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 strongly encourages prospective employers to include a salary range in their job descriptions.

Job postings will remain on this site for two months, unless an earlier application deadline is provided by the employer.

Director of Information Technology
Desert Botanical Garden (Phoenix AZ)
Develop and maintain the vision, integrity, stability and functionality of core technology infrastructure and business systems;  responsible for the strategic, functional and operational support and improvement of the institution's IT policies, procedures, systems, applications, hardware, and software, and for the management of any new technology projects.   No salary range provided. [0411]

Executive Assistant
Desert Botanical Garden (Phoenix AZ)

Provide administrative support for the Executive Director, Director of Operations, Chief Financial Officer and President of the Board.  S/he also functions as the primary contact for all of the Garden's Board members, all Board Committees, Sub-Committees, and Ad-Hoc Committees.  S/he coordinates all aspects, including minutes, of the following: Board of Trustees, Executive Committee, Finance Committee, Governance/Nominating Committee, Personnel Committee, Operations Support Committee, Audit Committee, and various Ad-Hoc Committees.  For other Board Committees, for which departmental staff take minutes, this position will handle the logistics of sending meeting announcements, posting agendas and tracking RSVPs.  This position serves to maximize meaningful contact and facilitate collaboration among senior staff, Board committee chairs, and Board committee members.   No salary range provided. [0411]

Grand Canyon Association (Flagstaff AZ)
Responsible for assigned accounting operations, including the production of periodic financial reports, schedules, supporting analysis and the maintenance of accounting records.  No salary range provided. [0411]

Curatorial Coordinator
Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (Scottsdale AZ)
Assist the museum in its administrative, exhibition and programming functions, including  providing assistance with exhibition related programs and services; administrative and scheduling support for the museum;  PR including social media and website content related to exhibitions; oversees assigned interns.   No salary range provided. [0411]

Membership Manager
Desert Botanical Garden (Phoenix AZ)

Manages all aspects of membership marketing, sales, and fulfillment for the Garden, works closely with the Assistant Director of Development on pricing structure, demographics, and design of membership recruitment campaigns and develops strategies to build member relations for long-term donor support. No salary range provided [0510]

Curator of Contemporary Art
Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (Scottsdale AZ)

Part of the team that develops, plans, organizes and schedules multiyear exhibition program reflective of the museum’s focus including traveling exhibitions;  d
evelops, writes and submits grant proposals and applications, and is aware of new sources of grants.   No salary range provided. [0510]

Manager of AZSITE (20 hours/week)
Arizona State Museum (Tucson AZ)
In coordination with ASM’s Mandated Programs Administrator, manage  GIS submissions of archaeological and historical properties for inclusion in AZSITE (official geographic information system of archaeological and historical properties), works with clients and the AZSITE Consortium to keep AZSITE modern and relevant, and represents AZSITE at meetings and conference. Salary range: $44,000 - $52,000. [0521]
Deadline (Review of applications begins): May 28, 2018

Operations Manager/Assistant Director (Posting 1800210)
Western New Mexico University Museum (Silver City NM)
Involved in setting long range and short-range priorities for the Museum’s renovated Fleming Hall, including operations, visitor services, museum shop management, upcoming events and celebrations, managing and training student staff, overseeing all the Museum’s marketing and promotions, and managing and maintaining security systems and procedures.   No salary range provided. [0528]

Executive Director 
Superstition Mountain Museum (Apache Junction AZ)
Responsible for all phases of the day-to-day, hands-on management and operation of the museum, including preparation and management of annual budgets and spending plans;  implementing best practices in exhibits, acquisitions, and collections preparation and implementation of strategic plans in conjunction with the Museum’s Board; Development and implementing personnel policies and procedures complying with State and Federal regulations.   Salary Range: $35-45,000 dependent on qualifications. [0529]
Deadline: July 31, 2018 

Executive Director
Mesa Historical Museum (Mesa, AZ)
Provides leadership in the management of the Mesa Historical Museum. Directs and participates in fundraising, marketing, development of strategic vision, collection management, financial management, and fostering relationships with major stakeholders and the community. This position reports to the Mesa Historical Society Board of Directors and works with that Board to refine and achieve the goals of the Society and Museum. Salary range: $40-55,000. [0613]
Deadline: July 31, 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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