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

Museum Jobs


In the interests of transparency and equity in hiring MAA strongly encourages prospective employers to include a salary range in their job descriptions.

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

Development Database and Operations Manager
Desert Botanical Garden (Phoenix AZ)
Responsible for data accuracy, integrity and security of all donor constituent records, and for maintaining and enhancing all Development databases; lead a development operations team of four, plus seasonal employees, and manage all aspects of prompt gift processing, member/donor database entry and maintenance, customer service, member/donor acknowledgements and fulfillment.   No salary range provided. [0616]

Museum Director
The Museum of Casa Grande (Casa Grande AZ)
Manages and participates in fundraising, marketing, development of strategic vision, collection development, general management, financial management and fostering volunteer/board/city relations. Salary range: $25,000-$40,000 DOE.   Send a letter of interest, resume, copy of college/graduate school transcripts and a list of three professional references with contact information by email to [0615]

Fine Arts Curator
Heard Museum (Phoenix AZ) 
Present American Indian art in ways that will inspire and resonate with contemporary audiences; responsible for long range exhibition planning with a special focus on the newly opened Piper Grand Gallery;  representing the Heard at regional and national conferences and professional gatherings is required; Other duties involve cultivating new audiences for American Indian art and supporters of the museum, maintaining and initiating sustainable partnerships with American Indian tribes, other related arts organizations and universities in the Southwest and beyond. Establishing common cause in the exploration of creative territory, including multi-sensory integration, is a key.   No salary range provided.  [0618]

Public Arts Specialist
Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture (Phoenix AZ)
Assist with managing, coordinating, and implementing public art projects. Supporting the Public Art Program Director, this position coordinates and implements all activities and personnel involved in the implementation and completion of Capital Improvement Program arts projects, programs and contracts. This may include design, scheduling, construction, legal procedures, budget, maintenance, and construction compliance.  Salary range: $54,392 - $81,245 annually. [0627]
Deadline: July 10, 2017

Heard Museum (Phoenix AZ)

Leads all day-to-day accounting operations, including functional responsibility over accounting, financial reporting, accounts payable, daily sales and payroll. The Controller will ensure that the Museum maintains accounting records in accordance with GAAP and has adequate internal controls designed to mitigate risk and enhance the accuracy of the Museum’s reported financial results. The position reports directly to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO).   No salary range provided.   [0627]

Executive Assistant to the Director/CEO
Heard Museum (Phoenix AZ)

Responsible for the daily operations of the Director’s office which includes comprehensive and complex administrative and clerical support, working on special projects, as needed, management of the Director’s schedule, and provides administration and support service to the Board of Trustees and its committees which includes coordinating meetings, agendas and materials. In addition to typing, filing and scheduling, performs duties such as coordination of meetings and conferences, obtaining supplies, coordinating direct mailings, and working on special projects. Also answers non-routine correspondence and assembles highly confidential and sensitive information. Deals with a diverse group of important external callers and visitors, as well as internal contacts at all levels of the museum. Independent judgment is required to plan, prioritize and organize diverse workload; recommends changes in office practices or procedures.  No salary range provided. [0627]

Graphic Designer
Arizona Sonora Desert Museum (Tucson AZ)

Conceptualize, design, coordinate, and produce (includes but not limited to): interpretive and directional/wayfinding signage, event collateral, brochures, postcards, newsletters, banners, t-shirt designs, posters, marketing materials, advertisements, flyers, logos, web graphics, eblasts and membership/development materials. Candidate must be well-versed in traditional printing and production methods, working with (and sourcing) vendors, photo research and understanding the competitive bid process. Knowledge and experience in fabrication and installation techniques is a plus. Successful candidates often have previous zoo, attraction or museum experience.  $17.05/hour with annual step increases. [0715]

Volunteer Coordinator/Education Specialist
Tohono Chul (Tucson AZ)

Responsible for the volunteer program including recruitment, screening, orientation/training, scheduling and supervision of the volunteer corps.  Requires occasional work on weekends, evenings, nights and holidays. No salary range provided. [0715]

Director of Publications (Job ID 32072)
Arizona Historical Society (Tucson AZ)
Plan, develop, and manage the AHS statewide publications program, including the editing, production, and distribution of the Journal of Arizona History, special historical books and monographs, brochures, exhibit labels and text and other agency publications. This position will manage the production flow by overseeing and directing day to day operations and activities of staff.   Salary range:  $43,239.66-$60,354.11 [0809]



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.

In the interests of transparency and equity in hiring MAA strongly encourages prospective employers to include a salary range in their job descriptions. 

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