Job Description

Unit Administrator 2

Requisition IDreq11015
Working TitleUnit Administrator 2
Position Grade12
Position Summary

The Center for Development and Disability (CDD), established in 1990, is New Mexico's University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Education, Research and Service. These centers, authorized by the Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act, build the capacities of states and communities to respond to the needs of individuals with developmental disabilities and their families.

This position oversees and administers the daily operations of the CDD’s Early Childhood Learning Network (ECLN) division. Our programs are sponsored by New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH), New Mexico Department of Education (NMPED) and New Mexico Children, Youth and Families Department (CYFD).

The Unit Administrator 2 will directly support the ECLN Director and will oversee all of the administrative support to fulfill the work scope and services delivered by a team of 35 plus staff members working out of satellite offices statewide as well as at the CDD. The candidate will enhance and support the various day-to-day activities of ECLN, as well as the finance and human resources activities. Participates with the division director and internal management in strategic and operational decision making as a member of the division leadership team. This position has supervisory responsibilities of multiple support staff engaged in routine administrative activities.

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
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 2 years 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

**Be sure to address our preferred qualifications listed below in your cover letter**

Coordination of fiscal activities, budget planning, contracts.

Supervisory experience in planning, assigning and organizing work for administrative support staff.


  • With development & implementation of operational strategies, processes & procedures.

  • With contract submission for agencies and/or individuals.

  • With data compilation for reporting purposes to funding sources.

  • Coordinating employment and hiring processes.

  • Working as part of a team and with persons with disabilities.

Knowledge of UNM policies and procedures

Additional Requirements
CampusHealth Sciences Center (HSC) - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentPediatrics Center for Development (997H)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeTerm - Full-Time
Term End Date06/30/2020
Pay$2986.30 min to $4478.93
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 Date10/22/2019
Application InstructionsTo be considered for this position: * Complete the official application; you must include all prior work experience and hours worked per week. * Attach your Current Resume; listing three former or current Supervisor References.* Attach your Cover Letter that addresses our Preferred Qualifications.Incomplete Applications may not be considered

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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