NEW MEXICO ECONOMIC
DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

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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 Peter.Hulsey@edd.nm.gov or call 505-795-3520.

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Current Job Openings

New Mexico Border Authority Executive Director

THIS POSITION IS EXEMPT AND NOT AVAILABLE ON THE STATE PERSONNEL OFFICE WEBSITE. APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS TO FOLLOW.

 
The Border Development Act, Chapter 58, Article 27 NMSA 1978 establishes the New Mexico Border Authority. The authority is a state agency and is administratively attached to the Economic Development Department. The authority consists of seven voting members. The authority is responsible for hiring an executive director who shall employ the necessary professional, technical and clerical staff to enable the authority to function efficiently. The executive director of the authority directs the affairs and business of the authority, subject to the policies, control and direction of the authority.
 
 
To apply for the Executive Director position, please send your resume and any supporting documentation to: 

JOSEPH J. DE LA ROSA
Chair, New Mexico Border Authority
505-470-7099
JosephJ.DeLaRosa@dot.nm.gov

MainStreet Contracts and Grants Coordinator (Full-Time/Santa Fe)

Job ID 141379
Apply by 2/27/24

The New Mexico MainStreet (NMMS) Contracts and Grants Coordinator administers the MainStreet Programs service contracts, grant agreements, and requests for proposals, and provides logistical support for NMMS conferences, events, and trainings.

The position supports the program overarching mission to provide local affiliate nonprofits and their local government partners with resources, technical assistance, and a comprehensive program of revitalization strategies that develop local leadership capacity and financial tools to increase economic vitality, prevent leakage, stimulate private sector reinvestment into commercial properties and businesses and support job creation within traditional and/or historic business districts then state.

Ideal Candidate:

The ideal candidate will have excellent customer service and social skills, the ability to multi-task, and possess a high attention to detail and organization. The person in this role will be expected to be agile, empathetic, and self-motivated, working independently as well as within a team. Often being the first point of contact for public inquiries, the individual in this role must conduct themself with the utmost professionalism as a representative of the agency and the State of New Mexico.
 

The ideal candidate will also have experience and knowledge in:

  •  Demonstrated experience administrating contracts and/or grant agreements.
  • Knowledge of government contract and grant management procedures.
  • Proficiency with software programs related to contract and grant management.
  • Strong organizational, time management, and attention to detail skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

A Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Economics, Economic Development, Business Administration, Finance, Public Administration, Historic Preservation, Communications/Journalism, Community Development, Urban Design, or Urban and Regional Planning from an accredited college or university and two years of experience in economic or community development programs. Substitutions Apply. 
 

Job Training Incentive Program Fiscal Administrator  (Full-Time/Santa Fe)

Job ID 141441
Apply by 2/28/24

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

This position plays a key role in the overall functionality and fiscal administration of the Job Training Incentive Program (JTIP). JTIP is one of the primary programs in the Economic Development Department. It funds on-the-job and classroom training for newly-created jobs in expanding or locating businesses.

The Fiscal Administrator is responsible for providing customer service through technical assistance to all JTIP clients for the entire one-year project/grant period. This includes grant agreement management, fiscal administration and technical assistance with all aspects of grant administration via the customized JTIP Salesforce online project management system, and in SHARE. At any given time, the Fiscal Administrator is managing $15-$30 million in program funds for 75-100 active JTIP projects.

Ideal Candidate:

The ideal candidate will have experience in:

  • Working in an office setting, have excellent customer service skills, and be efficient and organized.
  • SHARE financial experience (ability to create Purchase Orders, Purchase Requisitions, track expenditures, supplier information, budget commitment control and details, and run reports)
  • Economic Development Certification (CED), National Development Council (NDC), or Economic Development Institute (EDI) Certification
  • Highly proficient in Excel, Word, Outlook
  • Experience using Salesforce or other client management systems is preferred.
  • Comfortable working independently and with a team.

Minimum Qualifications:

A Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Economics, Economic Development, Business Administration, Finance, Public Administration, Historic Preservation, Communications/Journalism, Community Development, Urban Design, or Urban and Regional Planning from an accredited college or university and two years of experience in economic or community development programs. Substitutions Apply. 
 

Office of Strategy, Science and Technology Program Coordinator (Full-Time/Santa Fe)

Job ID 141464
Apply by 2/29/24

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

The New Mexico Economic Development Department (EDD) Office of Strategy, Science & Technology (OSST) Program Coordinator is responsible for leading and implementing the necessary programs and activities required to meet EDD’s strategic, science and technology initiatives. Working closely with and under the guidance of the OSST Director, the OSST Program Coordinator position is intended to facilitate, enable and encourage start-up, relocation, development, innovation, technology transfer, and growth of technology-based industries leading to job creation across all the industry sectors in the state. The OSST Program Coordinator will work directly with the OSST Director, and be the focal point for leveraging the state’s technological strength, determining the state’s commercial advantage, and collaborating to secure a vibrant technology based industry network.

Ideal Candidate:

The ideal candidate will have experience in:

  • Entrepreneurship, technology transfer, community and business outreach.
  • Navigating Federal, State, Local, and private sector resources to include multiple funding sources and investment opportunities for high-tech companies.
  • Program and grant administration to include project data tracking, analysis and reporting. Federal and State grant writing and administration and State government procurement processes.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills, ability to relay technical information in layman’s terms, public speaking.
  • Board management strategies.
  • State legislative process, testimony and reporting.
  •  Economic Development Certification (CED), National Development Council (NDC), or Economic Development Institute (EDI) Certification preferred.

Minimum Qualifications:

A Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Economics, Economic Development, Business Administration, Finance, Public Administration, Historic Preservation, Communications/Journalism, Community Development, Urban Design, Urban / Regional Planning, or any related Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (S.T.E.M.) degree from an accredited college or university and four (4) years of experience in economic or community development programs. Substitutions Apply.