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Position Classification Description

Position Class Code / Title: O6002 / Supv,Surplus Property
Recruitment Tier: Tier 1
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Grade: 08

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The following statements are intended to describe, in broad terms, the general functions and responsibility levels characteristic of positions assigned to this classification. They should not be viewed as an exhaustive list of the specific duties and prerequisites applicable to individual positions that have been so classified.

Summary

Oversees and coordinates the day-to-day activities of the University's surplus property program, to include the acquisition, removal, and disposal of surplus and obsolete equipment and materials. Assists in the development of operating objectives and policies for the department.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Supervises personnel which typically includes recommendations for hiring, firing, performance evaluation, training, work allocation, and problem resolution.
  2. Coordinates the interaction between the Surplus Property unit and the Business Operations unit to ensure compliance with all policies, procedures, and regulations regarding the acquisition, disposition, and disposal of surplus property.
  3. Responds to inquiries and researches and resolves problems related to transactions handled by the unit; serves as liaison with other constituencies in the resolution of day-to-day administrative and operational issues.
  4. Facilitates the removal of surplus property from University departments.
  5. Receives property from University departments into Surplus Property; inspects property and determines appropriate disposition.
  6. Oversees the preparation of surplus property for display or transfer to auction.
  7. Develops operating goals and objectives for the unit; implements and administers methods and procedures to enhance operations, as appropriate to the unit.
  8. Develops confidentiality recordkeeping procedures and manages appropriate department records in accordance with applicable regulations, policies, and standards.
  9. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Minimum Job Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED; at least 3 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
  • Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • Skill in the use of computers, preferably in a PC, Windows-based operating environment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Records maintenance skills.
  • Knowledge of customer service standards and procedures.
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems.
  • Ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and judgments.
  • Skill in examining and evaluating operations and developing and/or re-engineering operating strategies, systems, and procedures.
  • Ability to supervise and train employees, to include organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments.
  • Organizing and coordinating skills.
  • Ability to foster a cooperative work environment.
  • Employee development and performance management skills.
  • Knowledge of State of New Mexico statutes for surplus property disposal.

Working Conditions and Physical Effort

  • No or very limited physical effort required.
  • No or very limited exposure to physical risk.
  • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.

The University of New Mexico provides all training required by OSHA to ensure employee safety.

Revised Date: 03/20/2017