Employment Opportunities | New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs

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DCA Employment Opportunities

James Bourland demonstrates historic printing techniques with a young visitor to the Palace Press.

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 - National Hispanic Cultural Center
The National Hispanic Cultural Center seeks an exceptional individual to fill the position of Executive Director. The purpose of the Center is the preservation, promotion, and advancement of Hispanic culture, arts, and humanities. It presents exhibitions, lectures, book readings, performing arts, and educational programs that are meaningful to the local community. It is a division of the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) and is committed to making a cultural home for the diverse identities that shape the community.

Application deadline is May 10, 2021.

Classified Positions with DCA

Positions currently in recruitment are listed on the State Personnel Office website.