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Position Classification Description

Position Class Code / Title: P7001 / Assoc Dir,Maint & Construction
Recruitment Tier: Tier 1
FLSA: Exempt
Grade: 16

This is a description of a Staff Position Classification. It is not an announcement of a position opening. To view descriptions of current openings, please go to UNMJobs and Search Postings to view positions that are currently accepting applications.

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.


Under general direction, oversees planning, development, coordination, implementation, and management of maintenance, repair, engineering, and remodel activities, and repairs and maintenance of campus infrastructure systems, including domestic water, gas, electrical, sanitary, sewer, and storm drainage systems. Provides strategic planning of renewal of the built campus environment, and oversees review of capital construction plans for compliance with quality, durability, maintainability, and cost standards.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Oversees the supervision of personnel, which includes work allocation, training, promotion, enforcement of internal procedures and controls, and problem resolution; evaluates performance and makes recommendations for personnel actions; motivates employees to achieve peak productivity and performance.
  2. Participates in the management of operating and capital budgets.
  3. Develops and executes monthly maintenance plans in conjunction with academic and special events calendars; directs seasonal facilities support activities, including off-season overhauls of heating, air conditioning, and ventilation systems and environmental system conversions.
  4. Ensures contractor code compliance by directing engineering project inspection programs; performs plan reviews in coordination with facility planning; develops remedial action programs as appropriate.
  5. Oversees all facets of the daily operations of the organizational unit, ensuring compliance with the University, state, and federal laws, policies, and regulations.
  6. Develops and implements systems and processes to establish and maintain records for the operating unit.
  7. Develops and establishes policies and objectives consistent with those of the organization to ensure efficient operation of individual departments.
  8. Provides safety training for employees and/or students and ensures departmental compliance with established safety policies, procedures, and regulations.
  9. Participates in development, implementation and maintenance of policies, objectives, short-and long-range planning; develops and implements projects and programs to assist in accomplishment of established goals.
  10. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Minimum Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree; at least 5 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 develop and maintain recordkeeping systems and procedures.
  • Skill in budget preparation and fiscal management.
  • Skill in the use of personal computers and related software applications.
  • Program planning and implementation skills.
  • Skill in examining and re-engineering operations and procedures, formulating policy, and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures.
  • Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities.
  • Knowledge of business practices and procedures.
  • Ability to analyze budgetary expenditures for compliance with approved budget.
  • Ability to develop, plan, and implement short- and long-range goals.
  • Knowledge of federal, state and local safety regulations, protocols, and/or procedures.
  • Ability to interpret, adapt, and apply guidelines and procedures.
  • Ability to direct multi-department technical and administrative staff.
  • Knowledge of organizational structure, workflow, and operating procedures.
  • Ability to read, understand, follow, and enforce safety procedures.
  • Ability to supervise and train employees, to include organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments.
  • Ability to direct project inspection programs and ensure contractor code compliance.
  • Ability to foster a cooperative work environment.
  • Employee development and performance management skills.
  • Knowledge of faculty and/or staff hiring procedures.

Conditions of Employment

  • Possession of a valid New Mexico driver's license is a requirement for this job.
  • Successful candidate must submit to post-offer, pre-employment physical examination and medical history check.

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