New Mexico Association of Museums

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Education Programs Director, Pajarito Environmental Education Center, Los Alamos

The Pajarito Environmental Education Center, the non-profit that operates the Los Alamos Nature Center, seeks a highly-motivated, energetic Education Programs Director who is passionate about connecting children with nature as a one-year replacement for our current director, who will be spending a year abroad. This person will supervise PEEC’s staff of educators and work closely with them and teachers to schedule, plan, and teach exciting lessons in the outdoors. See the attached job description for more details.

To apply, please send a resume and a cover letter letting us know why you would be a good fit for the job, along with three references to Applications are due July 30th, and applicants must be ready to start work by August 10th.

Deadline for application: July 30, 2018

Tour Coordinator, Casa San Ysidro - Albuquerque Museum, Corrales

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.  This is a temporary position through Rivenrock employment agency.

Please submit a cover letter and your resume or CV via email to Elizabeth Becker, Curator of Education, Albuquerque Museum. Email:

Deadline for application: Open until filled

Executive Director, Taos Art Museum at Fechin House, Taos

The Executive Director will: manage all aspects of operations: Budgeting, exhibitions, development and maintaining TAM’s collection and physical campus; recruit, manage and train direct staff, volunteers & docents; prepare an annual budget with the Treasurer; monitor monthly financials budgets; oversee store revenue/expenses; develop an Annual Fundraising plan; take primary role in fundraising w/ Board of Directors & Development Committee. Seek and administer grants; oversee membership programs; seek ways to increase attendance and public awareness; oversee marketing and public relations for TAM; plan and implement an annual calendar of programs, exhibitions, events & community outreach activities; and oversee the preservation and maintenance of the collection and the historic Fechin House.

Please submit resume for consideration to:

Deadline for application: Open until filled

Curator of 19th & 20th Century American Southwest Collections, New Mexico History Museum, Santa Fe

The Curator of 19th and 20th Century American Southwest Collections, at the New Mexico History Museum plans, develops, researches documents and implements exhibitions and related public projects within the New Mexico History Museum and the Palace of the Governors, and serves as a resource for the historical review of exhibitions and program planned for the Historic Sites. The Curator works in close connection with Collections staff to ensure that the collections are acquired, preserved and accessible to the public.The Curator maintains accurate records, cataloging and care of collection in compliance with museum standards, develops and implements educational material used for training and outreach programs in conjunction with Education program staff at the New Mexico History Museum, and can serve as a resource for Monuments staff as well.

Deadline for application: Open until filled

Curator, New Mexico History Museum, Santa Fe

This position will be responsible for researching and cataloging museum objects and artifacts, conducting exhibition research and curation, and responding to public and professional inquiries regarding the museum's collection. Incumbent will also work closely with museum leadership staff to plan/develop state of the art exhibitions in alignment with the museum's mission; produce written and other published materials that are related to the museum's collection/exhibitions; and coordinate multi disciplinary teams to ensure the exhibit development and production projects are finished within budget and in a timely manner.

Deadline for application: Open until filled

Anthropologist & Archaeologist, Department of Cultural Affairs, Santa Fe

This position will conduct reviews of project proposals and plans, cultural resource survey, archaeological testing and excavation reports, ethnographic reports and environmental documents for compliance with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act and State statue. Position will review assess the technical sufficiency of consultation reports and provides comments on the federal and state agency's determinations of historic property eligibility and project effects.

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


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