The New Mexico Legislative Council Service (LCS) seeks a director to oversee the day-to-day
operations and strategic vision for the agency. The LCS is a permanent nonpartisan legislative
agency serving all members of the Legislature. The LCS provides bill drafting and legal
research for all legislators, the Governor, and state agencies and institutions. It provides
impartial and accurate information, reports, and provides oversight for the Capitol building and
The director oversees the management team that supervises drafters, legal researchers,
legislative library, information technology services for legislative staff and legislators, capital
outlay, print shop, historians, accounting, and human resources for the Legislature, except for
the Legislative Finance Committee and the Legislative Education Study Committee. The director
coordinates with all legislative agencies to prepare the legislative branch’s budget. The director
also administers legal cases brought by and against the Legislature, the census redistricting
process, ethics complaints, and requests for public records under the Inspection of Public
Records Act.
The director oversees the Legislative Building Services management team that is responsible
for the maintenance, safety, care, and preservation of the Capitol complex buildings and
grounds. Oversight includes making and enforcing all rules and regulations for all persons in
and around the Capitol.
The director serves in a non-partisan capacity and must maintain confidentiality. The director is
responsible for the coordination and organization of the meetings of the Legislative Council,
which is comprised of sixteen bipartisan, bicameral members, and is co-chaired by the Senate
President Pro Tempore and the Speaker of the House.

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