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 Association 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

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Arts Education Coordinator (part-time)

West Valley Arts Council (Surprise AZ)

Oversee all aspects of coordinating, planning, implementing and overseeing educational initiatives that support the mission and goals of the West Valley Arts Council. [0806]

Send resume and cover letter to Bernadette Mills at bmills@westvalleyarts.org           

 

Event and Program Coordinator 

West Valley Arts Council (Surprise AZ)    

Coordinate, plan, administer and implement WVAC programs and events. [0806]

Submit Cover Letter and Resume to Bernadette Mills at bmills@westvalleyarts.org

 

Visitor Services Associate     

Children's Museum of Phoenix (Phoenix AZ)

Staff  the admissions desk and engage  visitors in a professional and positive manner while providing excellent customer service as they answer questions and acknowledge visitor comments and concerns. [0806]

  

Art Studio Assistant (part-time)

Children's Museum of Phoenix (Phoenix AZ)    

Provide instruction of museum-developed art curriculum for public and school programs at the museum. Also will assist with set-up, clean up, and preparation of consumable materials.  [0806]    

 

Community Engagement Manager

Phoenix Zoo (Phoenix AZ)

Responsible for the development, implementation, evaluation and oversight of a number of community-focused Zoo programs, including the Advanced Inquiry Program Master’s program (AIP). This position serves as liaison with external and internal partners for the AIP and other programs, including the Arizona SciTech Festival, and established and emerging community education programs led by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums and others. [0806]

   

Guest Services Manager

Phoenix Zoo (Phoenix AZ)

Oversee and improve upon the day to day operations of Admissions, School Group Entrance, Turnstiles, Stroller/Wheelchair Rentals, Membership, Reception and Call Center. This person will maintain exceptional standards for guest service, cleanliness, and physical appearance of all locations within the department. Additionally, is responsible for managing the budget, recruitment, training, and motivation and evaluation of staff. [0806]

 

Development Manager

Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art/Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts (Scottsdale AZ)    

Implement comprehensive and integrated fundraising programs to develop individual and corporate contributed income sources for the Center and Museum, with an emphasis on donor cultivation, soliciting major gifts to support performances, endowments, education programs, annual fund, and planned giving. [0806]

   

Preparator

Phoenix Art Museum (Phoenix AZ)

Safely and properly unload, uncrate, store, install, remove, crate, load and ship works of art, as well as prepare galleries for exhibitions of art, including construction of temporary walls, pedestals, tables, cases and special props, as well as painting. [0808] Submit cover letter, resume and salary history to job code ASU-PREP to HR@phxart.org  

 

Membership Manager

Phoenix Zoo (Phoenix AZ)    

Oversee the planning and implementation of programs and events designed to increase, upgrade and retain households and revenue for the Phoenix Zoo’s membership program. A key aspect of this position will be managing all communication tied to memberships such as telemarketing, mailings, signage and collateral materials. [0808]

   

Office Manager

Arizona Citizens for the Arts (Phoenix AZ)

Provide broad office skills, basic bookkeeping, common office management software, customer relationship databases management and updating web pages. [0820]

Deadline : September 5, 2014.

 

Anthropology Collections Assistant (1 year)

Museum of Northern Arizona (Flagstaff AZ)

Work on a variety of collections projects, including Coconino National Forest (CNF) collections curation, CNF NAGPRA projects, and photographing Bureau of Indian Affairs collections. The Anthropology Collections Assistant is responsible for the curation, photography, and cataloging of archaeological artifacts, including re-housing and data entry.  For more information  or to submit your application (a cover letter, resume, and three professional references) please contact Jaina Moan at jmoan@mna.mus.az.us. [0821]

Deadline: September 1, 2014.

 

Senior Sales Associate

Musical Instrument Museum (Phoenix AZ)  

Assist the Retail Manager, Assistant Retail Manager, and Assistant Buyers with various aspects of the museum store daily operations, including supervising and participating in shop opening and closing functions and handling change requests (requiring safe access); supervising and assisting with the daily restocking of the store, and overseeing floor coverage and serving as a manager on duty .  [0821]

  

Supervisor

Springs Preserve Botanical Garden (Las Vegas Valley Water District) (Las Vegas NV)    

Plans, supervises, oversees and coordinates initiatives to develop the Springs Preserve gardens and exhibits to achieve public gardens’ standards and recognition; coordinates the work of scientific personnel in vari-ous disciplines involved in on-going conservation of the Preserve’s cultural and natural resources; serves as the Springs Preserve’s registrar; and performs related duties as assigned. [0826]

 

Education & Programs Coordinator (Job Requisiton 7298BR)

Center for Archaeology and Society at SHESC, ASU (Phoenix AZ)    

Develop educational and interpretive materials suitable to non-technical audiences, in hard copy and online for: CAS research projects and themes; CAS collections; the permanent and temporary exhibits at the Deer Valley Museum (including adult and child- appropriate visitor guides, and staff and volunteer training materials) for the petroglyph preserve (including interpretive maps and signage);that describe and interpret the modern history of the Deer Valley site.   [0831]

Deadline: September 10, 2014. 

   

Program Coordinator

Phoenix Art Museum (Phoenix AZ)    

Provide coordination among and support to Education Department staff by scheduling program requests, monitoring information flow to internal and external parties, analyzing data, identifying trends and possible collaborators, and developing related youth-targeted programs.   Submit cover letter, resume and salary history to job code ASU-PRC to  HR@phxart.org. [0831]

 

Cultural Resource Manager Planner III  

Arizona State Parks (Phoenix AZ)    

Advise and facilitate the protection, preservation, and management of historic and archaeological resources at ASP, identify and make recommendations regarding paleontological resources at ASP, coordinate the training, supervision and data collection of the 900+ Arizona Site Stewards. Email resume with cover letter to the attention of: Nicole Armstrong-Best, armstrong@azstateparks.gov. [0831]

 

   

 

 

 

 

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To have a listing added to this page please e-mail the information  to azmuseums@gmail.com.   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.



 

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