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.


Executive Director        

Superstition Mountain Museum (Apache Junction AZ)

Strong business skills and retail management experience, as well as excellent people and leadership skills.  Computer literacy is a must.  Prior museum experience is a definite plus.  Send resume to or fax it to 480 288-6524.  [0506] 



Arizona Historical Society-Central Division (Tempe AZ)

Manages the staff, facilities, buildings, and property of the Central Division and expands its resources through fund raising, grant writing, and marketing; developing partnerships with businesses and government; planning and promoting museum activities, special events, and programming; advocating for the museum and its role in the community; and raising the museum profile through consistent, clear internal and external communications. [0506]   


Grants Manager

Arizona Humanities (Phoenix AZ)

Responsible for overall grants administration and the development and implementation of grants-funded humanities programs that explore and interpret the human experience, enhance cultural literacy, and engage critical dialogue; administers all grants and special grant initiatives, and oversees reporting, compliance, recordkeeping, and surveys; responsible for strategic planning, budgeting, internal grant writing and fundraising; and representing AH to the public and funders. [0508]


Programs and Grants Coordinator    

Arizona Humanities (Phoenix AZ)

Implements humanities programming and develops programs that explore and interpret the human experience, enhance cultural literacy, and engage people in critical dialogue.  [0508]      


Curatorial Coordinator

Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (Scottsdale AZ)

Provides administrative, project-management, and research assistance to the curatorial department for all exhibitions and related publications.  [0601]    


Business Manager

Amerind Foundation (Dragoon AZ)

Bookkeeper and office manager.  Prepares the annual budget, manages accounts payable and receivable, oversees annual audit, runs payroll, oversees office management, and assists the executive and deputy directors. [0710]


Chef Assistant

Amerind Foundation (Dragoon AZ)

Assistant to the executive chef and house coordinator.   Some cooking experience required; able to work indoors and out; reliable transportation and an Arizona driver’s license. Criminal background check required. [0710]


Associate Registrar

Phoenix Art Museum (Phoenix AZ)

Perform various registration and collection management functions as assigned by the Registrar, including the proper handling, shipping, receiving, documentation, storage and preservation of works of art in the Museum’s permanent collection and objects on loan.  [0710]


Curator of Programming

Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (Scottsdale AZ)

Responsible for the development and coordination of educational and outreach activities designed to promote arts education for adults. [0710]



Pueblo Grande Museum (Phoenix AZ)

Responsible for the supervision of all professional, paraprofessional, and maintenance staff, including the City Archaeologist and Museum Curator for the 100+ acre Pueblo Grande Museum and Cultural Park..

Deadline: Recruitment may close when we have received a sufficient number of qualified applications.  First review of applicants will be July 20, 2015.






























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 30 days unless otherwise requested.


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