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:
Serves as the Chief Facilities Officer with oversight of
facilities and services for the NMSU system in support of the
mission and strategic plan. Provides leadership and direction in
all aspects of administering a facilities and services department
including strategic planning and customer focused programs.
Responsible for capital construction, renovation, and remodel
projects; operation and maintenance of physical plant facilities;
the NMSU Master Plan and space planning; and fire protection and
emergency response. Represents the University to various external
entities, governmental and private.
Oversees the overall operations of unit(s) reporting to this
position. Establishes and implements short- and long-range
organizational goals, objectives, strategic plans, policies, and
operating procedures; monitors and evaluates programmatic and
operational effectiveness, and changes required for improvement.
Designs, establishes, and maintains organizational structure to
effectively accomplish the department’s function. Oversees the
supervision of personnel which includes: work allocation, training,
promotion, 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. Directs the implementation of
management development, skills training, and safety and labor
relations programs; coordinates with other university entities
initiatives/programs regarding affirmative action, union
negotiation, and equal opportunity. Develops and manages annual
budgets for the organization and performs periodic cost and
productivity analyses. Recommends and participates in the
development of University policies and procedures; may serve on
University committees. Plans, develops, and implements strategies
for generating resources and/or revenues for the organization.
Assists with community-related physical space/resources projects
and initiatives; serves on professional association committees.
Represents the university to various institutional campuses,
colleges and divisions. Advises the University administration on
the funding needs to adequately maintain the physical facilities of
the institution, and in the allocation of fiscal resources for
various capital improvement and maintenance projects at each
campus. Presents facilities and services projects and initiatives
to the Regents and state agencies. Performs miscellaneous
job-related duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of equal opportunity and affirmative action programs.
Knowledge of customer service standards and procedures. Knowledge
of organizational structure, workflow, and operating procedures.
Knowledge of financial/business analysis techniques. Demonstrated
knowledge of and experience with the management of utility systems
within a deregulated environment preferred.
Skill in facilities planning, budget preparation, analysis, and
fiscal management for a large complex University System. Skill in
examining and reengineering operations and procedures, formulating
policy, and developing and implementing new strategies and
procedures. Strategic planning skills. Outstanding interpersonal
and community relations skills and the ability to communicate and
work effectively within a diverse community. Employee development
and performance management skills.
Ability to provide technical guidance and leadership to
professional personnel in area of expertise. Ability to use
independent judgment and to manage and impart information to a
range of clientele and/or media sources. Ability to make
administrative/procedural decisions and judgments. Ability to
identify and secure alternative funding/revenue sources. Ability to
supervise and train employees, to include organizing, prioritizing,
and scheduling work assignments. Ability to negotiate and manage
contractual arrangements. Ability to participate in the planning
and construction of new buildings, as well as major renovation and
Education- Bachelor's degree in a related field.
Experience- Ten (10) years of increasingly progressive
management experience in one or more areas that report to this