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Archaeology Museum Community Engagement Coordinator [City of El Paso - El Paso Museum of Archaeology]

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on August 9, 1974 in job announcements |

Applications due August 31, 2014.

El Paso is a city on the move! Located in far west Texas and on the border with Mexico, El Paso is known for being a leader in international trade. El Paso is home to more than 649,000 people making it the 6th largest city in Texas and the 22nd largest city in the United States. El Paso is recognized as one of America’s Best-Performing Cities and also one of the Happiest Cities to Work.

El Paso is not only a great place to work but to live as well. El Paso is America’s Safest City and situated in the Chihuahuan Desert, El Paso enjoys more than 300 days of sunshine each year. Most days in El Paso are warm and dry, with a mean high temperature of 76 degrees and an average annual rainfall of 8.4 inches. The City’s ideal climate allows residents and visitors to take full advantage of a variety of parks and recreation activities, outdoor music concerts and cultural events. If that’s not enough, the City provides the perfect setting for rock climbing, hiking and biking at the Franklin Mountains State Park. El Paso also offers a diverse and rich culture that is clearly a reflection of its history and the great people that have called the City, “home”.

El Paso has a young, culturally diverse population whose rich heritage embraces the past while building for the future. Affordable housing and the absence of state and local income taxes help to make El Paso living very viable.

The El Paso Museum of Archaeology is dedicated to the narration, interpretation and preservation of archaeological and anthropological artifacts through research, exhibits, education, and special programs, with a focus on the prehistory and culture of the El Paso area and the Southwest.

Archaeology Museum Community Engagement Coordinator

Summary: Under general direction, plan, coordinate and manage programs and activities that actively engage with the community throughout the city and region to extend the reach of Museum resources and expand the diversity of museum audiences.

Job Requirements
Education and Experience: A Master’s degree in Archaeology, Anthropology, Museum Studies, History, Museum Education or related field, and four (4) years professional experience in history education or community engagement programs and events in a museum setting. Texas Class “C” Driver’s License or equivalent from another state.

Salary Range: $42,361.92 – $62,653.27 Annually

Application Process: All interested applicants must apply at www.elpasotexas.gov.

Deadline: August 31, 2014

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Apply URL: http://www.elpasotexas.gov

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