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: Discovery Summer Camp Extended Care Person
Department: Education
Status: Part-Time, Part-Time, Non-Exempt
Supervisors: Discovery Manager

Position Description:

The Discovery Extended Care position is responsible for the safety and well-being of children arriving early and staying late from the summer camp programs. You are responsible for organizing materials, planning activities and crafts, clean-up, and interacting with the students.


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: Springs Stewardship Institute Intern
Department: Ecology and Conservation
Status: Part-Time, Temporary, Project Specific
Supervisors: SSI Program Manager

Position Description:

This position requires a hard-working, motivated individual with excellent computer skills and an interest in resource management and springs and related biota. Work for this position will be involve field work as well as computer tasks. The candidate should be passionate about natural resources, and comfortable working with invertebrate specimens. The ideal candidate will be able to work independently, but not be afraid to ask questions or express concerns.


Volunteers play an integral role in the Museum's daily operations and special events. From working in collections and archives to welcoming guests at the summer festivals, volunteers provide essential support to MNA's mission.

Title: Colton Community Garden Fall/Winter Coordinator
Department: Botany
Status: Part-Time, Volunteer
Supervisors: Botany Research Specialist

Position Description:

The Colton Community Garden Coordinator is responsible for helping to develop and maintain a productive vegetable and demonstration garden at Colton Community Garden.  This individual should have experience and a strong knowledge of gardening, project management skills, good organizational skills, and be a great communicator.