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All applicants for State of New Mexico jobs must apply through the New Mexico State Personnel Office, unless stated otherwise. Search the site using the job ID # listed below. We cannot accept applications or resumes directly sent to our office.

Questions? Contact EDD’s Human Resources Manager Peter Hulsey at or call 505-795-3520.

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Current Job Openings

Airspace & Airfield Manager – Spaceport America (Full Time/T or C)

Job ID 137364
Posting End Date: 10/9/23

$31.88 – $51.01 Hourly | $66,312 – $106,099 Annually
This position is a Pay Band 80

This position performs the overall management of airspace and airfield operations at Spaceport America. The incumbent actively participates in inspections, maintenance operations, and other elements of airspace and airfield operations. Oversees airspace and airfield maintenance specialists. Develops or supervises development of policies and procedures that pertain to airspace and
airfield operations. Ensures that policies and procedures are in full compliance with legal and regulatory requirements and meet customer needs. The position reports to the Director of Aerospace Operations.

See further qualifications on the State Personnel Office website.

OSST Entrepreneurship Coordinator (Full Time/Santa Fe)

Job ID 137255
Posting End Date: 10/7/23

$31.88 – $51.01 Hourly | $66,312 – $106,099 Annually
This position is a Pay Band 80

The Office of Strategy, Science & Technology (OSST) Entrepreneurship Coordinator is responsible for leading and implementing the necessary programs and activities required to meet EDD’s strategic, science and technology initiatives.
The position is intended to facilitate, enable, and encourage entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial growth in science and technology-based industries.

The OSST Entrepreneurship Coordinator is responsible for:

  1. Reaching out to entrepreneurs and relevant groups and responding to inquiries as the representative of the new Office of Entrepreneurship within OSST.
  2. Formulating, executing, and implementing the objectives set forth in; monitoring the ongoing progress; aligning the Science & Technology Plan with the appropriate sections of the state’s economic development plans.
  3. Partnering with the Technology Research Collaborative (TRC) to accelerate the commercialization of technology developed in the state. The TRC is specifically designed to help business make the rapid transfer of new ideas and new technology from the research lab to the marketplace.
  4. Identifying and applying for relevant federal grant opportunities to support and grow entrepreneurship in the science and technology sectors in New Mexico. Following all reporting, financial, lose-out and administrative oversight to ensure EDD is adhering to and implementing the scope of the grant(s).
  5. Representing EDD Strategy, Science & Technology programs through internal coordination, outreach and partnering with New Mexico research institutions and universities; advising the agency on establishing policies relating to entrepreneurship in science and technology; attracting, growing and assisting start-up, energy, and high-tech industries in New Mexico; working with the established technology associations and research centers in New Mexico to support entrepreneurship in science and technology that leads to job creation; maintaining liaison relationships with New Mexico’s incubator and co-working facilities, as well as with the network of technology-specific facilities for life science companies and other broad-based business incubation centers.
  6. Providing New Mexico science and technology companies and entrepreneurs with entrepreneurial assistance and guidance toward financial and business development resources to facilitate growth, technology innovation, technology transfer and commercialization.
  7. Deploying and amplifying the resources and tools of the New Mexico Economic Development Department to support and assist New Mexico entrepreneurs in science and technology.
  8. Other tasks as assigned.

The ideal candidate has experience in the following:

  • Entrepreneurship, technology transfer, community and business outreach.
  • Navigating Federal, State, Local, and private sector business and entrepreneurial resources, including but not limited to funding sources, investment opportunities, incubators/accelerators, etc.
  • Pitching, pursuing and navigating business investment funds such as venture capital.
  • Program administration, including project data tracking, analysis and reporting.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills — ability to relay technical information in layman’s terms, public speaking.
  • State legislative process, testimony and reporting.

See further qualifications on the State Personnel Office website.

Financial Officer (Full Time/T or C-Spaceport America)

Job ID 137118
Posting End Date: 10/2/23

$28.72 – $45.95 Hourly | $59,739 – $95,582 Annually
This position is a Pay Band 75

  1. Serve as accountant in charge of Capital Projects which includes of approving capital project funding, transactions, fund reconciliation’s, budgeting, tracking of timelines, project shortfalls. Originate Capital Budget Reallocations, fund balance transfers and request draws from bonds to fund projects.
  2. To assist in the Agency operating budget application and origination of approved budgets. Enter budgets into BFM (Budget Formulation Management) system. Originate supplemental budget requests, Budget Adjustment Request (BAR’s), Fund Balance transfers to operating budget. Perform agency budget analysis and prepare forecasts. Prepare Department Budgets and monitor for compliance.
  3. Work with the Capital Project Managers and obtain feedback from stakeholders.
  4. Complete CPMS (Capital Project Management System) reporting, Originate and manage severance tax bond reimbursements for the agency bond funds. Assist in preparation of the Infrastructure Capital Improvement request to OFA and LFC budget bureaus. Once bonds are reauthorized the Coordinator will be responsible for closing out the old ones and reopening the new funds and rolling over all contracts that were in progress at the time.
  5. Performs annual reporting of policy exception approvals; updates and writes accounting and purchasing policies and procedures. Ensure proper internal controls exist for segregation of duties, supervisory approvals.
  6. Prepare and provide financial reports and information to outside agency auditors in connection with annual fiscal year audit to ensure the agency’s financial audit is completed by the deadline.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration

  • Work experience with operational and capital project budgeting.

  • Knowledge of accounting with experience in operational, capital or project cost accounting and financial reporting.

  • Experience in complex financial and capital project analysis, projections and reporting.

  • Training and experience in New Mexico State purchasing.

See further qualifications on the State Personnel Office website.