Human Resources Coordinator

Southeast New Mexico College   Carlsbad, NM   Full-time     Human Resources
Posted on June 16, 2022

Human Resources Coordinator Job Description


Required: Bachelor’s degree in a related field with three (3) years of professional experience directly related to the standard duties as outlined

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Level: 8

Salary: $20.71 - $23.49 per hour DOE



Southeast New Mexico College formerly New Mexico State University Carlsbad was formed by House Bill 212 in April 2021. HB212 made Southeast New Mexico College an Independent College accredited by Higher Learning Commission. SENMC is a diverse and community-centered institution dedicated to excellence and student success through transformative discovery.


Purpose and Scope

Under general supervision, provides college-level specialized support in various areas of Human Resources Services. Provides professional guidance, coordination, and support in benefits and search committees. Administers, maintains, coordinates, and facilitates implementation of college-level Human Resource benefits programs and initiatives. Coordinates and administers operational functions and actions for a college; related to recruitment, records management, and benefits. Monitors and coordinates compliance with SENMC policies, procedures, and standard practices ensuring that related communications are disseminated within the college.


Duties and Responsibilities:

During the transition period, payroll is outsourced to ADP. However, the Human Resources Coordinator will be responsible for ensuring that all hiring paperwork is timely submitted to meet the Payroll Managers’ deadlines for payroll for the current system and the future ERP system (Anthology). The Human Resources Coordinator will assist with the setup and implementation of Anthology as it is designed. 


In conjunction with Human Resources Director, the Human Resources Coordinator assumes responsibility for coordination, administration, monitoring, and accuracy of employment processes; assists with and oversees, as delegated, the coordination of human resource-related processes including recruitment, onboarding of new employees, performance evaluations, employee benefits, and employee relations. As the college liaison in Human Resources, this position is responsible for guiding managers and employees through the various HR procedures and processes, and escalating issues as appropriate to the Human Resource Director. The Coordinator will be responsible for interpreting and applying the terms of the policies and procedures to ensure administrative compliance; preparing and/or verifying transactions including hiring actions, personnel change actions, completeness, and compliance with pertinent college regulations; approving transaction documents within designated limits. The HR Coordinator may participate in human resource special projects, training, workshops, and initiatives. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of recruitment and employment information documentation and standards. Knowledge of human resource principles, procedures, and requirements. Knowledge of federal, state, and university EEO/AA/Diversity laws, guidelines, and procedures. Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community. Work effectively as a member of a team. Records maintenance skills. Database entry skills. Knowledge of New Mexico benefits and retirement is a plus. Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities. Skill in the implementation of performance management and dispute resolution procedures and documentation. Ability to develop and deliver presentations on benefits and other pertinent topics. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Ability to analyze and assess training and development needs. Ability to use independent judgment and maintain confidentiality on sensitive, confidential issues.