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NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY
HUMAN RESOURCES SERVICES
POSITION CLASSIFICATION DESCRIPTION

Position Classification Title: NMDA,Asst Division Director
Position Classification Code: U4048
Job Family: NMDA
Pay Level: 11
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 coordinates a major program or set of programs within a division of the New Mexico Department of Agriculture. The Assistant Division Director position has statewide impact and significance to agency mission. Agency programs are constitutionally bound by the State of New Mexico and through state statute to promulgate and enforce rules related to specific program areas. Works under minimal supervision and reports directly to the Division Director.
Standard Duties:
The Assistant Division Director administers resource and operational activities for a major program or set of programs to ensure delivery of services or products to citizens and industry. The Assistant Division Director works with the Division Director to establish program policy, goals, and priorities and carries out the day-to-day program activities using independent judgment and initiative. Assigned objectives are defined by statute, grant, and agency mission; routinely interacts with other state, federal, local, tribal counterparts. Requires legislative interaction, initiating, reviewing, and drafting legislation; informing and advising board/committee members and constituents; serves as department representative on assigned issues. Program objectives managed have an important relationship to the agency mission and require accountability, including implementation of strategic direction, budgeting, and assessment. The Assistant Division Director assists with division leadership in the absence of the Division Director.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of: university and department policies and procedures; local, state, and federal laws, and regulations; agricultural and livestock sector in New Mexico and the United States; regulated industries; principles and practices of public administration, fiscal and operational management.
Skill in: short and long-range planning and implementation; problem analysis and resolutions; evaluating alternatives in decision-making; effective leadership and communication skills.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:Knowledge of: university and department policies and procedures; local, state, and federal laws, and regulations; agricultural and livestock sector in New Mexico and the United States; regulated industries; principles and practices of public administration, fiscal and operational management. Skill in: short and long-range planning and implementation; problem analysis and resolutions; evaluating alternatives in decision-making; effective leadership and communication skills. Ability to: select, direct, evaluate, train, and supervise the work of program personnel; communicate effectively in written and oral form including public presentations; maintain accurate records; develop and maintain effective relationships; use independent judgment and initiative; take corrective planning action to maintain strategic program mission or service delivery.
Minimum Qualifications:
   Education- Bachelor's degree in a related field.
   Experience- Five (5) years of professional experience directly related to the standard duties as outlined.
   Equivalency- None
   Certifications/License- May be required to be certified, registered, or licensed in a specialty area
   Departmental Requirements-
   Special Requirements-