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  • June 04, 2019 6:13 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The University of New Mexico Gallup (UNM-Gallup) Branch invites applicants for the position

    of Visiting Lecturer in Process Technology in the Business & Applied Technology Division. 

    Process and Mechanical Technology is defined as the study and application of the scientific

    principles associated with the operation and maintenance of the chemical processing industry.

    The person who will assume this position will create a one-year certificate program in Process

    Technology and teach courses within the program.  Course content should include such subjects

    as process technology science, equipment, instrumentation, dynamic process control, quality

    control, troubleshooting, and safety.  This position requires developing, planning and

    implementing new and existing courses, curriculum, lesson plans and maintaining program

    budget.  Recruiting and student advisement.  Developing and implementing measures of program

    outcome and effectiveness.

    To view full job advertisement and for application instructions, please visit our website at Best

    Consideration date: 6/30/2019

    TO APPLY: For complete information including closing dates, minimum requirements, and

    instructions on how to apply for this or any UNM position, please visit our website at or call (505) 277-6947, or visit

  • May 22, 2019 5:54 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
  • April 28, 2019 2:56 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    • Job Description



      Owns the overall implementation of learning programs by coordinating marketing, communications, logistics, and tracking. Serves as a liaison with learning program stakeholders to ensure learning programs are attended and delivered as planned.



    • ·         Program Management: Serves as the central point of contact for learning program implementation including things such as registration of learners, coordination of facilitators, preparing class materials, preparing rooms (including scheduling and setup/reset), tracking attendance, and other related duties. Continually improves and refines processes and procedures to optimize program functioning and ensure quality outcomes.
    • ·         Learning Liaison: Serves as a resource to help learners understand course offerings, how to register, and how to engage in learning services including participant reminders, pre-work, and post-work.
    • ·         Communicates with and schedules facilitators and presenters to ensure they know their role in learning programs. Monitors and administrates communication tools used by department.
    • ·         Front Desk Support: Point of contact for visitors and users of learning spaces. Answers questions and directs people to where they need to be.
    • ·         Learning Management System (LMS) Administration: Uses the LMS to build courses and curricula, manages and tracks registrations, rosters and waitlists, tracks attendance, manages instructors and other resources, runs evaluation and other reports, and other related duties in the LMS.
    • ·         Material Development & Production: Compiles, edits, and formats training material and departmental documents. Develops and publishes ongoing communications that include courses and information on programs and learning opportunities and resources. Prints class materials including name tents, participant guides, handouts, toolkits, facilitator guides, sign-in sheets, certificates, etc. Organizes materials and PowerPoint presentations electronically.
    • ·         Analyzing Learning Data & Reporting: Develops evaluation strategies and administers reports to track the effectiveness of learning programs and creates reports demonstrating the value of learning programs.
    • ·         Resource Management: Keeps track of and administers resources and technology used in learning programs. Orders supplies and maintains inventory.
    • ·         Team Support: Provides support to team members, including, but not limited to, assistance with presentation creation, communications, research for new programs, and representation on various committees or task forces. Continuously seeks ways to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of learning coordination processes.
    • ·         Facilities Management: Oversees room / furniture setup and use, catering / refreshments, cleaning, building maintenance, Audio/Visual equipment, and equipment repairs in training rooms. Clean up rooms and white boards after training is complete and ensure all training spaces are ready for their next use.
    • ·         Administrative Duties: Provides administrative support, including, but not limited to, processing invoices, managing group timecards, ordering supplies, managing contracts and licenses, managing calendars and schedules, etc.


    Other Information


    Other information:
    High School diploma required, Bachelor Degree preferred. At least 5 years of experience managing a complex office environment.

    *Experience working collaboratively to create innovative solutions *Experience supporting learning programs a plus.

    *Program/project management experience a plus.

    *Organizational, planning, and prioritization skills

    *Strong initiative and problem-solving skills, with a sense of urgency. *Ability to self-manage projects and workload.

