Student Programs Specialist
University of New Mexico - Albuquerque, NM

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Position Title:
Student Programs Specialist

Appointment Type: Definitions

Staff - Term: Full Time

Working Title (if applicable):
Student Programs Specialist - EOC 2013

Department

CEOP - Outreach

Salary Grade

12

Salary:
$2915.47 to $3100.00 Monthly

Work Location:
UNM Main Campus (Abq)

Position Summary:
This is a term position, funding available through 08/31/2013; continuance beyond that date is subject to the Department's operational needs as outlined in UBPPM #3200, Employee Classifications. The CEOP - Educational Opportunity Center (EOC), under the auspices of Federal TRIO Programs, provides advisement and information on college admission and financial aid to qualified adult participants 19 years and older who want to enter or continue a program of post-secondary education. The goal of the EOC program is to increase the number of participants who enroll in post-secondary education institutions, and can also help qualified participants connect with resources to complete their GED. Under general supervision, oversees the supervision of program staff and students; grant writing, budgets; coordination of workshops and presentations; staffing and monitoring EOC off-campus sites; coordination and meeting with potential and current participants; implements recruitment and retention programs, special events, and support services for first-generation and low-income students. Participates in the generation of funding and resources and in the internal and external promotion and representation of program activities. Candidates will be familiar with FAFSA and federal aid as well as NM college admissions standards; must have grant writing experience; strong communication, mentoring, and team work skills; and demonstrate the ability to energetically motivate the EOC population. This is a full-time, benefits-eligible position. The University of New Mexico (UNM) 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. 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:
A Master's Degree in counseling, education, or related field. Demonstrated ability to work with and a strong commitment to the educational advancement of low income, first-generation students required. Familiarity with grant-funded programs (specifically EOC and TRIO) and ability to work within federal and state guidelines. Direct or indirect grant-writing experience, specifically for EOC and TRIO grants. Demonstrated administrative and management abilities with regard to staff supervision, project execution, evaluation, marketing, and resource development are necessary. Must have demonstrated capability to maintain/enhance contact and rapport with the college, off-campus sites, and community partners. Fluent in Spanish (read, write, and speak). Valid NM Driver's License. Must be eligible for a UNM Driver's License.

Posting Date:
01-18-2013

For Best Consideration:
01-23-2013

Closing Date:
Open Until Filled

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

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

Optional Applicant Documents:
Special Instructions to Applicants:
If called for an interview, you will need to provide three (3) references from your most current supervisors. Personal references are not acceptable. If selected for this position, you will be required to provide official transcripts.

Position Type:
Staff

Appointment End Date

08/31/2013

Posting Type:
Competitive

Position Class URL:
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Posting Department Website:
CEOP-Outreach

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=71080

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