Job Description

Program Specialist

Requisition IDreq12043
Working TitleProgram Specialist
Position Grade12
Position Summary

Oversees and executes administrative, project, and executive support activities associated with the University of New Mexico’s IDeA State Pediatric Clinical Trial Network (ISPCTN) and other federally funded center grants in the Department of Pediatrics. Reports directly to the directors/PIs of the grants, and oversees and coordinates supporting grant activities, serves as principle point of administrative contact and liaison with internal and external constituencies including the Pediatric Department.

Provides and oversees specialist administrative services as appropriate in such areas as fiscal management and regulatory compliance; public/community relations; faculty professional development activities; and/or development and relations, depending upon the functional area supported. Will provide/and or coordinate financial and administrative support for faculty mentees of ISPCTN and pediatric center grants, and be the point-of-contact for scholar grant activities.

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
  • Spanish speaking
  • Coordination of clinical trials
  • Local and Smart IRB submission experience
  • Federally funded grant preparation and submission experience
Additional Requirements
CampusHealth Sciences Center (HSC) - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentPediatrics Administration Division (997B)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeTerm - Full-Time
Term End Date06/30/2020
Pay$3,199.73 to $4,478.93 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 Date2/17/2020
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