If you are planning to graduate summer 2013, please take note of deadline to submit degree application through your mynmsu account.
Summer Session 2013
May 23 - August 2, 2013
Campus Housing Opens Wednesday May 22
Registration for New Students Wednesday May 22
Faculty Report Wednesday May 22
Instruction Begins Thursday May 23
Memorial Day Holiday Monday May 27
Deadline for Registration/Course Addition Thursday May 30
Last Day to Drop Course with "W" Thursday June 27
Independence Day Holiday Thursday July 4
Deadline for Filing Degree Application Friday July 5
Last Day to Withdraw from the University Friday July 19
Last Day of Classes Friday August 2
Campus Housing Closes Saturday August 3
Final Grades Due Tuesday August 6
Summer terms will be built into the summer calendar and disclosed at a later date by the Registrar's Office. For 2012-2013 Freshman Orientation Program Dates: Contact the Office of Vice President for Student Success
List of VWW courses for Fall 2013
Please click to see the list of VWW courses for Fall 2013.
NMSU APS members won the following competitions:
• Theme of the Year Award for all the hard work on Domestic Violence Awareness from our symposium, adopted families, community service with La Casa, the door decorations and the “Love Shouldn't Hurt” bake sale on Valentine’s Day.
• Year Book Competition – The students put together a great newspaper with articles written by all active members, even those that were not able to attend National Conference. Look for these in your mail box in the week ahead.
• Undergraduate Paper Presentation – Megan McCravey. She presented her paper on Forensic Nursing. Megan also learned in Dallas that she was accepted into the Nursing Program to pursue her dream of combining her Criminal Justice knowledge with a nursing degree to become a forensic nurse.
• 2nd Place in the Crime Scene Investigation – Placing for the first time that I’m aware of in this highly competitive competition. Students have 5 minutes at a crime scene to investigate, gather evidence and interview witnesses, and 24 hours to prepare a report, submit photographs, evidence lists, a diagram of the crime scene, a theory of what happened and a comprehensive list of further investigation needed.
• General Scholarship Awards – NMSU won three of the ten awards.
o Nathan Jimerson
o Jesse Castaneda
o Alice Figueroa
• Member of the Year Award – Wesley Hazen for all his efforts in promoting our four goals: Scholarship, Unity, Community Service and Leadership
• Student Achievement Award – Justin Lewis for starting the tutoring lab and our monthly newsletter.
• It should be noted that NMSU won both Member of the Year and Student Achievement Award last year also.
• Goals Awards
o Unity – for all the activities APS students do together.
o Leadership – for the work in the tutoring lab, for the number of associate members that raised their GPA’s to be able to become regular members and for the hard work of our officers.
o Community Service – for all the various community service events that members participated in as a group, and individually, to better the NMSU and Las Cruces communities.
• This is the first year in APS history (71 years) that one chapter has won all three of the goals awards.
Please look for our soon to be released March Newsletter for photographs and other news from Nationals.
Thank you to everyone who supported APS this last year. Now we start preparing for Philadelphia!!!!
Job Title: Police Cadet
Closing Date/Time: Sun. 05/12/13 11:59 PM Mountain Time
Salary: $15.50 Hourly
Job Type: Full-time Temporary
Location: 700 N. Main St., Las Cruces, New Mexico
Nature of Work Benefits Supplemental Questions
Temporary, fulltime position while in Police Academy. Progression to fulltime, regular position upon successful completion of the Police Academy. Depending on the number of vacancies, some academy graduates may not be hired immediately but will be placed on a waiting list.
Offering a $3,000 recruitment and retention bonus with a 36 month committment.
Post Graduation Salary: $17.83 per hour as first year Officer Trainee.
Second Year Officer Salary: $20.56 per hour.
Under immediate supervision, actively participates in the Las Cruces Police Academy training program. Performs all related learning and testing activities at a training level for preparation as a Police Officer.
Public safety position subject to drug and alcohol testing according to City of Las Cruces policy. Must be free of felony convictions. Position is subject to extended work hours when necessary; multiple tasks; strict deadlines; and exposure to serious bodily harm.
Duties and Responsibilities:
• Under the direct supervision of an experienced Police Officer, performs formal and informal training in the Las Cruces Police Academy training program.
• Studies, attends classes, completes homework assignments, takes tests, and follows all instructions relative to the academy curriculum and behavior.
• Attends indoor and outdoor classes and training sessions for preparation as a Police Officer.
• Learns criminal law, arrest and control techniques, use of firearms, report writing, vehicle operation, First Aid, CPR, narcotics, crowd control, court room demeanor, public relations, patrol procedures, physical conditioning and training, and any other subjects included in the academy.
