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

Museum Jobs

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In the interests of transparency and equity in hiring MAA strongly encourages prospective employers to include a salary range in their job descriptions.

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

Executive Director
Desert Caballeros Western Museum/ Maricopa County Historical Society (Wickenburg AZ)
Directs 13 FTE and a dedicated volunteer corps of 100; interprets and applies the policies adopted by the Board of Trustees and directs the operations and activities of staff; responsible for planning, developing, coordinating, directing, and managing all earned revenue, grants, financial gifts, donations of property and sponsorships from private and public sources within an annual operating budget of $1.5 million.   No salary range provided.  Send resume to chair@westernmuseum.org.  [0911]

Education Publication Coordinator (part-time)
Desert Botanical Garden (Phoenix AZ)
Develop and coordinate the education class catalog, which serves as the primary marketing and promotion piece for adult and children's public programming;  work collaboratively with members of the education, marketing and membership departments to ensure a high level of customer and member satisfaction with content, delivery and communication related to educational programming.  No salary range provided. [0912]

Production Designer
Desert Botanical Garden (Phoenix AZ)
Responsible for assisting the Senior Graphic Design Manager team on the creation and production of advertisements, brochures, social media content, e-mails, special-event materials, and other marketing and advertising collateral.  No salary range provided. [0912]

Senior Manager, Design and Digital Strategy
Phoenix Art Museum (Phoenix AZ)
Lead the development of the Museum's visual communication strategy as it applies to print and digital assets, and manages the projects, production and personnel of the Museum's visual/creative media team.  No salary range provided (Salary history required). [0912]

Communications Strategist
Phoenix Art Museum (Phoenix AZ)
Serve as the principal writer and project manager for all donor and fundraising campaign communications activities, including funding proposals, renewal letters, news releases, and related marketing collateral. Serves as the chief liaison to the Development Department, on behalf of the Marketing and Communications Division.  No salary range provided (Salary history required). [0912]

Garden Guru (part-time)
Phoenix Children’s Museum (Phoenix AZ)
Work in and maintain outdoor edible garden. We are instituting a new farm to table program at the Museum.  Need to be able to work irregular hours including early mornings and holidays. Additionally, the Garden Guru will be working in the garden while the museum is open and should offer garden-based learning opportunities to children and their caregivers.  No salary range provided. [0912]

Director of Institutional Advancement
Musical Instrument Museum (Phoenix AZ)
Part of MIM’s senior leadership team.  Responsible for representing MIM to the museum and cultural community, and for meeting ambitious contributed revenue goals through a comprehensive giving program of annual, major, institutional, and planned giving.   No salary range provided. [0925]

Visitor Services Manager
Desert Caballeros Western Museum (Wickenburg AZ)
Primary contact for Visitor Services Associates and Museum volunteers and works alongside them during hours the Museum is open to the public; provides training, direction, coordination, and scheduling for all front-line functions of the Museum including Admissions, Museum stores, Gallery Guides and Cowgirl Up!; directly supervises Visitor Services Associates; actively recruits volunteers, matches them with appropriate functions in the Museum and evaluates performance regularly; works closely with the Retail Operations Manager and Curator of Education to ensure consistent content and procedures across the Museum experience. No salary range provided.  [1011]

Museum Educator
Musical Instrument Museum (Phoenix AZ)
Assist in developing and overseeing educational content for MIMkids programs and “A World of Musical Journeys” field trips using best practices in museum education and world music pedagogy; create and teach developmentally appropriate content in a variety of formats (small and large lecture-style, hands-on music making, gallery tours, and other educational presentations) to diverse audiences (early childhood, school-aged youth, teachers, MIM volunteers, and adults); assist with administrative duties. No salary range provided. [1017]

Volunteer Coordinator, Events
Phoenix Zoo (Phoenix AZ)
Responsible for providing support to the Volunteer Manager through the recruitment and coordination of volunteers for Zoo fundraising/special events; also responsible for providing administrative support for the Volunteer Program, which includes email and phone communication and database management.   No salary range provided [1030]

Director of Development
Museum of Northern Arizona (Flagstaff AZ)
Identifies, defines, and develops funding sources to support existing and planned programs, capital projects and the operating budget; coordinates the development, writing, and submission of grant and sponsorship proposals and will be responsible for collecting, analyzing and reporting the data on supported programs, working with other departments as necessary; manages the planning and execution of on-going giving and cultivation programs such as the annual appeal, major gifts program, on-site donation efforts, membership, and planned giving;  responsible for planning and executing all fundraising events, primarily the annual fundraising gala.  No salary range provided [1030]

Museum Registrar (ID No. 33821)
Prescott Historical Society/Sharlot Hall Museum (Prescott AZ)

Perform a complex combination of tasks involved with the acquisition, accession, deaccession, records, management, and disposition of collections. The primary concerns are creating and maintaining records of objects that provide legal protection, safety, insurance coverage, handling, transporting, control and storage of artifacts.   No salary range provided.  [1103]

Museum Volunteer Coordinator (Museum Aide: Job ID 24992)
Pueblo Grande Museum (Phoenix AZ)

Part-time position (30 hours/week) to coordinate museum volunteer program.   Salary: $16.21/hr.  [1108]

Program Coordinator
University of Arizona Center for Creative Photography (Tucson AZ)

Support curatorial functions and coordinate exhibitions including acquisitions, exhibitions, outreach and publications. This position has a particular emphasis on developing and realizing exhibitions for the CCP’s exhibition program, including traveling exhibitions, incoming loans, and exhibitions by guest curators.   No salary range provided.  [1110]

Education Coordinator
Taliesin West (Phoenix AZ)

Focuses on researching, developing, and coordinating hands-on education programs and resources for the K-12 audience.   No salary range provided. [1130]

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To have a listing added to this page please e-mail the information  to azmuseums@gmail.com.   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 60 days unless otherwise requested.

In the interests of transparency and equity in hiring MAA strongly encourages prospective employers to include a salary range in their job descriptions. 

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