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.
Under general supervision, manages the daily operation of employer development services, including recruitment, employer liaison, and student career advisement. Represents and promotes the department to employers in the community and collaborates with colleges, student organizations and outside community constituents. Presents instruction on career and employer development to various groups.
Duties and Responsibilities
Manages and oversees the administrative and daily operations of a university unit ensuring compliance with university, state and federal policies and regulations.
Oversees the supervision of personnel, which includes work allocation, training, promotion, enforcement of internal procedures and controls, and problem resolution; evaluates performance and makes recommendations for personnel actions; motivates employees to achieve peak productivity and performance.
Administers and supervises on-campus recruiting efforts, employer outreach and development; counsels students, potential students, alumni, staff, and faculty on career issues.
Plans, schedules, and delivers presentations on career and employer development, career skills, and career opportunities to university classes, other university departments, and the business community.
Oversees day-to-day employer development services, career advisement, and recruitment activities.
Coordinates community liaison and outreach activities with faculty, students, and the business community.
Coordinates and collaborates with other university offices.
Develops or assists with the development and implementation of policies and procedures consistent with those of the organization to ensure efficient and safe operation of the unit.
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.
Represents the organization at various community and/or business meetings, committees, and task forces; promotes existing and new programs and/or policies.
Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Minimum Job Requirements
Bachelor's degree; at least 3 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
Ability to develop and deliver presentations.
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 community outreach practices.
Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities.
Skill in examining and re-engineering operations and procedures, formulating policy, and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures.
Ability to develop and implement recruitment plans.
Ability to develop, plan, and implement short- and long-range goals.
Ability to make administrative and procedural decisions.
Ability to supervise and train employees, to include organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments.
Knowledge of career counseling principles and practices.
Organizing and coordinating skills.
Ability to foster a cooperative work environment.
Employee development and performance management skills.
Knowledge of applicable legislation, standards, policies and procedures within specialty area.
Knowledge of faculty and/or staff hiring procedures.
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.