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. 

Public Art Specialist  (part-time)
City of Tempe (Tempe, AZ)

Assist with the project management of permanent and temporary projects around the city.  Salary: $18-20/hour. [0701]

Science on Wheels Manager 
Arizona Science Center (Phoenix AZ)

Maintain, support, and oversee all outreach programming, consisting of small group workshops, large group assemblies, and family programming. The Science on Wheels Manager will also work off site, as needed, to deliver additional outreach programs to Arizona Schools and community.  Salary: Starting at $32,000. [0701]

Senior Database Specialist
Arizona State Museum, University of Arizona (Tucson AZ)

Assist in the implementation, operations, and maintenance of the museum’s collections information systems and database. This position combines functions involving operational oversight and content management for the Collections databases including the ASM-CCIS (hosted by Axiell EMu), Library & Archives (Voyager library Catalog Software system), Arizona Records Office (SQL-SDE), and specialty databases in Microsoft Access.    Salary range: $50,000 - $55,000. [0711]

Community Engagement Program Aide (part-time, 20 hours/week)
Arizona State Museum (Tucson AZ)

Assist with logistics and planning for the museum’s family, teacher, docent, and public programs including but not limited to: assisting with scheduling tours and docent professional development trainings, maintaining calendars on the volunteer cloud management system, fielding questions from the public, program promotion, compiling docent and training materials, scheduling volunteers and docents, program setup/breakdown, assisting in activity creation, and leading activities at programs.   Salary range: $13.00 - $14.00/hour. [0720]

Connecting to Collections Care Coordinator  (part-time)
Foundation for Advancement in Conservation (FAIC) 

Organize the production and archiving of webinars and courses, oversee volunteer monitors of online community discussions, manage the program website, and lead program promotion.  Work from home or own office.  The time required is estimated at 18 hours per week, with compensation at $25 per hour and total compensation not to exceed $23,400 annually. [0815]
Review of applications begins: September 1, 2019  

Director of Operations
Rosson House Museum, Heritage Square (Phoenix AZ)

Responsibilities include supervising management-level staff, directing visitor center and museum store operations, administrative duties, bookkeeping, and volunteer program management.  Salary:: $35,360/year. Submit a letter of interest, resume/CV, and three (3) professional references to  [0816]

Visitor Services Manager
Rosson House Museum, Heritage Square (Phoenix AZ)

Responsibilities include training and supervising the museum interpretation staff and volunteers, managing visitor center operations, assist with administrative duties, and develop and conduct tours.  Salary: $31,200/year. Submit a letter of interest, resume/CV, and three (3) professional references to [0816]

Paid Internship
Musical Instrument Museum (Phoenix AZ)

Work alongside the Volunteer Manager and Volunteer Department Associate to provide support (administrative & operational) to MIM’s Volunteer Department.   Candidates for this internship should be able to fulfill approximately 15-20 hours per week. Schedule is flexible, but intern must be available for some evenings and weekends, preferably during MIM Signature Events.  Salary: $11/hour. [0821]

Museum Educator (Part-time)
Arizona Capitol Museum (Phoenix AZ)

Provide visitor interaction at the museum, including scheduled education experiences (tours) given to groups visiting the museum and casual visitor interactions. Salary: $12/hour.   [0905]
Deadline: September 20, 2019.

Exhibits Curator
Chandler Museum and Vision Gallery (Chandler AZ)

Develop and coordinate both permanent and temporary artifact exhibits and displays including; on-site, offsite, and traveling exhibits, that enhance the educational mission of the museum and support the arts and culture division.  Salary range: $54,589 - $74,239 [0905]
Deadline: September 17, 2019



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.


MUSEUM ASSOCIATION OF ARIZONA --  Building a Vital Museum Community

Museum Association of Arizona

P.O. Box 63902, Phoenix, Arizona 85082


Like us on Facebook

Follow us on Twitter: @MuseumAssnAZ



Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software