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NM - Senior Executive/Budget Policy Analyst

  • 1.  NM - Senior Executive/Budget Policy Analyst

    Posted 18 days ago
    Edited by Brukie Gashaw 18 days ago
    Senior Executive/Budget Policy Analyst (DFA #10109135+)

    Job ID
    Santa Fe
    Full/Part Time:
    Regular/Temporary Regular -
    PERM for State
    Department of Finance & Administration
    Job Posting Type
    Continuous Job Opening
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    $20.54 - $35.74 Hourly
    $42,719 - $74,331 Annually
    This position is a Pay Band 75

    Purpose of Position



    Why does the job exist?

    This position will be responsible for completing advanced budget, policy and management analyses. During the annual budget process, this position will serve as a policy expert for an assigned agency caseload. The primary responsibility of this position involves assisting in the development of the Governor's annual budget recommendation to the New Mexico Legislature. In addition, this position will monitor and oversee state agencies' development and implementation of their budgets. This position will also be a part of a team that shares policy and budget responsibilities across state agencies, therefore collaboration and teamwork are essential to fulfilling the purpose of this position.

    How does it get done?

    The incumbent will utilize analytical, problem-solving, written and oral communication skills to complete the following key responsibilities: developing the Executive budget and policy recommendations; reviewing and analyzing agencies' budget adjustment requests, budget projections and personnel transactions for compliance with the State Budget Act, the Financial Control Act, the Accountability in Government Act and other statutes for accuracy and fiscal integrity; directing agencies through the development and implementation of request and budget cycles; participating in high-level negotiations with legislative and agency staff; interacting with top officials within assigned agencies; analyzing legislation and policy issues to identify fiscal impacts to the state; and conducting research on how other states fund, administer and organize
    their state programs.

    Ideal Candidate

    The ideal candidate will have:
    • Analytical skills (budget, program and management analysis)
    • Communication skills (ability to write concise analyses summarizing the Executive's budget recommendations and other policies, along with the ability to communicate these concisely before legislative and other committees)
    • Ability to lead training and briefing sessions for agencies, Governor's office staff, and DFA management
    • Computer skills and an understanding of the use of the PeopleSoft application for human resources and governmental accounting

    Minimum Qualification

    Bachelor's degree in any field of study from an accredited university and two (2) years of experience performing budget and/or policy analysis in the DFA State Budget Division and/or legislative fiscal or policy analysis. Substitutions Apply. See Substitution Table below.

    Substitution Table

    These combinations of education and experience qualify you for the position:
    Education Experience
      1. High School Diploma or Equivalent AND 6 years of experience
      2. Associate's degree AND 4 years of experience
      3. Bachelor's degree AND 2 years of experience
      4. Master's degree or higher AND 0 years of experience
    • Education and years of experience must be related to the purpose of the position.
    • If Minimum Qualification requires a specific number of "semester hours" in a field (e.g. 6 semester hours in Accounting), applicants MUST have those semester hours in order to meet the minimum qualifications. No substitutions apply for semester hours.

    Employment Requirements

    • Must possess and maintain a valid New Mexico Driver's License.
    • Must possess and maintain a current Defensive Driving Course Certificate from the State of New Mexico or
    • must pass and receive Defensive Driving Course Certification.

    Working Conditions

    • Executive Order 2021-046 requires all employees with the State of New Mexico to provide either proof of COVID-19 vaccination or proof of a COVID-19 viral test every week.
    • The Public Health Order (on Vaccination) dated August 17, 2021, requires Congregate Care Facility Workers and Hospital Workers to be fully vaccinated.
    • If you have questions about whether these requirements apply to this specific position, contact the agency contact listed on this advertisement.
    • Links to the referenced Executive Order and Public Health Order can be found on the State Personnel Office website homepage: www.spo.state.nm.us
    • Working conditions include, but not limited to, working in an office setting. Frequent late hours, weekends, oncall and callback work may be required related to the annual legislative session. Travel may be required. Incumbent will frequently work under tie constraints and is expected to maintain the highest level of professional conduct, ethics and confidentiality.

    Supplemental Information

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    Agency Contact Information: Cinthia Martinez 

    For information on Statutory Requirements for this position, click the Classification Description link on the job advertisement.

    Bargaining Unit Position
    This position is not covered by a collective bargaining agreement.