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Position: Blackwater Draw Museum Curator
Location: Eastern New Mexico University, Portales, NM

Eastern New Mexico University seeks applications for a full-time, permanent Blackwater Draw Museum Curator. The successful candidate must be able to, under limited supervision, assist the Director in directing the operational, financial, and personnel management activities of the museum. A Master of Arts degree in Anthropology or a related discipline is required, with demonstrable knowledge and experience with Paleoindian research and/or Pleistocene faunal studies. Additionally, preference will be given to candidates with experience in Great Plains archaeology and those with museum experience. The ideal candidate should have experience with museum collections, database management and show an ability for public speaking, public relations, giving tours, museum security, and technical writing. Work is moderately active in nature that occasionally requires exerting up to 50 pounds of force and/or moderate amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.

Electronic applications may be submitted through the links available on the Employment area within the ENMU Human Resources page ( Applicants should submit a letter of interest outlining qualifications, current curriculum vitae, academic transcripts, and names of three references. Applications will be reviewed beginning June 23, 2014, with review continuing until position is filled. Applicants must pass a pre-employment background check and employee must have valid driver's license at time of hire.

ENMU is an Affirmative Action Employer. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability in its programs, activities, or employment. People seeking additional information about the University's non-discrimination policy should contact the Affirmative Action Officer.







The Nebraska Association of Professional Archeologists Board is requesting articles or reports for the journal, Central Plains Archeology. Please see Volume 10 for the current style requirements. If you would like to submit an article, please contact Steve Holen (, 303-370-8261) and Donna Roper
(, 785-776-3772).

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