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UNM School of Law Manager, Student and Career Services

February 27, 2019

The University of New Mexico School of Law has a job opportunity for the Manager, Student & Career Services position.  The best consideration date to apply for the position is March 7th.


See attached full job description.  



Mgr., Student & Career Services/Law School


Requisition ID   req8139

Working Title    Mgr,Stdnt&Career Svcs/Law Sehl Position Grade    15

The University of New Mexico School of Law invites applications for a Manager, Student & Career 

Services to oversee and coordinate the day-to-day activities and operations of all programs and projects conducted by the Law School's Student Affairs & Career Strategies office. Provides professional,operational,and administrative oversight to the various activities of the office, to include assisting current UNM law students and alumni by identifying their interests and areas of strengths as attorneys,preparing graduating law students for the bar exam and for job candidacy within the legal sector, providing professional development resources, and providing assistance on student wellness issues,academic grievances, externships,and student organization issues. May serve as liaison or oversee staff who liaise between the office and potential employers, provides outreach to the community, and represents the 
office to university and external entities. This position reports directly to the Law School Vice 

Position Summary

Conditions of Employment


As a Law School senior manager, 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. The successful candidate will have: leadership skills, mentorship skills, skill in examining and re-engineering operations and procedures, formulating policy, and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures; knowledge and understanding of law school graduate advisement principles and procedures; ability to supervise and train employees, to include organizing, prioritizing,and scheduling work assignments; ability to foster a cooperative work environment; employee development and performance management skills; strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community; knowledge of fiscal management principles and procedures; and advanced verbal and written communication skills.The position requires significant specialized knowledge and understanding of a law school community and its functions. The ability to interact and communicate professionally and respectfully with a diverse constituency and population is essential. Must occasionally work evenings and weekends.


See the Position Description for additional information.


Master's degree;at least 5 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities 


Qualifications  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

- Juris Doctor degree from an ABA accredited law school strongly preferred
- Significant supervisory experience and experience providing guidance to and mentoring law 
- Familiarity with, and professional ties to, the New Mexico judiciary and legal community
- Experience providing guidance to or mentoring law students
- Excellent written, customer service, and interpersonal communication skills


Additional Requirements
Campus Department
Employment Type
Staff Type Term End Date Status
Pay Benefits Eligible ERB Statement

J.D. strongly preferred

Main - Albuquerque, NM School of Law (588A)
Staff Regular - Full-Time

Exempt $4738.93 - $7750.00 Monthly DOE
This 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.Temporary 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      No Check Required
For Best Consideration    3/7/2019 Date Application      

Describe the documents the applicant should attach for a complete application. 
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additional application instructions that may be required of applicants.

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,nationalorigin,age, veteran status,disability,or any other protected 



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