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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 Dr. Jean Hertzman
Department Contact Phone (575) 646-4786
Department Contact Email jhertzman@nmsu.edu

Posting Details

Posting Details

Requisition Number 1700430S
Classification Title Program Coord
Position Job Title Program Coord
College/Division Agricultural,Consumer & Env Sci Col
Department 303600-Hotel Restaurant and Tourism Mgt
Position Number 717411
Internal or External Search External - Open to all applicants
Appointment Full-time Equivalency 1.00
Reports To Position Title Acad Dept Head/Director
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

• Manages reception area of the School of Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management (HRTM)
• Manages reservations and payments for HRTM meals and events
• Coordinates special events
• Creates marketing materials for print and social media, including the HRTM website
• Maintains databases of and coordinates communications with potential students, secondary and post-secondary instructor contacts, alumni, industry, and community supporter databases.
• Creates and delivers outreach presentations for potential students, community groups, hospitality industry groups, international groups, and extension services
• Performs related duties as required

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

- Knowledge of: hospitality management education, basic accounting and cash handling procedures, basic office operations, food service, catering, and event operations, print and social media, web site management, student recruiting, and alumni and industry outreach.
- Bi-lingual preferred-Spanish/English

Required Certification/License
Special Requirements

- Willingness to work evenings and travel
- Travel is required

Other Departmental Requirements

- ServSafe Food Safety Manager Certificate (within one month of date of hire)
- New Mexico Alcohol Server Certification (within one month of date of hire)

Standard Work Schedule Shift: Other Shift
If not a Standard Work Schedule, please describe

Some evening hours are required.

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 funding
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 09/06/2017
Closing Date 10/03/2017
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/29230

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

    (Open Ended 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