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NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY
HUMAN RESOURCES SERVICES
POSITION CLASSIFICATION DESCRIPTION

Position Classification Title: Program Manager,Sr
Position Classification Code: R4014
Job Family: Instruct/Research/Pub Srvc
Pay Level: 10
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:
Under indirect supervision, oversees a large, integrated program consisting of a set of interconnected activities, and a group of associated, separately funded programs. Implements workscope, establishes funding, provides program planning, budgeting, and administration, and develops related operational policies and procedures. The programs/projects administered are usually focused on an associated set of complementary objectives within an overall mission; may be scientific, research, services, and/or education oriented.
Standard Duties:
Programs are usually self-funded and/or grant-funded from a major funding source or series of funding sources. Plans, develops, implements, and coordinates a university project(s) or program(s). Designs and implements systems to collect, maintain, and analyze data; generates interim progress reports, final reports, and other information related to project(s) or program(s). Establishes and implements short- and long-range goals, objectives, policies, and operating procedures; monitors and evaluates operational effectiveness and effects changes required for improvement. Directs, manages, and oversees the daily administrative components of program(s)/project(s). Designs, establishes, and maintains staffing and an organizational structure to effectively accomplish the program/project function;Oversees the supervision of personnel which includes: work allocation, training, promotion and enforcement of internal procedures and controls and problem resolution; evaluates performance and makes recommendations for personnel actions;motivates employees to achieve peak productivity and performance. Develops and implements systems and processes to establish and maintain records for the operating unit. Performs community liaison and outreach activities for programs. May engage in contract negotiations and perform research; may produce and market project(s) and product(s). Develops and manages annual budgets for the organization and performs periodic cost and productivity analyses. Programs are usually self-funded and/or grant-funded from a major funding source or series of funding sources. Plans and develops strategies for generating resources and revenues for the project; may prepare contract and grant proposals. Recommends, participates in the development of, and establishes policies and procedures; may serve on department/division/university planning and policy-making committees. May represent the university to various institutional divisions as well as externally entities. Provides expertise in a specialized field and often participates in local or statewide task forces. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of contracts and grants preparation and management. Knowledge of management principles and practices. Knowledge of financial/business analysis techniques.
Skill in the use of computers, preferably in a PC, Windows-based operating environment. Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community. Skill in budget preparation and fiscal management. Program planning and implementation skills. Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities. Skill in examining and re-engineering operations and procedures, formulating policy, and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures.
Ability to develop and maintain recordkeeping systems and procedures. Ability to serve on task forces and/or committees. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports. Ability to develop, plan, and implement short- and long-range goals. Ability to design and implement systems necessary to collect, maintain, and analyze data. Ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and judgments. Ability to identify and secure alternative funding/revenue sources.
Minimum Qualifications:
   Education- Bachelor's degree in a related field.
   Experience- Five (5) years of professional experience related to the standard duties as outlined.
   Equivalency- None
   Certifications/License-
   Departmental Requirements-
   Special Requirements-