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University of New Mexico

Location: GallupNM 87301 Document ID: A7004-0H47 Posted on: 2013-01-0301/03/2013 Job Type: Regular

Job Schedule:Full-time

Executive Director

The University of New Mexico (UNM) is seeking an innovative, dynamic, and experienced leader for the position of Executive Director of the UNM Gallup Campus (http://www.gallup.unm.edu/).  UNM-Gallup is one of four branch community colleges of the University and serves approximately 3,000 students.  Located near the Navajo, Zuni and Hopi Reservations, this campus has the largest Native American student body of any public university campus in the world and is designated as a Department of Education Minority-Serving Institution.  UNM-Gallup is fully accredited by the North Central Association, offering Associate degrees and vocational certificate programs, adult basic education (ABE and GED), workforce training, and personal enrichment courses.  There are approximately 120 part-time and 70 full-time faculty members.  UNM-Gallup also collaborates with UNM’s Extended University in hosting four-year and graduate degree programs both on-site through electronic delivery.

Gallup is located 120 miles west of Albuquerque and the main campus of UNM. Gallup has a population of approximately 21,000, and the area provides an abundance of outdoor recreational opportunities within some of the most beautiful red rock country in the Southwest. Gallup is known as the "Indian Capital of the World" for its location in the heart of Native American lands.

The Executive Director acts as Chief Executive Officer of the campus and provides academic and administrative leadership to the Gallup Campus, reporting to the President of the University of New Mexico.  As the Campus Chief Executive, the Executive Director is responsible for the overall operations of the Gallup campus, Student Affairs, Facilities, Human Resources, Administration, Fundraising, Academics, and Financial Management.  The Executive Director serves as liaison with outside agencies, community organizations, and governments, and engages with senior UNM officials, including the Provost, the Gallup Campus Advisory Board and other leaders of UNM’s other campuses, colleges, and local schools.

The University of New Mexico actively seeks and encourages nominations of and applications from individuals who are members of under-represented groups.  For information regarding the confidentiality of inquiries and applications call or email to the address listed below.  A complete application consists of (1) a letter of interest that succinctly addresses the qualifications for the position, (2) a curriculum vitae, and (3) the names, addresses and contact information of five professional references. 

Applications should be submitted online at http://unmjobs.unm.edu  referencing posting # 0818721.  For best consideration, applications should be submitted byFebruary 11, 2013; however the position will remain open until filled. 

Nominations should be submitted by email to Jennifer Love, Search Coordinator at jenlov22@unm.edu

The University of New Mexico is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, Educator.





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