Development Research Spec Jobs Vacancy in New Mexico State University
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Development Research Spec Jobs Vacancy in New Mexico State University Jobs Details:
Appointment Full-time Equivalency
Reports To Position Title
Prospect Research Officer
Target Hourly/Salary Rate
36000.00 Target Entry
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
Plans and conducts complex information and bibliographic research on corporate, legal, and/or business topics, using traditional and/or advanced electronic research methods and techniques. Establishes, operates, and maintains centralized data bases which effectively support the University’s development needs.
Bachelor’s degree in a related field.
Three (3) years of experience related to the standard duties as outlined.
Under indirect supervision, manages information research projects which support the institution’s various development and associated initiatives and programs. Compiles and manages the institution’s donor and prospect records. Advises on, coordinates, and/or evaluates a wide range of corporate and individual information/bibliographic research as requested. Establishes and maintains information research services, systems, and resources.
Classification Standard Duties
Plans and conducts complex information and bibliographic research on corporate, legal, and/or business topics, using traditional and/or advanced electronic research methods and techniques. Establishes, operates, and maintains centralized data bases which effectively support the University’s development needs. Screens, analyzes, and manipulates and abstracts research data as appropriate to specific needs of the various client groups. Advises and assists faculty and staff in the application of research data for funding and development purposes and in the identification of funding opportunities. Establishes and modifies information research methods to accommodate the needs of specified faculty, staff, and/or student clientele, as appropriate. Trains and instructs faculty, staff, and students in the use of information retrieval services and automated library/bibliographic search systems. Plans and coordinates the implementation of information retrieval services and programs, such as web sites. Participates in operational planning and policy development related to the delivery of research services. Develops annual operating budgets and provides fiscal direction to the unit. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Knowledge of web site development methods, procedures, and techniques. Knowledge of budgeting, cost estimating, and fiscal management principles and procedures. Knowledge of information and bibliographic research principles, methods, and techniques. Knowledge of institutional funding principles, methods, procedures, and resources.
Skill in the strategic use of a wide range of advanced automated library and bibliographic search systems. Skill in examining and re-engineering operations and procedures, formulating policy, and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures. Effective verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to develop, operate, and maintain complex relational data bases. Ability to provide technical instruction in area of specialty.
Other Departmental Requirements
Standard Work Schedule
Standard (M-F, 8-5)
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Physical Work Location State
Physical Work Location County, if in New Mexico
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).
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.
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Working Conditions and Physical Effort
Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.
No or very limited physical effort required.
Requires handling of average-weight objects up to 10 pounds or some standing or walking.
No or very limited exposure to physical risk.