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


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 Director

Museum of Northern Arizona (Flagstaff AZ)

Identifies, defines, and develops funding sources to support existing and planned programs, capital projects and the operating budget. Coordinates the development, writing, and submission of grant and sponsorship proposals and will be responsible for collecting, analyzing and reporting the data on supported programs, working with other departments as necessary.  Manages the planning and execution of on-going giving and cultivation programs such as the annual appeal, major gifts program, on-site donation efforts, membership, and planned giving. Responsible for planning and executing all fundraising events, primarily the annual fundraising gala. [0122]

No salary range provided. 


Center for Creative Photography, University of Arizona (Tucson)

Advance the vision and mission of the CCP by a) substantially increasing the generation of external revenue from philanthropy, grants, traveling exhibitions, and licensing to ensure CCP’s long-term financial sustainability; b) enhancing the connection to, and collaboration with, the university’s academic programs, faculty, students and staff by leveraging their outstanding collections to increase visibility, scholarly activity, and student experience and utilization; c) collaborating closely with the Office of Research Discovery and Innovation and other RDI museum/center leadership to realize the identified synergies to establish UA as an international arts and culture destination; d) engaging and grounding CCP in productive relationships with local, regional, national, and international communities to expand its impact as a premier institution of American photography; and e) overseeing the CCP leadership and staff in executing the daily operations of the Center, coordinating closely with RDI leadership and the support services.   No salary range provided.  [0308]

Deadline: April 17, 2017 (Application review)

Collections Move Specialist 

Phoenix Art Museum (Phoenix AZ)

Oversee a project involving the movement of permanent collection and loans throughout the Museum. This is a temporary position scheduled for one year, from May 2017 to May 2018.   Pay rate: $16/hour. [0320]


Phoenix Art Museum (Phoenix AZ)

Assist in a special project involving the safe handling, packing, and movement of Museum collections. Pay Range: from $15.00-$17.00 an hour. [0320]

Database and Volunteer Coordinator

Highlands Center for Natural History (Prescott AZ)

Update, maintain and manage the membership and donor data base, managing the HCNH volunteer program and assisting with other office duties.   $28,000 - $30,000 a year. [0327]

Director of Development

Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation (Scottsdale AZ)

Responsible for the daily management and execution of donor outreach; work with existing donors and donor candidates to secure annual and multi-year giving commitments using a moves management strategy that is rooted in the community engagement and sustainable funding model (Benevon Sustainable Funding Model). [0327]

Cultural Development Coordinator

City of Mesa (Mesa AZ)

Responsible for overseeing fundraising activities of the Arts and Culture Department (Mesa Arts Center as primary responsibility, with guidance and some direct fundraising support for i.d.e.a. Museum and Arizona Museum of Natural History as secondary responsibilities).  Salary:  $66,959.94 - $97,635.20. [0327]

Learning and Engagement Specialist

Arizona Science Center (Phoenix AZ)

Designs, prepares, and facilitates labs, demonstrations, and workshops related to student/youth programming; assists with signature events and feedback and evaluation reporting. [0327]

Membership Assistant 

Phoenix Art Museum (Phoenix AZ)

Assist with the operational functions of the Membership program within the Development Department.  Provide a high level of customer service to Museum members, visitors, volunteers, and staff.  Help the Museum prepare for, and drive growth in, the Membership program.  Pay rate: $14.00/hour. [0327]




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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