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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

Major & Corporate Gifts Officer
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation (Scottsdale AZ)

Key responsibilities include expanding and managing major and corporate giving programs, as well as identifying, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding prospects capable of making annual gifts of more than $2,500 with the goal of growing gifts to $10,000 over time.   Starting salary: $80,000.   [0113]

Center for Creative Photography (Tucson, AZ)

Lead the development and implementation of CCP's strategic plan; Serve as CCP's chief spokesperson; Hire, lead and support CCP staff; Guide all CCP administrative, programmatic, and operational activities. Salary range: $150,000 to $165,000.   [0125]

Director of Marketing
Musical Instrument Museum (Phoenix AZ)

Develop and implement proactive strategies to support and promote MIM’s brand and objectives, utilizing all forms of media including collateral, broadcast, web, social, and direct.  Salary: $85,000 to 100,000.  [0128]

Public Engagement Manager
Heard Museum (Phoenix AZ)

Provide full managerial oversight for conceptualizing, planning, and implementing public programs; Collaborate with Learning and Public Engagement team members and other museum staff to conceive, develop, and support mission-driven programs to engage existing audiences and build new ones. Salary: $50,000–$60,000 [0203]

Director of Community Engagement
Arizona Citizens for the Arts (Phoeniz AZ, Hybrid)

Build and engage a growing base of supporters; plan and coordinate meetings and events.  Salary: “near” $50,000.  [0204]

Education Specialist
Musical Instrument Museum (Phoenix AZ)

Create and lead training of developmentally appropriate content in a variety of formats (small and large lecture-style classes, hands-on music making sessions, gallery tours, and other educational activities and presentations) to diverse audiences (children, teachers, MIM volunteers, and adults).  Anticipated starting salary range $52,000 to $54,000. [0207]

Director of Development
Archaeology Southwest (Tucson AZ)

Responsible for oversight and management of all annual contributed revenue, including  the solicitation of major gifts, foundation grants, annual appeals, special campaigns, and planned giving.   Salary: $65,000–70,000.   [0208]

Park Ranger
Riordan Mansion State Historic Park (Flagstaff AZ)

Performs a variety of skilled and specialized work including interpretation, exhibits, customer service and public safety. Salary: $17.00 - $18.50 /per hour. [0212]
Deadline: February 24, 2023

Registrar (Part-time)
Sedona Heritage Museum (Sedona AZ)

Performs a variety of administrative and hands-on duties associated with the management of the permanent Collection, including but not limited to processing new accessions, properly storing collections items, documenting the collection, data entry into the Museum’s database, digitization initiatives, assisting researchers (internal and external), and assisting in special projects as may be assigned.   Salary: $18-$20/hour.  [0220]
To apply, email resume and interest to, or mail to 735 Jordan Rd, Sedona AZ  86336, or call 928-282-7038 and ask for Janeen.

Executive Director
Western Spirit: Scottsdale’s Museum of the West (Scottsdale AZ)

Responsible for implementing the Museum’s mission; ensuring its financial sustainability; increasing and substantially widening its audience and community support; and expanding key internal and external relationships, among other duties.  To apply, email resume and interest to (no phone calls please). Salary: from $180,000. [0301]

Community Engagement Coordinator
Scottsdale Arts (Scottsdale, AZ)

Design community-focused, mission-based programming including Second Saturdays, field trips, SmART Space activities, and gallery guides. Salary range: $20-$25/hour. [0302]

Musical Instrument Museum (Phoenix AZ)

Maintain the museum grounds, plantings, shrubs, walks, drives and parking lots in accordance with natural, sustainable desert landscape standards of care; responsible for the cultivation of herbaceous, woody, and succulent ornamentals; maintenance of the landscape’s hardscaping, irrigation, lighting, and water features; use of integrated pest management practices; and operating and maintaining manual and power equipment.   Salary: $18-$22/hour. [0302]

Volunteer Team Coordinator
Musical Instrument Museum (Phoenix AZ)

Engages community members to serve as volunteer team members in a range of activities within the museum, including Gallery Guides in the geographic galleries and the Experience and Encore Galleries, ushers in the Music Theater, and Museum Guides who host guided tours.  Salary: $46,000-50,000. [0302]

Founding Director
Eternal Gandhi Museum Houston (Houston TX)

Establish all organizational systems and build a staff of eight; support the museum’s ongoing fundraising activities;  oversee all operations including hiring, supervision, budgeting, marketing, and implementing museum policies; oversee the museum’s Grand Opening.  Salary range: $80,000 to $120,000.   To apply and for additional information contact Mr. Atul Kothari at [0312]

Director of Communications and Membership  
390th Memorial Museum (Tucson AZ)

Oversees the quarterly publication newsletter, supervises the staff that maintains social media channels, updates website, and helps to plan special public and membership events.  Will also lead the effort to increase the number of members.  Salary: $48,000 to $53,000.  [0312]  

Staff Accountant
Museum of Northern Arizona (Flagstaff AZ)

Responsible for supporting the Director of Finance in his/her efforts to prepare monthly financial statements for MNA staff and Board and assisting staff members with accounting inquiries. Work includes report and account reconciliations,journal entries preparation, and accounts payable and receivable review.  Salary Range: $52,000 to $55,000. [0314]

Museum Education Camp Counselor
Taliesin West (Scottsdale AZ)

Responsible for leading developmentally appropriate STEAM based camp programs and lessons for children in grades 2-10 which include teaching a scripted summer camp curriculum, playing games, assisting campers with hands-on projects, and exploring Taliesin West and Frank Lloyd Wright’s legacy. This is a full-time seasonal position for which candidates MUST be available throughout the summer camp season that runs Mondays-Fridays from May 24-August 4th, 2023. There is optional time off the week of July 3-7.  Salary: $17/hour. [0318]

Security Manager
Musical Instrument Museum (Phoenix AZ)

Charged with providing a safe environment (24/7/365) for all facilities, employees, guests, and assets. The Security Manager coordinates security, providing coverage for all events, exhibits and day-to-day operations in a manner that ensures the safety of the guests and team members and the protection of the collection.  Starting salary: $60,000 to $75,000. [0322]

Executive Director
Cave Creek Museum (Cave Creek AZ)

Determine and formulate policies and procedures for the operation and overall direction of the Cave Creek Museum (CCM) in conjunction with the Board of Directors and under the guidelines of museum and nonprofit industry best practices. Plan, direct, or coordinate operational activities at the highest level of management with the help of staff and volunteers for the purpose of fulfilling CCM’s mission.  Salary: $65,000-$70,000 (compensation package – negotiable) [0322]

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.   All job listings must include a salary range. Job listings will remain on the MAA Website for 60 days unless otherwise requested.


Museum Association of Arizona

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