Message #382:
From: AzTeC SW Archaeology SIG
To:   "'Matthias Giessler'" 
Subject: Director Arizona State Museum
Date: Mon, 25 Nov 96 12:51:00 MST
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Director, Arizona State Museum
The University of Arizona
Tucson Arizona

The Arizona State Museum seeks a Director with leadership, administrative 
ability, and integrity to lead one of the nation's outstanding anthropology 
museums.  The Museum focuses on indigenous peoples and cultures of the 
southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico.

The Arizona State Museum, a unit of the University of Arizona, has 45 
permanent staff and maintains an annual budget of more than $2,000,000.  It 
has broad public responsibilities for research, preservation, education, and 
public service, including statutory responsibilities for the management of 
the state's archaeological resources.  The Museum anticipates a major 
building renovation and capital campaign in the coming decade.

Candidates should have a demonstrated record of commitment to excellence in 
museum programming in the areas of scholarship and education, public 
outreach, collections care, institutional development, and community 
involvement.  The successful candidate should have a broad academic interest 
in the greater southwest, a Ph.D. or equivalent experience in anthropology 
or a related discipline, and a background in museum and cultural 
preservation issues.

The Director of the Arizona State Museum, a full-time administrative 
position, reports to the University of Arizona Vice President for Research 
and Graduate Studies and is responsible for internal fiscal and program 
administration.  The Director works in cooperation with other campus units, 
state agencies, the state legislature, American Indian communities, and 
diverse public constituencies.

Those applying should include a letter of interest which includes specific 
reaction to elements of the above description, a curriculum vita, and names 
of three references.  Applications will be accepted until the position is 
filled.  To be assured of consideration during the initial screening, 
applications must be received by Friday, 7 March 1997; nominations must be 
received by 21 February 1997.  Send inquiries and materials to :

Charles A. Geoffrion
Associate Vice President for Research
Administration 601, P.O. Box 210066
University of Arizona
Tucson AZ 85721-0066

The University of Arizona is an EEO/AA/ADA employed.  Women and minorities 
are encouraged to apply.

Arizona State Museum Mission Statement

The mission of the Arizona State Museum is to enhance public understanding 
and appreciation of the cultural history of Arizona and the surrounding 
region by collecting, preserving, researching, and interpreting objects and 
information with a special focus on indigenous peoples.  A chartered state 
institution within the University of Arizona, the Museum works in 
partnership with the people of Arizona, tribal nations, and other 
governmental entities and carries out statutory responsibilities for 
archaeological and cultural preservation.  The museum cares for and protects 
its rich and varied collections as a public trust and an education resource 
for present and future generations of Arizonans and the many visitors to the 
region.