The exhibit fabricator position at the Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum located in Las Cruces, New Mexico serves to fabricate, install, maintain and remove exhibits from galleries and exhibit spaces. Collaborates with the exhibit designer and curators to identify exhibit construction solutions based on feasibility, aesthetics, art and artifact conservation needs, budget, and appropriate construction techniques. This position is responsible for developing and constructing interactive components and collaborating with exhibit staff to measure spaces and layout for installation of exhibit furniture and components in accordance with the final design. This position is also responsible for selecting and purchasing appropriate and cost-effective materials used to create exhibits, and for preparing an annual fabrication budget in collaboration with exhibit designers. This position is also responsible for maintaining and purchasing a stock of needed supplies using the State procurement system, researching and preparing proposals for grants and outside support for exhibit development. This position is also responsible for monitoring the condition of signage, exhibits, lighting, and making appropriate repairs and offering solutions to Exhibit Curator. Overseeing staff and volunteer use of the workshop, open, close and inspect museum galleries according to exhibits department schedule.
Deadline for application: January 23, 2018
The Associate Director is responsible for fulfilling the Museum's mission and its financial objectives by providing leadership and creative vision for its growth and skillful management of all Museum operations. The Associate Director serves as the Museum's primary representative to the community, engaging and inspiring broad support for the Museum, and expanding its profile. The Associate Director will work closely with the Museum's Board of Trustees and Foundation to develop and implement strategic goals and objectives. The Associate Director will plan and manage the business and financial affairs of the Museum, take a primary role in the planning of the Museum's exhibition, collections and acquisition programs, and will inspire, mentor and provide ongoing professional development for Museum staff.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Essential functions may include, but are not limited to the functions listed below)
Deadline for application: January 29, 2018
The museum educator will be a member of the education team responsible for developing, updating, and delivering winter, spring, holiday, and summer camp programs; participate in school development programs at the museum; and be involved in community outreach efforts, including, but not limited to, annual museum events and a Rio Rancho Public School afterschool program. The museum educator will work closely with the Director of Education, Education Enrichment Coordinator, Museum Educator, Volunteer Coordinator and many student and adult volunteers. The part-time museum educator will work approximately 20 hours/week.
Application: Interested persons should send a cover letter, resume, and 3 references to Joyce Whelchel, Director of Education at email@example.com.Deadline for application: ?
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 (updated 12/16/17)