Open Positions

New Mexico Department of Health - Director of Communications

Reporting to the Cabinet Secretary and governor’s office, the Director of Communication serves as NMDOH’s chief communication officer and is a key member of the DOH senior leadership team. This position requires experience and knowledge with internal and external communication in addition to management/supervisor skills. The Communication Director serves as the key spokesperson, media contact and principal advisor to the DOH’s senior leadership team on communications-related matters to ensure all external and internal communications are accurate and in alignment with the department’s mission, vision, and communication plan. 

New Mexico Department of Health - Administrative Services Director

The Administrative Services Division (ASD) of the New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) provides the operational infrastructure that supports the divisions in administering programs and services. The department receives approximately $625,000,000 dollars in various funding. ASD’s aim is to maximize accountability of those funds through efficient and well-designed business processes. The Administrative Services Division (ASD) Director for NMDOH is a senior leadership position which oversees the financial stability and solvency for each Division of the agency.

New Mexico Environment Department - Resource Protection Division Director

The Resource Protection Division (RPD) Director is appointed by the Governor and serves at the pleasure of the Governor, and works closely with the Cabinet Secretary, Deputy Cabinet Secretaries and other Division Directors and Deputy Directors. The RPD Director maintains a robust portfolio while supporting the Department and Division priorities, goals and deadlines. This position directly manages and supports the Hazardous Waste, Solid Waste, Petroleum Storage Tank, and Department of Energy Oversight Bureaus that collectively includes the equivalent of 138 fulltime equivalents (FTEs). RPD’s budget is approximately $16.5M which consists of state general fund, federal grants, and state special revenue funds.

New Mexico Environment Department - Water Protection Division Director

The Water Protection Division (WPD) Director is appointed by the Governor and works closely with the Cabinet Secretary, Deputy Cabinet Secretary and other Division Directors. The WPD Director maintains a robust programmatic portfolio while supporting the Department and Administration priorities, goals and deadlines. The WPD Director oversees 15 programs to ensure the cleanest and safest water supplies for New Mexicans today and into the future through the protection of surface water and groundwater quality. This position supervises the WPD Deputy Director and manages and supports the Ground Water Quality, Surface Water Quality, Drinking Water and Construction Programs Bureaus that collectively include the equivalent of 178 fulltime employees.

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The Office of Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham is located on the fourth floor of the New Mexico State Capitol in Room 400.

490 Old Santa Fe Trail Room 400
Santa Fe, NM 87501

Phone: (505) 476-2200
Toll free: (833) 520-0020

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