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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

Museum Jobs


In the interests of transparency and equity in hiring MAA will only post job descriptions that include salary ranges.  

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

Curator / Archives Director
390th Memorial Museum (Tucson AZ)

Responsible for the operation of the Library & Archives, including the development, organization, cataloging, maintenance, and security of the museum’s collections.  Additional responsibilities: Primary point of contact for the accreditation process; Monitors the condition of the physical artifacts within the museum’s collections; Maintains policies and procedures for Library and collections facility; Supervises and coordinates the development of the Library and Archives databases; Supervises interns and volunteers.  Salary range: $50,000 - $55,000 per year. [0206]

Summer Education Internship (paid position)
Sharlot Hall Museum (Prescott AZ)

Help to carry out children’s activities during summer festival season, design and facilitate summer youth and family programs, and engage daily with a range of visitors and guests to the museum. Intern will also assist with other museum duties, including researching and writing for public audiences.  Expected time commitment is 30 – 40 hours. Must complete 250 hours between May 25 and August 7, 2020.   Salary: $12.00/hour.  [0215]
Deadline: April 3, 2020

Research Specialist
Archaeological Records Office, Arizona State Museum (Tucson AZ)

Assists in the administration and implementation of the Arizona Antiquities Act:
Receives and reviews project submission materials; Fulfills document requests; Conducts archaeological records research for archaeologists; Assists with the processing and curation of archaeological records; Maintains paper and electronic records; Conducts project tracking; Assists with ARO visitor services to facilitate access to archaeological records and maps; Assists with supervision and training of ARO students and volunteers.  Salary: $37,506 per year.  [0222]

Summer Internships (Archives, Paleontology, or Registration/Anthropology)
Museum of Northern Arizona (Flagstaff AZ
Gain professional museum experience in registration and collections management. Candidates should select either the Archives, Paleontology, or Registration/Anthropology Internship. Housing and a $13 per hour salary (average of 29 hours per week) are provided for a minimum of 10 weeks between May 1st and September 30th 2020.  [0303]
Application review begins March 27, 2020.

Assistant Repatriation and Repository Coordinator
Arizona State Museum (Tucson AZ)

Responsible for assisting the Archaeological Repository Manager in: administering and ensuring compliance with state and federal laws pertaining to antiquities and/or repatriation; overseeing curation of records related to all legally mandated programs and/or regarding human remains; conducting research of records, collections, and photographs; coordinating the planning for management of human remains and associated objects; creating and maintaining databases. Key duties include identifying, locating and assembling funerary objects subject to repatriation and creating and maintaining databases of funerary objects, coordinating intake, processing, and curation of archaeological collections.  Salary range: $42,007 to $70,01. [0304]

Windgate Curator of Contemporary Craft and Design Fellowship
Arizona State University Art Museum (Tempe AZ)

Curator will learn about museum best practices in collection stewardship, exhibition planning and research, public programs, administrative skills, and inclusion and equity practices. The fellowship includes professional development training, travel funds, and seed funding for an ASU Art Museum based exhibition or publication.    This is a temporary, 18-month position.   Salary range: $40,320 - $45,000.   [0304]
Deadline: March 30, 2020



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 60 days unless otherwise requested.


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