This is a description of a Staff Position Classification. It is not an announcement of a position opening. To view descriptions of current openings, please go to UNMJobs and Search Postings to view positions that are currently accepting applications.
The following statements are intended to describe, in broad terms, the general functions and responsibility levels characteristic of positions assigned to this classification. They should not be viewed as an exhaustive list of the specific duties and prerequisites applicable to individual positions that have been so classified.
Provides overall leadership and directs the new student, transfer, non-traditional and dual-credit student orientation programs for all undergraduate students. Directs the Family Connection orientations for parents and families of new students. Works collaboratively to assist or support other campus orientations, such as the College Enrichment Program, International, and graduate students. Oversees programs, services, support, and resources for new undergraduate students entering UNM, which assist with their academic, social, cultural, and emotional transition. Collects and analyzes program data for reporting and planning purposes. Manages the communication effort for all orientations. Develops and implements strategic plans, sets department goals, and monitors progress. Serves as a liaison, resource and advisor for students, parents, and staff. Develops, directs and supports programs for first-year students, such as Freshman Request Live and support programs for transfer, non-traditional and dual-credit students, as well as campus programs to support student retention and graduation. Manages professional, administrative, and student employees.
The University of New Mexico provides all training required by OSHA to ensure employee safety.
Revised Date: 03/20/2017