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Coordinator of Community Outreach-Education

Full Time/Part Time
Full Time

Job Type
Term Appointment

Position Summary

The Coordinator of Community Outreach-Education will spearhead consortium collaboration in the communities, mindful that institutions of higher education and public-school districts are often the heart of the remote area. As part of their duties, the CCO -E will organize and gather assessment and evaluation information requested by the grant’s external evaluators per the evaluation and assessment plan. As the NTIA - CMC project will be heavily bounded by Northern New Mexico culture, versatile teaching strategies are important The CCO -E will be responsible for community training and education events. The position will hold a mentoring role, for students, teachers and community members utilizing the NTIA - CMC project materials and strategies. They will also cooperate on events and training under the management of the Project Director.
The CCO -E will collaborate with the Director, Instructional Designers, other Coordinators, Northern New Mexico community outreach organizations, local college and public school teachers, and NMHU School of Education Project Teams. Position resides at NMHU / SOE (Las Vegas, NM) but work may be remote from home in Northern New Mexico.

Duties and Responsibilities

- Will work collaboratively with Project Director to use, revise, and optimize project/program
process and outcomes.
- Will support project participants & users (i.e. students, teachers, community members and support experts) to assist them in the use of various multimedia elements (e.g. logging into modules, completing module assignments).
- Will provide on-going mentoring sessions for project participants (p, students, teachers, community members, and support staff) as needed.
- Will work collaboratively with Northern New Mexico community outreach organizations, local college and public schools staff connected to the Project.
- Will attend regular training sessions utilizing NMHU approved and supported technologies and applications for teaching and those technologies connected to the Project.
- Will document all participant sessions and interactions to provide project status.
- Will assist in the development and implementation of online learning and other related initiatives that affect the Project and NTIA - CMC Grant at NMHU .

- Will maintain regular attendance.
- Will report to Director weekly.
- Will perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Job Requirements

- Completed Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science Degree (BA or BS) from an Accredited Institution of Higher Learning.
- Experience with mobile technology (smart phones, tablets, etc.) and mobile apps.

Preferred Qualifications

- Master’s Degree or higher from an Accredited Institution of Higher Learning.
-Experience in K-12 education and/or higher education (e.g. directed teaching or paraprofessional or job skills development).
- Experience with e-learning technology platforms and learning management systems.
- Experience working with community outreach organizations.
- Bilingual or Multilingual experience or proficiency. (Spanish or NM Indigenous)

Special Conditions for Eligibility

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

- Knowledge of college or university environment.
- Knowledge of computers, office equipment, and computer programs.
- Ability to use and leverage mobile learning modes (e.g. mobile telephones, tablets).
- Ability to maintain effective working relationships.
- Ability to interact professionally with program staff and teachers.
- Ability to instruct the users of technology either remotely or face to face.
- Be highly flexible, creative, and able to adapt to new coaching demands, including new hardware and software environments.
- Ability to communicate both orally and in writing at a high level.
- Ability to utilize independent judgement.
- Ability to work with minimal direction and supervision.

Physical Demands

- Repetitive hand motions and prolonged use of computer.
- Sitting or standing for extended periods of time.

Working Environment

Pay Rate

Work Location/Campus Center
Online - In the State of New Mexico

EEO Statement

New Mexico Highlands University is an affirmative action, 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. We are committed to the University values of diversity, accessibility, excellence, and responsiveness.

For disabled access or services call 505-454-3242 or email hr@nmhu.edu

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Posting Detail Information

Posting Number

Open Date

Close Date

Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicant

A complete online application must include: 1) Letter of interest/cover letter; 2) Resume;
3) Unofficial copies of transcripts. Candidates who are invited to interview will be required to submit a minimum of 2 references.

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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Public Job Posting
    • Internal Job Posting
    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement/Publication
    • Personal Referral
    • Website
    • Other
  2. What is the highest level of education attained?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • PHD
  3. Are you a current employee of the university?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. Do you have experience with Desire2Learn or another learning management system?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. Do you have experience in teaching through a variety of modalities including face-to-face, interactive television, and both synchronous and asynchronous online instruction?
    • Face-to-face
    • Interactive television
    • Synchronous online
    • Asynchronous online
  6. If you have no experience with traditional asynchronous, on-line teaching, are you willing to obtain training?
    • Yes
    • No
Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/ Letter of Interest
  3. Unofficial Transcripts Conferring Required Degree
Optional Documents
  1. Letter(s) of Recommendation

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