will be directly involved with facilitating necessary collaborations with integrated programs consisting of a set of interconnected component activities, and/or a group of associated, separately funded programs to support entry and integration of students to UNM-Taos through the current pathways to include dual enrollment, high school equivalency (HSE), integrated education models (IET), and college and career readiness to include developmental education supports. The programs/projects administered will be focused on an associated set of complementary objectives within the overall mission of the University of New Mexico-Taos.

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree; 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 managing and supervising various staff supporting complex initiatives
Experience implementing and supporting of retention initiatives and high impact practices
Experience developing specific programming supports for target populations
Advanced knowledge and demonstration utilizing data-driven programming to support persistence, retention, and graduation
Experience managing staff providing learning support structures i.e. tutoring, supplemental instruction, small group and one-on-one tutoring
Experience with managing grants/sponsored projects
Bilingual-English and Spanish
Master’s Degree

Additional Requirements
DepartmentTaos Branch
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeTerm - Full-Time
Term End Date09/30/2020
Pay$4,738.93 - $5,923.67 Monthly
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 Date9/30/2019
Application InstructionsIn your cover letter please address and describe how you meet the preferred qualifications posted for this position. Note: Official documentation of posted minimum qualifications are required prior to hire. With your application materials, please include three previous supervisory references with contact information.

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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