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MUSEUM DIRECTOR 3

Employer
State of Nevada
Location
NV, Nevada
Closing date
Mar 11, 2024

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Position Type
Dean / Department Head
Hours
Full Time
Specialty
Museum Studies
Organization Type
Nonprofit
MUSEUM DIRECTOR 3
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY - $75,376.80 to $113,294.88 PAY GRADE: 41
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 (http://nvculture.org/)
Division: Museums & History
Location: Carson, Minden, Gardnerville, Genoa
Job Class Code: 07.801
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 46229
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 02/09/2024
Close Date: 03/08/2024
Recruiter:
ADRIAN FOSTER
Phone: (702)486-2911
Email: adrian@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another 0 Days 2 Hrs 28 Mins
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.
This is for a Museum Director III located in Carson City, NV. 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. 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 railroad museums collect and display rolling stock, artifacts, memorabilia, photographs, records, and hardware. The Carson City and Boulder City museums run weekend train operations seasonally. In addition to serving as the day-to-day leader of the Nevada State Railroad Museum in Carson City, NV, the Director supervises the Nevada State Railroad Museum in Boulder City, NV and the Nevada State Railroad Museum in Ely, NV. The State of Nevada is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to building diverse, inclusive, and innovative work environments with employees who reflect our communities and enthusiastically serve them. All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages. * THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE WITHOUT FURTHER NOTICE DEPENDING ON THE NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE
To see full Class Specifications visit: http://hr.nv.gov/Resources/ClassSpecs/Class\Specifications-7\0/
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 five years of progressively responsible museum management experience which included developing and implementing marketing, publicity, merchandising, public relations, collections development and management, audience development strategies, and preparing and implementing long-range plans, setting goals, and assessing outcomes in a museum environment. Two years of this experience must have included supervising museum volunteers or staff; OR one year as a Museum Director II 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 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.
The following additional questions are part of this Recruitment
1) Describe your supervisory experience.
2) Describe your experience in overseeing museum collections.
3) Describe your budgeting experience.
4) Describe your experience in working with outside non-profit organizations.
5) Describe your experience operating/managing a tourist railroad or other general railroad operating institution. Please detail this experience to include where you received it, including any certifications you may hold from the Federal Railroad Administration and any mechanical knowledge you possess in railroad equipment maintenance.
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
More Benefits Information: http://nvjobs.nv.gov/Applicants/EB
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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 89701-4204TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868 Division of Human Resource Management Southern Nevada 555 East Washington Avenue, Suite 1400 Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868
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