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

Director of Development, UNM
 Los Alamos Branch

Pay: $78,900 - $85,000

The University of New Mexico Foundation is seeking a talented professional to create and implement a comprehensive development program from the ground up to support the UNM Los Alamos Branch campus. The successful candidate will work closely with the Chancellor, the UNM Foundation leadership, staff, volunteers, and friends to identify and cultivate prospects, develop strategies leading to solicitation, and steward major donors. The Foundation’s development officers will play a vital role in our next comprehensive campaign that aims to raise over $1B for philanthropic initiatives across UNM.

 The UNM Los Alamos branch offers small class sizes with an average enrollment of 15 students and retains some of the lowest tuition rates in northern New Mexico. The campus sits atop a beautiful mesa near the Jemez Mountains, blanketed by a richly diverse landscape. The region offers exciting outdoor opportunities for hiking, biking, camping, and skiing. The campus also has strong connections with the local community and the Los Alamos National Laboratory which provides unique educational and professional opportunities to students. 

 We encourage applications from candidates who are passionate about cultivating relationships, fluent in all forms and levels of communication, empathetic, hungry for knowledge, a true self-starter, and one who regards sales and fundraising as valuable artforms. 

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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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Sr. Student Enrollment Associate

Pay: $17.39 - $20.51 Hourly

UNM-Los Alamos is seeking a Senior Student Enrollment Associate to implement the student enrollment functions of the branch campus including admissions, registration and records, placement and assessment, and document storage and archiving.

This position acts as the first point of contact for perspective students and admission applicants seeking guidance and real time answers to diverse and challenging questions while delivering excellent customer services related to Admissions, Records and Registration, and other UNM departments.

Candidates must demonstrate high levels of individual focus and commitment towards addressing customer questions and resolving issues accurately while communicating with the highest degree of professionalism.

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Outreach Marketing Coordinator

Pay: $16.39 - $20.84 (Hourly)

The Title V Outreach Marketing Coordinator develops and coordinates a wide variety of marketing and promotional programs and activities. UNM-Los Alamos is the recipient of Title V grant which is a federally funded grant through the Department of Education. Under direct supervision of UNM-LA’s Marketing Representative and indirect supervision of the Title V Program Manager, the Outreach Marketing Coordinator will write and/or edit marketing and promotional materials that support the Title V grant.

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Fiscal Services Tech

Pay: $16.88 - $21.88 (Hourly)

The University of New Mexico Los Alamos Branch Campus is seeking an organized, detail oriented individual who can work effectively and independently in a multi-tasking environment.  The Fiscal Services Tech position at UNM-Los Alamos will assist in maintaining records of fiscal and budgetary controls, ledgers, and/or other related transactions. Processes routine financial documents, reconciles financial records and analyzes financial data. They will serve as the main point of contact for all student financial transactions and inquiries; to include accepting payments, advising students on UNM policies and procedures, collaborating with financial
advisors on student scholarships and financial aid, initiating 3rd party contracts and billings, tracking and analyzing student debt. The person in this position will act as financial coordinator for the campus online bookstore. This includes processing billings for dual credit students, coordinating the book voucher system, answering inquiries about orders or the store in general. Candidates must possess strong written and oral communications skills. Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel.

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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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Teaching Lab Technician

Pay: $16.39 - $20.84 hourly

Prepares chemicals, lab equipment, and student drawers for teaching lab. Maintains laboratory facilities and stockroom for experiments. Plans laboratory exercises with faculty. Tests and conducts experiments, exercises, and demonstrations. Provides technical assistance to staff and teaching assistants concerning experimental preparations and procedures. Ensures compliance with health and safety standards of laboratory operations.

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

Processing and disposal of hazardous waste and maintaining waste records.

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Facilities Services Tech

Pay: $17.88 - $19.00 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.

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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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