AIGC Employment Opportunities

AIGC IS HIRING!

AIGC and AIGCS currently have employment opportunities for the positions of Controller, Academic Advisor and Campus Engagement Manager.

AIGC and AIGC Scholars, located in Albuquerque, NM are private 501(c)(3) scholarship administrators. AIGC Scholars is the American Indian and Alaska Native partner in the Gates Millennium Scholars Program.  We are looking for strong candidates to fill the following positions:

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Controller

American Indian Graduate Center, a $15 million private 501(c)(3) nonprofit scholarship program administrator is seeking an experienced Controller to direct and operate its financial activities.  The controller is responsible for staffing the administration and disbursement of multiple scholarships, for financial reporting to staff and funders, external regulatory reporting, creating and managing annual budgets, conducting and annual audit process and overseeing the management of a $3 million investment portfolio.  Previous public accounting experience and experience with MIP accounting software preferred.  Salary:  $62,000.

AIGC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to multicultural diversity.   American Indian or Alaska Native preference.

To apply for the Controller position at AIGC, please Mail, Fax or Email letter of interest, resume and references to::

Susan Duran
American Indian Graduate Center
3701 San Mateo Blvd. NE., #200
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87110
Fax (505) 884-0427
susan@aigcs.org

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Academic Advisor

Gates Millennium Scholarship Program
The Academic Advisor is responsible for providing support to undergraduate and graduate level recipients of the Gates Millennium Scholarship at institutions throughout the country in the areas of assessing, advising, and retaining students: evaluating academic transcripts, assisting students with testing strategies, responding to academic inquiries, and assisting in the resolution of academic and financial aid issues.  The Advisor will also advise current and prospective students of academic and financial aid eligibility requirements and responsibilities, coordinate academic intervention program activities, prepare reports and provide overall program support.

Requirements: Master’s degree or equivalent, at least four to five years direct office experience in counseling, advisement, admissions, student services or related area in a college or university setting.   Strong public speaking, written and verbal communication skills, customer service and records management skills.  This individual must work effectively with individual students and as an effective collaborator within an office scholarship administration team, as well as with peer partner staff.  The Academic Advisor will work mainly from the Albuquerque Office but some travel is required.
Hiring Salary:  $40,000 – $45,000

Campus Engagement Manager (CEM)

Gates Millennium Scholarship Program
The primary responsibility of the Campus Engagement Manager (CEM) is to provide on campus services to Gates Scholars linking them to campus resources and support needed to ensure academic success.  Furthermore, the CEM will develop and maintain relationships with college/university administrators (Presidents, VP of Student Affairs, etc.) to secure Scholar access to enrichment programs and leadership development and create a support network for Scholars. The CEM will advise Scholars to identify leadership opportunities on campus and collaborate on events and programs that enhance leadership, academic and professional development for Scholars and Alumni.

The CEM is responsible for scholars at campuses in AZ, NM and OK.  Extensive travel is required.  The CEM will direct the development and implementation of an enhanced campus engagement plan to ensure more robust interactions with GMS Scholars, Alumni, and college/university administrators.
Hiring Salary: $55, 000 – $60,000

Required Education and Experience: • Minimum of 5-7 years of experience in higher education with emphasis on candidates with backgrounds in student services, student development, and/or academic advisement.  Strong knowledge of postsecondary institutions and their structures is required.  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four year college/university and Master’s degree required.  Experience developing and implementing curriculum and leadership development programs, and experience with public speaking, group facilitation event planning and project management favored.

AIGC Scholars is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to multicultural diversity.   American Indian or Alaska Native preference.

To apply for either position at AIGCS, please Mail, Fax or Email letter of interest, resume and references, stating which position applying for, to:

Christa Moya
Director of Financial Aid & Student Services
American Indian Graduate Center
3701 San Mateo Blvd. NE., #200
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87110
Fax (505) 884-8683
christa@aigcs.org