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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. ].]

Retail Operations Coordinator
Yuma Crossing Discovery Center and Colorado River State Historic Park (Yuma AZ)

The coordinator works closely with the park manager to ensure the smooth running of YCDC operations, park admissions, create positive visitor experiences that encourage repeat business, and continually enhance gift shop sales and profit.    Salary Range: $14.50 - $16.25/hour. For more information contact Tammy Snook at [1205]

Director of Education
Tohono Chul (Tucson AZ)

Direct responsibility and oversight for the delivery of educational programs as well as interpretation of the site itself and the visitor experience; supervises the Interpretive Programs Manager and Volunteer Services Coordinator in Education and the Curator and Assistant Curator of Exhibitions in Exhibits; develops and maintains relationships with other museums, botanical gardens and community organizations, interacts directly and indirectly with members and guests on a regular basis and plays a key role in ensuring an exceptional visitor experience.    Salary Range $63,000-$65,000. [1209]

Director of Operations
Archaeology Southwest (Tucson AZ)

Hands-on and participative manager supporting the following areas: finance, business planning and budgeting, human resources, administration, and IT.  Salary: $60,000.  [1209]
Interviews begin December 15, 2020

Volunteer Services Coordinator (PT / 20 hours per week)
Tohono Chul (Tucson AZ)

Responsible for the advancement of the volunteer program at Tohono Chul through the active recruitment, screening, orientation/training, scheduling and supervision of Tohono Chul’s volunteer corps; also interacts directly and indirectly with the visiting public on a regular basis and plays a key role in ensuring an exceptional visitor experience.  Salary range: $13-$15/hour . [1215]

Development Director
The Natural History Institute (Prescott AZ)

Responsible for organizing and launching a coherent set of development activities to build support for the Natural History Institute’s mission and programs. This includes initiating constituent relationship management software; cultivating individual, corporate, and foundation gifts; annual fund coordination; marketing and communications efforts.  Salary: $60,000.  [0108]

Marketing and Communications Manager
Arizona Humanities (Phoenix AZ)

Responsibilities include development and oversight of internal and external communications, website, social media, and marketing. Salary range $40,000-46,000. [0112]
Deadline: January 25, 2021  

Programs Manager
Arizona Humanities (Phoenix AZ)

Responsible for the development and implementation of programs and events that explore the human experience, promote cultural literacy and civil discourse. Responsibilities include strategic planning, marketing, budgeting, reporting, and compliance.  Salary range: $45,000-50,000. [0112]
Deadline: January 25, 2021 

Museum Administrator
i.d.e.a. Museum (Mesa AZ)

Performs administrative work involving planning, developing, coordinating, and supervising the activities and facilities of the i.d.e.a. Museum including overseeing the development of Museum exhibits, programs, classes, educational and promotional materials, and special events.  Responsibilities include:  developing, administering, and monitoring the annual budget; managing, planning, and maintaining facilities (example:  building maintenance, security, safety, utilities, etc.); developing short- and long-term museum objectives; overseeing the administration of grants awarded to the i.d.e.a. Museum and associated programs; supervising the Exhibit Design Team, which develops exhibits and programs, supervising paraprofessional and clerical support staff; acting as liaison between the i.d.e.a. Museum, Arts and Culture Department, and City management, the i.d.e.a. Museum Foundation, associated non-profit organizations, and community interest groups; and assisting and advising the i.d.e.a. Museum Foundation in fund raising activities.   Salary range: $73,369.57 - $102,523.20. [0115]
First review of applications: February 1, 2021

Associate Curator of Collections & Exhibitions
Amerind Foundation (Dragoon AZ)

Manage the Amerind Foundation collections, including contemporary cultural objects, cultural objects recovered from archaeological investigations, a non-circulating library, and archives. Collections management activities include caring for a 40,000 object collection, managing a 20,000 volume library, managing Amerind’s archives, cataloging new donations, maintaining collections records and inventories, loans, work on ongoing repatriation efforts in consultation with tribal governments, authorizing archival reproduction permissions, overseeing collections care volunteers and Amerind’s Librarian.  Salary range: $52,000-$63,000. [0124]


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Museum Association of Arizona

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