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Program Planning Manager

Requisition IDreq6092
Working TitleProgram Planning Manager
Position Grade13
Position Summary

The UNM School of Law Clinical Law Programs train law students in basic lawyering skills through the representation of low-income clients and community outreach. The Medical Legal Alliance (“MLA”) is a program within the Law Clinic that provides children’s medical-legal resources throughout New Mexico.  The Program Planning Manager will be the face of the Medical Legal Alliance, working in tandem with the Law Clinic, UNM Health Sciences Center professionals and pediatric clinicians.  The successful candidate will oversee administrative, operational and budgetary activities for the Law Clinic’s MLA program.  The Program Planning Manager will also undertake public outreach and community involvement initiatives.  This position will be responsible for developing long-term grant funding opportunities.


See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
Minimum Qualifications

Successful completion of at least 60 college-level credit hours; 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.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Work experience in an academic and/or community services setting
  • Possesses a professional demeanor, is productive and takes initiative
  • Background in assessing outcomes and deliverables, and reporting in a public services
  • Development work and long-term grant funding
  • Demonstrated experience creating a network of community resources, preferably statewide in
    New Mexico
  • Previous public outreach work and community planning
  • Background in conducting preliminary communications and outreach to a variety of
Additional Requirements
CampusMain - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentSchool of Law (588A)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeTerm - Full-Time
Term End Date08/31/2019
Pay$3,434.31 - $4,583.34 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 RequiredNo
For Best Consideration Date9/11/2018
Application InstructionsPlease provide a cover letter, resume, and 3 supervisory references.


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.