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

Branch Recruitment Specialist

Pay: Monthly: $4,007.46 - $4,660.93


The University of New Mexico – Los Alamos Branch is searching for a highly motivated person to join our Student Services team. This position will serve as the primary point of contact for establishing, administering, and coordinating a range of prospective student recruitment activities and serve as a liaison for strengthening Dual Credit enrollment programming. This incumbent will travel within Northern New Mexico to interact with prospective students and families and serve as a liaison and representative with internal and external constituencies, agencies, and institutions. This position will also coordinate with marketing and communications staff to develop and implement promotional events and materials. 

The ideal candidate will be student-focused, have an energetic personality, and be able to professionally represent the institution with prospective students as well as with administrative leadership from partner schools and institutions. The ability to prepare and deliver small and large group presentations, work independently, and make professional and sound decisions is essential. There will be some required evening and weekend work at recruitment events and the ability to travel is required to fulfill job duties.

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Dir, Student Affairs/Sm Branch

Pay: Monthly: $6,633.47 - $7,810.40

Directs and oversees the integrated student services and support activities of the University of NM Los Alamos Branch campus. Develops and implements strategic and operating plans, and advises, coordinates, and integrates policies and procedures. Serves as the chief student affairs officer of the branch.

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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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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