    *Strong attention to accuracy and high-detail orientation. *Collaborates effectively as part of multiple teams.

    *Proficient in documenting, communicating, and improving processes *Able to take initiative in developing new methods, procedures, and approaches to sustain or improve operations

    *Highly proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint).

    *Able to quickly learn new software and web-based applications. *Working knowledge of webinar and online video-conferencing software/apps - proficiency a plus.

    *Demonstrated ability to communicate in an effective professional manner, both verbally and in writing.

    *Excellent telephone skills, with the ability to communicate in a positive manner with all levels of personnel and guests.

    *Knowledge of office equipment and facilities.

    *Ability to deal with and help others navigate ambiguity and uncertainty.

    *Ability to be flexible to accommodate quick turnaround on projects and deliverables required and sometimes work outside of normal business hours. 


    * Associate Degree


    Benefits are effective day-one (for .45 FTE and above) and include:

    • Competitive salaries
    • Full medical, dental and vision insurance
    • Flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
    • Free wellness programs
    • Paid time off (PTO)
    • Retirement plans, including matching employer contributions
    •  Continuing education and career development opportunities
    • Life insurance and short/long term disability programs











  • April 22, 2019 9:14 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Instructional Technologist

    Posting Details

    Position Information

    Job Title Instructional Technologist
    Department Learning Environments
    Full Time/Part Time Full-Time
    Requisition Number S19561
    Open Date 04/18/2019
    Close Date
    Salary Information

    Salary Commensurate with Experience and Qualifications

    Work Schedule

    Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

    Benefits Eligible Yes
    Eligible for Overtime No
    Position Summary

    The Instructional Technologist will serve as the technical support expert for students, faculty and academic support staff who utilize the Canvas Learning Management System (LMS) to enhance the teaching and learning experience. S/he will provide training on the use of the Canvas LMS through workshops, online materials, and one-on-one training sessions.

    The Instructional Technologist will be the primary support in the usage and administration of Canvas and all relevant technologies. S/he will also play a key role in the support of instructional technologies and in the evaluation and integration of new technologies.

    Education Required Bachelor's Degree
    Substitution for Education Requirement


    Education Preferred

    - Bachelor’s degree in instructional design, instructional technology or other related field.
    - Master’s degree.

    Experience Required 2 years
    Type of Experience

    Related experience in a combination of the following areas: 
    - Learning Management System (LMS) administration.
    - Leading workshops and training for small groups.
    - Developing and delivering training and effective support materials.

    Substitution for Experience Requirement

    May substitute additional related education, above and beyond what is required, on an equivalent year for year basis in lieu of the experience requirement.

    Experience Preferred

    - Four years relevant experience in LMS administration.
    - Demonstrated experience troubleshooting learning management system (i.e., Canvas, etc) problems and user issues.
    - Experience working with higher education faculty.
    - Experience supporting both online and traditional courses. 
    - Experience with video asset management systems.

    License/Certification Required
    License/Certification Preferred
    Skills Required

    - Current knowledge of the latest software (LMS systems, like Canvas), online learning technologies and design standards.
    - Ability to plan, design, develop, and evaluate engaging multimedia learning / training objects.
    - Ability to communicate effectively (written, interpersonal, verbal) with faculty and staff members at all levels of the organization.
    - Commitment to providing outstanding service and support to students, faculty, and staff.
    - Strong capability to work both independently and collaboratively in a team environment.
    - Strong attention to detail and ability to learn new technologies quickly.
    - Integration of new and existing academic technologies within the LMS environment.
    - Knowledge of instructional design methodologies, pedagogical issues, and best practices for classroom, online and hybrid learning.
    - Ability to define and solve logical problems for technical applications.

