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NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY
HUMAN RESOURCES SERVICES
POSITION CLASSIFICATION DESCRIPTION

Position Classification Title: Exec Dir for Research Admin
Position Classification Code: C1058
Job Family: Business, Accounting and Finance
Pay Level: 14
Exempt Status: Exempt
This description is intended to describe the general nature of the work being performed. It is not intended to be a complete list of specific duties of any particular position. Duties, responsibilities and bargaining unit eligibility may vary based on the specific tasks assigned to the position.
Purpose of Classification:
Oversee the operations of the support units in the Research division. Assist and advise the VPR in the administration and budget, development and promotion of the division. Assist with development of appropriate policies, procedures, operations and systems to accomplish university goals in research.
Standard Duties:
Administer the operations of the support units in the Research division, including (but not limited to) those dealing with grant and contract administration, compliance with regulations and agreements, information technologies, administration and finance. Assist the VPR with the administration and evaluation of programs, and the determination of priorities based on resources. Develops and evaluate operating procedures and policies. Develop and implement budgetary controls and related management reporting. Participate in senior research management. Performs other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge and understanding of the mission, goals, organization and operational/financial infrastructure of a public university. Knowledge and understanding of institutional policies and procedures and the regularity environment in which they operate, as they pertain to research. Knowledge and understanding of federal and state laws and regulations regarding university research.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community. Strong strategic planning, analytical, critical thinking, and decision making skills. Organizational planning, structuring, and staffing skills.
Ability to foster a cooperative work environment. Ability to develop, plan, and implement short- and long-range goals and objectives. Ability to review and assess proposed, new and existing regulations and agreements.
Minimum Qualifications:
   Education- Bachelor's degree in a related field.
   Experience- Eight (8) years of increasingly progressive management experience in one or more areas that report to this position.
   Equivalency- None
   Certifications/License-
   Departmental Requirements-
   Special Requirements-