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Division Director II - Deputy Secretary for Teaching, Learning, and Assessment

Division Director II

The Division Director will work in the office of the Deputy Secretary for Teaching, Learning, and Assessment (TLA) to provide constituent outreach and services in key strategic areas to include:

  1. K-12 student and teacher success related to academics, high school graduation, assessment, and learning management and
  2. educator preparation and licensure related to educator success.

Special Projects Coordinator - Office of the Secretary, New Mexico Public Education Department

Special Projects Coordinator

The Special Projects Coordinator is responsible for:

  • Overseeing special executive-level projects and independently managing special strategic projects, research, and assignments.
  • Developing presentations, briefing memos, reports, and other timely content upon request of the Secretary, Managing Director, or Director of Strategy and Talent Development.
  • Coordinating with the Secretary’s Executive Assistant and the PED strategic outreach team to ensure that all correspondence to the Secretary is answered on a timely basis.
  • Overseeing the PED waiver process, including tracking waiver requests; ensuring that PED staff evaluate waiver applications on a timely basis; improving the process and system by which waivers are submitted, tracked, evaluated, and completed; and communicating with school and district staff about their pending waiver requests.
  • Providing business operational support, including preparation of purchase orders, requisitions, contracts, and other financial support for staff in the Office of the Secretary.
  • Collaborating with and providing assistance to the Cabinet and Executive Leadership Team on an as-needed basis.
  • Providing backup support to the Secretary’s Executive Assistant for meeting scheduling, phone coverage, and other administrative tasks in the Office of the Secretary.
  • Performing other duties as assigned to support effective operations in the Office of the Secretary.

Division Director II - Identity, Equity and Transformation Division

Division Director II

Purpose

Support leadership and oversight of Identity, Equity and Transformation Division, in partnership with the Deputy Secretary, with a key focus on special education initiatives and all Martinez/Yazzie identified role groups.

Division Director II - Deputy Secretary for School Transformation and Innovation

Division Director II

Reporting to the Deputy Secretary for School Transformation and Innovation, the Division Director II is responsible for leading strategic initiatives within the directorate, managing the programmatic bureaus within the directorate, providing financial oversight for all state and federal funding streams within the directorate, and providing leadership and managerial support.

Deputy Director of Federal Affairs - NM Governor's Office Washington DC

Deputy Director of Federal Affairs

Provide support services for the Governor’s Office and state agencies in their interactions with the federal government and analyze federal laws, policies and actions that affect the state. Support the D.C. Office in formulating and executing the Governor’s federal policy agenda. With the Director of Federal Affairs, serve as the Governor’s liaison to the New Mexico Congressional Delegation and represent the Governor in the National Governors Association (NGA), Western Governors’ Association (WGA), and other inter-state coalitions.

This position will be based in the Governor’s Washington DC office.

Deputy Cabinet Secretary - New Mexico Human Services Department

Deputy Cabinet Secretary

This position provides leadership and oversight of the Office of Human Resources, Incident Management, Emergency Preparedness, Income Support Division, and the Behavioral Health Services Divisions. It has 5 direct reports who oversee over 900 full time equivalents (FTEs).

The position is responsible for budget management, strategic planning, constituent relations, and community engagement. This position provides direction and oversight to ensure federal compliance with all laws regulating the services provided. Additionally, this Deputy Secretary is responsible for managing the bill review process for the legislative session well as leadership and supervisory oversight during legislative sessions.

This Deputy Secretary must have strong collaboration skills, be highly organized, effectually multi-task and communicate well with the Department Secretary.

Administrative Services Director - New Mexico Human Services Department

Administrative Services Director

Job Descriptions:

The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices.

  1. Assume full management responsibility for all division services and activities including planning, organizing and directing all internal support functions for all the bureaus within the ASD; recommend and implement policies and procedures.
  2. Manage the development and implementation of departmental goals, objectives, policies and priorities.
  3. Plan, direct and coordinate, through subordinate level staff, the ASD’s work plan; assign projects and programmatic areas of responsibility; review and evaluate work methods and procedures; meet with key staff to identify and resolve problems.
  4. Assess and monitor workload, administrative and support systems, and internal reporting relationships; identify opportunities for improvement; direct and implement changes.
  5. Select, train, motivate and evaluate assigned personnel; provide or coordinate staff training; work with employees to correct deficiencies; implement discipline and termination procedures.
  6. Oversee and participate in the development and administration of the department budget; approve the forecast of funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials and supplies; approve expenditures and implement budgetary adjustments as appropriate and necessary.
  7. Represent the Administrative Services Division to other departments, elected officials and outside agencies; coordinate assigned activities with those of other departments and outside agencies and organizations.
  8. Attend and participate in professional group meetings; stay abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of public administration, finance and information services.
  9. Perform related duties as required.

Deputy Cabinet Secretary of Administration - New Mexico Environment Department

Deputy Cabinet Secretary of Administration

This position focuses on leadership and oversight of the Environmental Protection Division (EPD), Resource Protection Division (RPD), Water Protection Division (WPD), and the Environmental Health Division (EHD) that collectively include 573 fulltime equivalents (FTEs). The DCS-A oversees EPD, RPD, WPD, and EHD budget management in coordination with the DCS-O. The DCS-A also supports the Cabinet Secretary in directing the work of the Office of Strategic Initiatives (OSI), managing legislative matters, constituent relations, community engagement and scientific reviews of federal environmental actions and rulemaking activities.

