DCA Employment Opportunities
Do you have skill, passion, and dedication to the cultural heritage of New Mexico? You might belong with DCA.
Careers within the Department of Cultural Affairs span from archaeologists to educators, landscapers to lawyers, and everything in between.
As part of the State of New Mexico executive branch, the Department of Cultural Affairs advertises and recruits for all classified positions through the State of New Mexico Job Opportunities web page managed by the State Personnel Office, which provides resources and instruction on finding job opportunities s and completing applications through the system.
Governor Exempt Positions with DCA
In the State of New Mexico personnel system, Governor Exempt positions are at-will positions not covered by the Personnel Act (Section 10-9-4 NMSA 1978).
Executive Director for the Office of Archaeological Studies
The New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) seeks an exceptional individual to fill the position of Executive Director of the Office of Archaeological Studies (OAS). The office conducts archaeological research throughout New Mexico with a mission to identify, interpret, and educate about, archaeological and historic sites across the state.
The Executive Director is an appointee of the Governor of New Mexico, upon the recommendation of the DCA Cabinet Secretary. The position requires a multifaceted administrator and scholar to provide strategic and ethical leadership, direction, fiscal management, and overall supervision.
This Position is open until filled. | Download Application Instructions
Classified Positions with DCA
Positions currently in recruitment are listed on the State Personnel Office website.
- Kenneth Lucero, Human Resources Director