Message #382: From: AzTeC SW Archaeology SIG To: "'Matthias Giessler'" Subject: Director Arizona State Museum Date: Mon, 25 Nov 96 12:51:00 MST Encoding: 63 TEXT 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.