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Employee Benefits

CNM is committed to the vision of Changing Lives, Building Community. The CNM staff is our most important resource for achieving this vision. For employees, this vision translates to a comprehensive benefits package created to help our 2,000+ employees thrive at CNM and beyond.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Free employee and family assistance counseling through Deer Oaks. EAP is a completely confidential program for counseling, employee assistance, educational and prevention services.
(866) 327-2400.

Employee Benefit Package

CNM offers a wide range of competitive benefit plans to meet the needs of its employees and families as identified below.

New Mexico Public Schools Insurance Authority (NMPSIA) provide insurance benefits to employees for medical, dental, vision and basic life insurance. NMPSIA website

Retirement Services are provided by New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB).

The Cafeteria Plan administers Flexible Spending Accounts for Medical and Dependent Care

Deer Oaks Employee Assistance Program (EAP) offers CNM employees confidential counseling, legal, and financial assistance programs.


Retirement starts with early planning and to assist CNM provides:

Educational Benefits

  • Employee Tuition Waiver
  • Dependent Tuition Waiver
  • Tuition Reimbursement


  • Sick Leave
  • Annual Leave
  • Personal Leave
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Family Leave
  • Medical Leave
  • Leave Without Pay
  • Catastrophic Leave
  • Court Leave
  • Military Leave
  • Professional Leave
  • Holidays

Employee Discounts