New Mexico State University Administrative Searches under way for senior leadership positions that oversee major university functions are listed below. Information related to these searches, including position descriptions, search committee members, information on campus interviews with finalists and other helpful and relevant information is available by selecting the appropriate position title.
Chief Legal Affairs Officer
NMSU’s Chief Legal Affairs Officer serves as a member of the institution’s senior leadership team. The Chief Legal Officer is responsible for positioning the University General Counsel unit to be a strategic contributor to the University and achievement of its mission through ongoing collaboration with University leadership, regular engagement with University staff, training, education, and timely policy guidance. The General Counsel provides management and oversight of NMSU’s broad and complex legal responsibilities, including, but not limited to: business transactions including procurement; federal, state and local regulatory matters; internal policy development; research compliance; athletics; employment law; litigation oversight and support; intellectual property law; academic affiliation agreements and international academic arrangements; campus safety and security; privacy; New Mexico Inspection of Public Records Act; New Mexico Open Meetings Act; and student affairs. Learn more