Job Description

Unit Administrator 3

Requisition IDreq24682
Working TitleUnit Administrator 3
Position Grade13
Position SummaryTheDivision of Translational Informatics, within the Department of InternalMedicine, is seeking a motivated, well-organized, detail-oriented, andexperienced Unit Administrator 3, who will oversee and improve administrative operationsfor the Division. The Translational Informatics Division uses computational anddata sciences approaches to accelerate translational research in the areas ofclinical research informatics, drug discovery, bioinformatics, and systemsthinking for organizational improvement. Success in the position will bemeasured by providing prompt, high-quality administrative support (including delegatingwork to student assistants) that minimizes administrative duties for facultyand research staff.

Responsibilities include:
- Prepare budgets and supporting materials for extramural fundingapplications
- Perform human resources functions
- Manage faculty, postdoc, staff, and student hiring and contracts
· Maintain recordkeeping systems and procedures
· Monitor and reconcile finances, tracking and forecastingrestricted and unrestricted fund expenditures
· Maintain proper labor allocations for all faculty andstaff
· Track and maintain records of faculty activities
· Train and supervise otheradministrative staff, including student office assistants
- Develop and maintain up-to-datestandard operating procedures for administrative functions
- Performs other miscellaneousjob-related activities as assigned.

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 3 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
  • Strongfinancial/accounting experience
  • Experience generating reports and performing analyses onadministrative and financial data
  • Strongorganizational skills and superb attention to detail
  • Expertisewith the financial, human resources, and other administrative processes, andsoftware at UNM
  • Experiencemanaging personnel including hiring and project oversight
  • Experiencewith contract and grant management and/or research administration
  • Aninterest to learn and participate in systems thinking approaches fororganizational improvement
Additional RequirementsLimited US travel may be required for training or other activities.
CampusHealth Sciences Center (HSC) - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentIM Translations Informatics (852T)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeRegular - Full-Time
Term End Date
Pay$3,731.87/MO - $5,239.87/MO
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 RequiredYes
For Best Consideration Date3/16/2023
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A complete application includes:

1)Please write a cover letter expressing your interest in the role and relevant qualifications. Describe how you imagine ChatGPT and related artificial intelligence tools might affect your role over time.


3)List of at least 3 supervisory references

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