Dr. Cynthia Bettison has announced her retirement as Director of the Western New Mexico University (WNMU) Museum effective January 1, 2022. During her 30+-year tenure the WNMU Museum, located in WNMU’s historic Fleming Hall, became a major repository of Mimbres Pottery including the Museum’s acquisition of the NAN Ranch collection (the largest and most complete collection of Mimbres materials from a single prehistoric Mimbres site). Dr. Bettison also launched the ongoing renovation of Fleming Hall itself.
Following are the position summary, application link, and contact information Dr. Bettison provided with her announcement. Please do not contact Dr. Bettison regarding this position. All interested candidates should apply via the link provided below, and direct any further inquiries to the WNMU Human Resources office email at email@example.com or call 575-538-6328:
WNMU Museum Director - Summary:
The WNMU Museum Director plans, directs, administers, and manages all activities, functions, and operations of Western New Mexico University’s Museum. The Director provides academic and executive leadership and direction of the WNMU Museum in accordance with WNMU Museum mission statements, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures, recognized museum best practices and standards, and AAM, AAMG, RPA, and SAA Code of Ethics/Ethic Statements.
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We of the GCAS wish Dr. Bettison well in her upcoming retirement and hope WNMU's search for her replacement results in a number of highly-qualified and enthusiastic candidates to choose from.