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As our Strategic Plan states, UNM Human Resources is first and foremost about people. It is our objective to continually enhance the lives of our faculty and staff, by offering consultation on compliance and non-compliance policies, advancing professional development opportunities and recruiting and retaining a talented and diverse workforce.
We strive to create a culture of respect and inclusion through programing such as our Veteran Hiring Preference Program and robust benefits offerings, including Paid Parent Leave.
We have built an active Employee Wellness program to ensure our faculty and staff are supported in their work and personal lives, and focus on continuous improvement of our technology and systems to increase employee efficiency, satisfaction and success.
Finally, we persistently focus on enhancing the quality and consistency of our services to create a culture of engagement and empowerment to improve the overall experience at UNM. We always seek practical solutions, so if HR can assist in making you’re a role at UNM better, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kathy Agnew most recently lead the Client Services department within Human Resources as Executive Director, until appointed as Assistant Vice President in August 2021. Agnew’s experience spans over 20 years as a human resource professional, including serving as Director of Employment and Compensation Services for New Mexico State University. In this role she supported the staff, faculty, and students of NMSU.
Agnew earned a Bachelor of Administration degree from Columbia College in Missouri and is a Certified Senior Professional in Human Resources. She is originally from La Pine, Oregon and through her own, and her husband John’s, military service has lived in several locations throughout the United States and overseas. She moved to New Mexico in 2005 and enjoys spending time as an amateur photographer.
Kevin Stevenson was most recently Executive Director of Human Resources overseeing all Finance, HR IT, and Employee & Organizational Development activities within Human Resources, until appointed as Assistant Vice President in August 2021. Prior to joining HR, Stevenson was the Strategic Planner in the UNM Office of the President, where he led a variety of university-wide strategic initiatives on behalf of the President, including oversight of the University's strategic plan, and representing the University President in a wide variety of internal and external strategic endeavors.
In his 16 years at UNM, he has held leadership positions with the Center for Education Policy Research and the Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development, and has served as Special Assistant to two past UNM Presidents. He has also been a faculty member in the Anderson School of Management where he taught entrepreneurship and technology management.
His work at UNM has garnered national attention, having been featured by the Chronicle of Higher Education and presented to the United States Senate. He holds a Bachelor of Science in applied mathematics and a Master of Business Administration in technology management, both from UNM.
|Kathy Agnew, Assistant Vice President||Kevin Stevenson, Assistant Vice President|
|Office of the Vice President of Human Resources, HR Administration
Scholes Hall, Room 100
Functions: Assistant to the AVP’s | Communications
Perovich Business Center
HR Business Services
|Human Resources serves the staff employee population in all aspects of HR functions. We’re here to help. Contact us!|
|Human Resources supports faculty employees with their benefits, but for main campus faculty employment and other faculty HR matters, please contact the Office of Faculty Affairs and Services; or for assistance with HSC faculty, contact the Health Sciences Faculty Contracts Office.|
|For student employee support, contact the Student Employment Office, Dean of Students, or Graduate Studies as appropriate.|
|If you are looking for Human Resources at the UNM Hospital, see their jobs site or if you are an employee of UNMH, you can log in to their employee portal or call them at 505.272.2325.|
|If you are unsure who you need to contact, you may call one of our HR Consultants. He or she will be happy to guide to you to the correct office or assist in finding an answer.|