Sr Student Program Advisor- TRiO Program - req# 7233
Sr Student Program Advisor
|Working Title||Sr Student Program Advisor- TRiO Program|
|Position Summary||TRiO Student Support Services (SSS), federally funded by the Department of Education, at the University of New Mexico-Taos is seeking a highly motivated Sr. Student Program Advisor to work in a dynamic student centered environment supporting program participants (first generation, high financial need, and/or students with documented disabilities) to reach their academic goals. The Sr. Student Program Advisor must be proficient in planning and implementing student success initiatives and able to fulfill the jobs and duties of this position to accomplish The UNM Taos TRiO-SSS Mission and grant objectives.|
UNM Taos TRiO-SSS Mission:
We will increase the retention, transfer and graduation rates of TRiO-SSS participants at The University of New Mexico-Taos by engaging participants in a student centered environment to assist in the learning of strategies to navigate college more skillfully and reach degree completion.
We are committed to providing excellent academic advising and access to financial literacy education, college tours, cultural events, and workshops to empower TRiO-SSS participants to thrive in higher education.
This position will:
Information regarding UNM Taos and the surrounding communities we serve:
UNM-Taos is one of UNM's four branch community colleges and is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), offering Associate degrees and certificate programs, a robust dual enrollment program, and adult basic education (ABE and HSE). The UNM-Taos campus is a rural, two-year, Hispanic Serving Institution, located in the north-central region of New Mexico.
Funding available through 8/31/2019; Continuance beyond the date subject to availability of additional funding. TRiO-SSS grant is scheduled to have funding until 8/31/2020 dependent on grant objectives being met annually.
|Conditions of Employment|
Bachelor's degree; at least 1 year 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.
Master’s degree in education, social work, counseling or related field; with 1 year of experience related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
Funding available through 8/31/2019; Continuance beyond the date subject to availability of additional funding.
TRiO-SSS grant is scheduled to have
|Additional Requirements||Additional Requirements:Ability to work 8:00 am to 5:00 pm as well as evening and weekend events.Valid Driver’s License.|
|Staff Type||Term - Full-Time|
|Term End Date||08/31/2019|
|Pay||13.62 to 20.43 (hourly)|
|Benefits Eligible||This 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 Statement||Temporary 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||No|
|For Best Consideration Date||11/26/2018|
|Application Instructions||Required documents; Please attach a cover letter and Resume and three previous supervisory references. In your cover letter please discuss how you meet the preferred qualifications posted for this position.|
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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