• Performs tasks employing patrol methods, community relations, courtroom procedures, fingerprinting, report preparation, physical agility and strength formulation, and other police officer-related duties commensurate with attained skills.
• May assist an Officer in patrolling assigned areas of the City in a car, bicycle, or on foot.
• Performs all work duties and activities in accordance with City and Department policies, procedures, and safety practices.
Equivalent to a United States high school diploma; age 19 by start date of the police academy; United States citizenship (born or naturalized); no felony convictions; no DWI/DUI or misdemeanor convictions within the past three years (some misdemeanors will disqualify); no transportation of illegal drugs; drug usage may disqualify.
Valid driver's license. Position requires an acceptable driving record in accordance with City of Las Cruces policy.
NM COURTS - THE JUDICIAL BRANCH OF NEW MEXICO
HUMAN RESOURCES - JOB OPPORTUNITIES
COURT CLERK 2 (FT-PERM) #10102477, Full-time with SECOND JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT in Albuquerque, NM . Opened February 14, 2013. Closes March 01, 2013 - 05:00:00 PM. 1 opening.
Attorney Associate - Perm (#10100177), Full-time with Third Judicial District Court in Las Cruces, New Mexico . Opened February 15, 2013. Closes February 28, 2013 - 05:00:00 PM. 1 opening.
Court Clerk Supervisor (PERM #682), Full-time with Seventh Judicial District Court in Truth or Consequences, New Mexico . Opened February 18, 2013. Closes March 01, 2013 - 04:00:00 PM. 1 opening.
Court Clerk 2 (#31496 , 54754, 54755), Full-time with Bernalillo County Metropolitan Court in Albuquerque, NM. Opened February 19, 2013. Closes March 01, 2013 - 05:00:00 PM. 3 openings.
Court Clerk 2 (PERM #27919), Full-time with Fifth Judicial District Court in Lovington, New Mexico (Lea County). Opened February 18, 2013. Closes March 13, 2013 - 05:00:00 PM. 1 opening.
Child Support Hearing Officer Full-Time , Full-time with SECOND JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Opened February 19, 2013. Closes March 08, 2013 - 05:00:00 PM. 1 opening.
Court Clerk 2 (FT Perm) #54580, Full-time with Eleventh Juridical District Court in Aztec/Farmington, New Mexico. Opened February 19, 2013. Closes March 12, 2013 - 05:00:00 PM. 1 opening.
Court Clerk 2 (FT Term) #54583, Full-time with Eleventh Judicial District Court in Aztec/Farmington, New Mexico. Opened February 19, 2013. Closes March 12, 2013 - 05:00:00 PM. 1 opening.
Court Clerk 1(Term) #'s 80080 & 53524, Full-time with Santa Fe Magistrate Court in Santa Fe, NM. Opened February 20, 2013. Closes March 06, 2013 - 04:00:00 PM. 2 openings.
Mag. Crt DWI Drug Crt Coord. #10103460, Full-time with Carlsbad Magistrate Court in Carlsbad, NM. Opened February 21, 2013. Closes February 28, 2013 - 04:00:00 PM. 1 opening.
CERTIFIED COURT MONITOR #00054841, Full-time with SECOND JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT in Albuquerque, NM . Opened February 21, 2013. Closes March 04, 2013 - 05:00:00 PM. 1 opening.
COURT CLERK 2 (FT-PERM) #00054445, Full-time with SECOND JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT in Albuquerque, NM. Opened February 21, 2013. Closes March 01, 2013 - 05:00:00 PM. 1 opening.
(5) COURT CLERK 2 (FT-PERM), Full-time with SECOND JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Opened February 21, 2013. Closes March 01, 2013 - 05:00:00 PM. 5 openings.
COURT PROBATION OFFICER 1 #10106775, Full-time with SECOND JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Opened February 21, 2013. Closes March 04, 2013 - 05:00:00 PM. 1 opening.
CERTIFIED COURT MONITOR #00054765, Full-time with SECOND JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT in Albuquerque, New Mexico . Opened February 21, 2013. Closes March 04, 2013 - 05:00:00 PM. 1 opening.
Court Clerk (PERM # 273), Full-time with Socorro Magistrate Court in Socorro, NM. Opened February 22, 2013. Closes March 15, 2013 - 05:00:00 PM. 1 opening.
Court Probation Officer II (PERM #: 961), Full-time with Bernalillo County Metropolitan Court in Albuquerque, NM. Opened February 25, 2013. Closes March 08, 2013 - 05:00:00 PM. 1 opening.
