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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 Education Curator 
Tohono O’odham Nation’s Cultural Center/Museum (Sells AZ)

Planning, organizing, directing and evaluating all education and education outreach functions required to operate and maintain education activities and services. Salary: $59,000.  [0222]

Recreation Coordinator II- Nature Center
City of Chandler Community Services Department (Chandler AZ)

Plans, coordinates, and directs recreational activities, including but not limited to, athletic events, youth and teen programs, therapeutics programs, aquatics programs special interest classes, environmental education, and other related programs.  Salary range: $59,301-$81,536. [0306]

Exhibits Curator
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum (Tucson AZ)

Responsible for the creation of habitat-based, zoological and ecological exhibits and displays at the museum, the design coordination of exhibits, and related projects. Coordinates with outside designers, contractors and with Museum staff to accomplish these projects. The successful candidate will be part of the team working on the long term planning of the museum and capital projects. Salary:  $53,500. [03

Development Officer
Central Arts Alliance (Phoenix AZ)

Responsible for planning, directing, and implementing a comprehensive Development program and developing talented team members focused on the goal of significantly increasing donor engagement and fundraising outcomes.  Salary: $50,000-$55,000. [0415]

Manager of Events and Community Programming
Central Arts Alliance (Phoenix AZ)

Responsible for the oversight and execution of major events, offsite residencies, Art Mobile programming, gallery operations, and community programs.  Salary: $35,000-$40,000. [0415]

Visitor Experience Manager
Museum of Northern Arizona (Flagstaff AZ)

Oversees the hiring, training, scheduling, and supervision of the Visitor Experience Staff, including reception, cashier, retail, security, tours, event set-up, security procedures, and custodial needs.  Salary: $55.000.   [0420]

Preservation Manager
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation (Scottsdale, AZ)

Assist with planning and implementation of facilities maintenance and preservation projects. Work will include developing drawings and coordinating projects that will be carried out by Foundation technicians as well as independent contractors. Salary Range: $60,000 to $65,000. [0428]

Development Director
Arizona Heritage Center (Tempe AZ)

Responsible for developing, managing, planning, coordinating and implementing policies, objectives and procedures of fundraising functions in accordance with the Agency's Mission and Strategic Plan; identify and implement donor cultivation and solicitation strategies while working closely with volunteers, staff and management.  Salary: $42/hour.  [0503] 

Executive Staff Assistant
Arizona Heritage Center (Tempe AZ)

Provide administrative support to Executive Director; coordinating inter-departmental projects and schedules, conducting market research and writing reports, tracking staff and programs management, and preparing draft responses to inquiries; assists in scheduling and facilitating all meetings (public and private), including the drafting of minutes and follow-up on action items when applicable.  Salary: $21.50/hour. [0503]

Museum Operations Director
Pioneer Museum (Flagstaff AZ)

Interface with vice presidents as follows; Exhibitions, Education and Publications for final approval of any programs, exhibitions or publications; Library, Archives and Collections regarding all aspects relating to artifacts and archives; Marketing, Communications and Revenue enhancement regarding all public relations and marketing inquiries, and statewide facilities manager regarding all buildings and properties issues. Manage and oversee daily business operations and present the agency within neighboring communities and partner organizations. Manage earned revenue generation. Responsible for coordinating the safe operation of the facility to meet visitor needs and coordinating all inspections with the statewide facilities manager.  Salary: $22/hour. [0503]

Museum Registrar
Arizona Heritage Center (Phoenix AZ)
Perform tasks involved with the acquisition, accession, deaccession, records management and disposition of the museum's collections. This includes the creation and maintenance records of artifacts and objects to provide for their legal protection, safety, insurance coverage, and reflects their handling, transportation, control and storage of objects and artifacts.   Salary: $15/hour. [0503]

Deputy Director
Museum of Northern Arizona (Flagstaff AZ)

Serves as the finance and operations leader, overseeing and coordinating financial administration, business planning and strategy, facilities, visitor experience, and earned income. The Deputy Director acts as the primary finance leader and works closely with the Executive Director and Board of Directors to achieve the Museum’s strategic goals.   Salary: $90,000. [0503]

Digital Marketing Manager
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation (Scottsdale AZ)

Assists with digital communication and strategy initiatives in support of the Foundation’s mission and brand, including education, preservation, retail, licensing, membership, philanthropy, and public access programs at both Taliesin in WI and Taliesin West in AZ.  Salary: $60,000. [0518]

Arizona CSO – Regional Lead
SciTech Institute (Tempe AZ)

Manages events and activities of Arizona’s Chief Science Officers (CSO). Key responsibilities will be to develop and grow the Arizona CSO network.  Salary range: $48,000 – $55,000. [0522]

Education Outreach Coordinator
SciTech Institute (Tempe AZ)

Serves as the main point of contact for all educational contacts and the liaison for Arizona’s Chief Science Officers (CSO). Key responsibilities will be to share resources, organize collaboration opportunities, develop and grow the network of schools, administrators, teachers and families while supporting the 6-12 grade CSOs. Salary: range: $48,000 – $55,000. [0522]

