Careers

A National Medal winner, the Museum of Northern Arizona (MNA) has been celebrating the Colorado Plateau’s natural and cultural heritage since 1928. Our 200-acre research campus includes a Museum showcasing the geology, anthropology and art of the region as well as state of the art research and collections facilities. MNA’s renowned and award-winning Heritage Festivals of Arts & Culture (Zuni, Hopi, Navajo, and Celebraciones) draw thousands of national and international visitors. The Museum works in collaboration with native peoples of the region to protect and foster their cultures, traditions, and beliefs by encouraging artistic expression and supporting, empowering, and educating visitors about their art and culture.

The Museum of Northern Arizona is an exciting and dynamic place to work. Please click on the postings below to become a part of an award winning, nationally recognized institution.

Staff Openings

Title: Administrative Assistant for Ecology
Department: Ecology and Conservation
Status:  Non-Exempt, Part-Time, Hourly, Temporary, Project-Specific
Supervisor:  Springs Stewardship Institute Program Manager

Position Description:

This position requires a hard-working, motivated individual with excellent computer and organizational skills; experience with bookkeeping and information management; database design, programming, and management; and an interest in resource management, ecosystem ecology, and biological sciences for an administrative assistant positionWe are looking for someone who is passionate about natural resources, and comfortable working with invertebrate specimens.  The position is primarily office-based, but may occasionally involve fieldwork. The ideal candidate would have experience with web-based database and application design using MySQL, PHP, HTML, and Javascript. This employee should be able to work independently, but readily seek guidance and look forward to learning new skills.

Title: Visitor Services Associate 1
Department: Visitor Services
Status: Non-Exempt, Part-Time, Hourly
Supervisor: Assistant Visitor Services Manager & Facility Use Supervisor

Position Description: The Visitor Services Associate I position primary responsibilities include providing customer service support at the Visitor Services and Retail stations, along with assisting in the booking and organization of groups and facilities rentals.

Internships

Museum internships offer students an opportunity to gain valuable learning experiences through collaboration with diverse students and professionals in a wide variety of areas including Anthropology Collections, Ecology & Conservation, Geology & Paleontology, Heritage Festivals, Development, Marketing, Education, Museum administration and HR. Interns work with a mentor focusing on key learning objectives to enhance their educational experience and meet specific internship goals.

Title: Graphics Design Intern
Department: Marketing
Status:  Part-Time, Unpaid
Supervisor:  Marketing Manager

Position Description:

The graphics design intern is responsible for creating content for the Museum’s website, social media, and print materials (fliers, newsletters, posters, etc.).

Title: Photography Intern
Department: Marketing
Status:  Part-Time, Unpaid
Supervisor:  Marketing Manager

Position Description:

The Photography Intern is responsible for assisting the website specialist with product photography for the Museum Shops, managing and organizing photos for the marketing department, and taking/editing photos for marketing collateral.

Title: Videographer - Intern
Department: Marketing
Status:  Part-Time, Unpaid
Supervisor:  Marketing Manager

Position Description:

The museum videographer is responsible for creating video content for the Museum’s website and social media.