Position Classification Description

Position Class Code / Title: G5024 / Educational Site Coordinator
Recruitment Tier: Tier 1
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Grade: 09

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 on-site programmatic and administrative coordination on behalf of a specified UNM-sponsored community/regional education program at a single, geographically remote location. Serves as on-site liaison and facilitator between the program elements and the target community, and directly collaborates with the community in the on-site achievement of the program's goals and funding objectives.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Implements the program's curriculum schedule; arranges classroom, laboratory, and/or clinical facilities; identifies, recruits, and orients local faculty, tutorial staff, and instructional support personnel as appropriate.
  2. Provides on-site support for students, community faculty, tutors, preceptors, and visiting faculty, as required; arranges tutor training sessions, and facilitates all day-to-day routine and non-routine program needs as appropriate.
  3. Arranges and facilitates student recruitment and orientation activities for the program.
  4. Interacts with UNM faculty and central program administration to facilitate the curriculum needs of students; connects students with UNM and community resources, and assists students with technical, personal, and/or academic issues as appropriate.
  5. Distributes and collects program evaluation materials from students, faculty, tutors, and community participants.
  6. Assists students with registration, financial aid, and access to University services, as required.
  7. Represents and markets the program to the target community/region; serves as a resource to the community on information on program-related activities and issues.
  8. Participates in the establishment and writing of grants for the program, and may assist in efforts to gain legislative support for program activities, as appropriate.
  9. Serves as Campus Security Authority as outlined by the Clery Act.
  10. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Minimum Job Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED; 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.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Knowledge of academic advisement procedures.
  • Knowledge of undergraduate and graduate education processes, procedures, and requirements in area of specialty.
  • Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities.
  • Ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and judgments.
  • Knowledge of student recruitment, student registration, financial aid, and related student services procedures.
  • Proposal and grant writing skills.
  • Knowledge of relevant service agencies and resources available to students within the target community/region.
  • Knowledge of academic testing and evaluation procedures.
  • Ability to create, compose, and edit written materials.

Conditions of Employment

  • All regular, non-temporary positions assigned to this classification are represented by a labor union and subject to the terms and conditions of the US-UNM Collective Bargaining Agreement.
  • Employees who provide services or work in patient care or clinical areas are required to be in compliance with the University's influenza vaccination requirement.

Working Conditions and Physical Effort

  • No or very limited physical effort required.
  • No or very limited exposure to physical risk.
  • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.

The University of New Mexico provides all training required by OSHA to ensure employee safety.

Revised Date: 05/02/2021