Assistant Director, Nevada Humanities

Deadline: Jan. 22, 2024

Nevada Humanities, an independent 501(c)3 nonprofit organization and state partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities, seeks a full-time Assistant Director who has an understanding of the transformative power of humanities experiences to enrich our lives with knowledge, meaning, and understanding, and a demonstrated interest in working with diverse audiences and community partners. The Assistant Director of Nevada Humanities is based in Nevada Humanities’ Reno office on the University of Nevada, Reno campus, reports to the Executive Director, and is part of the senior management team that drives the overall strategy for Nevada Humanities. The Assistant Director assists the Executive Director in the oversight of organizational operations and in the supervision, administration, and direction of Nevada Humanities programming, communications, and special initiatives. The Assistant Director also supervises program assistants and a full-time Office Assistant in the Reno office, oversees a number of Nevada Humanities programs, works with a variety of Nevada Humanities partners, represents the organization at the national, regional, and local level, and assists with organizational advocacy, planning, and capacity building. The Assistant Director develops a deep knowledge of Nevada Humanities’ projects and focuses on the following four areas: administration, program leadership and management, external relationships, and knowledge management. Nevada Humanities collaborates with the University of Nevada, Reno to provide human resource services and benefits for its employees; this position serves as Administrative Faculty for the University of Nevada, Reno. Salary is competitive and commensurate with related education and experience. This position is open until filled. For full consideration, applications must be received by January 22, 2024. For more information about Nevada Humanities visit To apply for this position visit—Main-Campus/Assistant-Director–Nevada-Humanities_R0139087-1

About Nevada Humanities
Founded in 1971, Nevada Humanities is Nevada’s independent, 501(c)(3) nonprofit state partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Nevada Humanities connects and transforms communities by sharing and amplifying the stories, ideas, experiences, and traditions of the diverse people of Nevada. Nevada Humanities produces educational programs that articulate the Nevada experience, feature local culture and heritage, and facilitate the investigation of ideas that matter to Nevadans and their communities. From its offices in Reno and Las Vegas, Nevada Humanities also provides direct funding to Nevada nonprofit organizations throughout the state to support the creation of dynamic humanities‐based educational and cultural projects. For more information about Nevada Humanities visit

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