Sr. Student Success Specialist
Albuquerque, NM 
Posted 8 days ago
Job Description
Student Success Splst,Sr
Requisition IDreq12526
Working TitleSr. Student Success Specialist
Position Grade12
Position Summary

In support of the University's enrollment, retention and graduation goals, provides direct support to African American/Black students with specific needs to navigate and succeed in higher education. Implements and Delivers programs and services that enrich the academic, cultural, and social needs of Black students at UNM.

This position is responsible for working on projects such as the Black Cultural Conference, Welcome Back Bbq, supporting a mentoring program, advising student organizations and developing a service learning/research project. In addition, they will support overall department program goals by providing input on program development (including data), delivering presentations/workshops, and sitting on university and community committees to support Black student success. Occasional grant writing might occur with this position.

This position requires occasional evening and weekend work, but is always shared with advance notice. The position will also be trained as a respondent support specialist for students navigating the UNM Office of Equal Opportunity.

Conditions of Employment
  • This position is represented by a labor union and is subject to the terms and conditions of the USUNM Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree; at least 2 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
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at once with competing deadlines
  • Experience capturing student data
Additional Requirements*Official transcripts, High school diploma or GED certificate will be required for hire. Please see minimum qualifications for specifics.
CampusMain - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentAfrican American Student Svc AASS (946A)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeTerm - Full-Time
Term End Date06/30/2021
Pay$18.46 $25.84 HRLY
Benefits EligibleThis 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 home page for a more information.
ERB StatementTemporary 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 webpage.
Background Check RequiredNo
For Best Consideration Date3/23/2020
Application Instructions

Only applications submitted throughthe official UNMJobs site will be accepted. If you are viewing this jobadvertisement on a 3rd party site, to submit an application.

Please attach a cover letter detailing how you have supported underrepresented students

Positions posted with a Staff Type of Regular or Term are eligible for the Veteran Preference Program. See the 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.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Salary and Benefits
$18.46 $25.84 HRLY
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
2+ years
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