    Skills Preferred

    - Strong knowledge of learning management systems and various classroom and online learning technologies.
    - Administration within a Canvas LMS environment. 
    - Demonstrated ability to integrate technology into teaching and learning.
    - Working knowledge of a video asset management system (i.e., Kaltura, etc.).
    - Working knowledge of Universal Design for Learning principles.
    - Installation and configuration of LTI tools.
    - Prior knowledge of SCORM and/or xAPI standards.

    Internal / External Contacts

    - Frequent contact with faculty members, research staff, administrative staff, and students in all departments.
    - Contact with vendors, peer institutions and non-Rice students and instructors who use University Systems for academic and instructional purposes.

    Physical Demands

    Work at a computer for extended periods of up to eight hours per day.

    Working Conditions

    - Will be required to carry a cell phone and be reachable during off hours as determined by management.
    - May be required to work weekends or evenings for major project deadlines.
    - Non-smoking environment.

    Security Sensitive Yes
    Special Instructions to Applicants
    Quick Link for Posting
    Job Duties
    Job Duty Name Essential Functions
    Description of Job Duty

    LMS Management
    - Diagnoses problems or support issues related to faculty use of Canvas and other instructional technology systems as appropriate.
    - Establishes and maintains effective relationships with faculty and gain their trust and respect.
    - Follow-ups with customers to monitor incident resolution and customer satisfaction.
    - Investigates new tools and technologies for integration into Canvas.
    - Maintains the Canvas environment through LMS administration.
    - Stays abreast of educational technology research and participates in academic conferences.
    - Under general guidance, assists faculty to further their instructional goals by designing, developing, testing and implementing instructional technology systems and promotes use of technology systems used for teaching and learning.
    - Assesses the effectiveness of instructional technologies.
    - Manages instructional technology projects.

    User Training
    - Provides training opportunities for faculty, graduate students and staff, including workshops and online tutorials.
    - Provides one-on-one consultations for users in the use of instructional technology and effective pedagogy.
    - Provides support, training, and documentation to faculty and students on existing learning environments including management of digital assets, multimedia, ePortfolios, and the like.
    - Consults with faculty and technology specialists to enable instructional collaboration, content delivery, access to new media, and assessment. Investigating and recommending new instructional technologies.

    - Completes other duties as assigned.

    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

    1. Cover Letter
    2. Resume
    Optional Documents

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    1. * Do you have a bachelor's degree?
      • Yes
      • No
    2. * Do you have two or more years of related experience in a combination of the following areas: Learning Management System (LMS) administration, leading workshops and training for small groups and developing and delivering training and effective support materials, or additional related education, above and beyond what is required, on an equivalent year for year basis in lieu of the experience requirement?
      • Yes
      • No
    3. * Please provide the salary or range that you would require or consider for this position.

      (Open Ended Question)

  • April 09, 2019 10:25 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    CNM currently has openings for two positions. Visit to apply.  The application process is online and there are some documents you will need to upload.

    Questions? Contact:

    Mildred (Millie) Adams Bellah

    HR Recruiter / Technician

    Human Resources

    Central New Mexico Community College

    Phone: 505-224-4000 Ext. 53410


    Position Title: Online Course Designer

    Requisition Number: req623
    Compensation: 38,750.00 - 46,500.00
    Job Grade: E1
    Department: CNM Online - Academic Support
    Employment Type: Regular Full-Time
    Compensation Type: Exempt (Salaried)
    Campus Location: Main Campus

    Benefits Statement: 
    This is a benefits eligible position. CNM offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes health, dental, vision, long-term disability, and life insurance as well as pension and retirement plans. CNM also offers generous educational benefits to employees, their spouse/domestic partner, and dependent children.

    Union Representation: 

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    Under limited supervision; works closely with faculty members to design new online, blended, and hybrid courses and reconfigure existing courses to best employ electronic delivery methods.  Responsible for developing and conducting online technology courses for faculty that align with distance learning tools and systems.  Possess pedagogical as well as technical expertise.  Works closely with the Information Technology Services (ITS) Department as well as other academic support units.  Assists faculty members in their teaching activities by identifying technology solutions within the LMS.

