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New Mexico School for the Arts

Careers

 
NMSA, named in 2018 by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top ten schools in New Mexico, seeks passionate educators who are eager to teach within and instill in students a growth mindset; provide far-reaching advocacy for students; participate in data-driven instructional practices; and collaborate with faculty, administration, and staff to support a path to success for all students, regardless of educational background. All applicants must possess the necessary New Mexico Public Education Department licensure.

Development Positions

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Job Description

The Administrative Assistant’s main responsibilities are to provide support to the advancement department and to all staff of the Art Institute. This includes everything to keep the office running smoothly by organizing schedules, events, calendars and files with a system that makes sense for everyone.

The Administrative Assistant is often the first point of donor contact and therefore must maintain a friendly, positive and helpful attitude in all situations. The position is service-oriented and includes interactions with donors, board members, faculty, staff, students,
parents and visitors.

The Administrative Assistant is a creative problem solver for the Art Institute which supports the operation of a public charter school serving 250+ students, residential program and a community engagement program.

 

Administrative Duties

  • Support NMSA – AI executive team as needed through appointment coordination, materials requests, merging and execution of letters, communications, hospitality, and welcoming guests to office
  • Organize files, prepare documents, schedule appointments, maintains office calendar, communicates with board and donors.
  • Executive meeting organization for Board of Trustees and Committees to include:
    • meeting coordination, RSVPs, minutes, materials, communications, hospitality,
      and other tasks as needed 
  • Maintains accurate contact information for Board members, donors and other constituent groups and maintains membership status for each via rosters, database, or other formats as necessary
  • Responsible for maintaining organization and inventory of all office supplies, postage, donor collateral, meeting supplies, and event supplies in assigned areas
  • Maintains various NMSA-AI vendor accounts such as: US Postage, CRM database, Wealth Engine, Printer support, and others as necessary
  • Other duties and tasks as directed

Advancement Duties

  • Data entry into the Blackbaud CRM donor database to include gift entry, donation tracking, acknowledgement, and donor information updating.Drafts and disseminates donor acknowledgement letters in a timely manner according to NMSA-AI protocols to include customizing, mailing, scanning, filing, and documenting
  • Manages donor records retention; merges and executes appeals–to include list pull, merge, file imports, sorting, personalization, and mailing, and manages communication lists as needed
  • Supports prospect tracking, and cultivation and stewardship communications
  • Support donor and prospecting events to include: list management, RSVP tracking, name tag creation, registration management, logistics and coordination as needed
  • Reconciles contributions and campaigns with finance department monthly

 

Skills Required

  • The Advancement Administrator must be a mission-driven, creative, self-starter that will enhance the efficiency of the Art Institute’s busy environment.
  • College degree preferred
  • Proven computer and database management skills a must
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite applications and Google required
  • Ability to balance, prioritize and manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment, strong decision-making skills
  • Detail orientation is a must
  • Mail merging skills required * Proficiency with project management tools a plus
  • Ability to communicate and learn effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Demonstrated organizational and time management skills

 

Organizational Relationship: Reports to Director of Finance and Operations.

Job Type: Full-time (40 hours per week) with benefits; need to be available for additional hours depending on events (at overtime rate).
Pay Rate: Expected to be in the $15-$18/hour range, depending upon experience and skills

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For each positioned applied, please send completed employment application, cover letter and resume to our Human Resources department, hr@nmsa-ai.org

Academic Positions

SUBSTITUTE TEACHING OPPORTUNITIES

If you are interested in being placed on NMSA’s substitute list, please follow the application process and submit the required State of New Mexico Public Education Department (“PED”) credentials.

Credentials to perform services as a substitute teacher require holding a license authorizing you to perform the duties of a substitute teacher. This can be in the form of a State Teaching License or a Substitute Teacher Certificate issued by the New Mexico PED. A fingerprint-based background check is also required. Resumes received without all of the proper documentation will not be considered.

NMSA seeks passionate educators who are eager to: teach within and instill in students the growth mindset; provide far-reaching advocacy for students; participate in data-driven instructional practices; and collaborate with faculty, administration, and students.

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APPLY NOW!

For each positioned applied, please send completed employment application, cover letter and resume to our Human Resources department, hr@nmschoolforthearts.org

Arts Positions

There are currently No Openings at this time
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APPLY NOW!

For each positioned applied, please send completed employment application, cover letter and resume to our Human Resources department, hr@nmsa-ai.org.