Job Description

Unit Administrator 1

Requisition IDreq6947
Working TitleUnit Administrator 1
Position Grade11
Position Summary

The Memory and Aging Center is a research and clinical center under the Office of Research. This position will oversee and administer programs, strategies, and initiatives designed to develop, enhance, and support the various day-to-day operations of the Center for Memory and Aging. This position will be responsible for fiscal, budgetary, and contract/grant management; develop and administer operating procedures and processes; oversee human resource management for the organization; and be responsible for general department administration. This position will be a term appointment, which is funded through the Office of Research.

We are seeking a dynamic, proactive individual who will help to shape and grow the Center for Memory and Aging while simultaneously ensuring the current work is done on time, accurately and with excellence. This person must be able to work independently, be able to multi-task, and be responsible for serving as the primary liaison with faculty, staff, clinic and patients. The selected candidate will be responsible for budget projections and strategic planning for the long-term stability of the Memory and Aging Center.


See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
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Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or GED; at least 2 years of experience managing at least one of the following functional areas: fiscal services, administration and/or human resources AND 1 year of additional 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

Bachelor’s degree or higher is preferred, but not required. Must possess strong verbal and written communication skills. Must have accounting degree or minimum 5 years accounting experience. Experience and knowledge in the following areas is also preferred:

· Accounting experience/background required

· Business management expertise

· Managing budgets and financial reports for grants/contracts/clinical trials

· Skilled in using Banner, LoboMart, MyReports, ChromeRiver

· Completing purchases and reimbursements, book travel

· Preparing UNM pre-award application submissions, Create/update IBW budget and Click ERA/NIH ASSIST records for grant submissions

· Working with UNM Medical Group & UNMH for facilitating faculty clinical responsibilities, compensation and contracts.

· Knowledge of university accounting procedures involving procurement, travel, and employment.

· Knowledge of human resources concepts, practices, policies, and procedures.

· Demonstrated excellence in organizational and communication skills.

· Process grant renewals, continuations and extensions.

· Working with UNM Foundation and donors

· Budget projections and strategic planning

Additional Requirements
CampusHealth Sciences Center (HSC) - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentNM Center for Memory and Aging (354A)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeTerm - Full-Time
Term End Date06/30/2019
Pay$2596.53 to $3894.80
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 Date11/12/2018
Application Instructions1. Resume2. Cover Letter3. Three Supervisor Reference* All 3 documents must be attached to be considered for 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.

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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