Careers at Mark Pardo SalonSpa and Aveda Institute New Mexico


Mark Pardo SalonSpa and the Aveda Institute New Mexico offer progressive, cutting edge work environments encouraging individuality as well as team vision.

  • We are committed to respect and serve the gift of relationships with guests, each team member and our community. 
  • We continue to improve the beauty industry by providing education, growth and incredible opportunities. 
  • We were named one of the Best Places to Work by New Mexico Business Weekly.


 Our Amazing Benefits Include:

  • Medical and Dental
  • Short-term disability
  • Life insurance
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Paid vacation
  • Generous employee discounts on products and services
  • Discounts for family
  • Continuing education
  • Plus many other non-traditional benefits!

Cosmetology/Esthiology Instructor - Aveda Institute New Mexico

Department: Admin 7700
Location: Albuquerque, NM
Cosmetology Instructor - Aveda Institute New Mexico
1816 Central SW, Albuquerque, NM 87104


Cosmetology Instructors will instruct students effectively to ensure the Aveda Institute New Mexico continues to be in line with the mission of the organization.


  • Instruct students on Aveda curriculum by preparing, researching and conducting presentations and demonstrations
  • Ensure curriculum taught reflects current standards within the industry
  • Provide continuous evaluation on an ongoing basis to students
  • Maintain academic records for student population
  • Ensure guest satisfaction by effectively managing the clinic floor
  • Counsel and guide students on clinic floor and assist in issue resolution
  • Ensure safe and sanitary practices are followed for students and instructors
  • Participate in special events such as Earth Month, career fairs, and student recognition
  • Project a professional image at all times to internal and external guests
  • Comply with NACCAS and State Board requirements.


  • High School diploma
  • Cosmetology Instructor license
  • Minimum two years continuous cosmetology experience in a salon
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to do presentations in front of a diverse audience
  • Willing to work a flexible schedule which includes evenings and weekends
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skill
  • Strong commitment to serving the students and the guests
  • Commitment to the Values and Mission of the Aveda Institute New Mexico

Physical Demands and Work Environment: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by a team member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.

Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job, the team member is required to walk; stand for up to eight (8) hours at a time; sit; use hands to handle objects; reach with hands and arms; balance, stoop, talk and hear. The team member must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include vision and the ability to adjust focus.

Work environment: While performing the duties of this job, the team member is exposed to a noise level that is usually minimal to moderate.

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