Communications Coordinator Intern (Part-time)
SciTech Institute (Tempe AZ)

Support communications for SciTech Institute including general communications, public relations, brand integrity and monitor performance metrics.  Salary: $15-$18/hour. [0525]

STEM Ecosystem Hub Coordinators (Part-time)
SciTech Institute (Tucson, Phoenix, Flagstaff, Yuma AZ
Oversee events and activities of Arizona’s STEM Ecosystem in their region; foster current and new relationships, cultivate new program participants and bring organizations together with a focus on long-term, shared, sustainable, and flexible STEM missions that bridge, integrate, and strengthen the learning opportunities offered by organizations across sectors.  Salary: $15-$25/hour. [0525]

Curator for European Musical Instruments
Musical Instrument Museum (Phoenix AZ)

Help build, interpret, and care for MIM’s collection of approximately 16,000 musical instruments and music-related artifacts, as well as their supporting documentation; Augment and strengthen the European music collection by working to identify, evaluate, document, and acquire appropriate instruments and contextual objects for exhibits.; Select, record, and coordinate video content used in European exhibits; Conduct research related to music and musical instruments that can be utilized in improving exhibits Manage the Mechanical Music Gallery.  Salary range:  $60,000.00 - $90,000.00. [0604]

Digital Archivist (Temporary, Full-time)
History Associates Inc. Arizona Polytechnic Campus (Mesa AZ)

Leads the planning, management, description, reformatting, and preservation program for the Senator John S. McCain Papers digital content within the context of the entire collection and the collections at ASU in alignment with University technology standards and security requirements.  Salary range:  $55,000.00 - $55,000.00. [0604]

Visitor Services Lead
Tempe History Museum (Tempe AZ)

Provide customer service to museum visitors at the Visitor Services / Reception desk, in the gallery, in the community room, and other public spaces. May provide tours of museum spaces; Staff the Museum Store; handle transactions through computerized point-of-sale system. Salary: $18.00/hour. [0604]

Learning and Engagement Manager (Education)
Center for Creative Photography (Tucson AZ)

Responsible for creating and implementing learning initiatives for CCP that build mutual connections between exhibitions, collections, and communities. The role will be pivotal in bringing interdisciplinary perspectives and practices into dialogue with photography and cultivating a welcoming environment through the arts. This position initiates a range of in-person, online, and hybrid learning engagements and, working closely with CCP’s Collections staff, provides essential support for class and community collaborations.  Salary range: $43,559-$50,000. [0604]

Executive Director
Sedona Heritage Museum (Sedona AZ)

Responsible for providing strong leadership while working with Museum staff and volunteers to meet the highest standards of excellence in financial management, collections management, exhibits, programming, including fund-raising and development.  The Executive Director reports directly to the Board of Directors, leads a staff of 4 part-time staff, and 100 volunteers, and manages an annual budget of $300,000.  Salary range: $75,000-$100,000. [0607]

Intern (Fall 2022) (Temporary, part time)
Girl Scouts Arizona Cactus Pine History Committee (Phoenix AZ)

Working with experienced archivists to develop a framework for organizing image collection, including cataloging slides, negatives, photographs, and scrapbooks, and creating a digital database of those images.  Salary: $12.80 per hour for 72 total hours. [0608]
Deadline: June 30,2022 

Executive Director
Santa Cruz Valley National Heritage Area

Responsible for implementing the strategic priorities of the board of directors and managing the day-to-day operations of the organization. Responsibilities include developing and managing programs in accordance with annual National Park Service task agreements and other grant contracts, coordinating implementation of the management plan, organizing monthly board meetings and trainings, coordinating with the Treasurer on monthly bookkeeping and financial reports, developing annual budgets, coordinating fundraising efforts, and increasing public awareness of the organization and the NHA.  Salary range: $60,000-$70,000. [0612]

Museum Interpreters (2) (Part-time)
Rosson House Museum – Heritage Square (Phoenix AZ)

Responsibilities include guiding tours, assisting visitors, historic research, performing point of sale transactions, and assisting with events/programs. Salary: $15.00/hour. [0617]

Development Coordinator
Archaeology Southwest (Tucson AZ)

With a concentration in successfully leading the annual fund, special events, and donor stewardship initiatives, this position will also be responsible for effective and efficient use of resources and the donor management system to measure and achieve development goals. This position also shares responsibility for maintaining the Archaeology Southwest website.  Salary: $48,000 to $52,000. [0624]

Development Coordinator
Arizona State University Art Museum (Tempe AZ)

Provide professional grant writing and project management support for the ASU Art Museum's development and revenue raising activities. The position will oversee the development activities relating to corporate, foundation & government support and help with membership administration. Salary: $42,000 -$45,000. [0624]
Deadline: June 28, 2022 

Executive Assistant 
Central Arts Alliance (Phoenix AZ)

Assists with administrative, finance, human resource, and organizational tasks that support the CEO in the management of the day to day operations of Central Arts Alliance and all its branches, including Phoenix Center for the Arts and Thunderbird Arts Center. Salary Range: $40,000-$50,000.. [0625]

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.


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