UNM Los Alamos

Job Openings

Job Openings

The University of New Mexico (UNM) Los Alamos branch is seeking qualified applicants for the following positions:

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Applications are accepted through the UNMJobs site at  https://hr.unm.edu/unmjobs.

UNM-LA Temp Part-Time Faculty


We currently have openings for instructors in applied skilled trades, liberal arts disciplines, arts, and sciences. Find out more details by clicking the button below. 

Faculty Openings


Student Success Specialist, Sr

Pay: $19.54 - $27.43

In support of the University's enrollment, retention and graduation goals, provides direct academic advising and career development support to students to navigate and succeed in higher education. Connects students to resources and services that support individual success. Implements and delivers programs and services that enrich the academic experience and address the unique needs of UNM - Los Alamos students. Supports program goals and student success by providing input on program development and delivering presentations/workshops. Participates in outreach to perspective students. 

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BSME Technical Facilitator - Contracted Employee

Pay: $32.21 - $32.60 (Hourly)

Provides specifically contracted professional services on a one-time or occasional or on-call basis, the total duration of the employment contract for 0.15 FTE/520 HRS PER YEAR through May 13, 2023.

This individual works closely with the Program Coordinator and under the supervision of the Associate Dean to provide engineering laboratory set up, technical oversight, consultation, grant proposal writing. This individual provides technical support and resources for teaching engineering laboratories. This individual coordinates inventory, purchasing, installation, and maintenance of laboratory equipment as well as providing hands-on projects for technical course requirements. May coordinate student research projects.

*This position requires completion of a weekly time sheet. 
*This position requires a valid work authorization. UNM-Los Alamos does not sponsor visa applicants.

Minimum Job Requirements
• M.S. in Mechanical Engineering; 
• Experience setting up equipment and technical apparatus used in engineering laboratories;
• Knowledge of ABET accreditation requirements and standards.

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Academic Coach

Pay: $25.00 hourly

Provides academic support services to a wide variety of individuals and groups, and participates in the overall administration of the UNM Los Alamos Academic Support Center program. Creates and/or guides and oversees the creation and implementation of coaching programs that guide and assist students with homework, problem solving, report writing, and test preparation.  Provides supplemental instruction and comprehensive support. Depending on a student's academic interests, risk for stop out, and stage in their community college journey, they may meet with their academic coach as often as weekly. Students also attend monthly workshops that include meeting with a coach and participating in activities designed to build professional skills.

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Advising on transition to academia and academic skills
2. Career/College/discipline/program advising (e.g. showing connections between courses/programs and careers)
3. Working to fill knowledge/experience/social capital gaps
4. Workshops to build professional skills
5. Collecting data on student needs to inform curriculum development and pedagogy
6. Assisting students with assignments and assessments
7. Coordination of additional support for integrated wrap-around services
8. Following up with students

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Teaching and Learning Director

Pay: $45,000 - $60,000 annually


As the primary coordinator of teaching and learning activities in Academic Affairs, oversees the Academic Support Center, Testing Center, First Year Experience, Dual Credit, and Remote Learning programs including management of daily operations and development of deliverables. In addition, coordinates assessment of academic programs and development of a faculty professional development program grounded in current pedagogy and best teaching practices with the goal of improving student learning and retention. Oversees program development, execution, evaluation, technical coordination, and management of internal and/or external staff. Develops and negotiates scope of work and budget activities with funders. Facilitates strategic planning for program and associated projects. Establishes and manages integrated training and development strategies for programs. Develops and implements training plans based on scope of work requirements. Coordinates and evaluates curriculum development, and oversees the preparation and delivery of training. Coordinates with other programs and departments and represents department externally as needed.

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