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Associate Director of Curation and Collections, Museum of International Folk Art (DCA #1011665, Staff Manager X3000)

The Museum of International Folk Art shapes a humane world by connecting people through creative expression and artistic traditions.

Position Summary:

The Associate Director of Curation and Collections will provide strategic and managerial leadership for the Museum of International Folk Art’s curatorial and collections departments.  Responsibilities include:   Managing the curatorial team and the director of collections; directing the development and implementation of exhibitions; working with curators and museum staff to create interpretive plans for exhibitions, publications and to develop and care for collections; building connections with our local, national and international community of artists, as well as donors to solicit funding and grants to support museum projects.  This position plays a primary role in establishing the public face of the museum through exhibitions, programs, collections and publications.   MOIFA is in a key position as the largest museum of international folk art to be a leader in innovative exhibition development, community engagement and effective collections care. 

 Desired Qualifications:

  • Education: Masters’ Degree in Museum Studies, Museology, Art, Art History, Art Administration, Anthropology, American Studies, Archaeology, Curatorial Studies, History, Humanities, Interdisciplinary Studies, Liberal Arts or Public History.
  • Experience: 4 years of experience in management, exhibit development, collections management, curation, creative writing, conducting research in specialty area of museum, and working with historical concepts.  Any combination of education from an accredited college or university in a related field and/or direct experience in this occupation totaling eight (8) years may substitute for the required education and experience.

 For consideration, please submit your electronic resume to Aurelia Gomez, Deputy Director of the Museum of International Folk Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico,  All interested parties are required to apply online with the State of New Mexico Personnel NEOGOV website, to be considered for the position.

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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