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Program Manager - req# 13867

at University of New Mexico

Posted: 11/5/2020
Job Reference #: 13867

Job Description

Program Manager

Requisition IDreq13867
Working TitleProgram Manager
Position Grade13
Position Summary

The College Enrichment & Outreach Programs (CEOP) is pleased toannounce the opening of a Program Manager position.

The Program Manager will direct and implement the goal andprogrammatic activities of the federally-funded U.S. Department of EducationTRiO Upward Bound Program. Upward Bound is one of eight federally fundedTRiO programs and was established to provide fundamental supportto participants in their preparation for college entrance. The program providesopportunities for participants to succeed in their pre-college performance andultimately in their higher education pursuits. Upward Bound serves highschool students from low-income families and high school students fromfamilies in which neither parent/guardian holds a bachelor's degree. The goalis to increase the rate at which participants complete secondary educationand enroll in and graduate from institutions of post-secondary education.

The UNM Upward Bound Program Manager is responsible for themanagement of program activities, supervision of program staff, compliancewith federal and university requirements, record keeping of fiscal and studentdata, and evaluation of program objectives:

  • Responsible for implementing and executing all program objectivesestablished in the grant application
  • Recruit, hire, train, and supervise program staff
  • Communicate with federal program specialists and respond torequests in a timely manner
  • Manage the annual budget and monitor financial expenditures byensuring they are cost effective and allowable per EDGAR regulations
  • Prepare and submit Annual Performance Report (APR) before thegovernment published deadlines
  • Knowledge of applicable federal, state, local, university rules andregulations
  • Collaborate and maintain ongoing relationships with other TRiOprograms, target schools, and university/community stakeholders.

This position is multifaceted and impacts many key performance initiativesthe university promotes to ensure that students are successful. As a result,the ability and willingness to collaborate with other departments, academicunits, internal/external donors, and other university stakeholders is essential.

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or GED; at least 6 years of experience 2 of which are management level 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
  • Bachelor's degree in Education or a related field
  • Experience working in a higher education setting
  • Experience organizing large events/conferences
  • Experience with the college admissions / scholarship processes
  • Bi-lingual (Spanish/English)
Additional RequirementsThis is a grant funded position and contingent upon those funds associated with the grant. Position requires the successful completion of a background check. Official transcripts, High school diploma, or GED certificate will be required for hire. Please see minimum qualifications for specifics.
CampusMain - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentAssoc VP Stu SvcCollege Enrich Prgm (027A)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeTerm - Full-Time
Term End Date08/31/2021
Pay$3,434.31 - $4,500 monthly
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 Benefits 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 NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.
Background Check RequiredYes
For Best Consideration Date10/16/2020
Application Instructions

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

For best consideration, please attach a Resume, Cover Letter, List of 3 Professional References and proof of any educational degree(s). Official transcripts will be required prior to hire. Cover letter should highlight your experience working with under-represented student populations and federally-funded programs.

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

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