Employment Opportunities | New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs

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, Museum of Indian Arts & Culture
The Museum of Indian Arts and Culture (MIAC) seeks an exceptional individual to fill the position of Executive Director. A division of the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs, MIAC serves as a national focal point for the study, advancement, and preservation of 12,000+ years of Native American cultural heritage and hosts more 65,000 visitors annually. [Download PDF]

Position open until filled. Review of candidates to begin on March 25, 2022.


Classified Positions with DCA

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


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