New Mexico Association of Museums

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Exhibit Designer, Farmington Museum, Farmington

The Exhibit Designer works under the administrative guidance and direction of the Museum Director and is responsible for the conceptual design, construction, installation, and maintenance of all permanent, temporary and traveling exhibits for the museum system. Essential duties include: 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; coordinating with other city departments, including parks and recreation and building maintenance for fabrication work; coordinating and scheduling project tasks that must be performed by other divisions within the city and subcontractors outside the city; and 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.

Deadline for application: Open until filled

Volunteer/Event Coordinator, Silver City Museum Society, Silver City

The purpose of the Volunteer/Event Coordinator is to ensure all volunteer positions are covered by well-trained volunteers and to organize events and schedule all volunteers needed for events. The ideal candidate will have enthusiasm for training, motivating, and working with volunteers and will be an organized, efficient event planner and scheduler. The volunteer/even coordinator manages a volunteer corps, coordinates events, and serves a public face for the Museum and the Museum Society. 
Duties and Responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

Coordinates volunteer services for the Museum including: 
  • volunteer outreach, recruitment, screening, and placement
  • conducts promotional campaigns to increase number and diversity of volunteers
  • provides volunteer orientation, training, support, supervision, and feedback
  • schedules volunteer staffing for Museum
  • maintains volunteer service database
  • organizes volunteer appreciation activities
  • works unfilled week and weekend volunteer work positions
  • serves as staff backup for membership data base and Mansardian production
Coordinates regular and special events for the Museum including:
  • activities associated with courtyard and other museum rental programs.
  • coordinates activities of event committees and volunteers to ensure smooth operation, effective public presentation, and post-event critique
  • participates in sponsorship solicitation and/or grant writing for events as needed
  • prepares reports; analyzes event data; maintains event records for future reference.
  • holiday and evening hours will be required for events coordination and to fill in as needed for unfilled volunteer positions.  Weekends required.
  • promotes awareness of and support for the Museum within the community at large; shares general duties with office staff as needed; other duties as assigned.
  • Assists with opening and closing store POS per weekly schedule
  • Close out store on AccuPos and prepare sale receipts from deposits.

Deadline for application: Open until filled

Administrative Assistant, Silver City Museum Society, Silver City

The Administrative Assistant is responsible for clerical and record keeping functions of the Museum, including, but not limited to: answering telephone and e-mail correspondence, preparing documents, assisting with purchase requisitions, scheduling, maintaining files, and assisting staff and Museum Director with all administrative needs.  Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Museum Director.

Deadline for application: Open until filled

Institutional Giving Manager, Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, Santa Fe

Secure annual operating, exhibition and capital funding from individuals, foundations, and government granting agencies through strategic research, grant and proposal development, and stewardship activities targeted at these entities. Please send cover letter and resume to

Deadline for application: Open until filled

Membership & Annual Giving Manager, Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, Santa Fe

Plan and execute annual appeals and membership programs and events, and related communications and materials. Plan and execute cultivation, solicitation and stewardship programs and events, and related communications and materials. Prepare and manage program budgets and expenditures. Provide direction and supervision to department support staff and volunteers. Please send cover letter and resume to

Deadline for application: Open until filled

Curator of Prints & Photographs, University of New Mexico Art Museum, Albuquerque

The Curator of Prints and Photographs will join a team of eight full time staff, report directly to the UNMAM Director, and will be the primary curator for the museum. As a critical member of an ambitious and collaborative curatorial and public engagement team, the Curator will conceptualize and plan exhibitions, publications, and other projects that examine interdisciplinary, diverse themes, and historical periods. The Curator will also contribute to creative programming of the museum’s collection and bringing imaginative strategies for audience engagement. The Curator will work alongside collections, preparation and education staff who also report to the UNMAM Director. A creative sense of exploration and commitment to teamwork are key to the museum’s work environment and the Curator must be comfortable in an interactive, energetic workplace.

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


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