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 Association 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


Business Manager

The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures (Tucson AZ)

Responsible for all aspects of accounting, financial reporting, audit and budget preparation, human resources, purchasing, point of sale operations, inventory, data capture and analysis, and information technology as it relates to the accounting and retail operations.  Proficiency with QuickBooks Enterprise and Point of Sale software and Microsoft Office 2013, particularly Excel and Access, is required. [0606]

Submit letter of interest, resume and up to three letters of employment-related recommendation to: Nina Daldrup,


Curatorial Assistant

Musical Instrument Museum (Phoenix AZ)

Provide research and administrative support to the museum’s curatorial team. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis and will be accepted until the position is filled. [0617]


Development Coordinator

Arizona Science Center (Phoenix AZ)

Assist the development team by providing pro-active, timely and accurate administrative support, including data entry, generation of donor communications and reporting on a daily, weekly and monthly basis, as well as assistance with events and activities as needed. Additionally, the Development Coordinator acts as Executive Assistant to the Senior Vice President of External Affairs.  [0623]


Development Officer

Children's Museum of Phoenix (Phoenix AZ)

Develop and oversee cultivation and stewardship program; Manage and staff all fundraising activities; With the Development Director develop and manage the activities associated with businesses and organizations on planning and implementing fundraising/promotional activities which benefit The Museum. [0623]


Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations

Arizona Science Center (Phoenix AZ)

Manage all aspects of corporate and foundation fundraising, including project support, planning, research, solicitation, donor stewardship plans, budget tracking, special events and cultivation opportunities. [0623]


Director of Education Development

Challenger Space Center Arizona (Peoria AZ)

Oversee the Education Department’s curriculum programs; to maintain the highest standards of quality assurance in STEM programs as well as the delivery of the programs for visiting schools and the general public. [0623]


Special Events Manager

Children's Museum of Phoenix (Phoenix AZ)

Develop a strategic plan to identify, build and grow relationships with current and prospective event participants for the Children’s Museum of Phoenix. Manage internal events, high profile fundraising events, and facility rental events involving outside clients. Work with facilities staff and event management staff to assist with logistical details for onsite meetings and special events, and to ensure all aspects of event occur smoothly. [0623]


Marketing/PR Director

West Valley Arts Council (Surprise AZ)

Oversee marketing and communications for its non-profit organization, including development and execution of e-blasts, website, social media, and traditional marketing and media materials. [0623]


Facilities Technician

Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation  (Scottsdale AZ)

Assist with the performance of highly diversified duties to install, troubleshoot, repair, and maintain buildings, grounds, and facility equipment at the historic Taliesin West campus. [0626]


Museum Manager

Tempe History Museum (City of Tempe) (Tempe AZ)

Develop, plan, implement, and administer the Museum operations, exhibits, activities, projects and programs; monitor work flow; recommend, develop and implement policies and procedures; review and evaluate work products, methods and procedures;  oversee and manage the operation and maintenance of the off-site Petersen House Museum and maintenance and lease of the off-site Elias-Rodriguez House. [0626]


Development Officer

Tucson Museum of Art (Tucson AZ)    

Responsible for implementing a comprehensive and integrated fundraising program that develops individual and corporate contributed income sources for the Museum, with an emphasis on donor cultivation, endowment, annual fund, and planned giving. In addition, this position supports the development office in its special event and fundraisers activities, with attention to high quality customer service. [0703]


Curator of Exhibitions

Tohono Chul Park (Tucson AZ)

Direct responsibility for the research, planning, design and execution of an annual schedule of rotating art and cultural exhibits which complement the public’s use and understanding of the Park and its mission. The Exhibits Department is part of the Education and Visitor Services Division and reports to the Division Director. [0708]

Deadline: July 31, 2014


Museum Accounting Specialist 

i.d.e.a. Museum/City of Mesa (Mesa AZ)

Journey-level technical accounts maintenance, paraprofessional accounting and administrative support work.  [0719]

Deadline: July 31, 2014







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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