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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:

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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 Exhibitions Coordinator  
Arizona Museum of Natural History (Mesa AZ)

Responsible for developing strategy, management, design, construction, installation, and maintenance of permanent galleries and temporary museum exhibitions. $54,731.04 - $76,505.52. [0825]

Museum Archivist
Tohono O’odham Cultural Center and Museum (Sells AZ)

Provides professional direction and leadership for the library and archives special collections.Responsible for collections development, organization, and preservation of collections; Uses bibliographic and archival access, policies, security, and technical/reference services. Duties include: Responsible for the administration, circulation and computerization, written procedures and policy development, and reports; Develops and administers library and archival special collections for the Cultural Center/Museum.   Salary:  $30.77/hour. [0829]

Cultural Resource Database Specialist: Tonto National Monument
Archaeology Southwest

This position will use the site assessment and monitoring plan developed for Tonto National Monument to assess data quality and recommend procedures for database integration for a select group of parks and monuments in the Inter-Mountain Region (IMR) as a proof of concept. The ultimate goal will be to expand this database to include other units in the IMR. Work will focus on Tonto National Monument datasets, but the individual will also work with IMR regional staff to investigate workable strategies more broadly.  Annual Salary: $53,000 (fulltime 1-year), $26,500 (halftime 2-years). [0910]

Digital Specialist
Museum of Northern Arizona (Flagstaff AZ)

Responsible for facilitating communication with our Managed Service Provider (MSP) staff and offering training and support to MNA staff on all areas of digital work. Salary: $55,000.00 a year.   Please submit a cover letter and resume to Email is the preferred method of application submission. If you have further questions, please contact Jill Thomas at 928-774-5211, ext 203. Resume review will begin immediately.

Archivist (2 positions)
Pimeria Alta Museum (Nogales AZ)

Digitize extensive collection of documents, photographs, maps, and audio-visual materials as part of the federally funded Pimería Alta Museum Archive Project.  PastPerfect software knowledge is helpful.  Bilingual English/Spanish is preferred; not required.  Housing stipend may be available. Salary: $45,000-$50,000 per year.   Contact Christine Courtland arrange for a brief preliminary interview to explain job time frame and housing.   Then submit a cover letter of interest, a resume, and 3 professional references to [0925]

Archival Assistant (4, part-time)
Pimeria Alta Museum (Nogales AZ)

Assist with organizing, scanning and storing materials, data entry, and other activities as part of the federally funded Pimería Alta Museum Archive Project.  Bilingual English/Spanish is preferred; not required.  Grant period will begin January 2024, for one year minimum.  20 hours/week.  Salary: $15/hour.  Contact Christine Courtland arrange for a brief preliminary interview to explain job time frame and housing.   Then submit a cover letter of interest, a resume, and 3 professional references to [0925]

Associate Curator
Mesa Contemporary Art Museum (Mesa AZ)

Performs curatorial work which may involve research and implementation of exhibitions; assists with the development of marketing materials, online content, and season schedule; development and implementation of outreach activities including educational materials, tours, artist talks, discussion panels, lectures, and hands-on projects; management and care of the storage and installation of art and artifacts; and supervision and coordination of related curatorial functions.  Salary: $52,138.53 to $72,855.12 . [1004]

Individual Giving Officer
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation/Taliesin West (Scottsdale AZ)

Develop and implement strategies to expand and manage major, individual giving programs, as well as the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of prospects capable of making major gifts of significant institutional impact, raising the major gift threshold over time.  Salary range: $80,000 to $100,000.  [1009] 

Manager, Marketing Operations and Communications
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation/Taliesin West (Scottsdale AZ)

Acts as the project manager for all Marketing & Communications projects, overseeing and managing the department’s content calendars and ensuring quality work is delivered on time.  Starting salary: $60,000.  [1009] 

Museum and Park Director
Tubac Presidio and Museum (Tubac AZ)

Collaborate with community groups, be responsible for managing the park including, but not limited to, fundraising, managing staff, organizing and presenting exhibits, educational programs, events, and special activities.  Salary: $65,000 to $68,000.  Send resumé and cover letter to [1011]

Curator of Education
Musical Instrument Museum (Phoenix AZ)

Lead the Education Department’s efforts to interpret musical and cultural content for educational programs serving audiences of all ages. Current educational offerings include MIMkids sequential programming (classes for early childhood through grade 12), a robust student and youth field trip program (including educational Artist Residency concerts and STEM options), and a burgeoning mix of offerings for older adults, including those living with memory loss. Salary range: $60,000- $65,000. [1020]

General Maintenance Foreman
Musical Instrument Museum (Phoenix AZ))

