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Tour Coordinator, Casa San Ysidro: The GutiƩrrez-Minge House

Position Description: The tour coordinator is part of small team dedicated to excellent visitor experiences at the Albuquerque Museum’s historic property located in Corrales, New Mexico. This seasonal property sees over 9,000 visitors a year, many of which are school children. The job involves high contact with the public including visitors of all ages, backgrounds, and abilities as well as volunteers and staff. A successful applicant will demonstrate the following abilities: excellent organizational skills, flexibility, attention to detail, computer literacy, interpersonal skills and an ability to work independently. Prior experience with non-profit organizations including museums and historic sites is desirable.

GENERAL OVERVIEW OF DUTIES:  Responsible for all aspects of the Casa San Ysidro tour program including promotion, scheduling, notifications, attendance documentation, and admission collection. Works closely with volunteer staff, including scheduling, assisting in recruitment, training, planning social events, and providing support and direction. Manages the day to day operations on weekends and when the site manager is offsite. Follows City guidelines for the handling and documentation of revenues. Assists in the development, planning, and execution of special events. Models the knowledge and skills to provide excellent tours and customer service. Completes duties as part of a team that encompasses the historic property and the Albuquerque Museum. Works in accordance with security and collections care standards of a historic property. Provides general support to Site Manager and Curator of Education as needed.

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:  Historic property includes both indoor and outdoor facilities, exposure to noise, dust, heat and cold. 

DUTY HOURS:  Regular schedule is Tuesday – Friday, 9 a.m.–3:30 p.m. and Saturday, 9:30 a.m.–4 p.m. This position works holidays, occasional evening and Sunday hours. Property closed to the public in December and January and schedule may be altered or reduced. Reports directly to the Curator of Education at Albuquerque Museum.

Salary Range: $14/hr

Application Instructions: This is a temporary position through Rivenrock employment agency. Submit a cover letter and your resume or CV via email to Elizabeth Becker, Curator of Education, Albuquerque Museum: ebecker@cabq.gov


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, aurelia.gomez@state.nm.us.  All interested parties are required to apply online with the State of New Mexico Personnel NEOGOV website, http://www.spo.state.nm.us 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

EMAIL: mailto:contact.nmam@gmail.com

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