Certified Court Monitor (# 54756), Full-time with Bernalillo County Metropolitan Court in Albuquerque, NM.. Opened February 25, 2013. Closes March 08, 2013 - 05:00:00 PM. 1 opening.
COURT CLERK 2 (FT-PERM) #42115, Full-time with SECOND JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT in Albuquerque, New Mexico . Opened February 26, 2013. Closes March 06, 2013 - 05:00:00 PM. 1 opening.
INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES FOR NMSU CJ STUDENTS:
The US Forest Service just posted all of the Pathways Internship opportunities for the summer 2013 semester. This includes positions in the Forest Service Law Enforcement Programs. The NMSU Criminal Justice students must apply at www.usajobs.gov in the "Students and Recent Graduates" section.
The USAJOBS announcement numbers are:
The internships are also listed in NMSU AggieCAREER Manager. The application deadline is: Friday, MARCH 1, 2013 and all of these positions qualify for the NMSU Cooperative Education and Internship program. I appreciate your assistance with distributing this to your students. If the students have any questions or need application assistance please have them contact my office.
The US Customs and Border Protection department has a new job announcement for Border Patrol Agents to work in New Mexico, Texas, Arizona and California. Please let your students graduating in May or recent graduates know that they can visitwww.usajobs.gov and in the advanced search screen enter job announcement number BPA 13-1 for all of the details. The information is also included in NMSU AggieCAREER Manager - JOB ID #30741. If your students have questions or need assistance with their resume please have them contact the NMSU Career Services office at 575-646-1631.
Spring 2013 MCJ Comprehensive Exams Schedule
Theory: February 15-17 Research Methods: March 1-3
MCJ Students: If you have completed all 5 required core courses, and you are following the Focused Coursework option, you are eligible to take the comprehensive exams. You must e-mail Dr. Lara at firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up for the exam that is distributed via CANVAS. If you have passed one part of the exam previously and need only to re-take one part-indicate that in your e-mail. Type ‘MCJ Comp Exam' in the subject line. I will need you to include in that e-‐mail, your nmsu username (first half of your nmsu e-‐mail address), and your Banner ID number to properly register you. The deadline to do this is Monday, February 11, by 5:00 pm. You must be an active (enrolled in at least 1 credit) graduate student in order to take the exams. This means that if you have completed all of your coursework and therefore no longer taking classes, then you will need to work with Graduate Student Services to pay an exam fee in lieu of being registered for classes. If you have questions, contact Dr. Lara via e-mail.
Viewing a Wider World Classes for Spring 2013
VIEWING A WIDER WORLD CLASSES FOR SPRING 2013
Please click above to see the list of VWW classes for Spring 2013.
FAST WEB: PAYING FOR SCHOOL JUST GOT EASIER.
FEDERAL JOB TITLE:
ENFORCEMENT AND REMOVAL ASSISTANT (OA)
Department Of Homeland Security
Immigration and Customs Enforcement
$31,315.00 to $55,844.00 / Per Year
OPEN PERIOD - Monday, February 25, 2013 to Friday, March 01, 2013
SERIES & GRADE:
Full Time - Permanent
1 vacancy in the following location:El Paso, TX United StatesView Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
Current Federal employees in the competitive service who are serving on a career or career-conditional appointment; former Federal employees with reinstatement eligibility; current and former Federal employees who meet the established criteria in an Office of Personnel Management (OPM) interchange agreement; and veterans who are preference eligibles or eligible under the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA).
Do you desire to protect American interests and secure our Nation while building a meaningful and rewarding career? If so, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is calling. DHS components work collectively to prevent terrorism, secure borders, enforce and administer immigration laws, safeguard cyberspace, and ensure resilience to disasters. The vitality and magnitude of this mission is achieved by a diverse workforce spanning hundreds of occupations. Make an impact; join DHS.
This is a key position within Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). ICE utilizes the government's second largest cadre of law enforcement officers to ensure our nation's economic, transportation, and infrastructure security. ICE enforces immigration and customs laws and protects federal facilities. Our talented and courageous workforce identifies criminal activities and eliminates vulnerabilities that pose a threat to our nation's borders.
ICE is the primary investigative arm of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). With more than 19,000 employees in 400 offices around the world, ICE is a key component of the DHS layered defense approach to protecting our nation. For additional information about ICE and career opportunities go to http://www.ice.gov/.
Who May Apply:
• Current Federal employees in the competitive service who are serving on a career or career-conditional appointment and former Federal employees with reinstatement eligibility.
• Current and former Federal employees who meet the established criteria in an Office of Personnel Management (OPM) interchange agreement.
• Veterans who are preference eligibles or who have been separated under honorable conditions after three years or more of continuous service will receive consideration under the Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA).
