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.

Museum Registrar (Coordinator of Programs III)

Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art at Utah State University (Logan UT)

Oversee care and management of permanent collection of 5,100 artworks and all objects in custody, including responsibility for inspection, identification, description of condition, transporting, reporting, and recording of incoming and outgoing loans.; manage art storage and facilitates access to collection objects as original resource material for students, faculty, and scholars. [1124]

No salary range provided.

Application review begins January 13, 2017

Associate Registrar

Center for Creative Photography, University of Arizona (Tucson AZ)  

Reports to the Registrar and is responsible for managing all museum acquisition processes. In addition, this position performs general registration and collections management tasks to assist the Registrar and may perform administrative functions as needed. This position requires collaboration with professionals in all departments at the Center, student employees, and researchers accessing the collection. [1213]

No salary range provided.

Review begins on January 16, 2017

Collections Coordinator (part-time)

Taliesin West (Scottsdale AZ)

Assists the Curator and Registrar, Librarian, and Administrator of Historic Studies in overseeing the collections at Taliesin West, including hundreds of fine and decorative art pieces, rare books, and textiles; Taliesin Architects project drawings and files; a comprehensive education library and smaller Wright-specific research library; and hundreds of research files that include oral histories, manuscript and lecture copies (both paper and digital), as well as extensive ephemera; helps to ensure all objects and materials are properly stored and cared for; assists with planning, implementing and documenting collection projects; helps with the implementation of the Foundation’s Collection Policy; and serves as a resource about collections and the history of the Foundation. 

$15/hour up to 20 hours/week; eligible for group dental and vision plans as well as 401(k).  

Director (part-time)

River of Time (Fountain Hills AZ)

Coordinates the efforts of the Board of Directors, Museum Staff, and Volunteers to successfully complete the three phases of the 2020 Vision; Directs/ supervises all staff, and volunteers in management roles; Coordinates fundraising efforts; Reviews and approves all aspects of planning, design, and content in the three program areas: Events, Exhibits, and Education. Please email a letter of interest, resume, and three professional references to [0109]

No salary range provided.  

Deadline: January 31, 2017

Office Coordinator (part-time)

Arizona Citizens for the Arts (Phoenix AZ)

Assists in daily office functions; Coordinates meeting logistics for the executive director, board and committees; Orchestrate and execute annual silent auction; Recruit, manage and train event volunteers. [0110]

Salary range: $13 - $15/hour   

Deadline: February 10, 2017

Public Relations Specialist

Scottsdale Arts/Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (Scottsdale AZ)

Develop and implement initiatives as part of organization’s overall communication plan. Works closely with Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art and other divisions. Salary range: $45-$50K  To apply send resume and cover letter with salary requirements to EOE

Deadline: February 6, 2017

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.


Arizona State University Art Museum (Tempe AZ)

Provide innovative, aspirational leadership for the museum and surrounding art community, and will represent the ASU Art Museum nationally and internationally. No salary range provided. [0127]

Deadline: February 9, 2017

2018 Local Conference Coordinator Consultant (part-time)

American Alliance of Museums

Serves as the Local Host Committee’s administrator ensuring the smooth operation of the committee’s planning efforts; acts as the primary liaison between the host committee and the American Alliance of Museums (AAM).  Reports to the Local Host Committee Chair and AAM’s Director of Meetings and Events.  Approximately 20-25 hours/week between May 2017 and May 2018.   Salary Range: $40K.   Send resume with cover letter to Dana McLean at [0214]

Deadline: March 1, 2017



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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