MUSEUM DIRECTOR 1
- STEWART INDIAN SCHOOL CULTURAL CENTER
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
PAY GRADE: 37
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.
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 possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.
This position works within the Department of Tourism Cultural Affairs, Nevada Indian Commission and is located in Carson City, NV. The Museum Director will be responsible for establishing and managing all aspects of museum management and public programming respective to the Stewart Indian School Cultural Center, a part of the large Stewart Living Legacy project being developed at the Stewart Indian School (1890-1980) in Carson City, NV. This will include the establishment of policies and practices meeting generally accepted professional museum practices, collection management, interpretation, and support for the project. Consultation with the Nevada Indian Commission and the ability to establish a positive working relationship with Nevada's 27 tribes is crucial. The museum director will manage professional staff, docents and volunteers and will consult with the Nevada State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) in support of overall preservation at the Stewart Indian School and the National Historic Landmark nomination. This position has a 25% travel requirement. This position requires a valid Driver's License.
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 three years of progressively responsible professional experience in a museum which included supervision of volunteers or staff and working with the public in a large program area; OR Bachelor'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 which included supervision of volunteers or staff and working with the public in a large program area; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.
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.