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History & Literary Arts Program Director, National Hispanic Cultural Center, Albuquerque

The History and Literary Arts Program Staff Manger position at the National Hispanic Cultural Center, located in Albuquerque, New Mexico, exists to oversee and execute the Center's Hispanic/Chicano/Latino history and literary arts programming and exhibits, and to oversee, grow and ensure the public's meaningful access to the Center's library and archive collections.

Deadline for application: October 27, 2017


Director of Education, Museum of International Folk Art, Santa Fe

This position is located in Santa Fe, New Mexico at the Museum of International Folk Art.  This position exists to promote the mission of the museum by providing educational activities at the Museum of International Folk Art for all audiences (adults, families with children, school and recreation groups, people with disabilities, at risk youth and minorities) and to promote public awareness of the museum. This position will manage, supervise, and administer the Education bureau, and will develop and implement public programs and exhibition components. This position coordinates public relations and advertising for education programs and is responsible for school programs and curriculum development.

Deadline for application: November 12, 2017


Director, Maxwell Museum of Anthropology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque

The UNM College of Arts and Sciences invites applications for a faculty position in the Department of Anthropology at the level of Full Professor with tenure, Associate Professor with tenure, or probationary tenure track Associate Professor (as applicable) to begin August, 2018. The successful candidate will serve as the Director of the Maxwell Museum of Anthropology on a 5-year term basis (may be renewed), and will also teach in the Department. We seek a scholar who will complement a three-subfield department (including archaeology, ethnology and evolutionary anthropology) with national recognition for scholarship and graduate training.

Applications received by November 15, 2017 will receive best consideration. The position will remain open until filled.  A complete application consists of: 1) letter of intent addressing the applicant's qualifications for the position, 2) a description of the applicant's current research activities, teaching interests and experience, 3) five-year research plan, 4) current CV, 5) a vision statement for the Maxwell museum, and 6) full contact information of three professional references. All application materials must be submitted via http://unmjobs.unm.edu/.  Requisition # 2607.  The University of New Mexico is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Women and Minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Deadline for application: November 15, 2017


Museum Education & Programs Coordinator, Silver City Museum, Silver City

This position requires a commitment to inclusiveness and the ability to work with varied demographics. The ideal candidate will be a creative and engaging self-starter who employs innovative strategies to engage visitors. Among the regular job duties, the Museum Education and Programs Coordinator oversees interactive, hands-on, developmentally appropriate, activities for children; exhibition and southwest New Mexico history-related, content-rich programs that connect to classroom studies and state education requirements; tours; lecture series; and other adult-targeted programs at the Museum. The person in this role is also charged with acting as a liaison between the Museum and community. The Museum Education and Programs Coordinator will frequently go off-site for outreach activities and to work to cultivate relationships with community groups, educators, and the general public. The Museum Education and Programs Coordinator will be tasked with helping the Museum to reach new audiences especially underserved populations and demographics underrepresented in Museum attendance. This position reports to the Museum Director. The Museum Education and Programs Coordinator will manage budgets for education and programs; write contracts; prepare promotional materials and advertising; do program evaluations; participate in grant writing; cultivate, train, and oversee volunteers to help with programs and activities; and collaborate with curatorial, collections, and exhibitions staff. As part of a small staff, the person in this position must be willing to wear many hats and be ready for moments when “duties as assigned” requires pitching in to help the team serve the mission in areas outside the job description.

Deadline for application: November 19, 2017


Exhibits Designer, Farmington Museum, Farmington

The Exhibits Designer works under the administrative guidance and direction of the Museum Director. This position is responsible for the conceptual design, construction, installation and maintenance of all permanent, temporary and traveling exhibits for the museum system; working as member of the exhibit development team in the long range planning of exhibits, content and concepts for museum system; overseeing daily maintenance and operation of exhibits; fabricating exhibit components or overseeing fabrication work with outside designers and fabricators as assigned to insure a quality product; coordinates with other city departments including parks and recreation and building maintenance for fabrication work; assisting with and designing all visual aspects in museum system including but not limited to: exhibits, river interpretive signage, directional/informational signage, store merchandise, displays, marketing/ advertising displays, visitor information booth, etc.; and more.

Deadline for application: Open until filled


Museum Exhibit Designer, Ideum, Corrales

The Museum Exhibit Designer position will work with our Creative Services, AV, and Industrial Design groups to help design and manage the build out for museum exhibitions, collections, and special events. The ideal candidate will bring their exhibition development experience, creativity, and knowledge of way finding, spacial design, and materials to our company, which has been focused on creating digital experiences for museum visitors. Together we are looking to create seamless and immersive spaces that contain physical and digital elements. The Museum Exhibit Designer will work closely with our Producers, Designers, Software Developers and Audio/Visual engineers to create compelling and seamless visitor experiences. This position requires the ability to create technical drawings, graphics, and 3D images. The candidate should be familiar with a variety of digital tools to create these types of materials. Additionally, the Museum Exhibit Designer will help us research ideas and materials, identify fabricators and suppliers, and cost and coordinate exhibit installation projects. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated project management experience working with architects, fabricators, museum curators, and other stakeholders.

Deadline for application: Open until filled

Hubbard Museum of the American West

Hubbard Museum of the American West, Ruidoso Downs

MAIL: PMB #149 1208 San Pedro NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110 - 6762

EMAIL: mailto:contact.nmam@gmail.com

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