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

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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.

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]

Grants Coordinator (Job ID 44243)
Arizona Heritage Center (Tempe AZ)

Function as the primary staff member for the administration of a comprehensive grants development program and will lead the agency's grant development efforts by working closely with staff at all levels to identify and secure alternative funding opportunities. This position will include grant research, identification of appropriate applications, development & writing of grant applications with subject matter experts to secure federal, state, public, and private grant sources. This position will be responsible for creating and managing the project timelines to ensure timely submission and implementation of funding. This position will also coordinate the implementation of grant awards and ensure the division's compliance with all grant requirements, including reporting.  Salary: $19.22/hour [0123] 

Exhibit Technician
Arizona Science Center (Phoenix AZ)

Maintains exhibits in working condition and minimizes downtime:   Monitors the functional performance of individual exhibits on a daily basis; Performs scheduled maintenance on exhibits to ensure reliable operation; Assists with installation and removal of exhibits and traveling shows and of program support components. Multidisciplinary skills including carpentry, electric, and computer electronics.   Salary range: starting at $16/hour.  [0201]

Gallery Educator (Part-Time)
i.d.e.a. Museum (Mesa AZ)

Responsible for interacting with general public patrons to provide information on activities, programming, and rules, and to encourage individual and/or caregiver participation; attending exhibit-based training; cleaning and maintaining general gallery and activity areas; conducting group tours and activities and ensuring the safety of all museum visitors; collecting museum admissions; maintaining related records; and maintaining and securing the gallery.  Other duties may include assisting with the tear down, fabrication, and installation of gallery exhibits/activities and teaching classes.  Salary: $14.66/hour [0208]

Marketing And Communications Manager
Arizona Humanities (Phoenix AZ) 

Responsible for planning and implementing communications and marketing statewide for Arizona Humanities (AH). This includes development and oversight of internal and external communications, website and social media communications, and printed/published media. Salary range $40-45K DOE. [0211]

Programs Coordinator
Arizona Humanities (Phoenix AZ)

Responsible for assisting with the planning and implementation of programs statewide for Arizona Humanities (AH). This includes supporting internal and external communications, website and social media, and general marketing communications for programs.  Salary range $32-36K DOE. [0211] 

Administrative Assistant
Cave Creek Museum (Cave Creek AZ)

Responsible for administrative functions related to and will facilitate the efficient operation of the museum. This position works closely with Executive Director to support the mission of the Museum and perform a wide range of administrative and office support activities, including maintain membership and donor database; management of office supplies and services; office filing of documents; prepare and support event planning; prepare reports for information management and board notification; respond to requests for information from members, other museums and the general public; participate in museum public relations and outreach; provide back-up coverage in Museum Gift Shop and on Museum floor when necessary; coordinate information for monthly newsletter, proof, print and prepare for bulk mail to membership; oversight on annual Gallery Guide, Calendar of Events, Annual Report.  Salary range: $15-17/hour.  To apply or for more information: email Karrie Porter Brace at  director@cavecreekmuseum.com. [0227]
Deadline: March 15, 2019 (position starts April 15, 2019)

Museum Registrar (Job Id 45271)
Arizona Heritage Center Papago Park (Tempe AZ)

Perform a complex combination of tasks involved with the acquisition, accession, deaccession, records management and disposition of the museum’s collections. This includes the creation and maintenance records of artifacts and objects to provide for their legal protection, safety, insurance coverage, and reflects their handling, transportation, control and storage of objects and artifacts.   Salary: $31,110.14/year. [0228]
Deadline: March 14, 2019

2019 Summer Education Internship (Paid) 
Sharlot Hall Museum (Prescott AZ) 

Research, design and facilitate summer youth and family programs; and help to carry out children’s programs during festivals;  assist with other museum duties, including supporting museum volunteers, conducting local history research and writing for public audiences. Additionally, the Intern will complete readings and engage in discussions about the museum field and museum education. Start date and completion date of the Internship are flexible between May 27 to August 5, 2019 (to complete 250 internship hours). Expected time commitment is 32-40 hours per week at $11.00/hr. Employee benefits are not available. Housing is not provided. 
Deadline: April 15, 2019 

Marketing and Communications Manager 
Arizona Humanities (Phoenix AZ)

Responsible for planning and implementing communications and marketing statewide for Arizona Humanities (AH). This includes development and oversight of internal and external communications, website and social media communications, and printed/published media.  Salary: $40-45K DOE. [0313]

Programs Coordinator 
Arizona Humanities (Phoenix AZ)

Responsible for assisting with the planning and implementation of programs statewide for Arizona Humanities (AH). This includes supporting internal and external communications, website and social media, and general marketing communications for program.   Salary: $32-36K DOE. [0313]

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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.   Job listings will remain on the MAA Website for 60 days unless otherwise requested.

 

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