Topic ID #42521 - posted 7/22/2020 10:44 AM

Blackwater Draw Museum Collections Manager - Portales, NM


Position:  Blackwater Draw Museum Collections Manager

Location: Eastern New Mexico University, Portales, NM

Eastern New Mexico University seeks applications for a full-time, permanent Blackwater Draw Museum Collections Manager. The successful candidate must be able to, under limited supervision, assist the Blackwater Draw National Historic Landmark Site Director in the operational, financial, and personnel management activities of the museum and associated collections. A Master’s degree in Museum Studies or a related discipline is required, with demonstrable knowledge and experience in collections management as well as in museum display design and development. Additionally, preference will be given to candidates with experience in the field of anthropology/archaeology. An ability to remain current in best practices for museum operations and collections management is necessary. The ideal candidate also should have experience in database management and demonstrate an ability for public speaking, public relations, and guiding tours. Work is moderately active in nature and occasionally requires exerting up to 50 pounds of force and/or moderate amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects, in addition to occasionally working evenings and weekends.

Electronic applications may be submitted through the links available on the Employment area within the ENMU Human Resources page (  Applicants should submit a letter of interest outlining qualifications, current curriculum vitae, academic transcripts, and names and contact information of three references. Applications will be reviewed beginning August 1, 2020, with review continuing until position is filled. Applicants must pass a pre-employment background check and employee must have valid driver's license at time of hire. 

ENMU is an Affirmative Action Employer. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability in its programs, activities, or employment. People seeking additional information about the Universitys non-discrimination policy should contact the Affirmative Action Officer.

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