• For definitions of terms found in this announcement, please click here.
Organizational Location: This position is located in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO), El Paso Field Office Directorate; Duty Location: El Paso, TX.
Relocation Expenses: Relocation expenses will not be paid.
THIS IS A BARGAINING UNIT POSITION.
Note: One or more positions may be filled using this vacancy announcement.
• U.S. Citizenship
• Ability to pass background investigation and drug screen for fed employment
• Relevant Experience (see Qualifications and Evaluations Tab)
• Complete Application Package (see How to Apply Tab)
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As an Enforcement and Removal Assistant (OA) you will:
• Research detainee history using multiple sources to establish identity/citizenship and manage detained and non-detained dockets;
• Provide administrative support to managers, supervisors, or staff members by assisting in the day to day management of the office's activities;
• Summarize and tabulate detainee information from various reports, utilizing a variety of databases and automated systems;
• Generate and verify detainer reports, encounters, charging documents, studies, data quality and create and revise spreadsheets, charts, graphs, and presentations; and
• Exercise quality control over bond paperwork.
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GS-05: You must meet one of the following to qualify at the GS-05 level:
A - Experience: One (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-04 level performing duties such as: performing a variety of recordkeeping, reporting, and informational duties; compiling, maintaining, and updating automated records; and responding to requests for procedural information.
B - Substitution of Education for Experience: You may substitute successful completion of a Bachelor's degree or a full 4-year course of study in any field leading to a Bachelor's degree for the experience required at the GS-05 grade level. This education must have been obtained in an accredited college or university. One year of full-time undergraduate study is defined as 30 semester or 45 quarter hours.
C - Combining Education and Experience: Appropriate combinations of successfully completed post-high school education and experience also may be used to meet the total qualification requirements for the GS-05 grade level.
GS-06: You must meet the following to qualify at the GS-06 level:
A - Experience: One (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-05 level performing duties such as: routine functions (e.g., booking and record searches) associated with processing those arrested or detained by law enforcement officials; examining legal documents for completeness and accuracy and then routing them appropriately; and providing routine information on specific and clearly defined questions and issues regarding law enforcement policies, practices, and procedures.
GS-07: You must meet the following to qualify at the GS-07 level:
A - Experience: One (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-06 level performing duties such as: examining legal documents for conformance with procedures and requirements and determining appropriate action; preparing warrants and travel documents or other arrangements; using office software to prepare reports, maintain records, and track the status of cases; and determining the charges/charging parties associated with deportation/removal activities.
Typing Proficiency: In addition to the above minimum qualification requirements, applicants must be able to type at least 40 words per minute based on a 5 minute sample, with three or fewer errors. You may self-certify your proficiency in the Occupational Questionnaire.
Qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement. Qualification claims will be subject to verification.
Requirements by Closing Date: Unless otherwise noted, you must meet all requirements by the closing date of the announcement.
Time in Grade: Current Federal employees must have served 52 weeks at the next lower grade in the Federal service. Time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
We will review your resume and supporting documentation to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. If you meet the minimum qualifications, your experience, education, and training will be rated using an Assessment Questionnaire. The questions are related to the following fundamental competencies (or Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities) needed to perform the duties of this job: Customer Service, Decision Making, Flexibility, Interpersonal Skills, Oral/Written Communication, Organizational Awareness, Planning and Evaluating, Problem Solving, Self-Direction, Teamwork, and Technical Competence.
Based on your responses, you will receive a score from the Assessment Questionnaire between 70 and 100. Applicants will be referred for selection in accordance with the terms of the agency merit promotion plan.
CTAP/ICTAP Eligibles: If you have never worked for the federal government, you are not CTAP/ICTAP eligible. Information about CTAP or ICTAP eligibility is on the OPM's Career Transition Resources website at http://www.opm.gov/ctap/index.asp. To be considered well qualified under CTAP/ICTAP you must earn a score of 85 or above on the rating criteria developed for this position.
Veterans: Certain veterans are eligible to apply as status candidates. For more information, please see: http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx.
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DHS offers competitive salaries and an attractive benefits package: health, dental, vision, life, and long-term care insurance; retirement plan; Thrift Savings Plan [similar to a 401(k)]; Flexible Spending Account; Employee Assistance Program; personal leave days; and paid federal holidays. Other benefits may include: flexible work schedules; telework; tuition reimbursement; transportation subsidies; uniform allowance; health and wellness programs; and fitness centers. DHS is committed to employee development and offers a variety of employee training and developmental opportunities. For more information, go to www.dhs.gov/careers and select "benefits".
