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Special Projects Coordinator-SWEEP Grant

New Mexico Highlands University
New Mexico, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
May 18, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Social Work & Human Services, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Business & Administrative Support, Other Business & Administrative Affairs, Community Relations & Institutional Outreach, Student Affairs, Student Activities & Services
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position Special Projects Coordinator-SWEEP Grant Full Time/Part Time Full Time Job Type Term Appointment Position Summary
  • The SWEEP Special Projects Coordinator assists with program planning, implementation and evaluation of activities of the Title-V SWEEP (Social Work Enhancement and Education Proposal) grant, which supports increased enrollment, retention and graduation rates of Hispanic and low-income social work students. The Special Projects Coordinator assists the SWEEP Team with projects related to student support services, student outcomes, and student experience with a focus on Hispanic and low-income social work students. This position will be assigned activities to support other stakeholders such as faculty, staff and University and community partners. This position reports to the SWEEP Activities Director with oversight from the Assistant Project Director and the Project Director. The position will be based at one of our campus locations; Las Vegas, Santa Fe, Farmington, Rio Rancho or Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Duties and Responsibilities
The Special Projects Coordinator is responsible for implementation and management of grant activities, including:
  • Responsible for the planning, development and implementation of programs and support services as identified in the SWEEP grant to provide services to Hispanic and low-income social work students;
  • Responsible for the planning, development and maintenance of documentation and materials that support the goals of the grant and the FVSSW, to include student and faculty guides and protocols, development of SWEEP activity marketing products, recruitment planning, scholarship information, and related activities;
  • Responsible for the planning, development and maintenance of a website landing page for SWEEP ; manage social media platforms to engage with and inform students and the public of grant activities;
  • Responsible for the development and monitoring of metrics and databases that track social work enrollment, retention and graduation data of all School of Social Work students by semester, specifically Hispanic and low-income social work students, in response to report requirements (such as USDEd and External Evaluator);
  • Responsible for analyzing enrollment, retention and graduation data and compiling and summarizing findings into relevant reports and for the purpose of program planning; make recommendations in response to findings;
  • Responsible for creating and analyzing surveys/data for program evaluation of SWEEP activities, including constituent satisfaction with grant activities, to be used in evaluation of grant goals and objectives.
  • Report evaluation results to the Activities Director and External Evaluator, make recommendations for program improvement, and participate in developing change initiatives in response to data;
  • Responsible for identifying emerging management information system ( MIS ) needs for SWEEP ; develop systems/tools for gathering data in response to emerging information needs;
  • Responsible for the planning, development and management of a miscellaneous special projects as assigned by the SWEEP Activities Director to include: hosting and facilitating student support groups and group advisement sessions, implementing financial planning seminars, community service projects, cultural events/celebrations, and other projects as assigned;
  • Assist SWEEP Team with developing a sustainability plan to support successful activities initiated by SWEEP that can continue past the duration of the grant period;
  • Responsible for exploring ways to collaborate with disciplines/departments across the University, in order to share successful SWEEP initiatives for possible replication;
  • Work closely and collaboratively with the SWEEP Team including the Project Directors, Activities Director, other Project Coordinators, Graduate Assistants and other constituents to accomplish grant goals and objectives;
  • Supervise and/or provide direction and guidance to administrative assistant, student workers, and/or grad assistants, as needed;
  • Take an active role in supporting the School’s mission and priorities and align these with the SWEEP grant’s goals and objectives;
  • Build positive working relationships with SWEEP constituents, including students, faculty, staff, and other institutional and community partners;
  • Other duties as assigned.
Minimum Job Requirements
An MSW degree from a CSWE -accredited program
At least one-year experience with grant-funded initiatives focusing on student success
Knowledge of Microsoft Office, social media platforms

Preferred Qualifications
Experience working with students and/or in a University setting
An MSW graduate in a macro concentration

Special Conditions for Eligibility Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Ability to build relationships with and interact positively and effectively with student and School staff and faculty.

Works well with others from diverse backgrounds with a focus on maintaining confidentiality, listening to others, remaining open to others’ ideas and contributing to building a positive team spirit.

Ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks.

Ability to be flexible with the changing needs of the grant.

Knowledge and/or familiarity of the educational, social and emotional needs of Hispanic and low-income students.

Strong technical and computer skills and thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office, online media tools, and graphic design tools to support print and digital material development, data collection, reporting requirements, and to promote grant activities.

Ability to travel occasionally to social work program locations to implement grant activities.

Ability to occasionally work a flexible schedule that might include evening or weekend activities.

Physical Demands
• Repetitive hand motion and prolonged use of computer;
• Sitting for extended periods of time;
• No or very limited physical effort required. Working Environment
• Work is performed in a typical interior/office work environment;
• Work with frequent interruptions;
• No or very limited exposure to physical risk. Pay Rate $57,900.00 Work Location/Campus Center Albuquerque/SW Campus 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

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Posting Detail Information

Posting Number AS609P Open Date 05/18/2022 Close Date 05/27/2022 Open Until Filled Special Instructions to Applicant
A complete application must include 1) a letter of application, 2) resume 3) unofficial copies of advanced degree transcripts, and 4) names/address/phone numbers of three professional references.
Required application materials should be sent to:
For more detailed information regarding the position you may contact Valerie Valles-Pedroza at New Mexico Highlands University; e-mail:
For disabled access or services call (505)454‐3242 or email

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