The incumbent provides program leadership, policy interpretation, guidance, quality control, and implementation of resource management areas that fall under the Division of Minerals. Advises the Deputy State Director on necessary program development, changes and budgetary needs. Contacts are with BLM staff and managers in the New Mexico State Office, Districts, and Field Offices as well as other BLM offices, and the Washington Office. Outside contacts are with other federal, state, and local governmental agencies. Additional contacts occur with the general public, professional and industry organizations, and national, regional and state-level interest groups. Utilizes Geographic Information System (GIS) in support of Bureau programs. Utilizes automated systems (hardware, software, data) to carry out program responsibilities.