Museum Association of Arizona


Job Listings

This page lists museum employment opportunities in Arizona only.    For information on museums jobs outside of the state visit these websites:

American Alliance of Museums

American Association for State and Local History

Western Museum Association

Global Museum

National Council on Public History

For information on positions in the Arizona non-profit section visit

Arizona State University Lodestar Center Non-Profit Career and Job Opportunities


Job postings will remain on this site for two months, unless an earlier application deadline is provided by the employer.


Museum Youth Educator (part-time)

Scottsdale Museum for Contemporary Art (Scottsdale AZ)

Duties include: Working  with Docents to create tours and art projects for pre-school-K & parent programs;  assisting in the development and presentation of teacher in service trainings; Installing/de-installing exhibitions in the Young @ Art Gallery.  [1110]


Development Director

Arizona Humanities (Phoenix AZ)

Responsible for achieving the organization’s fundraising goals and engaging donors, board and staff in ongoing activities and programs. Primary responsibilities include creating and implementing an annual fundraising plan, managing fundraising events, overseeing corporate and foundation solicitations, major gifts and annual appeals. The Development Director represents AH to the public and funders, and is responsible for recordkeeping, database management and all fundraising communications. [1112]


Director of Development and Philanthropy

Scottsdale Cultural Council (Scottsdale, Arizona)

Responsible for the implementation of a comprehensive fund raising and development strategy based on a relational driven process of moves management. The current budget of $12 million annually relies on maximizing contributed revenue stream, as well as strengthening ties to the community.  Send resume, cover letter and salary requirements to  


Associate Curator for Public Programs

Amerind Foundation (Dragoon AZ)

Primary responsibility for developing, scheduling, implementing, promoting, marketing, and evaluating the Foundation’s programs, tours, events, and workshops that  complement Amerind’s research and exhibition programs and will engage communities throughout the Greater Southwest and northwest Mexico. [0131]

Deadline: February 15, 2016


Public Relations/Marketing Coordinator

Western Spirit: Scottsdale’s Museum of the West (Scottsdale AZ)

Working under the direction of the Communications and Marketing Manager: assist in writing news releases, information sheets and e-newsletters; draft and update website content utilizing WordPress; format and manage marketing/PR photographs used in social media and on the website; assist in responding to media requests for photos and information; m, archive and report publicity results; and provide communication support to the museum’s education and curatorial departments, as needed.  Send a cover letter, resume and two writing samples to with “PR/Marketing Coordinator” in the subject line. [0209]


Multimedia Archivist

Musical Instrument Museum (Phoenix AZ)

primary responsibility for processing, documenting, and managing the Archives and Audio-Visual collection and manage the licensing of all audio-visual products.  [0210]


Curator for Europe

Musical Instrument Museum (Phoenix AZ)

In partnership with the Executive Director, the Board, the Curatorial Department, and other MIM departments, the European Curator will help build, interpret, and care for the MIM collection of approximately 15,000 musical instruments, music-related artifacts, and supporting documentation. [0210]














To have a listing added to this page please e-mail the information  to   The listing should include a brief description of the position and a link to a full description on the organization's website.   Job listings will remain on the MAA Website for 30 days unless otherwise requested.


MUSEUM ASSOCIATION OF ARIZONA --  Building a Vital Museum Community

Museum Association of Arizona

P.O. Box 63902, Phoenix, Arizona 85082


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