    Duties and Responsibilities 

    The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

    •Provides instructional design and online course development support to faculty. Researches and recommends online learning technology to faculty.  

    •Works closely with faculty to ensures online course contains course goals, identifies required skill set to ensure student success, and the course is set up to create a community (i.e. discussion board or other methods for the students to actively engage in the class).  

    •Ensures a variety of methods of course delivery are designed into the course to include: readings, video lectures, narrated animations, PowerPoint slides, posts, real-time question and answer sessions, and other visualizations or interactive media or simulations.  Evaluates new technologies to discover new and better ways to enhance instruction.  

    •Assist faculty in discovering methods of improving their instruction with the use of technology.  Researches, organizes, plans, promotes, encourages, empowers, and assists in the use of instructional technologies and theories.  Works with faculty in the development of online courses, instructional aids, lesson plans, handouts, or examinations.  Recommends changes to curricula or delivery methods, based on information such as instructional effectiveness data, current or future performance requirements.

    •Facilitates, schedules, and coordinates online faculty training.  Works with the schools to ensure faculty are trained in the design, development, and delivery on on-line courses.  Develops tools and resources for faculty to use in the design of their shell to include videos, narrated PowerPoint presentations, test databases, and other interactive methods to keep their students actively engaged in the course.  

    •Create training materials, tools, and resources to accommodate faculty in the use of course design and development.  Conduct training sessions teaching faculty and staff on the use of educational technologies.  

    •Enable faculty to bridge the gap between students and content through sound pedagogy/andragogy and by training faculty to use the right tools for a successful course outcome.  Provides technical support to faculty in the implementation of designed instruction or in task analyses and instructional systems design.  

    •Contributes articles to the department website to support course design success.

    •Performs on-line course certification reviews.  Follows the Quality standards for ensuring all online, blended, and hybrid courses are consistent in format to contribute to student success.  Researches and recommends solutions for courses that fall short of stated quality standards.  

    •Works closely with faculty to ensure online courses deliver a high quality of learning and are as academically rigorous as the on-campus courses.

    Minimum Requirements:

    •Bachelor’s Degree in Instructional Design, Educational Technology, Information Systems, or related field;


    •Three (3) years’ experience in course design and educational technology, two (2) of which must be with higher education.


    • Direct experience using one or more online learning management systems.
      Previous application of and use of Quality Matters course design.

    Additional Comments to Applicants:
    The best candidate will possess strong communication skills, both written and verbal. This position will require the potential candidate to work both independently and as a part of a diverse group of faculty, staff and administrators. To be considered for this position, all applicants must attach to application: Resume, Cover Letter and Transcripts (official or unofficial) at time of applying.

  • April 09, 2019 10:23 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    CNM currently has openings for two positions. Visit to apply.  The application process is online and there are some documents you will need to upload.

    Questions? Contact:

    Mildred (Millie) Adams Bellah

    HR Recruiter / Technician

    Human Resources

    Central New Mexico Community College

    Phone: 505-224-4000 Ext. 53410


    Multimedia Specialist

    Position Title: Multimedia Specialist
    Requisition Number: req601
    Compensation: 21.09 - 25.30
    Job Grade: NE20
    Department: CNM Online - Academic Support
    Employment Type: Regular Full-Time
    Compensation Type: Non-Exempt (Hourly)
    Campus Location: Main Campus

    Benefits Statement: 
    This is a benefits eligible position. CNM offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes health, dental, vision, long-term disability, and life insurance as well as pension and retirement plans. CNM also offers generous educational benefits to employees, their spouse/domestic partner, and dependent children.

