New/Prospective Employees

Welcome to New Mexico State University! Not only are we a diverse community of students, faculty and staff, we are a comprehensive land-grant university excelling in teaching, research, and public service that fuels the economy and prepares students to be productive citizens. Use the information in this site to orient yourself with NMSU and see what NMSU has to offer you and your family.

If you are considering employment with New Mexico State University, check out our Applicant/Recruitment Information Booklet. It captures information on NMSU employment and benefits all in one place!

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About NMSU and the Las Cruces Area

Learn about NMSU, discover what we have to offer, and learn about the Las Cruces community and surrounding areas.

Faculty Resources

If you are joining us as a faculty, please visit this section; it provides information just for you in relation to the functions of HR.


Diversity is a key part of NMSU’s strategic plan. Learn how diversity impacts the success of NMSU and how you can be a part of it.


Fundamental to NMSU’s identity as a land-grant institution, the research enterprise promotes scholarly and creative activities, enables dissemination of knowledge among diverse populations, facilitates the pursuit of competitive funding, fosters interdisciplinary research through local and global partnerships, improves research infrastructure, and provides efficient and effective research administration.

Equal Opportunity

New Mexico State University (NMSU) is dedicated to providing equal opportunities in our employment and learning environments. NMSU does not discriminate on the basis of age, ancestry, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, retaliation, serious medical condition, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, spousal affiliation or protected veteran status in its programs and activities, as required by equal opportunity/affirmative action regulations and laws and university policy and rules. Please see the complete NMSU Notice of Non-discrimination and Equal Opportunity.

Accommodation for Disabilities

NMSU is dedicated to providing reasonable accommodation(s) to qualified employees in accordance with the law.

For Supervisors of New Employees

Are you a supervisor bringing a new employee on board? As a supervisor, this is your opportunity to effectively welcome your new employee. Learn how to successfully orient your new hire with NMSU and your department. Whether supervising is a new role for you or not, this section also provides the resources for you to brush up on your supervisory skills through leadership and development course offerings.