Employment Opportunities

Current Openings:

Now-Hiring 2023

The NMSU Art Museum is Hiring an Education & Outreach Coordinator

Classification Standard Duties:

Programs are usually self-funded and/or grant-funded from a major funding source or series of funding sources. Plans and coordinates the development, implementation, and execution of a set of multiple sub-programs, special projects, and other initiatives designed to achieve the overall mission, goals, and objectives of the program. Oversees and administers all facets of the day-to-day operations of the various programs and activities related to the positions specific disciplines. Serves as primary liaison with internal and external constituencies on all matters relating to program activities; represents the University with respect to program activities on a local, regional, and/or national basis. Plans, develops, and implements strategies for identifying and generating funding and/or resource opportunities for program activities, to include development of grant and other fundraising proposals. Provides and/or coordinates the provision of technical guidance, consultation, related support to clientele within area of program focus; provides day-to-day problem solving as necessary on day-to-day program-related needs and issues.

Creates, produces, and delivers a range of promotional, educational, and informational presentations, and/or resource materials related to program activities and initiatives. Oversees and/or coordinates the collection, compilation, and analysis of program activity data; develops, writes, edits, and presents comprehensive statistical and narrative program reports and evaluations. Participates in the development of operating goals and objectives for the unit; recommends, implements, and administers methods and procedures to enhance operations, as appropriate to the unit. May supervise staff and students to include: work allocation, training,promotion and enforcement of internal procedures and controls and problem resolution;evaluates performance and makes recommendations for personnel actions;motivates employees to achieve peak productivity and performance. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Required Experience: 

Bachelor's degree in a related field.; Required Experience:Three (3) years of professional experience related to the standard duties as outlined.; Equivalency:None; Required Certification/License:

Preferred Qualifications: 

BA or BFA in art, art history, art education, or humanities field, or equivalent relevant experience. Bilingual speaker strongly preferred (Spanish). Expertise in museum or related education including the theories, strategies, and methodologies of learning as they apply to art education. Manage art education programming in a manner consistent with the museum’s mission and objectives. Skills in event planning and coordination. Principles and techniques of publicity, promotion, and marketing including use of web and social media. Strong community leader with interest in community based relations and outreach to develop and maintain solid and positive relationships with a wide range of constituencies in our diverse community. Effectively assess, target, and align educational and community programming with the needs and interests of diverse audiences. Basic principles of grant writing and fundraising. Basic principles and practices of budget preparation and maintenance. Ability to train and manage students, interns, docents and volunteers. Organization and management of records. Capabilities of computer systems, software, and hardware related to the operation of an art museum and event marketing. Skilled in the use of Microsoft Office applications and Google Work Space is a must. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential..

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Job Closing Date:08/11/023

NMSU is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.  Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. 


Undergraduate Student Opportunites:


Education & Outreach Assistant Coordinator

(We are seeking to hire two individuals in this position since many educational programs take place outside of normal hours and it is difficult for students to fit them in with their class loads) 

Deliver tours to visiting school groups; work with the UAM’s free OutsmART Children’s workshops with community kids ages PreK-12th grade; provide support and facilitation as needed for general public programs in the UAM (for example: at large-scale art openings and events, performances, artist lecture programs and community engagement projects); as well as assisting the Education Curator with implementation and marketing of educational programs in the UAM via online, social media, print and various marketing campaigns. The position will also require engagement with the local community including interfacing with area artists, local art teachers and other institutions and organizations to help develop quality public programming, grow our school tour program, and assist in the development of activities for all UAM exhibitions.


Experience working with children through past programming or childcare services required. Preferred: basic knowledge of and interest in the field of arts and museum/community engagement; Strong written and verbal communication skills; Excellent attendance and punctuality; Strong organizational skills; Ability to multi-task and think critically; Ability to work independently and with initiative, as well as within an art museum team; Availability to work weekends and evenings, as required; Ability to lift 25lbs; CPR certified preferred

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Outreach & Marketing Intern

Classification Standard Duties:

Create all digital visual content for the NMSU UAM to be used for publicity and outreach (local, regional, national and international), campus/community information, publications, exhibition didactics, programming brochures, etc. Work with Ed & outreach coordinator to advertise all free programming to better reach k-12 students in the community. The position will also co-lead workshops.


Required: knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign; experience with photography and image correction; knowledge of various social media platforms; knowledge of video software preferred. Ability to read critically and edit team-created content; excellent attendance and punctuality; strong organizational skills; ability to multi-task and think critically; ability to work independently and with initiative, as well as within the museum team; ability to lift 25lbs. Bilingual preferred to co-lead workshops in Spanish as well as design and integrate Spanish content into everything the UAM produces.

Community Liason 

Classification Standard Duties:

formulating social media strategy (taking/gathering photos, writing captions, scheduling campaigns, targeting ads); publicizing and uploading events to community calendars; distributing posters/flyers to local businesses and forging connections with community members to grow the UAM list for cross-marketing and collaboration; editing/organizing images for marketing database; photographing exhibitions and events for promotional purposes; assisting with general museum visibility and community outreach and assisting with the creation and design of advertising materials for upcoming UAM exhibitions and programming. Responsibilities may also include creating press releases and didactic information for exhibition catalogues, signage and various marketing needs; working at the front desk and greeting museum goers; attending and assisting with UAM exhibition openings and events; answering general questions about artwork and exhibitions both on the phone and in person


Personable and comfortable working with and interfacing with community members and organizations in the region. Required: Basic knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign; experience with photography and image correction; knowledge of various social media platforms; interest in community outreach; interest in marketing and design; excellent attendance and punctuality; strong organizational skills; ability to multi-task and think critically; ability to work independently and with initiative, as well as within the museum team; ability to lift 25lbs