Responsible for the preventive maintenance, operations, and repair of the building facility systems.  Salary: $60,000-$65,000.  [1020] 

Copy Writer
Musical Instrument Museum (Phoenix AZ)

Responsible for increasing visibility of the museum, concerts, events, and programs through the development of effective email newsletters, press releases, advertising copy, and other marketing communications. Salary: $48,000-$57,000 [1020] 

Multimedia Archivist
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation/Taliesin West (Scottsdale AZ)

Primary responsibility of managing and preserving the photographs, moving images, and sound collections at the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation;  responsible for the arrangement, preservation, description, digitization, and organization of all analog and digital photographic formats and audio material including photographs, film, video, negatives, transparencies, slides, and oral histories, as well as digital assets.  Target starting salary: $60,000. [1023]

Research & Special Collections Librarian (Librarian)
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation/Taliesin West (Scottsdale AZ)

Collaborates with staff, students, and scholars to provide access to the library and special collection as well as research and reference support for programming, exhibitions, presentations, publications, and the Taliesin Institute;  oversees the preservation and organization of primary and secondary materials and manages all library services including cataloging, acquisitions, and the development of both physical and online collections.    Target starting salary: $50,000.  [1023]

Facilities Technician
Musical Instrument Museum (Phoenix AZ)

Assist with operations and repair of museum properties; duties include preventative maintenance, general repairs, adjustments to the building equipment, and fixtures. Starting pay: $23-$28/hour. [1023]

Archaeological Records Specialist
Arizona State Museum (Tucson AZ)

Assists in the administration and implementation of the Arizona Antiquities, and ensures compliance with all related policies and procedures outlined by state and federal laws and Arizona Board of Regents (ABOR) rules. The incumbent will process, manage, curate, and facilitate access to archaeological site and project records in the ARO. Using archaeological records held in the ARO and other ASM offices, they will conduct research on behalf of clients in CRM archaeology.  Salary: $47,356.  [1023]

Seasonal Part-Time Museum Educator 
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation/Taliesin West (Scottsdale AZ)

Responsible for delivering educational experiences for k-12 students, teachers, and families. Following a pre-written curriculum, leads and facilitates field trips, day camps, Girl Scout programs, and homeschool activities. This role is seasonal part-time (from January through April 2024) with a regular schedule of 4 days a week, generally from 8:00am – 1:00pm. Typical working days are Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, or Saturday, depending on programmatic needs. Salary: $17/hour. [1102]

Education Intern (Paid)
Musical Instrument Museum (Phoenix AZ)

Will learn how museum education enhances the guest experience while making an important contribution to MIM’s mission. The intern will be involved in a variety of activities related to museum education such as museum guide training, program planning and implementation, education collection management, program evaluation, museum tours, and everyday administrative tasks. Pay: $13.85/hour. [1112]

Executive Assistant to the Deputy Director and Chief Advancement Officer
Phoenix Art Museum (Phoenix AZ)

Provides high-level, professional administrative support) and project management support for prospects, donors, and major projects. Serve as development team point of contact, coordinating and communicating across departments: membership, guest services, development and philanthropy, affiliate groups, fundraising events, institutional giving, development information services, marketing and creative services, communications, and human resources. Provide expert support for matters critical to the operations of the Museum’s Advancement division.   Pay Range: $60,000 - $70,000. [1124]

Archaeological Compliance Specialist
Arizona State Historic Preservation Office

Duties include: Participating in statewide cultural resources planning with federal and state agencies; Writing documents for program guidance for use by federal and state preservation programs and professionals;  Providing technical review of cultural resources survey, testing, stabilization, excavation, and treatment plans and reports for federal and state agency projects; Providing training in state and federal laws and regulations for state and federal agencies, tribes, and private consulting firms;  Participate in planning and execution of annual historic preservation conference; Provide technical support to Site Steward Coordinator and agencies participating in Site Steward program. Salary: $55,000 - $66,000 . [1124]
Deadline: December 4, 2023

Museum Aide (Volunteer Coordinator) (Part-time)
S’edav Va’aki Museum, Phoenix AZ

Coordinate the Museum's Volunteer Program. Other duties include visitor services activities; publicity and marketing activities.  Pay Range: $19.54 - $33.41 per hour; Hiring Range: $19.54 - $21.54 per hour.
Deadline: December 11, 2023

Assistant Professor of Practice, Anthropology (Listing 607591)
Northern Arizona University (Flagstaff AZ)

Lead the university's Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) work. This position is a non-tenure eligible appointment. It is expected to be a continuing line with yearly renewals and has the potential for promotion. Salary range begins at $60,000
Applications received before December 18, 2023 will receive full consideration. 

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