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Mgr,Stdnt&Career Svcs/Law Schl - req# 8139
at University of New Mexico
Mgr,Stdnt&Career Svcs/Law Schl
|Working Title||Mgr,Stdnt&Career Svcs/Law Schl|
The University of New Mexico School of Law invites applications for a Manager, Student & Career Services to oversee and coordinate the day-to-day activities and operations of all programs and projects conducted by the Law School’s Student Affairs & Career Strategies office. Provides professional, operational, and administrative oversight to the various activities of the office, to include assisting current UNM law students and alumni by identifying their interests and areas of strengths as attorneys, preparing graduating law students for the bar exam and for job candidacy within the legal sector, providing professional development resources, and providing assistance on student wellness issues, academic grievances, externships, and student organization issues. May serve as liaison or oversee staff who liaise between the office and potential employers, provides outreach to the community, and represents the office to university and external entities. This position reports directly to the Law School Vice Dean.
As a Law School senior manager, participates in development, implementation and maintenance of policies, objectives, short-and long-range planning; develops and implements projects and programs to assist in accomplishment of established goals. The successful candidate will have: leadership skills, mentorship skills, skill in examining and re-engineering operations and procedures, formulating policy, and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures; knowledge and understanding of law school graduate advisement principles and procedures; ability to supervise and train employees, to include organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments; ability to foster a cooperative work environment; employee development and performance management skills; strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community; knowledge of fiscal management principles and procedures; and advanced verbal and written communication skills.
The position requires significant specialized knowledge and understanding of a law school community and its functions. The ability to interact and communicate professionally and respectfully with a diverse constituency and population is essential. Must occasionally work evenings and weekends.
|Conditions of Employment|
Master'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.
- Juris Doctor degree from an ABA accredited law school strongly preferred
|Additional Requirements||J.D. strongly preferred|
|Campus||Main - Albuquerque, NM|
|Department||School of Law (588A)|
|Staff Type||Regular - Full-Time|
|Term End Date|
|Pay||$4738.93 - $7750.00 Monthly DOE|
|Benefits Eligible||This is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.|
|ERB Statement||Temporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.|
|Background Check Required||No|
|For Best Consideration Date||3/7/2019|
|Application Instructions||Describe the documents the applicant should attach for a complete application. Include any additional application instructions that may be required of applicants.|
Positions posted with a Staff Type of Regular or Term are eligible for the Veteran Preference Program. See the Veteran Preference Program webpage for additional details.
The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.