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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

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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. 

Director  
City of Mesa/ Arizona Museum of Natural History  (Mesa AZ)

Senior manager within the City’s Arts and Culture Department, reporting to the Director of Arts and Culture. This position leads the museum staff, setting programmatic, research and operational priorities, articulating and leading the implementation of vision and long-term strategies, and acting as the liaison to the AZMNH Foundation, a 501(c)3 support organization.   Annual salary: $84,929.98 - $118,664.00.  [0407]
 

Director  (Youth Museum Administrator)
City of Mesa/i.d.e.a. Museum (imagination, design, experience, arts) (Mesa AZ)

Senior manager within the City’s Arts and Culture Department , reporting to the Director of Arts and Culture. This position leads the museum staff, setting programmatic and operational priorities, articulating and leading the implementation of vision and long-term strategies, and acting as the liaison to the i.d.e.a. Museum Foundation, a 501(c)3 support organization.   Annual salary: $73,369.57 - $102,523.20 [0407]

TCA Experience Team: Level II - Associate (Part-time)
Tempe Center for the Arts (Tempe AZ)

TCA Experience Team Associates are a mid-level position within the Experience Team, which consists of Audience Services, Lounge, Box Office, and Gallery departments.  Salary: $16/hour. [0701]

TCA Experience Team: Level I - Ambassador (Part-time)
Tempe Center for the Arts (Tempe AZ)

TCA Experience Team Ambassadors are an entry-level position within the Experience Team, which consists of Audience Services, Lounge, Box Office, and Gallery departments.  Salary: $14/hour. [0701]

TCA Experience Team: Level III - Lead (Part-time)
Tempe Center for the Arts (Tempe AZ)

TCA Experience Team Leads are a high-level position within the Experience Team, whichconsists of Audience Services, Lounge, Box Office, and Gallery departments. Salary: $18/hour. [0701]

Arts Learning Specialist (Senior Program Assistant)
Mesa Arts Center (Mesa AZ)

Responsible for coordinating resources, programs and curriculum that supplement Studios, Performing Live, Mesa Contemporary Arts (MCA), Festivals, Community Events, other MAC programs, and arts education partnerships in Mesa and the broader community;  manages the planning, delivery, and evaluation of arts engagement programming in collaboration with outside agencies such as Mesa Public Schools (MPS) and other community partners. Salary Range: $43,601.00 - $62,940.80  [0701].

Executive Director
Cosanti Foundation (Paradise Valley AZ)

Oversees operations, the sites, facilities, programming, and philanthropic initiatives, and actively engages with the alumni and the surrounding communities andwill play a lead role in developing a new strategy to position the organization for its successful next chapter.  Salary: from $125,000. [0705]

Assistant Manager, Archaeological Records Office
Arizona State Museum (Tucson AZ)

Assists the ARO Manager in supervising the operations of the Archaeological Records Office including the administration and implementation of the Arizona Antiquities Act (AAA; A.R.S. ยง 41-841 et seq.), compliance with all policies and procedures outlined by state and federal laws and Arizona Board of Regents (ABOR) rules, and management of both paper and digital collections submitted to ASM.  Salary: $43,599.   [0705]

Borderlands Curator / Librarian - Assistant or Associate
University of Arizona (Tucson AZ)

This position meets the information needs of students, faculty, and other customers of Special Collections by highlighting collections emphasizing the U.S. - Mexico Borderlands; providing reference service and primary source literacy instruction, curating exhibits, and acquiring archival collections, in particular for the areas relevant to the U.S - Mexico Borderlands. The Borderlands Curator / Librarian participates in developing policies for collection development and collection management in Special Collections, assists in mentoring and supervising Special Collections graduate students, oversees and administers scholar research awards including the Ken Wolfgang and Kendra Gaines Library Endowment and the Kathy Cowan/Paul Shephard Library Endowment, and plays a fundamental role in the execution of the new Mellon-funded grant project on integrating library services into data-intensive humanities research on the borderlands.  This is a continuing-eligible or continuing track, academic professional position. Salary range: $60,000 - $75,000. [0713]

Exhibition Preparator (Temporary)
Tempe Center for the Arts  (Tempe AZ)

Preparation of exhibitions: artist correspondence and scheduling; loan agreement processing and condition reports; fine art and artifact handling (preparation, transportation, unpacking and packing); 2D, 3D and video- based display installation; display furniture building and maintenance (pedestals, vitrines and walls); sign production (design, printing, mounting and installation); and gallery layout (design and lighting). Assist with day-to-day maintenance and safety of gallery spaces and workshop: cleaning, organizing, and updating equipment and supply inventory lists; implementing safety procedures; monitoring gallery environment (humidity, lighting and temperature); ADA compliance research and implementation; MSDS report documentation and research. Salary range: $18- $25 per hour. [0717]

Executive Director
Arizona Historical Society (Phoenix AZ)

Controls the operations and activities of all staff. Responsible for planning, developing, coordinating, directing and managing all grant request, financial gifts, donations of property and sponsorships from private and public sources. Responsible for monitoring the progress of the institution and the staff in meeting the overall organizational objectives and initiatives in accordance with the mission and goals.  Salary: $125,000. [0813]

Volunteer and Events Coordinator
Boyce Thompson Arboretum (Superior AZ)

Responsible for volunteer recruitment, orientation, project planning, implementation and supervision of volunteers.   Salary: $42,500.  [0825]

Annual Giving Officer
Musical Instrument Museum (Phoenix AZ)

Expand and diversify the current annual giving programs that include membership, direct mail, corporate, foundation, and individual giving objectives. This new position will work in partnership with the Creative Director, the marketing/communications team, and Strategic Data Specialist. Salary range: $80,000 - $90,000. [0825]

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 Range: $50,000-$55,000. [0827]
Deadline: September 18, 2021

Marketing Specialist
Musical Instrument Museum (Phoenix AZ)

Responsible for developing and executing a strategic paid media program  across multiple formats – print, digital, social, broadcast, radio, outdoor, etc. – in support of the museum, special exhibitions, theater programming, museum membership, and various other museum programs and initiatives.  Salary range: $50,000 - $58,000.   [0827]

Bilingual Museum Interpreter (Part-time)
Rosson House Museum/Heritage Square (Phoenix AZ)

Responsibilities include guiding tours in English and Spanish, assisting visitors, historic research, and performing point of sale transactions.  Salary: $15.00/hour.  [0901]

Research Specialist
Arizona State Museum, University of Arizona (Tucscon AZ)

Assists in the administration and implementation of the Arizona Antiquities Act (AAA; A.R.S. i 41-841 et seq.). The incumbent will perform duties required by the ARO in fulfillment of ASM’s state-mandated policies and responsibilities and management of both paper and digital collections submitted to ASM.  Salary: $38,892. [0901]

Senior Education Program Coordinator
Deer Valley Petroglyph Preserve, Arizona State University (Phoenix AZ)

Develops and implements educational and interpretative programs suitable to multi-generational public audiences.  Salary range: $42,552 - $47,000. [0901]
Deadline: September 16, 2021 

Associate Exhibit Designer
Musical Instrument Museum (Phoenix AZ)

Assists the Exhibit Designer in planning, designing, and installing exhibitions from conceptualization to implementation. This position is responsible for tracking and implementing aspects of the exhibit design process.   Salary range:  $40,000 to $45,000. [0913]


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.   All job listings must include a salary range. Job listings will remain on the MAA Website for 60 days unless otherwise requested.

 

Museum Association of Arizona

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