The DCS-A oversees program administration priorities and initiatives including infrastructure investments; produced water; climate change; perfluorinated substances (PFAS); recreational cannabis; and federal facility oversight. The DCS-A is responsible for strengthening compliance and enforcement programs; advancing water and wastewater infrastructure; and performance reporting for programmatic metrics across EPD, RPD, WPD, and EHD. The DCS-A also leads Tribal collaboration and consultation with the Department’s Tribal Liaison and helps maintain and grow the Department’s environmental justice and equity program. Additional responsibilities include serving as the Secretary’s designee to decide delegated docketed matters and providing coverage on Administration priorities including speaking engagements, inter-agency and legislative coordination, federal agency engagement, meetings with outside parties, and external communications on Governor initiatives and priorities. The DCS-A also may serve as the Department representative on the New Mexico Water Policy and Infrastructure Task Force, the 30 by 30 Advisory Committee, National Governors Association Water Policy Committee and multiple committees of within the Environmental Counsel of States.

Deputy Cabinet Secretary of Operations - New Mexico Environment Department

Deputy Cabinet Secretary of Operations

This position focuses on leadership and oversight of the Administrative Services Division (ASD), Office of Information Technology (OIT), and Office of Public Facilitation (OPF) that collectively include 67 fulltime equivalents (FTEs). The DCS-O oversees the development and management of the Resource Management Division budget and coordinates the department’s annual appropriation request, which is approximately $160 million across all funding sources. The DCS-O also oversees the development of the Resource Management Division Strategic Plan and is responsible for ensuring fiscal solvency of Special Revenue Funds.

The DCS-O oversees programs that impact internal operations including employee recruitment, retention and recognition; working environment improvements; telework implementation; operational process benchmarking; strategic planning; performance metrics and reporting; risk management; and employee health and safety. Additional responsibilities include overseeing Union matters; overseeing Boards and Commissions; addressing building related matters; approving personnel actions; approving grant related documents; and serving as the Secretary’s designee to decide delegated docketed matters. The DSC-O also typically serves as the Secretary’s designee to the Water Quality Control Commission (WQCC). To carry out these responsibilities, the DCS-O coordinates closely with colleagues at the Governor’s Office, General Services Department, State Personnel Office, Department of Finance and Administration, Department of Information Technology and Legislative Finance Committee.

Executive Director Position - New Mexico Medical Board

Executive Director Position

The New Mexico Medical Board (Board) is the state agency responsible for the regulation and licensing of medical doctors (physicians), physician assistants, anesthesiologist assistants, genetic counselors, polysomnographic technologists, naprapaths and naturopaths.

The Executive Director’s primary responsibilities are to manage the Board’s operations that includes a total of nineteen (19) staff and an annual budget of over $2,500,000.  The Director oversees licensing, compliance and investigations of Medical Professionals licensed in the State of New Mexico and provides direction to the agency staff.  This position is responsible for recommending and drafting rules, policy and legislation as it relates to the Medical Board.  The incumbent serves as the representative of the Medical Board to all local, state and national organizations.

The incumbent shall have a strong knowledge of regulatory processes, to include the licensing, disciplining and ensuring compliance of medical professional rules and regulations; is familiar with legislative and educational processes related to the medical profession; and has a strong knowledge of the state and federal laws/regulations applicable to the medical profession.  Has the ability to provide strong and ethical leadership and governance for the Board; possess strong communication, interpersonal and management skills; exercise sound judgment; and appropriately advise the Board on matters related to the regulation of the medical profession in New Mexico.

Deputy Secretary - New Mexico Department of Information Technology (DoIT)

Deputy Secretary

The New Mexico Department of Information Technology (DoIT) is the enterprise technology partner serving and supporting State Agencies with innovative solutions to advance the delivery of their core missions and to create progress for all New Mexicans. DoIT was established in 2007 as an executive branch cabinet-level department to streamline and improve state information technology systems. The intent is to make the state a good steward of taxpayer dollars spent on Information Technology (I.T.) by providing enterprise services (telephone, networking, cloud, hosting, etc.) and by providing oversight (contract review, project certification, technology architecture review, etc.) through the Enterprise Program Management Office (EPMO). The agency also maintains the statewide Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system (SHARE), a help desk, statewide emergency radio, and desktop support. Other functions include cybersecurity, program support, and administrative support of the Office of Broadband Access and Expansion (OBAE).

Environmental Protection Division Director - New Mexico Environment Department

Environmental Protection Division Director

The Environmental Protection Division (EPD) 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 EPD Director maintains a robust portfolio while supporting the Department and Division priorities, goals and deadlines. This position directly manages and supports the Air Quality Control Bureau, Climate Change Bureau, and the Radiation Control Bureau that collectively includes the equivalent of 140 fulltime equivalents (FTEs). EPD’s budget is approximately $18M which consists of state general fund, federal grants, and state special revenue funds.

Administrative Services Director - 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.

Resource Protection Division Director - 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.

Water Protection Division Director - 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.

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

Phone: (505) 476-2200
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