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NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY
HUMAN RESOURCES SERVICES
POSITION CLASSIFICATION DESCRIPTION

Position Classification Title: President
Position Classification Code: I1003
Job Family: Executive, Senior Administration
Pay Level: 29
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:
Directs all affairs and operations of a higher education institution or of a campus within a system.
Standard Duties:
The President serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the University and reports to the Board of Regents. The President works to build upon the University's distinctive mission and strengths while ensuring both student access and academic excellence. The President takes an active leadership role in developing academic programs and priorities, in concert with the faculty. The President oversees the implementation of the annual financial plan of the University and is the primary spokesperson. The President will take an active leadership role in building coalitions and raising funds to expand the institution's resource base. The President will have the leadership and administrative skills and experience required to effectively manage the personnel and facilities of a complex multi-campus university in a multicultural environment. The President works with internal and external constituents to attain the University's vision of being an accessible, responsive, and inclusive land-grant university that is engaged with the many constituencies it serves in delivering excellent programs of teaching, research, and outreach that improve the lives and opportunities of the citizens of the state, region, and world.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Should possess an understanding of the diverse missions of public higher education institutions and commitment to those missions.
Strong personal integrity and enthusiasm required to meet the vigorous demands placed on a university president. An understanding of the land-grant mission and a commitment to land-grant principles. Demonstrated record of successful fundraising. A recognition of the needs of all students, and a strong commitment to student experiences, i.e., student services, athletics and the arts. The vision to continue leading the institution into national and international prominence. An understanding and appreciation for the role of community colleges in meeting the needs of the region and state. A commitment to shared governance
Applicants should demonstrate outstanding abilities in establishing effective communication and sound relationships with and among diverse stakeholders including board, donors, faculty, students, alumni, the public, and government.
Minimum Qualifications:
   Education- Terminal degree in a related field.
   Experience- Ten (10) years of increasingly progressive management experience in one or more areas that report to this position.
   Equivalency- None
   Certifications/License-
   Departmental Requirements-
   Special Requirements-