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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

Education and Exhibits Coordinator (Part Time)
Tubac Presidio State Historic Park (Tubac AZ)

Responsible for the development and implementation of engaging, inquiry-based, interactive programming for visitors of all ages. The Coordinator will be responsible for the development and implementation of field trip experiences, in collaboration with the Visitor Experience Manager. Additionally, the Coordinator will support the planning, development, and implementation of museum exhibitions, including interpretive signage for gardens. As part of responsibilities over exhibits, the Education and Exhibits Coordinator will also lead the volunteer-based Collections Management Committee on the management and daily operations of the museum’s collections.  Up to 30 hours per week Salary: $20-22/hour. [0509]  

Community Engagement Coordinator (Part Time) 
Tubac Presidio State Historic Park (Tubac AZ)

Responsible for building connections and developing relationships with our community both within and outside the Presidio. The Coordinator will be responsible for developing new audiences through marketing and social media, strengthening ties with our existing audiences by overseeing the volunteer and membership programs, and building relationships with community partners. Up to 30 hours per week.  Salary: $20-22/hour. [0509]

Director of Education
Boyce Thompson Arboretum (Superior AZ)

Oversee all aspects of Education Department, from vision to implementation. Responsible for programs for children and families, school and homeschool groups, adult learners, and general visitor engagement, including interpretation. The ideal candidate will be knowledgeable about desert ecology and teaching and enjoy working with people. Salary: $70,000. [0521]

Volunteer and Visitor Engagement Coordinator
Boyce Thompson Arboretum (Superior AZ)

Provide strategic leadership, supervision, and coordination of a 100+ volunteer and docent core. Salary: $46,000. [0521]

Programs Coordinator (Hybrid-Flexible)
Arizona Humanities (Phoenix AZ)

Implements public humanities programs and events. Responsibilities include the development, planning, and administration of humanities programming.  Assists with outreach and advocacy to further AH’s mission to promote the public humanities in Arizona.  Salary: $40-$45,000.   [0523]

Grant Writer
Organic Architecture + Design Archives, Inc. (Chandler AZ)

Pursue archival and programmatic grants to support collection work. Collections include photos, textiles, sculpture, correspondence, and books in addition to hundreds of thousands of architectural drawings.  Salary: $15-$19/hour.  Email Joan Clark at to apply [0528]

Museum Operations Manager
Cave Creek Museum (Cave Creek AZ)

Responsible for the interpretation, preservation, maintenance, and sustainability of the museum. Manages part-time staff in support of museum operations. Manages the volunteers to ensure support for all museum activities.   Salary: $40,000 to $45,000.  [061724]

Museum Director
Cave Creek Museum (Cave Creek AZ)
Serves as face of the  museum, fostering connections within the community, spearheading fundraising efforts, and laying the groundwork for executing the recently completed 3-year Strategic Plan.   Salary: $65,000 to $70,000.  [061724]

Executive Director
Naco Heritage Alliance (Bisbee AZ)

Serves as the primary fundraiser and relationship builder for Naco Heritage Alliance, ensuring that the financial and human resources are in place to meet its mission. The Executive Director is also responsible for ensuring effective operations and programming.  Salary range: $75,000-85,000.[0624]
Deadline: July 15, 2024   

Associate Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art
Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block

Curate applicable collections galleries and originate exhibitions and care for, research, and interpret the collections. This position will also support the museum’s dynamic community engagement activities, educational programming, and public tours and lectures, and will contribute to the accessibility of the museum and its collections and exhibitions.   Salary: $50,000 - $60,000.  [0624]

Children’s Education Supervisor
Desert Botanical Garden (Phoenix AZ)

Responsible for the daily operations in the Children’s Education Programs. Plan and facilitate related children and family classes and workshops. Work collaboratively with the Children’s Education Team and other members of the department to achieve the department’s annual and long-range goals within the mission of the Garden.   Salary: $47,000 - $52,000. [0624]

eCommerce & Inventory Specialist
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation/Taliesin West (Scottsdale, AZ)

Responsible for eCommerce execution and inventory management at the Frank Lloyd Wright Store, located at Taliesin West in Scottsdale, AZ. Working closely with the Store Manager and Director of Retail, the eCommerce and Inventory Specialist administers the Frank Lloyd Wright Store’s online operation including product selection/set-up, purchase order/invoice management, order fulfillment and response/resolution of online customer communication. This position supports the shipping and receiving procedures to ensure inventory flows smoothly and accurately in both the physical store and eCommerce site.   Target rate: $20/hour. [0709]

Systems Administrator
Musical Instrument Museum (Phoenix AZ)

Responsible for supporting multiple complex systems and museum exhibit technologies, including troubleshoot and resolve technical issues across a variety of technologies, complex systems, and museum exhibits to ensure optimal functionality; and collaborate with the Technology Team, internal departments, and vendors to develop, implement, and support project plans. Salary: 64,000 to $76,000. [0713]

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.


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