Position Classification Description

Position Class Code / Title: T6018 / Supv,Imaging Services
Recruitment Tier: Tier 1
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Grade: 14

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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.


Under general supervision, oversees, coordinates, and administers the day-to-day operations of the forensic imaging unit of the Office of the Medical Investigator. Performs imaging studies on decedents and trains and supervises a team of technical support staff engaged in forensic imaging and related activities. Administers the OMI safety program and supports the Center for Forensic Imagining research studies.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Oversees and coordinates the day-to-day imaging services performed by the unit, to include both standard and research procedures.
  2. Supervises the maintenance of all imaging files and data; oversees the maintenance of departmental inventories and supplies.
  3. Supervises personnel which typically includes recommendations for hiring, firing, performance evaluation, training, work allocation, and problem resolution.
  4. Participates in the design and development of imaging research, to include protocol, procedures, applications, and operating standards.
  5. Translates appropriate research protocols into routine service procedures; implements and certifies these procedures, and trains technologists in their use.
  6. Coordinates imaging services for the unit; ensures compliance with imaging policies and guidelines.
  7. Reviews and advises management on current and future operating, facilities, and equipment requirements.
  8. Develops standard operating procedures to assure quality and safety of imaging services; ensures operational compliance with these procedures, and with federal and state laws and regulations.
  9. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Minimum Job Requirements

  • Associate's degree in related discipline; at least 3 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified. Certification/Licensure American Registry of Radiologic Technologist CT Certification.
  • 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 make administrative and procedural decisions and judgements on sensitive, confidential issues.
  • Organizing and coordinating skills.
  • Ability to supervise and train assigned staff including organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments.
  • Ability to foster a cooperative work environment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to supervise, advise, and train clinical professionals and/or students in area of expertise.
  • Employee development and performance management skills.
  • Knowledge of related accreditation and certification requirements.
  • Technical problem solving skills within area of specialty.
  • Knowledge of radiology principles, standards, and operating policies 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 gather data, analyze information, and prepare reports.
  • Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities.
  • Skill in examining and re-engineering operations and procedures and developing and implementing new technical strategies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of all federal and state laws, regulations, guidelines, and standards pertaining to the conduct of safe imaging procedures.

Conditions of Employment

  • Successful candidate must submit to post-offer, pre-employment physical examination and medical history check.
  • Must maintain certification status.
  • Employees who provide services or work in patient care or clinical areas are required to be in compliance with the University's influenza vaccination requirement.

Working Conditions and Physical Effort

  • Will work in a death environment with occasional noxious odors.
  • Will work with blood or blood-borne pathogens and will require OSHA training.
  • Moderate physical activity; requires handling of average-weight objects and standing or walking for extended periods of time.

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

Revised Date: 03/20/2020