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Program Coord

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

The electronic application is the *official* document that will be used to qualify applicants. Paper/email documents will not be accepted. Required documents must be attached to this application.

Department Contact

Department Contact Information

Applicants may contact this person if they have questions about this position

Department Contact Name Sonja Koukel
Department Contact Phone (575) 646-3006
Department Contact Email sdkoukel@nmsu.edu

Posting Details

Posting Details

Requisition Number 1700413S
Classification Title Program Coord
Position Job Title Program Coord
College/Division Cooperative Extension Service
Department 310021-Extensn Home Ec Pgm Unit
Position Number 717241
Internal or External Search External - Open to all applicants
Appointment Full-time Equivalency 1.00
Reports To Position Title Ext Specialist
Target Hourly/Salary Rate 31,000
Pay Level 06
Pay Base Salary
Recruitment Summary

New Mexico State University is a comprehensive land-grant institution of higher learning accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Universities. An active research university, NMSU anchors the southern end of New Mexico’s Rio Grande Research Corridor, exceeding $140 million in research and public service expenditures. NMSU is classified as a Hispanic-serving institution by the federal government with a total minority enrollment over 48%. Home to the state’s NASA Space Grant Program, NMSU is located in Las Cruces, which features desert mesas, the farmlands of the Rio Grande Valley, and the Organ Mountains, an extension of the Rocky Mountain chain. The University is committed to building a cultural diverse educational environment.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

• Compile a database of workshop leaders and Master Trainers in Southern NM and throughout NM.
• Coordinate a calendar of workshops and 4-day leader trainings.
• Coordinate database entries with state-level network.
• Serve as liaison between Department of Health (DOH) and workshop leaders to ensure deliverables are met.
• Develop an efficient system for delivering materials to workshop leaders and Master Trainers.
• Conduct web-meetings and conference calls with workshop leaders and Master Trainers to coordinate efforts and assess gaps in outreach.
• Assist in delivery of leader trainings and community workshops as needed.
• Maintain MyCD program materials inventory, and purchase additional supplies as needed.
• Maintain budget spreadsheet.
• Submit reports and invoices to DOH as required.
• Network with agencies and organizations around the NM to promote the MyCD program and build partnerships.

Required Education

Bachelor’s degree in a related field.

Required Experience

No previous work experience required.

Classification Summary

Plans and coordinates the day-to-day fiscal, administrative, and operational activities of a narrowly defined funded program/project or set of funded activities. The program/project is usually focused to a single purpose, may be scientific, research, educational, or service oriented, and may exist as a discreetly funded subset of an integrated, grant-funded program activity.Provides administrative support in the development, implementation, and marketing of program/project function.

Classification Standard Duties

Programs are usually self-funded and/or grant-funded from a major funding source or series of funding sources. Duties typically include grant planning and administration, budget management and control, program implementation and administration, internal and external operational/administrative liaison, program marketing, and reporting.Serves as a principal liaison between students, faculty, staff, other departments, and/or external constituencies on day-to-day programmatic, operational, and administrative issues; facilitates seminars, meetings, special projects, and problem resolution. Coordinates activities of support staff, consultants, faculty, and/or volunteers engaged in implementation and administration of program objectives. Monitors and administers program/project revenues and expenses; may develop or participate in the development of funding proposals for the program. Writes, edits, and coordinates development of course catalogs, promotional materials, educational materials, training manuals, newsletters, and/or brochures, as appropriate to the program. Collects and analyzes data; prepares scheduled and special reports; maintains program/project records and statistical information. Performs or delegates clerical and administrative support tasks, including creation, typing, and editing of program correspondence, purchasing documents, reports, program handbooks, and other publications. Assists with grant and/or proposal writing as appropriate to the objectives and funding nature of the program; may participate in other fundraising activities. May perform specialized activities of a programmatic nature in direct support of the accomplishment of program objectives and protocol.Oversees the supervision of personnel which includes: work allocation, training, promotion and enforcement of internal procedures and controls and problem resolution;evaluates performance and makes recommendations for personnel actions;motivates employees to achieve peak productivity and performance. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Knowledge

Knowledge of communication principles, media, and marketing techniques. Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control procedures.

Skills

Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community. Skill in the use of personal computers and related software applications. Records maintenance skills. Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities. Advanced writing and editorial skills. Clerical, word processing, and/or office skills.

Abilities

Ability to interact with students, faculty and/or staff in a team environment. Ability to gather and analyze statistical data and generate reports. Ability to lead and train staff and/or students. Ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and judgments. Ability to coordinate and organize meetings and/or special events.

Equivalency An Associate's degree and two (2) years of related experience; or, four (4) years of related experience may substitute for the Bachelor's degree.
Preferred Qualifications

Earned Bachelor’s degree in family and consumer sciences, public health science, or related field. Earned MyCD Master Level Training.
Fluent in Spanish both spoken and written.

Required Certification/License
Special Requirements
Other Departmental Requirements
Standard Work Schedule Standard (M-F, 8-5)
If not a Standard Work Schedule, please describe
Physical Work Location State NM-New Mexico
Physical Work Location County, if in New Mexico DA-Dona Ana
Work Site
Contingent Upon Funding Contingent upon external funds
Bargaining Unit Eligible Posting Announcement Statement This is NOT a bargaining unit position with American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME).
Tenure Track No
Posting Date 08/29/2017
Closing Date 09/25/2017
Anticipated Job Begin Date (optional)
Anticipated Job End Date, if applicable (optional)
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicants

The electronic application is the official document that will be used to qualify applicants. Paper/email documents will not be accepted. Required documents must be attached to this application.

Quicklink for Posting http://jobs.nmsu.edu/postings/29143

Working Conditions and Physical Effort

Environment Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.
Physical Effort No or very limited physical effort required.
Lifting Requirements Requires handling of average-weight objects up to 10 pounds or some standing or walking.
Risk No or very limited exposure to physical risk.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * If you became aware of this posting from another source, please describe?

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. Where did you become aware of this position opening?
    • NMSU Website
    • Las Cruces Sun News/El Paso Times
    • Albuquerque Journal
    • Chronicle of Higher Ed
    • New Mexico Department of Labor
    • Other (If other please answer next question)
  3. * Do you meet the minimum qualifications for this position? (Student and/or volunteer work does not count)
    • Yes, I have a Bachelors degree or higher level
    • Yes, I have an Associate degree plus two (2) years of related experience.
    • Yes, I have a High School Diploma or GED plus four (4) years of related experience
    • No, I do not meet the minimum qualifications for this position

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Letter of Interest/Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcripts (Undergraduate and Graduate Combined)
Optional Documents