Job Description

Supv,Student Success

Requisition IDreq11484
Working TitleSupv,Student Success
Position Grade13
Position Summary

Supervisor of Student Success (internal title: AssistantDirector for Diversity & Public Service Initiatives)
Under thejoint supervision of the Assistant Dean for Admissions & Financial Aid andthe Assistant Dean for Student and Career Services, the Assistant Director forDiversity & Public Service Initiatives will have primary responsibility foridentifying, developing, administering, and reporting on initiatives focusingon diversity, public interest, and social justice. This key role willcollaborate and coordinate with the Child & Family Justice Center, tosupport the Advocates program through pipelining, student support, career andfellowship advising, and external relations. The Assistant Director willserve as liaison and develop partnerships with communities to promotediversity, public interest, and social justice externship, fellowship, andcareer opportunities, thereby fulfilling an essential element of the mission ofthe law school. A high level of skill is needed to represent the school and itsprograms to a wide variety of constituents and to serve as an advocate forcampus diversity and student success.
Bachelor’s Degree and three years of relevant experiencerequired; Juris Doctor strongly preferred.

The Assistant Director’s duties will include: (1) Managingthe School of Law’s pipelining initiatives, including developing, implementingand managing community outreach and pipeline initiatives to under-representedcommunities across the state, with a focus on identifying students with aspecial interest in social justice, race equity, and children and theirfamilies. (2) Creating and executing a recruitment plan for diverse populationsand prospective students interested in public interest/social justice,identifying key recruitment opportunities and integrating them into school’soverall recruitment activities. (3) Creating and delivering diversity recruitmentevents on and off campus. (4) Identifying and reporting on trends in minorityadmissions and career initiatives and statistics. (5) Designing reports ofrelevant data and metrics to improve admissions outcomes, student experience,and employment outcomes. (6) Administering diversity-related scholarshipapplications and awarding process in collaboration with Assistant Dean forAdmissions & Financial Aid. (7) Assisting with administration of theChild and Family Justice Advocates’ application and scholarship awardingprocess. (8) Representing the school at on-campus, local, and nationaladmissions and career services events, fairs, and conferences. (9) Meeting withprospective and admitted applicants and current students and provide adviceregarding admissions, diversity, and public interest/social justiceopportunities and issues. (10) Advising Child and Family Justice Advocatesregarding experiential opportunities and career planning. (11) Developingworkshops regarding careers in public interest/social justice and collaboratingwith the Child & Family Justice Center on other relevant programinitiatives, including mentorship program, speaker series, workshops, etc. (12)Preparing and updating materials regarding resources related to diversity-relatedand public interest/social justice career opportunities. (13) Collaboratingwith internal and external affinity groups and professional associations tofoster a dynamically diverse and inclusive learning environment and legalcommunity. (14) Providing advising and programming regarding loan repaymentoptions and loan forgiveness program to students and alumni. (15)Fostering positive relationships with employers throughout the state toincrease the connectivity of our students and alumni for externship, volunteer,and paid opportunities; connecting students interested in TransformativeAdvocacy Fellowships with potential host organizations through the Office ofStudent & Career Services.

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree; at least 3 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 QualificationsJuris Doctor strongly preferred.
Additional RequirementsJuris Doctor degree strongly preferred.
CampusMain - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentSchool of Law (588A)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeTerm - Full-Time
Term End Date
Pay$4166.67 - $5000.00 DOE
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 Date1/7/2020
Application InstructionsPlease provide a resume, cover letter, and at least three professional supervisory references.

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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