Promotion Potential: When promotion potential is shown, the agency is not making a commitment and is not obligated to provide future promotions to you if you are selected. Future promotions will be dependent on your ability to perform the duties at a higher level, the continuing need for an employee assigned to the higher level, and administrative approval.
HOW TO APPLY:
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To apply for this position, you need only submit a complete initial Application which includes:
1. Your Résumé2. A complete Occupational Questionnaire3. Required documents to support your minimum qualifications and eligibility (see Required Documents section below)
The complete initial Application must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Friday, March 01, 2013.
To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the occupational questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.
Note: To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account, select Application Status, and click on the more information link under the application status for this position.
To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, complete this cover page http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf using the following Vacancy ID 845612. Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.
If you cannot apply online:
1. Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire;
2. Print this 1203FX form to provide your response to the occupational questionnaire http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf; and
3. Fax the completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documents to 1-478-757-3144. Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.
• Resume showing relevant experience (education, training, and/or work experience; work experience should include job title, duties, employer's name, daytime telephone number and address, starting and ending dates, hours worked per week, and indicate if we may contact your current supervisor.
• If you are a current or former Federal employee, SF-50 or equivalent documenting competitive status. (Current ICE employees are not required to provide SF-50.)
• Veterans Documentation (DD-214 or equivalent, SF-15, VA Letter, Statement of Service, as appropriate).
• Proof of eligibility if applying for consideration under a priority selection program (e.g. ICTAP) or a special appointing authority.
• List of college courses with credit hours, major(s), grade point average or class ranking, and name and address of institution. Prior to appointment, an official college transcript will be required. Education must be from an institution accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
• Any other documentation required for qualifications/eligibility (Interchange Agreement eligibility docs, etc.).
Applications and supporting documentation will not be accepted by mail or email. If you need further assistance, contact the Human Resources Office representative listed on this announcement at least one day prior to Friday, March 01, 2013 for further instructions.
You must submit all required information by Friday, March 01, 2013. If materials are not received, your application will be evaluated solely on the information available and you may not receive full consideration or may not be considered eligible. Also, if you do not provide a valid email address, you may not be notified of the outcome of your application.
AGENCY CONTACT INFO:
HR AssistantPhone: (949)360-3058Email: HRASSTDRO@DHS.GOVAgency Information:ICE Laguna Service Center24000 Avila Road 5th FloorLaguna Niguel, CA92677USA
WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:
ce you submit your application, we will assess your experience and training, identify the best qualified applicants, and refer those applications to the hiring manager for further consideration and interviews. We will notify you by email the outcome after each of these steps has been completed. Your status will also be updated on your USAJobs and Application Manager accounts throughout the process. We expect to make a final job offer within 90 days after the deadline for applications. If you are selected, we will conduct a suitability/security background investigation.
Human Resources Dept.
800 E. Overland
El Paso, Texas 79901
Phone (915) 546-2218
Fax (915) 546-8126
Job Title: COURT CLERK-DISTRICT CLERK
Closing Date/Time: Wed. 03/06/13 11:59 PM Mountain Time
Salary: $12.25 Hourly
Job Type: Full Time Regular
Location: (Could be any assigned County location) - 500 E. San Antonio, El Paso, Texas
Minimum Qualifications Benefits Supplemental Questions
High school diploma or equivalent and two years of office clerical experience. Knowledge of the court system. Knowledge of legal terminology. Knowledge of modern office practices and procedures. Ability to operate a personal computer and various software applications. Ability to prepare clear and concise reports. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with peers, superiors, judges, attorneys, other legal staff, law enforcement personnel, other public agencies and the general public. May be required to lift and/or carry supplies, materials, equipment and/or items weighing up to 25 pounds. Requires 45 words per minute.
Participates in creating civil, criminal and probate files; performs data entry of minutes, filing and file control.
Prepares court docket; retrieves, organizes and prepares case files prior to submission to courts and hearings.
Computes court costs and fees according to court dispositions and judgements.
Attends court proceedings; participates with arraignments, jail pleas, dispositions, and judgements.
Prepares requests, subpoenas, abstracts, orders of sales, executions, citations and related legal documents.
Responds to telephones and personal requests for information or responses to questions.
Researches information on case files, collections, judgements, cash bonds, status of cases as requested.
Conducts criminal searches for customers and agencies; prepares certified copies and disposition letters as needed.
Files, sorts and close case files; performs data entry of files and other legal documentation into an automated data base.
Collect civil court costs on bond forfeiture cases.
Collects proper fees for filings of cases, writs, executions, subpoenas and related documents.
Performs related work as required.
Under general supervision, prepares, files and maintains all civil, criminal and probate legal documentation for a specific court and judge.