Executive Director, The National Hispanic Cultural Center

Job Description
Type of Job: 
Main Areas of Responsibility: 

The ideal candidate will have the high energy and enthusiasm required to manage successfully a dynamic organization. The director supervises a staff of 39 and oversees a 20-plus-acre campus that includes a plaza, three performance theaters, art museum, education center, library, genealogy center, and two restaurants. The Center also houses the Spanish Resource Center, a branch of the Spanish Embassy, and Instituto Cervantes.

Additional Areas of Responsibility: 

Oversight of staff that develops exhibits and programs of an educational nature for public benefit, with emphasis on students of the state. Working with the Center's staff, director recommends acquisitions of collections and related materials appropriate to the mission, and directs research, preservation, and conservation as appropriate. The director may cooperate with educational institutions, other state agencies, federal and tribal governments to establish, maintain, and extend the Center's programs.

Other Information/Requirements: 

Bachelor’s degree or higher in a related field. In-depth knowledge and passion for Hispanic culture, community, and history. Expertise in subject matter of the Center, experience incorporating multicultural viewpoints in interpretation, and prefer fluent Spanish (speak, read, write). Significant experience in management of a similar organization (exhibitions, performing arts, educational programs, fund development, grants management, working with boards, foundations, government, academia, etc.).

How to Apply: 

Submit an electronic cover letter, resume, and three professional references via email to [email protected] before 5 PM MST on Monday, May 31, 2021. Hardcopy materials submitted via mail are not accepted.

Contact Information
Lee Ann Cory
New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs
Santa Fe
New Mexico
Zip/Postal Code: 
Business Phone: 
(505) 660-4810
Email Address: 
Internal Info
Date to Post: 
May 13 2021
Date to Remove: 
Jun 1 2021

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