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


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.

Associate Curator for Academic & Public Programs 
Center for Creative Photography (CCP), University of Arizona (Tucson AZ)

Facilitate the integration of the CCP fine print and archive collection into university curricula, programming for school & youth education, and adult learning opportunities. This includes working with curatorial staff to plan and interpret exhibitions in line with CCP core values and relevant to university teaching. The Associate Curator will be responsible for outreach to faculty, leading class discussions on site and off, and educating faculty on teaching strategies that enrich their curriculum and pedagogy.   Salary: $45,000 - $50,000.   [0816]
Deadline: September 4, 2018 (review begins)

Exhibit Coordinator (Volunteer Position)
Phoenix Trolley Museum (Phoenix, AZ)

For an exhibition collaboration between the Phoenix Trolley Museum and the Arizona Capitol Museum, define the research and production schedule, organize and draft the exhibit story and artifact labels, assemble graphics information and acquire selected high-resolution photographs in preparation for review and graphic design. An updated or new multimedia presentation is also planned and will require the exhibit coordinator’s attention.  Send a letter of interest to including a resume and contact information for two professional references.   [0822]
Deadline:  September 15, 2018.    

Conservator (Job ID 40187)
Arizona State Archives
Responsible for managing the conservation lab at the State Archives building.  Propose, develop, implement and monitor the physical care, conservation and long term preservation of archival materials in accordance with the American Institute for Conservation code of ethics; develop and monitor work procedures for the lab; carry out appropriate paper conservation techniques; work closely with building operations manager to monitor records storage environment and integrated pest management; consult with the State Library, Arizona Capitol Museum, and other government agencies; participate in training and outreach; and conduct preservation planning, emergency response and environmental control. Salary Range: $37,000-$45,000. [0827]
Deadline: September 6, 2018

Executive Director
Heritage Square Foundation (Phoenix AZ)

Provide dynamic leadership and to direct policymaking, planning, organization, staffing, and operations; responsible for the day-to-day management of Foundation operations and Heritage Square facilities, including the Rosson House Museum, Lath Pavilion event venue, gallery spaces, and commercial tenants. This position reports directly to the Board of Directors.   Salary Range:  $45,000 - 58,000.   Send resume and cover letter to [0907]
Deadline: September 21, 2018 (review begins)

Finance Manager
Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures (Tucson AZ)

Responsibility for all aspects of accounting, financial reporting, audit and budget preparation, human resources, financial data capture and analysis, and payroll.  Salary: $50,000 - $60,000, depending on qualifications. [0907]
Deadline: October 10, 2018

Art Institute Officer Manager
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum (Tucson AZ) 
Oversees all basic functions of a busy seven-day-a-week office that supports a rapidly growing, arts-based lifelong learning education program, fine art gallery, visiting artist program and permanent art collection of the Desert Museum.  Salary range:  $38,000 - $44,000. [0906]

Program Manager (#45575BR)
Deer Valley Petroglyph Preserve, ASU School of Human Evolution & Social Change (Phoenix AZ)
Supervises the day-to-day operations of the Preserve and the implementation of public programs, events, and interpretive materials to provide a rich experience to all of its visitors.  Under administrative direction, performs work of considerable difficulty in coordinating and directing the activities and functions of the projects/programs at Deer Valley Petroglyph Preserve. Independently ensures that the goals and objectives of the projects/programs are accomplished in accordance with priorities, time limitations, funding limitations or other specifications.  Salary range: $48,960 - $60,000 per year. [0914]
Deadline: September 24, 2018     


To have a listing added to this page please e-mail the information  to   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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