Job Description

Program Specialist

Requisition IDreq10727
Working TitleProgram Specialist
Position Grade12
Position Summary

The University of New Mexico College of Nursing's (CON) is seeking a goal-oriented, resourceful, and self-motivated Program Specialist. The Program Specialist position is part of the clinical affairs office at the college. This position will be responsible for the implementation of the four year Health Resources and Services Administration for the Advanced Practice Nursing Education Workforce (ANEW) grant. Candidate must be proficient in MS Office Suite and database management skills. The following duties and responsibilities are anticipated:

  • Responsible for tracking and monitoring activities for the HRSA advanced Nursing Education Workforce (ANEW) implementation.
  • Coordinate activities that support clinical partnerships, including stewardship, training and retention of preceptors. This activity will require travel throughout the state of NM.
  • Coordinate and maintain the formalized partnerships between clinical training sites and the UNM College of Nursing. The focus will be on finding clinical site rotations in rural and/or underserved communities.
  • Coordinate with the principle investigator to recruit and retain preceptors who provide oversight and guidance for the ANEW primary care advanced practice.
  • Provide support for the College of Nursing Objective Structured Clinical Exams for the primary care advanced practice students as part of the ANEW grant objectives.
  • Write, edit, and coordinate the development of promotional materials, training manuals, and newsletters, in support of program objectives.

The University of New Mexico is New Mexico’s flagship R1 research intensive institution occupying nearly 800 acres near old Route 66 in the heart of Albuquerque, a metropolitan area of more than 500,000 people. The College of Nursing provides exemplary and innovative education, research, practice, service, and leadership intended to advance the science of nursing and improve tribal, state, national, and global health. The College of Nursing is part of a vibrant Health Sciences Center (HSC), which includes New Mexico’s only Level 1 trauma center and medical school. The HSC provides an exceptional education for more than 1500 students each year in 21 different health fields. The HSC is known for cutting edge research with more than $165 million in extramural research funding. The HSC has an established Clinical & Translational Science Center that provides extensive opportunities and resources to support collaborative research in a variety of interest areas.

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or GED; at least 6 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

Preferred Qualifications:

· Bachelor's degree.

· Experience working in a health-related and/or academic environment.

· Familiarity with medical and clinical care concepts and terminology

Additional Requirements
CampusHealth Sciences Center (HSC) - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentCollege of Nursing (AFD)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeTerm - Full-Time
Term End Date06/30/2020
Pay$2,986.30 Minimum - $4,478.93 Midpoint (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 RequiredNo
For Best Consideration Date9/24/2019
Application InstructionsA complete application will include:1. Cover Letter2. Resume3. Application

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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