    Union Representation: 

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    Plans, coordinates and establishes guidelines for projects to create instructional and promotional materials, computer based training and information sharing applications; provides graphic and animation support to video and media production. 
    Duties and Responsibilities
    The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. 
    •Supervises staff, which includes prioritizing and assigning work; conducting performance evaluations; ensuring staff is trained; ensuring employees follow policies and procedures; maintaining a healthy and safe working environment; and, making hiring, termination, and disciplinary recommendations. 

    •Conceptualizes, designs, plans and produces interactive multimedia and web-based applications for faculty and staff. Plans and conceptualizes projects by determining format, approach, content, level and medium. 

    •Coordinates programming, animation, graphic design, audio and video production and scheduling of contractors. 

    •Consults with clients on selection, use and design of multimedia materials; and interprets client content requirements and determines optimal way to present content to target audience. 

    •Plans production schedules for various steps in the design process, analyzes and estimates development costs, and develops project budgets and workflow. 

    •Researches, evaluates and tests new multimedia technologies; and configures, maintains, upgrades and troubleshoots multimedia systems and software. 

    •Maintains currency with developments and changes in new media technology; and recommends and writes proposals for new equipment and software purchases. 

    •Trains clients in the use of computer-based training, interactive systems, multimedia software applications and new multimedia technology; advises faculty and staff about applications, design issues, usability and structure; and conducts demonstrations, presentations and workshops. 

    •Performs other related duties of a similar nature and level as assigned.

    Minimum Requirements:

    •Associate’s Degree from an accredited institution in a related field.


    •Two (2) years of directly related experience in multimedia authoring and scripting, web development, publishing design and graphic arts; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  

    Note: Experience cannot substitute for Education. 


    •A Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution.
    •Two (2) years or more experience related to online higher education learning. 
    •Previous experience working with Learning Management Systems. 

    Additional Comments to Applicants:
    The best candidate will possess strong communication skills, both written and verbal. This position will require the potential candidate to work both independently and as a part of a diverse group of faculty, staff and administrators.

  • March 09, 2019 10:44 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Environmental Health Evaluator (DOH/EPI #31067)

    Job ID: 104879

    Location: Santa Fe

    Posting End Date: Continuous

    Agency: Department of Health


    Sponsored STRM 


    $17.35 - $30.19 Hourly

    $36,097 - $62,800 Annually

    This position is a Pay Band 70

    Purpose of Position:

    The position will serve as principal evaluator for the Environmental Health Epidemiology Bureau (EHEB) and will work with the Asthma Control Program to implement and update the existing Strategic Evaluation Plan and Individual Evaluation Plans in consultation with the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) evaluation technical advisor. Incumbent will work with the Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program to implement and update the existing Evaluation Plan and evaluations of specific program activities and interventions, in consultation with the CDC program officer. Incumbent will work with the Private Wells Program to support evaluation and quality improvement activities required under the current CDC grant, in consultation with the CDC program officer and with the Occupational Health Surveillance Program to develop evaluation capacity. Position will provide evaluation expertise to the bureau, interface with appropriate CDC staff, assist with grant writing and reporting, and collaborate with evaluators in other bureaus within the Epidemiology and Response Division and the New Mexico Department of Health as appropriate. 


    Minimum Qualification:

    Master's degree in Public Health, Epidemiology, Science, Social Sciences or Statistics.

    Employment Requirements:

    Must possess and maintain a valid New Mexico Driver's License. Must possess and maintain a current Defensive Driving Course Certificate from the State of New Mexico or must pass and receive Defensive Driving Course Certification as a condition of continued employment.

    Working Conditions:

    Work is performed in an office setting with exposure to Visual/Video Display Terminal (VDT) and extensive personal computer and phone usage. Some sitting, standing, stooping, bending, reaching and lifting up to twenty-five (25) pounds may be required. Some travel with the occasional overnight stay may be required.

    Supplemental Information:


    Do you know what Total Compensation is? Click here

    Agency Contact Information:

    Bargaining Unit Position:

    This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement and all terms/conditions of that agreement apply and must be adhered to.

