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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 will only post job descriptions that include salary ranges.  

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

Museum of Northern Arizona (Flagstaff AZ)

Responsible for the management of the Museum’s historical and institutional archives, including both document and photo archives. Salary: $51,000. [0307]

Volunteer Dept. Intern Fall 2024
Musical Instrument Museum (Phoenix AZ)

Engage community members to serve as volunteer team members in a range of activities within the museum, including Gallery Guides in the geographic galleries and the Experience and Encore Galleries, ushers in the Music Theater, and Museum Guides who host guided tours. Pay: $14.35/hour. [0313]

Education and Exhibits Coordinator (Part Time)
Tubac Presidio State Historic Park (Tubac AZ)

Responsible for the development and implementation of engaging, inquiry-based, interactive programming for visitors of all ages. The Coordinator will be responsible for the development and implementation of field trip experiences, in collaboration with the Visitor Experience Manager. Additionally, the Coordinator will support the planning, development, and implementation of museum exhibitions, including interpretive signage for gardens. As part of responsibilities over exhibits, the Education and Exhibits Coordinator will also lead the volunteer-based Collections Management Committee on the management and daily operations of the museum’s collections.  Up to 30 hours per week Salary: $20-22/hour. [0509]  

Community Engagement Coordinator (Part Time) 
Tubac Presidio State Historic Park (Tubac AZ)

Responsible for building connections and developing relationships with our community both within and outside the Presidio. The Coordinator will be responsible for developing new audiences through marketing and social media, strengthening ties with our existing audiences by overseeing the volunteer and membership programs, and building relationships with community partners. Up to 30 hours per week.  Salary: $20-22/hour. [0509]

Director of Education
Boyce Thompson Arboretum (Superior AZ)

Oversee all aspects of Education Department, from vision to implementation. Responsible for programs for children and families, school and homeschool groups, adult learners, and general visitor engagement, including interpretation. The ideal candidate will be knowledgeable about desert ecology and teaching and enjoy working with people. Salary: $70,000. [0521]

Volunteer and Visitor Engagement Coordinator
Boyce Thompson Arboretum (Superior AZ)

Provide strategic leadership, supervision, and coordination of a 100+ volunteer and docent core. Salary: $46,000. [0521]

Programs Coordinator (Hybrid-Flexible)
Arizona Humanities (Phoenix AZ)

Implements public humanities programs and events. Responsibilities include the development, planning, and administration of humanities programming.  Assists with outreach and advocacy to further AH’s mission to promote the public humanities in Arizona.  Salary: $40-$45,000.   [0523]

Grant Writer
Organic Architecture + Design Archives, Inc. (Chandler AZ)

Pursue archival and programmatic grants to support collection work. Collections include photos, textiles, sculpture, correspondence, and books in addition to hundreds of thousands of architectural drawings.  Salary: $15-$19/hour.  Email Joan Clark at to apply [0528]

Museum Contemporary Arts Curator
City of Mesa  (Mesa AZ)

Responsible for coordinating and overseeing the programming, acquisition, curating, and display of visual art for the five Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum exhibition spaces, sculpture courtyard, lecture hall, and classroom.  Salary: $63,385.92 - $88,572.85.  [0609]
Deadline: July 4, 2024. 

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.   All job listings must include a salary range. Job listings will remain on the MAA Website for 60 days unless otherwise requested.


Museum Association of Arizona

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Phoenix, Arizona 85082

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