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.
Provides strategic direction and professional management to the day-to-day business and administrative operations of the University's on-campus housing department, to include fiscal management, human resources administration, marketing, and conference housing. Coordinates and provides leadership in the integrated business, financial, and operational planning process for the department. May deputize for the Director of Student Housing.
Duties and Responsibilities
Directs and oversees the planning, development, and administration of all business activities, programs, auxiliary enterprises, inventory control, and services of the University's on-campus graduate and undergraduate housing system.
Oversees all facets of the daily operations of the organizational unit, ensuring compliance with the University, state, and federal laws, policies, and regulations.
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.
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.
Manages and coordinates the financial/fiscal operations of the organization, to include the development and administration of capital and/or operating budgets and expenditures, and the establishment and management of financial control systems.
Establishes and implements short- and long-range marketing goals, objectives, policies, and procedures for the organization; evaluates program effectiveness and effects changes required for improvement.
Oversees all aspects of human resources administration; chairs departmental personnel committees; motivates employees to achieve peak productivity and performance.
Plans, develops, and implements methods and facilities for enhancing revenue sources and/or generating new revenue sources for the organization.
Coordinates the preparation of financial statements, financial reports, special analyses, and information reports; presents recommendations for programmatic and fiscal changes.
Represents the organization at various community and/or business meetings, committees, and task forces; promotes existing and new programs and/or policies.
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
Ability to develop and maintain recordkeeping systems and procedures.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
Knowledge of customer service principles, techniques, systems, and standards.
Skill in budget preparation and fiscal management.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities.
Ability to analyze and interpret financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and/or projections.
Skill in examining and re-engineering operations and procedures, formulating policy, and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures.
Ability to develop, plan, and implement short- and long-range goals.
Ability to plan, implement, and administer financial information and control systems.
Knowledge of project management principles, practices, techniques, and tools.
Knowledge of software to quantify and illustrate complex financial reports, comparisons, impacts, and/or projections.
Ability to supervise and train employees, to include organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments. Skilled in employee development and performance management.
Accounting experience in an academic setting.
Ability to develop and implement creative revenue-generation plans, programs, and initiatives.
Ability to foster a cooperative work environment.
Employee development and performance management skills.
Ability to develop financial plans and manage resources.
Knowledge of faculty and/or staff hiring procedures.
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.