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NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY
HUMAN RESOURCES SERVICES

POSITION CLASSIFICATION DESCRIPTION


Position Classification Title: Asst Dir,Research Division
Position Classification Code: R3071
Job Family: Instruct/Research/Pub Srvc
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:
Assists in the direction and implementation of the research and development policies, objectives, and initiatives of an externally funded program. Ensures research and development activities will align with the program's quality system in accordance with customer and contractor requirements.
Standard Duties:
Provides leadership and management for a program's research and development activities. Obtains contracts and funding. Develops test capabilities to support the program and production test requirements. Provides efforts to enhance current products and develops new technologies and products. Evaluates and develops improved techniques for the control of research and development activities. Acts as liaison with external parties to procure services and materials for the program.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
A variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
short- and long-term planning; problem analysis and resolution; report preparation and presentation; interpersonal and organizational communication, both oral and written.
Lead and direct the work of others. Ability to act with a wide degree of creativity and latitude.
Minimum Qualifications:
   Education- Bachelor's 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-