Job Description

University Policy Officer

Requisition IDreq11495
Working TitleUniversity Policy Officer
Position Grade15
Position SummaryUnder the Senior Vice President for Finance and Administration, serves as a key facilitator in the development, review, and dissemination of institutional policies and policy revisions. Coordinates across constituencies and various policy owners to ensure appropriate stakeholders are involved in the development and revision of campus-wide policies. Serves as a subject-matter expert to University administrators and constituents regarding policy development processes and ensures policies are well-defined and accessible to the campus community.

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
  • Employees who provides services or work in patient care or clinical areas are required to be in compliance with the University's influenza vaccination requirement.
Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree; at least 5 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 Qualifications

· Knowledge of University policies and procedures.

· Knowledge of University communications methods and processes.

· Knowledge of and skills in the development and/or re-engineering of policies necessary to plan and execute organizational strategic objectives.

· Experience working directly in a higher education environment such as business, finance and accounting, human resources, general administration, research and technology, institutional advancement, campus services, and/or facilities development.

· Experience in budgeting and funding procedures, standards, and documentation requirements.

· Supervisory and leadership experience.

· Experience with Website development.

Additional Requirements
CampusMain - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentUNM Policy Office (968A)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeRegular - Full-Time
Term End Date
Pay$4,738.93 - $7,108.40
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 Date12/18/2019
Application InstructionsPlease include a resume, cover letter and writing sample with your application. The cover letter should describe your specific experience as it relates to the preferred qualifications. In addition, applicants must provide a writing sample that demonstrates your communication skills in communicating to a constituency group or a work sample where you researched, analyzed, evaluated and provided recommendations towards an organizational initiative.

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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