Job: Program Manager (0815763)
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The University of New Mexico has established branch colleges to serve the citizens of New Mexico and to provide the highest quality of education for students pursuing post secondary education at different locations throughout the state. Branch colleges respond specifically to the unique needs and multicultural backgrounds of their respective communities by offering communities community education programs career education including certificate and associate degree programs, and transfer programs that prepare students for upper division entry into colleges and universities.
TRiO/Student Support Services at the University of New Mexico-Gallup Campus, is a dynamic and diverse program seeking a highly motivated Program Manager to manage a grant funded student success program. The success of the student population served requires the Program Manager to be proficient in planning and implementing student success initiatives designed to accomplish goals and objectives set forth by the funding agency. Under indirect supervision, oversees, facilitates, and coordinate a grant funded program. Participates in the development and evaluation of strategic and operating plans, and evaluates the program for conformance to the overall goals and objectives of the program. Oversees fiscal, operational, administrative, and human resources management of the program; seeks and develops outside funding sources, serves as principal point of representation and liaison with external constituencies on operational matters, and provides day-to-day technical/professional guidance and leadership as appropriate to the area of expertise. The program/project is usually focused to a single purpose; may be scientific, research, education, and/or services oriented, and is usually funded through contract/grant provisions.
This is a full-time, benefits eligible position.
The University of New Mexico (UNM) 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. For a more complete explanation of the benefits, Click here.
Skills / Requirements
High school diploma or GED; Directly related management expertise in fiscal services, administration, and human resources gained through either 2 years of equivalent-level work experience or completion of the UNM Management Academy.
At least 3 years of additional work experience that can be demonstrated to be applicable to the duties listed on the job description.
Master's Degree in Education Administration, Guidance and Counseling, or related field.
3-5 years of management experience preferably in a community college.
Demonstrated leadership in guiding teams to accomplish projects, assess results and implement change.
Demonstrated understanding of the unique educational needs of at risk Native American students.
Develops and manages annual capital and/or operating budgets; oversee, monitors, and coordinates program budgets, as appropriate.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
Program planning and implementation skills.
Strategic planning skills.
Advanced grant writing and preparation skills.
Ability to foster a cooperative work environment.
Employee development and performance management skills.
For Best Consideration
Resume, Cover Letter
Special Instructions to Applicants
Cover letter of no more than three pages that succinctly addresses the preferred qualifications of the position, Resume, and a list of three(3) professional references from current and previous supervisors with current mailing address, telephone numbers, and email address.