This Exhibition Designer will work with the Creative Services team to create dynamic public exhibitions at several divisions of the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs including: New Mexico Museum of Art, the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture, the Museum of International Folk Art, and the National Hispanic Cultural Center. Primary responsibilities include: working alongside curators to translate conceptual ideas into compelling exhibitions; creating preliminary sketches, computer renderings, design presentations and construction drawings at various stages in the design development of exhibitions; coordinate the work of teams through the design and installation of exhibitions; maintain aspects of budgets and schedules and provide oversight for outside contractors. Experience designing and installing museum exhibitions and facility with drafting and design software (e.g. Sketchup, Vectorworks and Adobe Creative Cloud) required. Contact Matt Celeskey at 505-476-5057 or email@example.com with any questions.
Deadline for application: September 13, 2017
The Museum Curator (Education) develops educational programs and exhibits for the City's Museums, and coordinates marketing, advertising, promotions and technical support activities. The position involves competing demands, performing multiple tasks, working to deadlines, occasional work beyond normal business hours, and responding to customer issues. Work is performed in a standard office environment and museum facilities; some outdoor activities are necessary. Light physical demands; may be required to lift and move supplies and equipment. Frequent use of a personal computer. Regular attendance is an essential function of this job to ensure continuity of services. Position is subject to drug testing in accordance with applicable State and Federal regulations and City of Las Cruces policies. For full job description, please refer to the Las Cruces employment website: http://www.las-cruces.org/work.
Deadline for application: September 18, 2017
The Assistant Curator of History & Exhibitions will: plan the exhibition schedule with Museum Director, staff, and exhibitions committee; work with the Director to design the themes and 3-D layouts of exhibitions; suggest and select artifacts to be put on display; work with staff and oversee volunteers to install and de-install exhibitions; conduct research on collections artifacts and for exhibitions; write exhibition text, including panel text and labels; and write press releases and related materials in support of exhibitions and programs. The Assistant Curator is responsible for interpretation of the collection, exhibitions, and the Ailman house; will participate in training volunteer greeters on interpretation; collaborate in designing adult programming, such as speaker series, to accompany exhibitions and enhance knowledge of the Museum’s collection and of local history; make recommendations on offered gifts and other accessions; and participate in grant writing.
Deadline for application: October 16, 2017