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NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY
HUMAN RESOURCES SERVICES

POSITION CLASSIFICATION DESCRIPTION


Position Classification Title: CC Dir,Center
Position Classification Code: R4089
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:
The Center Director is the chief administrator overseeing the day-to-day operations of an off-site campus/center. These responsibilities may involve more than one site. Responsibilities include supervision and evaluation, assisting division deans in the curriculum and instructional areas for their site(s), developing and managing the budget for their site(s) and involvement in strategic planning for their site(s).
Standard Duties:
The Center Director analyzes data to identify enrollment trends and scheduling patterns. Tracks on requests and complaints. Coordinates with student services to schedule recruitment, orientation and financial literacy events. The Center Director acts as a liaison to the Gadsden Independent School District, the community, the business community and all other relevant stakeholders. Provides guidance and leadership to adult education programs offered at the centers. Coordinates with department chairs/program directors, division deans, and associate vice presidents to arrange for course offerings and academic support services. The Center Director provides all new instructors with orientation to facilities and operations. The Center Director is responsible for developing and oversight of the budget for the center(s). Hires, supervises and evaluates professional and classified staff, to include Student Services Specialist, Building Monitor, Computer Support and Administrative Support Staff. The Center Director informs department chairs/program directors, and/or division deans of instructors’ non-attendance and inappropriate classroom environment The Center Director informs department chairs/program directors, and/or division deans of student concerns, accusations, grievances, or behavioral problems.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge and understanding of principles, procedures, regulations, and standards applicable to the job. Understanding of the University's mission, vision and goals.
Excellent communication skills, ability to listen to new ideas and to respond in a timely manner to faculty, students and staff. Demonstrated skill in working effectively with personnel conflicts and concerns. Skills in goal setting and managing to meet goals. Skills in employee development and employee performance management.
Demonstrated ability to administer in a fair, thorough and thoughtful way. Ability to solve problems and deliver difficult messages in a sensible way. Demonstrated ability to work independently and to establish and maintain a high degree of personal and divisional integrity and openness with students, faculty and staff. Ability to utilize data to make informed decisions.
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-