Position Classification Title: Assc Dir,Advancement
Position Classification Code: J4079
Job Family: External Affairs
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 administrative direction builds and sustains mutually beneficial relationships with corporations and foundations for advancing knowledge and supporting scholarships, programs, and research at NMSU. The Associate Director works with campus partners including the president and provost’s office, the dean for research, College development officers, department chairs, and faculty members. The Associate Director manages a portfolio and formulates and executes strategies to maximize potential gifts.
Standard Duties:
Understand the needs and priorities of corporations and foundations and align them with the strengths of New Mexico State University. Provide technical advice, problem-solving assistance, answers to questions regarding program goals, and policy interpretation. Manages and evaluates the design, development, and coordination of projects. Participates in committees and task forces designed to improve the quality of service to students and co-workers. Participates in training programs and professional development workshops and conferences. Supervises, hires, trains, and evaluates assigned staff. Works with employees to correct deficiencies and recommends and implements corrective action and discipline. Conducts surveys/studies relevant to organizational management. Benchmarks with other institutions and to research policies and strategies. Completes reports related to recruitment, special programs, and professional development. Conducts research as appropriate to projects or initiatives within the work unit. Assists the Director in preparing and monitoring departmental goals. Develops objectives and activities based on department goals. Prepares or coordinates preparation of financial and administrative reports; analyzes and interprets statistics, financial data, and management planning data for predicting resource needs and developing long range plans. Conducts and assists with the development of long- and short-range goals. Serves as representative of the University at state, regional and national organizations, boards, councils, and committees as assigned. Acts as liaison with the community, students, faculty, and staff in facilitating university programs. Develops, maintains, and implements department policies and procedures.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of the principles and practices pertaining to the assigned department. Knowledge of management and supervisory principles and practices. Knowledge of budget management methods and techniques.
Skill in program development and execution. Skill in problem solving and decision-making. Skill in planning, analyzing and coordinating activities and establishing priorities. Skill in both verbal and written communication. Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.
Ability to work with people from a variety of culturally diverse backgrounds.
Minimum Qualifications:
   Education- Bachelor's degree in a related field.
   Experience- Three (3) years of experience related to the duties as outlined.
   Equivalency- None.
   Departmental Requirements-
   Special Requirements-