Position Summary: ***2/14/23 - The For Best Consideration Date was changed to 3/1/23.
UNM Student Affairs is seeking a strategic, motivated, organized, and culturally responsive professional to join a team of passionate and student-centered leaders as Executive Director for Student Resources. The division of Student Affairs is comprised of student-centered units and services that are dedicated to advancing the quality, cohesiveness, and cultural relevancy of the student experience on the Albuquerque campus and beyond.
The Executive Director serves as a divisional leader and advisor to the Vice President for Student Affairs (VPSA) with a high focus on the advancement of the quality, intentionality, collaboration, and philosophical alignment of division units and all student-service units at large. This position supports all Student Affairs units and the division at large in benchmarking the structure, quality, breadth, and intentionality of student resources and experiences while providing direct supervision to units providing resources, programming, physical space, and professional services to students including: Recreational Services, the Student Union Building, the UNM Children's Campus, Student Publications, and Career Services. As a key leader, the Executive Director will work collaboratively with the University's strategic vision and mission to develop and sustain high-quality student-oriented services addressing the programmatic, financial, operational, and physical infrastructure needs of each unit in alignment with campus partners and the needs of the university community.
UNM is a highly research-intensive (R1) Public University with an enrollment of approximately 23,000 located in Albuquerque, New Mexico, with approximately 300 days of sunshine annually. At UNM, we proudly hold Hispanic Serving University status and are distinguished in enrolling the highest percentages of American Indian students, relative to our R1 peers. UNM is an important driver of equity lifts in NM; 46% of recent graduates are of the first generation in their families to earn baccalaureate degrees.
As an employee of UNM, being a Lobo means access to a robust benefits package, access to resources, and perks from discounted event tickets to tuition remission. We foster a work-life balance through our employee wellness programs, paid parental leave and more.
Employees in this job title are subject to the terms and conditions of an employment contract. Employment contracts are typically subject to review and renewal on an annual basis.
Campus: Main - Albuquerque, NM
Benefits Eligble: 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.
Benefits Eligible: 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.
ERB Statement: 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.
For Best Consideration Date: 3/1/2023
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Please attach current resume, cover letter, and reference list for three (3) prior supervisors and their contact information.***Salary negotiable depending on education and experience.
Minimum Qualifications: Master's degree; at least 4 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.
Advanced degree in higher education administration, student affairs, or a related field.
Seven (7) years of full-time employment in student affairs or a similar field.
Significant experience in higher education leadership with a proven track record of developing and implementing student-centered programsand services.
Strong strategic planning and organizational skills, with the ability to align divisional goals and objectives with the broader goals ofthe university.
Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, including experience in building partnerships and collaborations across various campus and community stakeholders.
Understanding of and experience with budget planning, management, and assessment within university departments and/or student affairs auxiliary units.
Knowledge of student development theories, program evaluation, and best practices in student affairs.
Ability to create a supportive, inclusive, and culturally responsive work environment.
Knowledge of and experience with using data and assessment to inform decision-making.
Understanding of and commitment to student wellness and the integration of health and wellness initiatives within student affairs.
Ability to lead and motivate staff, with experience insupervision and professional development of department and unit leaders.
Experience with leading multi-unit committees or initiatives to enhance the support, development, cohesiveness, and success of students, processes, and division staff.