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.

Art Institute Exhibition and Collection Assistant
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum (Tucson AZ) 
Responsibilities include maintaining an organized fine art collection system, interacting with artists, gallery volunteers, collectors, and gallery patrons. $14.00 - $17.50 per hour plus benefits [1116]

Executive Director   
Heritage Square Foundation (Phoenix AZ)
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. [1116]  Send letter and resume to

Graphic Designer (3/4 Time)
Arizona Historical Society  (Tempe AZ)
Responsible for developing graphic design for print and digital advertisements, website layouts and banners, promotional materials, outreach communication, exhibit labels, and providing other graphic design support as needed. Must be able to interpret written or spoken ideas and convert them seamlessly into images, layouts and other designs. Will work closely with Communications Manager to support overall marketing and communications strategy for organization. Responsible for ensuring all communications adhere to brand standards.  Salary: $16.07/hr [1218]

Collections Manager
Arizona Historical Society (Tucson AZ)
Statewide collections team lead for the permanent, 3 dimensional collections of historical artifacts. The Museum Collections Manager reports to and works with the VP of Collections and Education to set procedures and operational direction for AHS collections management activities. This position advises on collections management best practices and ensures that the collections team can accomplish best practice standards. Salary: $16.07-$19.95. [1218]

Museum Archivist
Tohono O’odham Nation Cultural Center & Museum (Sells AZ) 
Develops and administers library and archival special collections (in all format, i.e., paper, audiovisual, electronic) for the Cultural Center/Museum; Responsible for library and archival special collections inventory, arrangement, documentation, cataloging, and computerization; Oversees all activities and services; explains and assists users in locating and accessing information in the special collections.  Salary: $62,148.00.   [0107]

Garden Educator (Part-Time)
Desert Botanical Garden (Phoenix AZ)
Facilitate guided field trip experiences for students in Grades K-8, along with their teachers and chaperones, to help them enjoy and care about the Sonoran Desert.   Part-time, seasonal. Hours vary; approximately 8-20 hours per week from October through May.   Salary: $12/hour. [0110]

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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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