    How To Apply:

    The Department of Health has several available positions opened at this time. If you are interested in applying for this position or any other openings, please visit  and complete an online application.

    This link will take you to the State of New Mexico job search where you may view all jobs available. In the search box, enter the job ID at top of this email. Alternately, you can search by department name or key words to broaden/narrow your search.


  • March 06, 2019 7:50 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Grant Program Manager (REQ3345)

    The University of New Mexico – Los Alamos Campus is seeking a half-time Program Manager for grants and contracts to help develop and oversee grants and contracts response to institutional priorities, specific interests, and areas of greatest impact to our programs and institution. This individual will work collaboratively with faculty and staff to facilitate the development and submission of grant proposals to federal, state, foundation, and corporate sources including Title III, Title V, National Science Foundation, Department of Energy and others, especially with proposals related to STEM education. This individual will develop, prepare, format, and proof proposals to ensure quality submissions in compliance with sponsor guidelines, and will help identify opportunities for future grant submissions on an ongoing basis.

    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.

    TO APPLY: For complete information including closing dates, minimum requirements, and instructions on how to apply for this or any UNM position, please visit our website at or call (505) 277-6947, or visit our HR Service Center at 1700 Lomas Blvd. NE, Suite 1400, Albuquerque, NM 87131.

  • February 28, 2019 7:59 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)


    ISD/eLearning Developer Level I

    Tracking Code


    Job Description

    ARES Corporation is a leader in engineering, project management and risk management for the energy, aerospace and defense sectors.  With more than 500

    employees and 14 offices nationwide, we create comprehensive

    solutions for our clients, develop technology to advance

    understanding, and foster a creative, productive workforce.  

    We are an exciting company with a top-notch team working to

    solve industry’s most complex technical challenges.


    ·         The ISD/eLearning Developer I supports the eLearning development process and training programs for the DOE National Training Center, using a systems approach to training and following established course development procedures. Collaborates with other eLearning team members, graphic designers, subject matter experts (SMEs), course managers, and customers to support effective interactive online courses and associated materials, assists with instructional strategies and appropriate use of multimedia. May determine instructionally sound goals/objectives, course structure, and sequencing ofinstruction, ensures that training engages students and reflects state-of-the-art instructional strategies and techniques. Determines and implements course materials for virtual training environments.

    ·         Support eLearning team members with the design and development of engaging and effective instructional materials.

    ·         Focus majority of time assisting the eLearning department in administrative duties not limited to: course hosting, course conversions, course maintenance, course revisions, course development and uploading courses to the LMS.

    ·         As assigned, act as project manager/project coordinator for the eLearning process, write project plans, and ensure that milestones are met, submitting deliverables as scheduled.

    ·         Communicate with graphic designers and eLearning team members to apply basic interface designs, and sequencing of instruction.

    ·         Participate in Creative Sessions and Peer Reviews to help design course materials for blended classroom, scenario-based, and online training environments in accordance with DOE and other applicable instructional design principles.

    ·         Continually explore new technologies for potential application to instructional problems and associated performance improvement efforts.

    ·         Provide excellent customer service for internal and external customers.

    ·         Applies and follows basic safety and security concepts and policies.

    ·         Assist with Course Hosting to the LMS and the web.

    ·         Upload courses to the LMS.

    ·         Conduct basic course revisions, maintenance, and conversions.

    ·         Partner with ISD/eLearning Developer II’s with course development.

    ·         Mentored by ISD/eLearning Developer III’s and eLearning Training Manager.


    Required Skills

    Minimum Requirements

     Familiarity with a variety of educational technologies including learning management systems, instructional design, and web-based applications, graphic design, and multimedia educational products

    ·         Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills; demonstrated ability to interact at all levels of an organization and write clear, concise and creative training documentation

    ·         Ability to accept and provide constructive feedback in a professional manner

    Will consider any combination of relevant education, training, and qualifying experience (i.e., experience comparable in difficulty to the required college-level work) that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities and renders the applicant fully competent to perform the essential duties, tasks, and responsibilities.]



