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,


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 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]


Development OfficerTucson 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]


Arts Education Coordinator (part-time)

West Valley Arts Council (Surprise AZ)

Oversee all aspects of coordinating, planning, implementing and overseeing educational initiatives that support the mission and goals of the West Valley Arts Council. [0806]

Send resume and cover letter to Bernadette Mills at           


Event and Program Coordinator 

West Valley Arts Council (Surprise AZ)    

Coordinate, plan, administer and implement WVAC programs and events. [0806]

Submit Cover Letter and Resume to Bernadette Mills at


Visitor Services Associate     

Children's Museum of Phoenix (Phoenix AZ)

Staff  the admissions desk and engage  visitors in a professional and positive manner while providing excellent customer service as they answer questions and acknowledge visitor comments and concerns. [0806]


Art Studio Assistant (part-time)

Children's Museum of Phoenix (Phoenix AZ)    

Provide instruction of museum-developed art curriculum for public and school programs at the museum. Also will assist with set-up, clean up, and preparation of consumable materials.  [0806]    


Community Engagement Manager

Phoenix Zoo (Phoenix AZ)

Responsible for the development, implementation, evaluation and oversight of a number of community-focused Zoo programs, including the Advanced Inquiry Program Master’s program (AIP). This position serves as liaison with external and internal partners for the AIP and other programs, including the Arizona SciTech Festival, and established and emerging community education programs led by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums and others. [0806]


Guest Services Manager

Phoenix Zoo (Phoenix AZ)

Oversee and improve upon the day to day operations of Admissions, School Group Entrance, Turnstiles, Stroller/Wheelchair Rentals, Membership, Reception and Call Center. This person will maintain exceptional standards for guest service, cleanliness, and physical appearance of all locations within the department. Additionally, is responsible for managing the budget, recruitment, training, and motivation and evaluation of staff. [0806]


Development Manager

Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art/Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts (Scottsdale AZ)    

Implement comprehensive and integrated fundraising programs to develop individual and corporate contributed income sources for the Center and Museum, with an emphasis on donor cultivation, soliciting major gifts to support performances, endowments, education programs, annual fund, and planned giving. [0806]



Phoenix Art Museum (Phoenix AZ)

Safely and properly unload, uncrate, store, install, remove, crate, load and ship works of art, as well as prepare galleries for exhibitions of art, including construction of temporary walls, pedestals, tables, cases and special props, as well as painting. [0808] Submit cover letter, resume and salary history to job code ASU-PREP to  


Membership Manager

Phoenix Zoo (Phoenix AZ)    

Oversee the planning and implementation of programs and events designed to increase, upgrade and retain households and revenue for the Phoenix Zoo’s membership program. A key aspect of this position will be managing all communication tied to memberships such as telemarketing, mailings, signage and collateral materials. [0808]


Office Manager

Arizona Citizens for the Arts (Phoenix AZ)

Provide broad office skills, basic bookkeeping, common office management software, customer relationship databases management and updating web pages. [0820]

Deadline : September 5, 2014.


Anthropology Collections Assistant (1 year)

Museum of Northern Arizona (Flagstaff AZ)

Work on a variety of collections projects, including Coconino National Forest (CNF) collections curation, CNF NAGPRA projects, and photographing Bureau of Indian Affairs collections. The Anthropology Collections Assistant is responsible for the curation, photography, and cataloging of archaeological artifacts, including re-housing and data entry.  For more information  or to submit your application (a cover letter, resume, and three professional references) please contact Jaina Moan at [0821]

Deadline: September 1, 2014.


Senior Sales Associate

Musical Instrument Museum (Phoenix AZ)  

Assist the Retail Manager, Assistant Retail Manager, and Assistant Buyers with various aspects of the museum store daily operations, including supervising and participating in shop opening and closing functions and handling change requests (requiring safe access); supervising and assisting with the daily restocking of the store, and overseeing floor coverage and serving as a manager on duty .  [0821]















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