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.

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Faculty Openings


Manager, Small Business Development Center

Pay  Monthly: $4,898.40 - $6,793.00

Manages the planning, development, marketing, and operation of the UNM-Los Alamos branch campus Small Business Development Center, which provides local small business development assistance and support in accordance with the stated goals and objectives of the New Mexico Small Business Development Center Network and the U.S. Small Business Administration, and in adherence to relevant State and Federal legislation, regulations, and guidelines. 

See link to job description for detailed duties and responsibilities, required skills and abilities, etc.


See the Position Description for additional information.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or related field; at least 3 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.

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Director, Business Operations

Pay  Monthly: $6,633.47 - $8,987.33

The Dir, Business Operations for the UNM-Los Alamos campus directs the integrated administrative and operational support planning and management of a smaller academic branch campus of the University, to include business and fiscal management, human resources, information tech systems, physical plant/facilities management, and related auxiliary services. Plans, oversees, and coordinates capital and operating expenditures, budgeting, and fiscal systems, and provides leadership and direction in the cost-effective establishment of resources and administrative strategies, policies, and programs for the branch. Serves as a member of the branch senior administrative team.

See the Position Description for additional information.

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.

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Office Assistant, Student Services

Pay Hourly: $14

The Office Assistant in Student Services at UNM-Los Alamos serves as a primary contact for busy front desk services. This will require that the successful candidate provide excellent customer service and maintain confidentiality of records and information. In addition to supporting the Student Services Office in Building 1, this work-study student will staff the UNM-Los Alamos Food Pantry for a portion of the hours it is open. 

Duties include: Answer front desk telephone, route calls, take messages, and provide general information to customers. Schedule and maintain student appointments. Establish, maintain, process, and/or update file documents for scanning and archiving. Perform a variety of data entry assignments and understand the organization of data in order to provide basic information. Operate personal computer to draft correspondence, print and mail letters, reports, or other materials as requested. Open and route incoming mail; distribute correspondence and other material to department staff. Inventory and restock Food Pantry items as needed; provide staffing and service to customers. Perform other duties as assigned.

Applicants must meet eligibility requirements for Work-Study employment:

  1. Have submitted a FAFSA for the academic year and indicated an interest in work-study employment
  2. Be enrolled in a UNM degree or certificate program
  3. Maintain at least half-time enrollment (6 credit hours in fall and spring; 3 credit hours for summer) for each term of work
  4. Maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP)


Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Ability to maintain confidentiality of records and information
  2. Demonstrated friendly, professional, and helpful demeanor at all times
  3. Experience working with diverse groups of people
  4. Very strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  5. Ability to work effectively as a member of a team
  6. Excellent problem-solving skills, organization skills, and attention to detail
  7. Basic computer skills, MS Office

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Sr. Fiscal Services Tech

Pay  Hourly: $23.07 - $25.48

The Sr. Fiscal Services Tech for the UNM Los Alamos campus will initiate, process, and maintain records of a variety of complex fiscal, budgetary, and/or other associated transactions, in either direct or indirect support of accountants and/or unit management. The Sr. Fiscal Services Tech will investigate and resolves problems related to funds, budgets, expenditures, and/or procurement practices, and will provide reports and analysis on complex fiscal issues, as assigned.  In addition, this person will provide assistance in the development, implementation, and management of fiscal systems and procedures, applying basic concepts, methods, and techniques. May serve as unit/area transaction initiator or requisitioner.

See the Position Description for additional information.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED; 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.

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Facilities Services Tech

Pay: $18.42 - $20.60 Hourly


Performs a wide range of facilities services tasks including non-technical maintenance of plumbing, electrical, heating, ventilating, and/or air conditioning facilities and equipment, at a level not requiring formal licensure. May be required to perform tasks of other unlicensed trades, such as a light equipment operator, carpenter, painter, and/or locksmith.  Please note this is an on-site position for the UNM Los Alamos campus.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Monitors, maintains, and performs standard repairs to building electrical facilities and systems, such as tubes, fixtures, switches, photo cells, and outlets; assists licensed electricians with non-technical repairs as appropriate.
  • Monitors performance of heating, ventilation, and cooling systems for the facility; performs standard repair/replacement of components, as appropriate, and non-technical maintenance tasks such as cleaning of heating and cooling fan coil units and adjustment of system controls.
  • Monitors and performs non-technical maintenance of plumbing systems, to include standard repair of leaking fixtures, cleaning obstructed waste lines, installing water coolers, and/or performing non-technical modifications to plumbing and water supply systems; assists licensed plumbers, as appropriate.
  • Performs carpentry maintenance tasks including routine sheetrock/drywall installation and/or repair, window replacement, cabinet and countertop replacement, painting and texturing, and door and hardware installation; paints interior and exterior finishes, as appropriate.
  • May assist in maintaining water treatment and storage system.
  • May perform general maintenance, custodial, and trash removal tasks.
  • May repair kitchen equipment.
    Ensures proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies; promotes continuous improvement of workplace safety and environmental practices.
  • Documents facilities maintenance requirements; maintains appropriate records of work performed.
  • Performs snow removal, as required.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

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Mgr, Facility Operations

Pay: $4,766.67 - $5,151.47 Monthly

Under limited supervision, manages all aspects of the integrated UNM Los Alamos campus of the University occupying multiple building. Oversees the supervision of a limited workforce engaged in activities associated with the operations, maintenance, and housekeeping of the component's various facilities. Plans, oversees, and coordinates the implementation of construction and capital improvement projects, and directly participates in overall facilities planning for the UNM Los Alamos campus.  Serves as the primary 24/7 contact for the intrusion/security company and local law enforcement.  Should be skilled in HVAC, electrical, plumbing, and basic construction.  

This position is NOT eligible for remote work.

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Integrated Education and Training Teacher

Pay: $24,055.20 annually
Employment type: Student Employment

The Integrated Education and Training (IET) Teacher supports students (16+ years) in gaining the skills needed to enter a career pathway that leads to in-demand living wage jobs.  The IET Teacher supports student learning in IET programs which combine adult basic skills education and job skills training to offer adult learners a streamlined opportunity to transition from adult basic education classes to employment and/or postsecondary educational opportunities.  The IET Teacher will focus on developing curriculum and delivering instruction for at-risk populations in healthcare, skilled trades, math bootcamps, and early childhood education pathways.  This position will work closely with UNM Los Alamos Academic Affairs, Community Education, and Career Center personnel to effectively implement IET models for our campus.  The IET Teacher is skilled in working with diverse populations, including adults from different socioeconomic backgrounds, races, and ethnicities.  

Additional Duties and Responsibilities Include:

  1. Teaches basic reading, writing, math, and workforce training skills in the context of career training through instruction in IET classes and hours, if applicable.
  2. Prepares appropriate documentation and reports on programs and student progress.
  3. Liaise between adult education students, the content teacher, and as needed with Academic Affairs, Career Center, and e Academic Support Center personnel.
  4. Plans, develops, and oversees community outreach activities for targeted student populations.  Promotes programs and recruits students through networking with local school and community groups.
  5. Contributes to UNM Los Alamos by engaging in activities that support, stimulate, and sustain the institution and the community through relevant relationship building.
  6. Engages in active and productive collaboration with colleagues through department, school, and college-wide initiatives such as attending department meetings, college assemblies, professional development, and orientation activities, etc.
  7. Enters student data such as goal progress, HSE grades, tutoring, and advising hours into LACES database.
  8. Engages in professional development activities to incorporate best practices for instruction.
  9. May assist with grant and/or proposal writing as appropriate to the objectives and funding nature of the program; may participate in other fundraising activities.

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