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.
Oversees and administers programs, strategies, and initiatives designed to develop, enhance, and support the missions of a standard complex, Research Intensive* academic department of the University, as measured by annual revenue and number of faculty and staff. Oversees all internal and external business activities, accounting and finance, grant administration, and human resources. Coordinates the administrative activities of the post-award contracts and grants functions of all units within the department. Manages and coordinates facility and resource management, information services, and general department administration. Participates with the Chair and senior departmental faculty in strategic and operational decision making as a member of the department's leadership team. *Having or requiring a relatively large expenditure on research and development in comparison to capital and labor. Research programs, including all grants and contracts is $3 million or more.
The University of New Mexico provides all training required by OSHA to ensure employee safety.