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.
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.).