    Required Experience


    oBachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university or comparable work/school related experience with an emphasis in human performance technology, training, or a related training-specific area.

    oFamiliarity in designing and developing eLearning content.

    oFamiliarity with using Articulate Storyline/Articulate 360 or other eLearning development software.

    oProficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.


    Security Clearance Statement: Applicants selected for this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Only US citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

     ARES is an EEO/AA/Disability/Vets Employer.

    Job Location

    Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

    Position Type


  • February 13, 2019 6:20 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Future Focused Education

    Job Title: Research and Evaluation Coordinator Status: Part-time non-exempt position (10-15 hours/week)

    Future Focused Education: Future Focused Education (Future Focused) is an Albuquerque-based nonprofit organization. Our mission is to create healthier and more prosperous communities by advancing the best education for the students who need it the most. We envision schools as sites of innovation and opportunity, where students become the creators of healthy and more prosperous communities. Future Focused staff collaborate locally and nationally with innovative schools (principally, the Leadership Schools Network in Albuquerque), employers, and a breadth of community partners to advance practices, programs, and policies that improve equity and opportunity for young people.

    Position Summary: In collaboration with the Director of Organizational Learning and Research, the Research and Evaluation Coordinator will help implement research, evaluation, and learning plans for the organization. Some national travel may be required.

    Future Focused facilitates learning across the Leadership Schools Network (LSN) in Albuquerque, a network of four high schools, and then based on that learning, propagates an innovative model of education to reach more students locally and nationally. The Coordinator will support the transfer of learning from the LSN to other organizational initiatives. In addition, this position will support a variety of research, internal evaluation, and continuous improvement activities essential to the organization’s growth and credibility.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities: It is the responsibility of the Research and Evaluation Coordinator to carry out the following tasks, among others, under the supervision of the Director of Organizational Learning and Research:

    • Locate and analyze publicly available data on population-level indicators relevant to the organization’s work and planning.

    • Summarize existing research on topics relevant to organization’s work and planning.

    • Coordinate and conduct data collection activities like observations, survey administration, and focus groups, including note-taking responsibilities.

    • Enter data and clean up datasets.

    • Analyze qualitative and quantitative data and create user-friendly summaries and data visualizations, using data analysis software (e.g. Excel, SPSS).

    • Prepare reports, briefs, and presentations that use data and research to communicate with internal and external audiences.

    • Facilitate “data dive” discussions with the LSN, Future Focused staff, and partners to support organizational learning and growth.

    • Stay current on important education and workforce issues, trends, and research locally and nationally.


    Education Bachelor’s degree required, preference for Master’s degree (completed or in progress) in education or a social science field. Current graduate students are encouraged to apply.

    Preference for at least one year of experience assisting with quantitative and qualitative research or program evaluation in educational settings, including:

    • Writing non-academic literature reviews;

    • Note-taking during interviews or focus groups;

    • Producing descriptive analyses of qualitative and quantitative data sets; and

    • Facilitating group discussions about the possible implications of data and research for program planning.


    • Interpersonal skills, including the ability to work collaboratively with others

    • Writing and presentation skills, including the ability to communicate the meaning of research and data analysis to a variety of audiences

    • Excellent Microsoft Excel skills, including pivot tables (or proficiency in statistical software, e.g. SPSS, STATA)

    • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Powerpoint; functional knowledge of Google Suite helpful but not required

    • Ability to manage time across multiple projects and communicate with a supervisor as needed to navigate competing priorities

    How to Apply: For consideration, applicant must submit a cover letter, resume, and three references by March 1, 2019, to:

    Deborah Good, Director of Organizational Learning and Research 505-803-4623 (mobile)

    Future Focused Education – Advancing the best education for the students who need it most.

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