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Position Classification Description

Position Class Code / Title: G7036 / Mgr,Mgmt Devt Center
Recruitment Tier: Tier 1
FLSA: Exempt
Grade: 15

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.


Directs and coordinates the University's Management Development Center, which develops and administers graduate and undergraduate credit programs, such as the Executive MBA Program, a series of non-credit management certification programs, and a range of contract training, development, and consulting projects for business and industry.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Establishes and implements short- and long-range organizational goals, objectives, strategic plans, policies, and operating procedures; monitors and evaluates programmatic and operational effectiveness, and effects changes required for improvement.
  2. Designs, establishes, and maintains an organizational structure and staffing to effectively accomplish the organization's goals and objectives; oversees recruitment, training, supervision, and evaluation of unit staff.
  3. Directs and oversees the planning, development, modification, and enhancement of course curriculum for credit and non-credit programs.
  4. Represents the university to various institutional divisions as well as externally to the media, governmental agencies, prospective funding agencies and individuals, prospective vendors, and/or a range of constituencies within the community at large.
  5. Plans, develops, and implements strategies for generating resources and/or revenues for the organization.
  6. Develops and implements integrated strategies for the achievement of enrollment and revenue goals, to include the development of public presentations, proposals, and promotional programs and materials.
  7. Establishes and implements operating budgets and accounting processes for the center; analyzes expenditures, sets pricing structures, and negotiates contracts.
  8. Researches, identifies, and assesses the current and emerging management training and development needs of clients and the business community at large; evaluates existing programs and services, and initiates new programs, modifications, and enhancements as appropriate.
  9. Oversees all facets of the daily operations of the organizational unit, ensuring compliance with the University, state, and federal laws, policies, and regulations.
  10. Serves as liaison with facultuy, staff, students, alumni, corporate and civic clients, and program participants on all programmatic and administrative aspects of the center's actvities.
  11. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Minimum Job Requirements

  • Master'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.
  • Ability to develop and deliver presentations.
  • Skill in the use of personal computers and related software applications.
  • Knowledge of relevant curriculum requirements and educational standards in area of expertise.
  • 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 marketing strategies, processes, and available resources.
  • Ability to identify and secure alternative funding/revenue sources.
  • Ability to supervise and train employees, to include organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments.
  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to foster a cooperative work environment.
  • Employee development and performance management skills.
  • Knowledge and established skills in exectuve/management education and corporate training.
  • Ability to establish and control large, multifaceted operating budgets and cost control processes.
  • Knowledge and understanding current and emerging management development needs within the business community.
  • Ability to plan, organize, and implement executive/management education and training programs.
  • Ability to teach as well as provide administrative services in both corporate and academic settings.
  • 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.

Revised Date: 03/20/2017