University of New Mexico

Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

Dept Human Resources Rep - req# 29727

Posted 11 days ago

Job Description

Dept Human Resources Rep
Requisition ID req29727
Working Title Dept Human Resources Rep
Position Grade 12
Position Summary

The Department of Pathology at the University of New Mexicos Health Sciences Center is dedicated to advancing research, education, and clinical services as we advocate for the health of all New Mexicans. As part of our commitment to excellence, we are seeking a dynamic, organized, and innovative HR Representative to join our team. This position offers the opportunity to work in a collaborative environment that values innovation and continuous improvement. The HR Representative within the Department of Pathology will play a crucial role in supporting our faculty, staff, and students by managing various human resources functions. Working under general direction, you will be responsible for leveraging technology to streamline processes, enhance efficiency, and ensure compliance with relevant policies and regulations.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Recruitment Support: Assist with the recruitment process by posting job openings, reviewing resumes, scheduling interviews, and facilitating communication between hiring managers, committees, and candidates.
  2. Onboarding and Offboarding: Coordinate the onboarding process for new hires, including paperwork, orientation sessions, and training arrangements. Handle offboarding procedures as needed.
  3. Employee Relations: Serve as a point of contact for employee inquiries, providing guidance on HR policies, procedures, and benefits. Address employee concerns and escalate issues as needed.
  4. Performance Management: Support the performance management process by tracking performance evaluations, providing reminders to managers, and assisting with documentation.
  5. Compliance: Ensure compliance with relevant labor laws, regulations, and university policies. Stay updated on changes in legislation and best practices in HR.
  6. Training and Development: Coordinate training programs and professional development opportunities for staff and faculty. Collaborate with departmental leadership to identify training needs and resources.
  7. Promotion and Tenure: Facilitate faculty and staff promotion processes ensuring appropriate paperwork is submitted on time to meet institutional deadlines.
  8. Special Projects: Participate in special projects and initiatives as assigned by departmental leadership, contributing to the overall success of the department and organization.

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
  • 4+ years of experience in human resources, preferably in an academic or healthcare setting.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Prior experience with UNM HSC hiring procedures for faculty and staff.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive information with discretion.
  • Knowledge of employment laws and regulations.
  • Analytical mindset with the ability to interpret data and generate actionable insights.
  • Proactive attitude and ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.

Special note: A complete application will include an uploaded resume and cover letter. Finalists may be asked to submit a writing sample.

Additional Requirements
Campus Health Sciences Center (HSC) - Albuquerque, NM
Department Pathology (254B)
Employment Type Staff
Staff Type Regular - Full-Time
Term End Date
Status Exempt
Pay Monthly: $3,589.73 - $5,040.53
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 As a condition of employment, eligible employees working greater than .25 FTE as determined by the New Mexico Education Retirement Act must make mandatory retirement contributions. For more information, review the Benefits Eligibility at a Glance grid.
Background Check Required Yes
For Best Consideration Date 6/7/2024
Eligible for Remote Work Yes
Eligible for Remote Work Statement A hybrid work arrangement (work on site and at home in New Mexico) may be available following training.
Application Instructions

Only applications submitted throughthe official UNMJobs site will be accepted. If you are viewing this jobadvertisement on a 3rd party site, pleasevisit UNMJobs to submit an application.

A complete application will include an uploaded resume and cover letter. Finalists may be asked to submit a writing sample.

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.