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University of New Mexico President Garnett S. Stokes
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  • "Pay is low but okay(in 82 reviews)
  • "Low salary and can be overwhelmed at times with workload but it's manageable.(in 47 reviews)
  • "poor management and askes you to compleat tasks outside of your job description(in 19 reviews)
  • "Parking is expensive and you are responsible for your own parking(in 10 reviews)
  • "Bad leadership.(in 7 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Student Web Developer

    Dec 9, 2022 - Student Web Developer 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
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    Pros

    you get to work from home

    Cons

    there are none that I can think of

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  2. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Great organization

    Jan 19, 2023 - Administrative Assistant 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    I love the work done by this clinic. The people are hard working and the work is amazing.

    Cons

    Understaffed but working on amending this

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  3. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Great opportunities but pay could be better

    Jan 17, 2023 - Graduate Student Employee in Albuquerque, NM
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    There are lots of great opportunities to work on campus in professional positions which is super helpful as a graduate student looking to build their resume.

    Cons

    The pay isn't great. Barely above minimum wage and there are no benefits.

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  4. 3.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Tuition remission is only pro

    Jan 26, 2023 - Admin Assistant II in Albuquerque, NM
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Tuition remission is okay and that’s it

    Cons

    Everything else is a con entirely

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  5. 1.0
    Former Employee

    Choose somewhere else to work

    Jan 3, 2023 - Community Health Worker 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Generous retirement plan after 5 years, UNM is the largest employer in New Mexico,

    Cons

    -Lack of leadership, organization, integrity within management. -Grant funded position, potential to lose job with no warning or recourse. -Large percentage of paycheck (11%) required to go towards retirement fund (NOT an IRA OR 401K) -Inequitable treatment of employees between programs within a department. -Disorganized programs, program managers, employees not involved in meetings and information - health insurance limited to UNM "lobo care" for "affordable" premium, or Presbyterian Health Insurance for $250 a month+ -Employees within CHWI (Community Health Workers Initiative) punished for going to HR for issues within department. -No HR Rep or guidance for utilizing HR as a resource.

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  6. 3.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Nice place to work, but very low salaries

    Jan 9, 2023 - Sponsored Projects Officer in Albuquerque, NM
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Excellent tuition remission benefits and opportunities for growth

    Cons

    Very low salary base, even if you get promoted.

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  7. 5.0
    Former Employee

    Office Assistant at School of Engineering

    Dec 6, 2022 - Social Media Manager 
    Recommend
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    Business Outlook

    Pros

    All SOE staff are truly dedicated to their jobs and genuinely enjoy helping students.

    Cons

    Work can be monotonous at times.

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  8. 5.0
    Former Employee

    Supportive culture

    Nov 27, 2022 - Graduate Assistant 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Plenty of opportunities for career development and advancement. Mentorship and encouragement everywhere. Some benefits available for part-time workers.

    Cons

    There is a lot of competition for very few available positions.

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  9. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 5 years

    solid benefits

    Dec 7, 2022 - Custodian in Albuquerque, NM
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Provide Eductional Benefits if full time

    Cons

    pay usually around minimimum wage

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  10. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Unmmg

    Dec 2, 2022 - Senior Accountant 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great management team love working for unmmg

    Cons

    Better Communication within the different departments

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University of New Mexico Reviews FAQs

University of New Mexico has an overall rating of 3.9 out of 5, based on over 995 reviews left anonymously by employees. 71% of employees would recommend working at University of New Mexico to a friend and 60% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, University of New Mexico employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.2 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at University of New Mexico. This rating has improved by 2% over the last 12 months.

71% of University of New Mexico employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated University of New Mexico 3.8 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.8 for culture and values and 3.5 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at University of New Mexico to be career development, coworkers, benefits and the cons to be culture, management, compensation.

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