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Events Planner (req28561)

University of New Mexico
Job Location:
Conference and Events Administration

Requisition ID: req28561

Working Title: Events Planner

Position Grade: 11

Position Summary

NMPBS is seeking an innovative leader and collaborator to assist in the design and implementation of community engagement activities. Priorities include centering New Mexico's diverse communities, training and resource support for educators and partner organizations, and connecting PBS content in relevant and meaningful ways to our stakeholders. This individual will nurture new and existing relationships with community-based organizations and institutions and design events that contribute to the betterment of local communities with a focus on social justice, equity, and civic participation.   

Establish and maintain trusting relationships with diverse communities, including rural tribal communities. Represent Education and Outreach Department on committees as assigned.  Create, produce, and deliver a range of educational, informational, and culturally relevant presentations/events or resources.  Work with local, regional, and national documentary filmmakers to assist them in using their films to engage New Mexico communities. Investigate and create reports on community priorities. Compile, write, and edit NMPBS community engagement website content and specialized newsletters in collaboration with NMPBS digital media team. Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.  

New Mexico PBS is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive and empowering space for public media professionals. We believe that having staff members with diverse backgrounds better enables us to serve our mission and serve our audiences.

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment

  • 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.

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or GED; at least 5 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

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

  • Familiarity with PBS.
  • Experience organizing and promoting public events.
  • Experience in designing and implementing a strategic plan.
  • Comfortable speaking in public.
  • Knowledge of K-12 educational standards and practices.
  • Social media experience.
  • Basic media production and/or editing experience.
  • Multi-lingual skills in Spanish and English.

Campus: Main - Albuquerque, NM

Department: KNME Operations (247A)

Employment Type: Staff

Staff Type: Regular - Full-Time

Status: Exempt

Pay: Monthly: $3,354.00 - $4,660.93

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 Benefits home page for a more information.

ERB Statement
As a condition of employment, eligible employees working greater than .25 FTE as determined by the New Mexico Education Retirement Act must make mandatory retirement contributions. For more information, review the Benefits Eligibility at a Glance grid.

Background Check Required: Yes

For Best Consideration Date: 3/8/2024

Application Instructions

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advertisement on a 3rd party site, please visit UNMJobs to submit an application.

Please attach resume and cover letter. Please address the preferred qualifications explicitly in the cover letter in order to be considered for this position.

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