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Requisition ID req22810
Working Title Academic Coach
Position Grade 09
Position Summary

Provides academic support services to a wide variety of individuals and groups, and participates in the overall administration of the UNM Los Alamos Academic Support Center program. Creates and/or guides and oversees the creation and implementation of coaching programs that guide and assist students with homework, problem solving, report writing, and test preparation.  Provides supplemental instruction and comprehensive support. Depending on a student's academic interests, risk for stop out, and stage in their community college journey, they may meet with their academic coach as often as weekly. Students also attend monthly workshops that include meeting with a coach and participating in activities designed to build professional skills.

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Advising on transition to academia and academic skills
2. Career/College/discipline/program advising (e.g. showing connections between courses/programs and careers)
3. Working to fill knowledge/experience/social capital gaps
4. Workshops to build professional skills
5. Collecting data on student needs to inform curriculum development and pedagogy
6. Assisting students with assignments and assessments
7. Coordination of additional support for integrated wrap-around services
8. Following up with students

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
  • All regular, non-temporary positions assigned to this classification are represented by a labor union and subject to the terms and conditions of the US-UNM Collective Bargaining Agreement.
  • Employees who provide services or work in patient care or clinical areas are required to be in compliance with the University's influenza vaccination requirement.
Minimum Qualifications

Successful completion of at least 60 college-level credit hours; at least 3 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

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Science 
Additional Requirements
Campus Los Alamos
Department Los Alamos Branch
Employment Type Staff
Staff Type On-Call
Term End Date
Status Non-Exempt
Pay $25.00 hourly
Benefits Eligible This is not 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 Yes
For Best Consideration Date 12/16/2023
Application Instructions

Only applications submitted through the official UNMJobs site will be accepted. If you are viewing this job advertisement on a 3rd party site, please visit UNMJobs to submit an application.

Current CV Phone numbers and email addresses for three references

The University of New Mexico has implemented a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement for UNM students and employees. For detailed information, visit

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.

The University of New Mexico requires all regular staff positions successfully pass a pre-employment background check. This may include, but is not limited to, a criminal history background check, New Mexico Department of Health fingerprint screening, New Mexico Children, Youth, and Families Department fingerprint screening, verification of education credentials, and/or verification of prior employment. For more information about background checks, visit Refer to for a definition of Regular Staff.