New Mexico Association of Museums

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Balzer Contemporary Edge Gallery Director, Institute of American Indian Arts, Santa Fe

The incumbent will oversee of campus/student Balzer Contemporary Edge Gallery and Sculpture Gallery. This includes maintaining an annual schedule of exhibits in conjunction with faculty, staff and students, and arranging all aspects of installation and de-installation of exhibits. Incumbent, in collaboration with the Museum Studies Department Chair will lead the supervision of the current Business and Entrepreneurship Certificate Program and assist in its transition to an Arts Management Certificate Program. Incumbent will perform the following duties, responsibilities, and requirements of the position within the College of Contemporary Native Art.

Salary Range: ?

Deadline for application: April 5, 2019


Collections Manager, Farmington Museum, Farmington

Responsible for the preservation, documentation and management of over 8,000 objects in the Farmington Museum collection. Work involves acquisition, registration, cataloging, environmental control, loan processing, records computerization, storage maintenance, arrangement and description, handling requests for photographic reprints, and retrieving materials in response to research requests. Identifying and contacting potential donors, conferring with curator on donors.

Salary Range: $18.8863 - $28.7927 per hour

Deadline for application: April 12, 2019


Archivist/Digital Curator, Octavia Fellin Public Library, Gallup

Under the general supervision of the Library Director or designee, the incumbent performs an extensive variety of complex tasks in the delivery of library, archive, and museum services. To properly safeguard the cultural assets and historical collection belonging to the City of Gallup and making those assets accessible for research and study; to acquire and preserve historically significant collections and seek out new items for archiving; work at City museums and libraries and collect and organize materials such as photographs, ethnographic objects, film clips, paper documents, recordings, and electronic data, pertaining to local history; collaborate with library and museum staff to create engaging exhibits; maintain environmental and storage conditions and supplies necessary to preserve the cultural assets and historical collections; to research, locate and provide information in response to public requests, programming and activities. Work involves extensive public contact. Regular evening and weekend hours are required.

Salary Range: $48,214.00 - $52,166.00

Deadline for application: June 3, 2019


Museum Objects Conservator, Department of Cultural Affairs, Santa Fe

This position is responsible for the conservation, care and treatment of the art and artifact collections held by by the state of New Mexico Museum. This position is responsible for complex decision making, risk evaluation and mitigation, emergency response, and collections care outreach. This position is responsible for safeguarding the collections. This position will collaborate with curators and collection staff to carry out these activities. This position is responsible for responding to emergencies within the four museums and eight state monuments in New Mexico and the Office of Archaeological Studies  either solely or as part of a team. The incumbent is responsible for remaining current with professional museum conversation theory and practices including scientific research and analysis. There are major risk management attributes to this work on a continual basis. This position is responsible for the evaluation, preservation, and conservation of irreplaceable artifacts of extreme value and fragility. There is often the need to supervise teams of volunteers, other state non-conservators and outside contract conservators. This position works with the Chief Conservator to assess, evaluate and complete funding proposals and grant applications at the federal, state and local levels.

Salary Range: $29,347 - $51,056 Annually

Deadline for application: Open until filled


Deputy Director, Museum of Indian Arts & Culture, Santa Fe

The deputy director oversees all operations of the museum including human, financial, and physical resources. Manages various departments: administration, curatorial, collections, education, library, security/customer service and maintenance within the division. The deputy director works in coordination with the director to oversee facilities, operations and finance for MIAC, including the following responsibilities: Budget preparation; Preservation of and access to collections; Security and visitor services, staff personnel policies; Human resources and financial backup; Management of facilities maintenance and repairs; Represents the museum in the director's absence and as delegated by the director with all the constituencies affiliated with the museum.

Salary Range: $51,905 - $90,301 Annually

Deadline for application: Open until filled


Director, Mesalands Community College Dinosaur Museum, Tucumcari

The essential functions of the jobs are as follows:

  • Coordinates with the Foundation writing grants and seeking donor support
  • Coordinates general operations of museum in conjunction with Curator
  • Maintains exhibits to insure safety, operations and cleanliness
  • Arranges for traveling exhibits, both inbound and outbound
  • Develops marketing plans in cooperation with Director of Community Relations
  • Develops and oversees promotional activities and services for Museum, in cooperation with Director of Public Relations and Museum staff
  • Promotes educational programs with area schools and educational institutions
  • Helps develop content for college and museum web pages
  • Responsible for all aspects of Fossil Friends including bookkeeping, membership, and quarterly newsletter
  • Oversees Museum Shop in cooperation with Museum Store personnel
  • Develops and maintains Museum budget
  • Maintains revenue and expense records of total museum operations
  • Schedules employees, work studies and Fossil Friends for adequate museum coverage
  • Develops, seeks approval for, and implements strategic direction for the museum and participates in the College’s strategic planning process
  • Coordinates with other Museums in the region and museum organizations to create networks leading to improved exhibit, funding, research, and other educational opportunities
  • Responsible for the overall security of the museum

Salary Range: ?

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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