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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. 

Curator / Archives Director
390th Memorial Museum (Tucson AZ)

Responsible for the operation of the Library & Archives, including the development, organization, cataloging, maintenance, and security of the museum’s collections.  Additional responsibilities: Primary point of contact for the accreditation process; Monitors the condition of the physical artifacts within the museum’s collections; Maintains policies and procedures for Library and collections facility; Supervises and coordinates the development of the Library and Archives databases; Supervises interns and volunteers.  Salary range: $50,000 - $55,000 per year. [0206]

Research Specialist
Archaeological Records Office, Arizona State Museum (Tucson AZ)

Assists in the administration and implementation of the Arizona Antiquities Act:
Receives and reviews project submission materials; Fulfills document requests; Conducts archaeological records research for archaeologists; Assists with the processing and curation of archaeological records; Maintains paper and electronic records; Conducts project tracking; Assists with ARO visitor services to facilitate access to archaeological records and maps; Assists with supervision and training of ARO students and volunteers.  Salary: $37,506 per year.  [0222]

Summer Internships (Archives, Paleontology, or Registration/Anthropology)
Museum of Northern Arizona (Flagstaff AZ
Gain professional museum experience in registration and collections management. Candidates should select either the Archives, Paleontology, or Registration/Anthropology Internship. Housing and a $13 per hour salary (average of 29 hours per week) are provided for a minimum of 10 weeks between May 1st and September 30th 2020.  [0303]
Application review begins March 27, 2020.

Assistant Repatriation and Repository Coordinator
Arizona State Museum (Tucson AZ)

Responsible for assisting the Archaeological Repository Manager in: administering and ensuring compliance with state and federal laws pertaining to antiquities and/or repatriation; overseeing curation of records related to all legally mandated programs and/or regarding human remains; conducting research of records, collections, and photographs; coordinating the planning for management of human remains and associated objects; creating and maintaining databases. Key duties include identifying, locating and assembling funerary objects subject to repatriation and creating and maintaining databases of funerary objects, coordinating intake, processing, and curation of archaeological collections.  Salary range: $42,007 to $70,01. [0304]

Museum Curator (Job ID 55132)
Arizona Historical Society (Tempe AZ)

Work collaboratively with other staff planning and developing exhibits: Identify objects from within collection or from other institutions for exhibitions; Secure objects for loans, conducts research, and working collaboratively with other staff in the development of narratives and story lines; Write interpretive materials.   Assist with front desk as needed.   May supervise interns/volunteers as needed.  Salary range: $16.07-$17.68/hour. [0403]
Deadline: April 13, 2020




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Museum Association of Arizona

P.O. Box 63902,
Phoenix, Arizona 85082

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