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Operations Manager

Requisition ID req8930
Working Title Operations Manager
Position Grade 13
Position Summary

The UNM School of Medicine Office for Continuous Professional Learning is seeking a service-oriented Operations Manager with a proven ability to manage effectively in a collaborative environment. The successful candidate will lead and manage the newly created CPL Office, including managing operations, training and supervising staff and student employees, evaluating and managing projects, and provide budgeting oversight for the program.  This individual will serve as a principal point of representation and liaison with internal and external constituencies on operational matters, and provide day-to-day guidance and leadership as appropriate to the area of expertise.

  • Train and supervise staff and daily administrative operations of the program
  • Manage and oversee the annual budget and develop strategies to sustain and generate project-funding sources
  • Participate in the development of operating goals and objectives for the unit; recommend, implement, and administer methods and procedures to enhance operations, as appropriate to the unit
  • Use independent judgment, manage, and impart confidential information

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or GED; at least 2 years of experience managing at least one of the following functional areas: fiscal services, administration and/or human resources AND 3 years of additional 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
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.  Written skills to be demonstrated in the
    required cover letter
  • Prior project management and leadership experience
  • Experience planning, organizing and overseeing programs in an academic
  • Experience supervising and training staff and/or student employees
  • Experience developing, implementing, and interpreting goals and policies
    and procedures
  • Demonstrated ability to work creatively, collaboratively, and
    effectively, both as a team member and leader
  • Budget custodianship and oversight


Additional Requirements Working hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. However, occasional weekend and/or evening work may be required, depending on department needs.
Campus Health Sciences Center (HSC) - Albuquerque, NM
Department Continuing Med Educ Operations (013C)
Employment Type Staff
Staff Type Regular - Full-Time
Term End Date
Status Exempt
Pay 3434.31 - 5151.47
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.
Background Check Required No
For Best Consideration Date 5/20/2019
Application Instructions Please attach 1) a cover letter, 2) an updated resume, and 3) a writing sample to your application. Your writing sample should address your leadership style and management skills.

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.