Leadership Opportunity: County Manager

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Roosevelt County Manager

On Site – Fulltime Position

Roosevelt County is seeking a dedicated and strategic leader to serve as our County Manager. This pivotal role offers the opportunity to shape our county’s future. We are looking for someone who can guide our county departments and collaborate with community leaders to enhance the services provided to our residents.

Job Description

The County Manager, as the chief administrative officer appointed by the Roosevelt County Board of Commissioners, is integral to maintaining the county’s strong fiscal health. Responsibilities include overseeing all county departments, implementing policies set by the Board, and driving efficient service delivery.

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Key Duties

  • Provide support and strategic information to the County Commissioner
  • Manage county operations and collaborate closely with all departments and HR in all facets of the employment process.
  • Oversee budget preparation and financial management, upholding our commitment to fiscal responsibility and transparency.
  • Coordinate with various governmental entities and manage legal matters, ensuring compliance and advocacy for county interests.


  • Required Qualifications:
    • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field; Master’s preferred.
    • At least 7-10 years of management experience, preferably in government.
  • Preferred Qualifications:
    • Bi-lingual abilities.
    • Veterans preferred.

Fiscal Transparency

Roosevelt County prides itself on its strong fiscal management. We invite you to review our financial accomplishments and strategies by accessing our previous financial audits, budget documents, and detailed policies.

Fiscal Year 2023 Financial Report
– Fiscal Year 2024 Budget Overview


This position offers a competitive salary based on qualifications and experience, comprehensive benefits, reitremant plans, and other perks. County values work-life balance and professional growth.

How to Apply


  1. Review the full job description and qualifications.
  2. Submit your resume and cover letter via the provided link.
  3. Complete any required supplementary materials as instructed.


Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The Board of County Commissioners will begin reviewing applications after June 24th.

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For questions regarding the application process, please contact our team at 575.356.5307.

Include a testimonial from a current county official or community leader about the work environment and impact of the County Manager.

Lt. Javier Sanchez.

Sherrif, Roosevelt County


What are the day-to-day responsibilities of the County Manager?
As the County Manager of Roosevelt County, your day-to-day responsibilities involve overseeing and managing various departments, implementing policies, managing the budget, collaborating with local government officials, and ensuring the efficient operation of county services. With a focus on effective communication and problem-solving, you play a crucial role in enhancing the quality of life for residents of Roosevelt County, New Mexico.
What are the biggest challenges and opportunities in this role?

In this role, you have the chance to make a lasting impact in the community of Roosevelt County, shaping a better future for its residents. Stay resilient in the face of adversity and keep your eyes open for the doorways to success that await you. Your journey as County Manager is bound to be filled with growth, innovation, and significant accomplishments – let your determination lead the way.

Can you describe the county's strategic goals?
Unlocking the county’s potential and fostering a vibrant community is at the core of our strategic goals. By promoting sustainable growth, enhancing public services, and fostering collaboration among departments, we aim to create a thriving environment that benefits all residents of Roosevelt County. Join us on this journey towards a brighter future for our community.
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