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Human Resources

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The Human Resources Department is responsible for the administration and implementation of university Personnel Policies and Procedures and Affirmative Action Policies. Group benefits, employment, classification and compensation, professional development, training, employee relations and implementation of equal employment objectives are major functions of Human Resources.

Human Resources accepts employment applications for vacant exempt and non-exempt positions. Employment opportunities may be viewed online.

Personnel services include administering group medical and dental, long-term disability, group life insurance, vision and employee retirement programs.

New Mexico Highlands University is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate because of race, color, national origin or ancestry, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability.

Human Resources News

Mailing Address:
Human Resources
New Mexico Highlands University
Box 9000
Las Vegas, NM 87701

Phone 505.454.3308
Fax .505.454.1916

Office Hours:
Monday – Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m. (MST)

Location:
Rodgers Hall, Room 201

Staff Directory

Denise Montoya, Ph.D., SHRM SCP, SPHR
Human Resources Director
New Mexico Highlands University
505-426-2240
Email: montoyad@nmhu.edu

Cathy Santistevan, Senior Administrative Secretary
Phone: 454-3308
Email: csantistevan@nmhu.edu

Faron Valencia, HR/Payroll Assistant Director
Phone: 454-3243
Email: fdvalencia@nmhu.edu

Marka Trujillo, HR Generalist
Phone: 454-3242
Email: metrujillo@nmhu.edu

Elizabeth Maestas, Payroll Manager
Phone: 454-3136
Email: emaestas@nmhu.edu

Anthony Trujillo, Payroll Accountant
Phone: 426-2196
Email: aatrujillo@nmhu.edu