The New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs is seeking an Executive Director for the Museum of International Folk Art.
The Executive Director is an appointee of the DCA Cabinet Secretary, with the consent of the Governor of New Mexico. The position requires a seasoned administrator with a record of successful leadership of a multifaceted museum organization, oversight of professional staff, and an ability to successfully collaborate with the other DCA divisions, Museum of New Mexico Board of Regents, International Folk Art Foundation, and Museum of New Mexico Foundation, including Friends of Folk Art. The director supervises a dedicated staff of curators, educators, and other museum professionals who are responsible for the preservation, protection, and presentation of the museum’s collection. The director supervises a staff of 28 and oversees a facility that includes the museum, library, auditorium, and outdoor event spaces. Additionally, the director oversees a robust volunteer program, docents, and a group of dedicated research associates. The museum’s annual operating budget is approximately $2.37 million. The specific powers and duties of the position are set forth in New Mexico statute. Salary is $94,000 a year, with an attractive benefits package.
This position is open until filled.
Review of applications will begin on October 1st. 2022.
Please send the following for consideration in PDF format to Executive.firstname.lastname@example.org
Qualifications, materials, and the names of individuals submitted under this search are subject to public disclosure according under the New Mexico Inspection of Public Records Act.
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