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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
MUSEUM DIRECTOR 1 - STEWART INDIAN SCHOOL CULTURAL CENTER
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $51,197.76 to  $76,316.40  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.
JOB INFORMATION
Work Type: A Permanent, full time vacancy
Department: Department of Tourism & Cultural Affairs
Division: Indian Commission
Location: Carson, Minden, Gardnerville, Genoa
Job Class Code: 07.810 A
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 30731
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 02/08/2017
Close Date: 04/27/2017
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 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.

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 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.
The Examination
Application Evaluation Exam
The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.
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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Email
Direct Inquiries or Correspondence to:
Division of Human Resource Management
Northern Nevada
209 East Musser Street,
Room 101
Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204

TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868
Division of Human Resource Management
Southern Nevada
555 East Washington Avenue,
Suite 1400
Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046

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