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Dir,Fiscal Admin & Station Ops
New Mexico State University in Las Cruces, New Mexico
Date Posted 08/10/2020
Admin-Legal Affairs
Salary $57,000 -  USD Per Year
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline Open until filled

Department Contact Name

Adrian Velarde

Department Contact Phone


Department Contact Email


Posting Details

Posting Details

Requisition Number


Classification Title

Dir,Fiscal Admin & Station Ops

Position Job Title

Dir,Fiscal Admin & Station Ops


Chancellor Office


331120-KRWG Television

Position Number


Internal or External Search

External - Open to all applicants

Appointment Full-time Equivalency


Reports To Position Title

General Mgr, Univ Broadcasting

Target Hourly/Salary Rate


Pay Level


Pay Base


Recruitment Summary

New Mexico State University is a comprehensive land-grant institution of higher learning accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Universities. An active research university, NMSU anchors the southern end of New Mexico’s Rio Grande Research Corridor, exceeding $140 million in research and public service expenditures. NMSU is classified as a Hispanic-serving institution by the federal government with a total minority enrollment over 48%. Home to the state’s NASA Space Grant Program, NMSU is located in Las Cruces, which features desert mesas, the farmlands of the Rio Grande Valley, and the Organ Mountains, an extension of the Rocky Mountain chain. The University is committed to building a cultural diverse educational environment.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

Responsible for coordination and submission of appropriate filings with the Federal Communication Commission (FCC), Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), National Public Radio (NPR), the State of New Mexico and other regulatory entities. Provide strategic fiscal direction and leadership for a public TV and FM station overseeing all aspects of budgetary preparation, forecasting, financial reporting, financial analysis, interpretation of financial reports, grant administration and overall compliance efforts.

Classification Summary

Provides strategic fiscal direction and leadership for a public TV and FM station overseeing all aspects of budgetary preparation, forecasting, financial record keeping, financial reporting, financial analysis, interpretation of financial reports. Responsible for grant administration, coordination and submission of appropriate filings with the Federal Communication Commission, Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Public Broadcasting Service, National Public Radio, the State of New Mexico and other entities. Works closely with Director of Development to ensure audit guidelines and requirements are being fulfilled. Oversees Engineering and Operations Department, coordinates technical operations with Chief Broadcast technician. Serves as acting general manager in absence of the General Manager.

Classification Standard Duties

Coordinates all aspects of the financial operations of the departments, to include annual operating budget preparation, monitoring of accounts; provides fiscal direction to the unit. Plans, coordinates, and oversees the daily operations of the organizational unit ensuring compliance with the University, state, and federal laws, policies, and regulations. Oversees and directs efforts of the engineering/operations group. Participates in development, implementation and maintenance of policies, objectives, short-and long-range planning; develops and implements projects and programs to assist in accomplishment of established goals. Completes required filings with FCC; CPB; PBS; NPR; State of NM. Acts as HR liaison, participates in KRWG fund raising activities, identifies and pursues appropriate grant opportunities, actively participates in cultivating good relationships with elected officials. Oversees the supervision of personnel, which includes work allocation, training, promotion and 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. Designs, establishes, and maintains an organizational structure and staffing to effectively accomplish the department’s goals and objectives. Represents the organization at various community and/or business meetings, committees, and task forces; promotes existing and new programs and/or policies. Consults with the university, public schools, government agencies, community groups, businesses, and other interested parties on issues relative to the mission of instructional television and public broadcasting. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.


Knowledge of budgeting, cost estimating, and fiscal management principles and procedures. Knowledge and understanding of the role of public broadcasting in the academic, community, and business arenas.


Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities. Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.


Ability to develop and implement budgeting, operations, goals, strategies, and plans. Ability to develop, plan, and implement short- and long-range goals.

Required Education

Bachelor’s degree in a related field.

Required Experience

Three (3) years of experience related to the standard duties as outlined.


Any equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience as approved by Human Resource Services

Preferred Qualifications

Required Certification/License

Special Requirements

Other Departmental Requirements

Standard Work Schedule

Standard (M-F, 8-5)

If not a Standard Work Schedule, please describe

Physical Work Location State

NM-New Mexico

Physical Work Location County, if in New Mexico

DA-Dona Ana

Work Site

Contingent Upon Funding

Contingent upon funding

Bargaining Unit Eligible Posting Announcement Statement

This is NOT a bargaining unit position with American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME).

Tenure Track


Posting Date


Closing Date


Anticipated Job Begin Date (optional)

Anticipated Job End Date, if applicable (optional)

Open Until Filled


Special Instructions to Applicants

The electronic application is the official document that will be used to qualify applicants. Paper/email documents will not be accepted. Required documents must be attached to this application.

Quicklink for Posting


Working Conditions and Physical Effort


Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.

Physical Effort

No or very limited physical effort required.

Lifting Requirements

Requires handling of average-weight objects up to 10 pounds or some standing or walking.


No or very limited exposure to physical risk.

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