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NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY
HUMAN RESOURCES SERVICES

POSITION CLASSIFICATION DESCRIPTION


Position Classification Title: Exec Asst,Pres/Exec VP Prov
Position Classification Code: T1001
Job Family: Administrative/Clerical
Pay Level: 09
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:
Manages and oversees the day-to-day constituency services and administrative support activities of the University Office of the President or Executive Vice President and Provost. Acts as the primary point of contact for both internal and external constituencies, assists and represents the President or Executive VP/Provost in communicating with constituents, and handles multiple incoming issues and concerns addressed to the office, as they arise.
Standard Duties:
Oversees and coordinates the day-to-day activities of the office administrative support staff, to include implementation of effective operating policies, procedures, and systems. May supervise administrative support staff which may include:work allocation, training, promotion,problem resolution; performance evaluation and recommendations for personnel actions; motivating employees to achieve peak productivity and performance.Serves as the primary point of initial contact for internal and external constituencies on all matters pertaining to the office. Provides assistance and representation as appropriate in communicating with internal and external constituents. Independently researches, prioritizes, and follows up on multiple incoming issues and concerns, including those of a sensitive and/or confidential nature; determines appropriate course of action, referral, and/or response. Manages and oversees all day-to-day accounting, fiscal control, secretarial, and administrative activities of the office. Provides assistance in the understanding and interpretation of University policies and procedures, as appropriate, and ensures that office operations are in compliance with policy provisions and standards. Manages a variety of special projects, some of which may have institutional impact. Participates in various committees and professional organizations. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of office management principles and procedures. Knowledge of faculty and/or staff hiring procedures.
Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities. Information research, analysis, and evaluation skills. Employee development and performance management skills.
Advanced verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community. Ability to effectively and efficiently handle multiple, simultaneous, and complex tasks and projects. Ability to supervise and train employees, to include organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments.
Minimum Qualifications:
   Education- Bachelor's degree in a related field.
   Experience- Six (6) years of professional experience related to the standard duties as outlined.
   Equivalency- Any equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience as approved by Human Resource Services.
   Certifications/License-
   Departmental Requirements-
   Special Requirements-