On-Call Administrative Hearing Officer
Albuquerque, NM 
Posted 16 days ago
Job Description
Requisition ID req19466 Working Title On-Call Administrative Hearing Officer Position Grade 16 Position Summary

Serving as an alternate and on-call independent hearing officer under supervision of the hearing officer, ensures compliance with federal and state laws, as well as University policies and procedures, in the adjudication of cases related to personnel issues, student conduct violations, allegations of discrimination, Title IX violations, and other related matters. Directs and coordinates the resolution of cases in which the Hearing Office has identified a conflict which prevents them from adjudicating the matter and renders decisions as a representative of the institution under supervision of the Hearing Officer.

  1. At the request of the Hearing Officer, independently conducts adjudicatory and administrative hearings on a range of institutional administrative cases; monitors and directs compliance activities to ensure adherence with relevant laws, regulations, policies, and procedures.
  2. Manages logistics of the hearing process including scheduling, information gathering, and oath administration; disseminates communications to parties and their advisors.
  3. Determines facts surrounding alleged violations, gathers testimonies, assesses the credibility of witnesses, and the admissibility of evidence.
  4. Serves as a Campus Security Authority as outlined by the Clery Act.

Conditions of Employment
  • Employees in this job title are subject to the terms and conditions of an employment contract. Employment contracts are typically subject to review and renewal on an annual basis.
  • Employees who provide services or work in patient care or clinical areas are required to be in compliance with the University's influenza vaccination requirement.
  • Successful candidate who is not a member of the NM State Bar is required to obtain a temporary Public Employee Limited License issued by the NM Supreme Court.
  • Must maintain licensure and bar membership.
Minimum Qualifications

Juris Doctorate; at least 5 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified. Certificatio//Licensure: Member of NM State Bar or member in good standing of State Bar of another state or District of Columbia and in possession of a Public Employee Limited License issued by the NM Supreme Court.

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

Work experience demonstrating the following:

  • Knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules, and the democratic political process.
  • Knowledge of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; psychological research methods; and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders.
  • Knowledge of labor relations principles and collective bargaining agreements.
  • Ability to analyze complex information, and to define and solve problems.
  • Ability to identify and implement effective solutions to complex issues in compliance with federal, state, and local laws as well as University policies and procedures.
  • Ability to make administrative and procedural decisions and judgements on sensitive, confidential issues.
Additional Requirements Campus Main - Albuquerque, NM Department Presidents Office (031A) Employment Type Staff Staff Type On-Call Term End Date Status Exempt Pay 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 home page for a more information. ERB Statement Temporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the webpage. Background Check Required Yes For Best Consideration Date 4/25/2022 Application Instructions

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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.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full or Part Time
Required Education
Required Experience
5+ years
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