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Student Manager Position Summary

(Hourly Rate: $14.00)
Position Summary
Student Managers are undergraduate and graduate students that support the programming and tutoring services offered to UNM students. Through this leadership position, Student Managers provide mentorship and guidance to CAPS student employees within the context of a specific academic support program. Student Managers undergo extensive training in preparation to perform the following responsibilities:
  • Provides coordination and expertise for a CAPS program and service as they pertain to a particular content area
  • Provides mentorship for CAPS student employees and models professional expectations at their location
  • Models best practices in peer tutoring as a tutor in an academic content or student support area
  • Makes informed decisions and takes appropriate actions to maintain the integrity of CAPS programs
  • Supports program needs and day-to-day operations
  • Plans and co-facilitates weekly trainings for CAPS tutors, SI leaders, and/or Student Resource Representatives
  • Works with full-time staff members on assignments and projects as needed
  • Represents CAPS internally and externally through presentations to student groups, organizations, and classes on CAPS-related services
  • Provides outreach to student populations within the UNM community
  • Participates in Student Manager meetings and Friday trainings throughout the academic semester
  • Upholds and models CAPS policies
  • Other duties as assigned related to your program/team

Requirements for Consideration
  • 20-30 hour work week availability
  • Attendance at pre-semester trainings (week before classes begin)
  • Attendance at Friday trainings (2pm-5pm)
  • Flexible work schedule for occasional nights and weekends if needed
  • Enrollment in a minimum of 6 credit hours at the University of New Mexico in a degree seeking program
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA

Preferred Qualifications
  • Ability to assist in the professional development of student employees
  • Ability to lead trainings and to guide student employees
  • Ability to think critically and develop creative solutions
  • Enthusiasm for supporting undergraduate education
  • Ability to communicate with and value a variety of personality types and diverse populations
  • Motivation, especially in the ability to educate and assist others
  • Excellence in oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively and cooperatively with a team of peers and professionals
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative
  • Ability to maintain a high degree of professionalism
  • Experience with data analysis and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)