Education Specialist
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Position Title:
Education Specialist

Appointment Type: Definitions

Staff - Term: Full Time

Working Title (if applicable):
Education Specialist/TRiO

Department

Gallup Branch

Salary Grade

11

Salary:
$2,650.27 min to $3,740.53 midpoint(MO)

Work Location:
UNM Gallup Campus

Position Summary:
The University of New Mexico has established branch colleges to serve the citizens of New Mexico and to provide the highest quality of education for students pursuing post secondary education at different locations throughout the state. Branch colleges respond specifically to the unique needs and multicultural backgrounds of their respective communities by offering communities community education programs career education including certificate and associate degree programs, and transfer programs that prepare students for upper division entry into colleges and universities. TRiO/Student Support Services at the University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus, is a dynamic and diverse program seeking a highly motivated Education Specialist to coordinate services in the TRiO Learning Center. The success of the student population served requires the Education Specialist to be proficient in planning and implementing student success initiatives designed to accomplish goals and objectives set forth by the funding agency. The position develops and assesses educational needs, creates academic plans, partners with internal and external resources, collects and analyzes program data, evaluates effectiveness of tutoring services, and coordinates various academic activities and functions based on student needs. This is a full-time, benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico (UNM) provides a diversified package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. For a more complete explanation of the benefits, Click here.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree; at least 3 years of experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

Preferred Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in Education or related discipline. One year experience coordinating or providing tutoring services to at-risk student populations. One year experience working with an SSS or similar project. At least one year experience working in higher education, preferably at a community college. Familiarity with Banner. Demonstrated familiarity with TRiO program regulations and reporting. Successful experience working in an educational setting with diverse populations. Demonstrated experience with community partnerships and working with administrators, faculty, student, and staff. Experience creating/implementing lesson plans.

Posting Date:
12-19-2012

For Best Consideration:
01-02-2013

Closing Date:
Open Until Filled

Application type required for this position:
Staff/UNMTemps Employment Application

Additional requirements for this position:
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Required Applicant Documents:
Resume Cover Letter Writing Sample

Optional Applicant Documents:
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Must provide 3 Supervisory References In addition to attaching a resume and cover letter we would like a "Writing Sample" that answers the following: What are the needs of first generation, low income, and/or disabled students and what education support services enhance their success? What are the 3 main responsibilities of the tutor relationship when working with students? What are the student's responsibilities in the tutor relationship? How would you establish expectations with the students regarding these responsibilities? What is it about your experience and commitment to providing support services to students that makes you the best candidate for this position?

Position Type:
Staff

Appointment End Date

08/31/2013

Posting Type:
Competitive

Position Class URL:
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Posting Department Website:
UNM Gallup

Institutional Commitment:
University of New Mexico is committed to promoting and supporting the diversity of our campuses. UNM is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Exempt/Non-Exempt

Exempt

Quicklink for Posting:
unmjobs.unm.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=70795

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