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.

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Staff Openings

Visitor Services & Tour Associate (Assistant)

Department: Visitor & Special Events
Status: Non-Exempt, regular part-time, hourly
Managing Supervisor: Visitor & Special Events Manager
Supporting Supervisor: Volunteer & Tour Coordinator

Position Description: The Visitor Services & Tour Associate position’s primary responsibilities include providing customer service support, visitor admissions, group tour bookings, and/or volunteer support with other tasks as needed in facility rentals.

Shops Website Specialist

Department: Retail Stores
Status: Non-Exempt, part time, hourly
Supervisor: Retail Manager

Position Description: This position will oversee and maintain the Museum Shops website.  Candidate must possess experience and skills in web content management, web drafting and photography to improve the quality and design of content on our shops e-commerce website so as to increase revenue and sales. In addition to managing the site content, this person should also work effectively within a cross-departmental team.

Volunteer Gardens and Botany Land Stewardship Assistant

Department: Botany Research
Status: Volunteer, Part-time 12 hours/week
Supervisor: Botany Research Specialist

Position Description: Under the direction of the Research Botany Specialist, the Volunteer Gardens and Botany Land Stewardship Assistant is responsible for assisting in leadership of regular volunteer events within MNA Living Exhibits, gardens and grounds, and performing ongoing plant care and stewardship within gardens, seed fields, open spaces, greenhouses and living exhibits at MNA.   Tasks may include planting, seeding, seed collecting and processing, invasive plant removal, garden care, plant propagation, land restoration, research help and watering. This position will work primarily with the Botany Research Specialist, with some time spent with Facilities and Community Gardens team, and will support Facilities land management goals to provide stewardship and maintenance throughout the Museum 200 acre campus.

Facilities Associate Technician

Department: Facilities
Status: Non-exempt, Regular, Full-time, hourly
Supervisor: Director of Facilities

Position Description: Provides facilities services and maintenance for the museum campus, maintaining buildings and their utility systems, infrastructure, grounds, equipment and motor vehicles. Supports MNA programs and projects as assigned by the Director of Facilities. Executes established facilities programs and responds to unscheduled needs and requests to support consistent standards of quality performance in the museum facilities program.

Major Gifts Officer

Department: Development
Status: Exempt, Regular, Full-time, Salary
Supervisor: Development Director

Position Description: MNA seeks a visionary, entrepreneurial Major Gifts Officer who will work with the Development Director to identify, define, and develop sources to support funding of public programs, capital projects and annual operations, and to set a strategic plan for growth, right-sizing the development resources for this $4M institution.