Human Resources

Human Resources

John Shepherd Administration Building
Room 115
1 Thunderbird Circle
Hobbs, NM  88240
Phone: (575) 492-2792
Toll-Free: (800) 657-6260
Fax: (575) 492-2796

Amy Coombes

Amy Coombes
Director of Human Resources
Phone: (575) 492-2790

Melanie Garcia

Melanie Garcia
Human Resources Coordinator
Phone: (575) 492-2797

Maria Juarez

Maria R. Juarez
Human Resources Specialist

Phone: (575) 492-2793


Human Resources


The New Mexico Junior College Human Resources department is dedicated to maintaining an environment that develops, encourages, and protects the individualism and well being of all prospective, current and past employees and students. New Mexico Junior College Administration and Human Resources strive to provide leadership and guidance through the development and communication of sound policies and procedures that equally balance the needs of our employees and the college while ensuring compliance with federal and state law. Our mission is outstanding customer service and continuous improvement in our efforts to promote and foster a positive work environment at New Mexico Junior College.


Equal Opportunity Employer


New Mexico Junior College shall not discriminate in its educational and employment policies and procedures with regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. Furthermore, New Mexico Junior College will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship, health or safety concern.


Affirmative Action


The primary purposes of New Mexico Junior College are to educate and to serve its people. The College's continued success in these efforts demands the full and effective utilization of qualified persons, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status. New Mexico Junior  College has a continuous obligation to seek, to employ and to develop the best employees providing the College with a capable and exemplary work force, which is sound management.

New Mexico Junior College shall continue to work diligently to ensure the College's employment and personal matters related to recruitment, employment, training, compensation, benefits, promotions, transfers, layoffs, institutionally-sponsored education, social and recreational programs, and treatment of employees to be free from discriminatory practices.