New Mexico Museum Of Natural History And Science Seeks Executive Director


The New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science in Albuquerque is seeking an exceptional individual for the position of executive director. The museum, a division of the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs, is an AAM-accredited collections-based institution with more than 50 employees and over a quarter-million visitors annually.

The museum near Old Town Albuquerque includes research labs, a planetarium/observatory wing, exhibit studios, a 3D large-format DynaTheater, and multiple exhibition galleries. Through partnership with Albuquerque Public Schools, the museum also operates Sandia Mountain Natural History Center which serves over 12,000 students and teachers each year.

The Executive Director, an appointee of the Department of Cultural Affairs Cabinet Secretary,
should be a seasoned administrator with a record of successful leadership of a multifaceted
organization, oversight of professional staff, and facility for collaboration with the Office of the
Secretary, Board of Trustees, and New Mexico Museum of Natural History Foundation.

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