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

For information on positions in the Arizona non-profit section visit

Arizona State University Lodestar Center Non-Profit Career and Job Opportunities


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

Grant Writing Officer

Musical Instrument Museum (Phoenix AZ)

Reporting to the Director of Institutional Advancement, this position is responsible for writing proposals pursuing unrestricted and restricted funds for educational, operational, endowment, and theater projects to Foundations, Corporations and other potential funding organizations. [0531]

Director of Education and Registrar

The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures (Tucson AZ)

Responsible for a broad range of education and registration functions. Primary duties include: developing a comprehensive knowledge of the collection and the role of miniatures in arts and culture, defining and implementing goals and programs for the Education Department, managing Education staff, leading docent training, facilitating the logistics for temporary exhibitions and developing and maintaining collection data in the museum’s collection database. [0602]

Museum Exhibitions Technician (Grant Funded)

City of Mesa (Mesa AZ)

Handles artwork, fabricates, repairs, maintains and installs displays, graphics, cases, stands, fixtures and accessories, and performs in-process design for permanent, changing, and traveling exhibits.  Some assignments may include focus on traveling exhibitions and will assist with installing and de-installing temporary exhibitions at cultural institutions nationwide. [0602]

Business Manager (32-40 hours/week)

Desert Caballeros Western Museum (Wickenburg AZ)

Supports and tracks the business, financial and HR functions of the Museum, a not-for-profit institution with a $1.6 million operating budget and related investment and endowment funds. His/her primary duties include bookkeeping and HR management, and providing business support on a broad spectrum of duties. Responsible for reporting functions and financial services including payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable and cash management/reconciliations, investment balance reports and maintaining associated financial records and files. [0613]

Curator for Europe

Musical Instrument Museum (Phoenix AZ)

Augment and strengthen the European music collection; Manage the Mechanical Music gallery; Identify potential sources for long-term loans and donations of musical instruments; write label copy, contribute to catalogs on the collection, and produce articles and other publications; Build relationships and partnerships with scholars, collectors, other museum curators, and other organizations. [0618]

Corporate and Major Gifts Officer

Musical Instrument Museum (Phoenix AZ)

Responsible for identifying, cultivating and securing major gifts from individuals and corporations. [0618]

Science Education Coordinator – Informal Learning

Desert Botanical Garden (Phoenix AZ) 

Provides education programming for children (ages 18 mos.-18 yrs.) and families that promotes environmental literacy. Guides the overall operations of all informal science education programs (early childhood, homeschool, children and families, summer camp, and teens) in a manner that ensures excellence at all levels while achieving budgeted revenues and expenses.  Works collaboratively with the Children’s Education Team and other members of the department to achieve the department’s annual and long range goals within the mission of the Garden. [0712]

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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Museum Association of Arizona

P.O. Box 63902, Phoenix, Arizona 85082


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