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: Membership Manager
Department: Membership
Status: Exempt, Regular, Full-Time, Salary
Supervisor: Development Director

Position Description:

The membership manager develops and meets budgetary goals and cultivates member relationships to ensure sustainability and growth of the program. This includes defining and developing strategies to increase recruitment, membership upgrades, retention of members, identification of opportunities for improvement, and new concept development. In addition, the membership manager coordinates and hosts all special membership events, provides exemplary customer service to members/prospective members, and supervises museum volunteers and interns as needed.

Title: Research Horticulturalist
Department: Botany Research
Status: Non-Exempt, Regular, Part-Time, Hourly
Supervisor: TBD

Position Description:

The Research Horticulturalist is responsible for the horticultural duties and tasks on the MNA campus, advancing the Museum’s botanic research efforts, and managing a team of volunteers.


Title: Facilities Use Intern
Department: Visitor Services
Status: Part-Time, Unpaid
Supervisor: Assistant Visitor Services Manager/Facilities Use Supervisor

Position Description:

The Facilities Use Intern is responsible for assisting the Facilities Use Supervisor with coordinating rental and in-house events, managing and organizing event set up and tear downs, and working events as needed.

Title: Heritage Program Intern
Department: Public Programs
Status: Part-Time, Unpaid
Supervisor: Heritage Program Manager

Position Description:

The Heritage Program seeks an enthusiastic, motivated, and organized individual to work in an enriching environment. This unpaid internship is open to students seeking experience in culture-based festival program coordination and administration. When available, housing may be provided. Intern activities include planning festival programs, participating artist solicitation trips, and community outreach.