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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
MUSEUM DIRECTOR 2 - OVERTON, NV
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $55,833.12 to  $83,603.52  PAY GRADE: 39
For more information on benefit and retirement programs, please see the sections below.
In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.
JOB INFORMATION
Work Type: A Permanent, full time vacancy
Department: Department of Tourism & Cultural Affairs
Division: Museums & History
Job Class Code: 07.809
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 30627
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 01/31/2017
Close Date: 04/04/2017
Recruiter:
   CARL CHISAM
   Phone: (775)684-0110
   Email: cchisam@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another Expired
The Position
Museum Directors are responsible for the overall leadership, operation, planning, and management of a State museum in conformance with professionally accepted museum practices and standards for the management of collections held in the public trust and interpretation of those collections through research, exhibitions, education, and public programs.
Incumbents function as first-line supervisors who train, supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff; assign and review work; and initiate disciplinary action.
The Lost City Museum is located in Overton, NV and is one of seven museums in the Nevada Division of Museums and History a part of the Department of Tourism and Cultural Affairs. The creation of the Hoover Dam during the 1930's had a profound impact on the archeology of the area and led to the creation of the Lost City Museum in 1935. In 1953 the National Park Service turned the museum over to the State of Nevada at which time the State assumed the operation of the museum and the protection of its collections. In addition to three exhibit galleries, the museum contains a small theater, research library, museum store, outdoor archeological and historic exhibits. The main museum is an adobe structure listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The museum director will manage a staff of seven, supplemented by a docent/volunteer corps numbering 40-50. The museum is presently open daily, closed on certain major holidays. The museum director should have strong knowledge in all aspects of professional museum management, with a focus on the preservation and interpretation of archeology collections. This position is subject to working Nights/Holidays/Weekends as well as a flexible rotating shift. This position also requires the incumbent to have a valid driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility at the time of appointment and for continuing employment.

To Qualify:
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
    Master's degree from an accredited college or university in museum studies, public history, anthropology, history, art, or related field and four years of progressively responsible professional experience in a museum. Two years of this experience must have included management of museum marketing, interpretive programs and development of exhibits, publicity, merchandising, public relations and audience development strategies for a nonprofit or for-profit organization, and two years of supervising museum volunteers or staff; OR one year as a Museum Director I in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of experience or education above the Bachelor's degree level as described above.
The Examination
Application Evaluation Exam
The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include extensively detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview.
The following additional questions are part of this Recruitment
1) Do you have experience managing diverse public collections that include objects, manuscripts, archival materials, lithics and archeological collections? If so, please detail in your response the nature, relative size of collections, and where and to what extent this experience was gained.
2) Do you have experience with federal policies respective to museum collections, specifically the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA)? If so, please describe training or experience in this area, including detail as to the extent of such training or experience.
INFORMATIONAL LINKS
For more information about state employment, visit the following:
Division of Human Resource Management: http://hr.nv.gov
Public Employees Retirement System: http://www.nvpers.org
Public Employees Benefits Program: http://pebp.state.nv.us
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Direct Inquiries or Correspondence to:
Division of Human Resource Management
Northern Nevada
209 East Musser Street,
Room 101
Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204

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Division of Human Resource Management
Southern Nevada
555 East Washington Avenue,
Suite 1400
Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046

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