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.

Cover letter, résumé, and three professional references required to complete application.

Ability to travel by vehicle locally and/or statewide.

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Accountant 3

Pay: Monthly: $4766.67 - $5151.42

The Accountant 3 at the UNM Los Alamos campus monitors the business activities of the organization through the maintenance and control of financial records. Performs advanced accounting functions in the management of the organization's business affairs. Prepares integrated financial and statistical reports, statements, projections, and recommendations that may have long-term impact on funding for the organization. Supervises staff responsible for Accounts Receivable/Payable and Restricted Grant Activity.  This individual is also responsible for campus-wide inventory management.  Maintains the integrity of UNM's financial system as well as meet the university's institutional regulatory and compliance requirements.

This position is NOT eligible for remote work and the work location is at the UNM-Los Alamos campus.  

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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:

  • Advising on transition to academia and academic skills
  • Career/College/discipline/program advising (e.g. showing connections between courses/programs and careers)
  • Working to fill knowledge/experience/social capital gaps
  • Workshops to build professional skills
  • Collecting data on student needs to inform curriculum development and pedagogy
  • Assisting students with assignments and assessments
  • Coordination of additional support for integrated wrap-around services
  • 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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Mgr, Facility Operations

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

Under limited supervision, manages all aspects of the integrated UNM Los Alamos facility operations and services, a free-standing organizational component of the University with various buildings. Oversees the supervision of a limited workforce responsible for facility maintenance. Will serve as primary contact for Intrusion/Security Company.   Prefer individual skilled in HVAC, electrical, plumbing, and basic construction.  Plans, oversees, and coordinates the implementation of construction and capital improvement projects, and directly participates in overall facilities planning for the component. 

This is NOT a position eligible for remote work.  The daily work site is the UNM-Los Alamos Campus.

Possession of a valid New Mexico driver's license is a requirement for this job.

See the Position Description for additional information.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED; at least 10 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.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced Microsoft Excel and Project skills;
  • Knowledge of Banner systems for budget management/reconciliation and other computer applications;
  • Experience creating and managing budgets;
  • Experience with facility management work order applications;
  • Valid NM driver's license in good standing.

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Office Assistant - UNM-LA Student Services

Pay: $14.00 hourly
Employment type: Student Employment

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. 

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.  Perform other duties as assigned.

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