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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. – 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. (MST)

Rodgers Hall, Room 108

Staff Directory

Donna Castro, director
Phone: 426.2240
Jeff Gallegos, assistant director
Phone: 426.2196

Cathy Martinez, department secretary
Phone: 454.3308

  • Leave balances for faculty and staff
  • Verification of employment and FMLA

Marka Trujillo, benefits specialist
Phone: 454.3242

  • Insurance benefits, retirement, and workmen’s compensation
  • Advertisements and job postings for faculty and staff/upkeep on staff directory

Elizabeth Maestas, payroll manager
Phone: 454.3136

  • Paycheck inquiries and verification of earnings
  • Direct deposit and W-2/W-4 forms