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: Anthropology Collections Assistant
Department: Collections
Status: Part-Time, None-Exempt, Hourly
Supervisor: Anthropology Collections Manager

Position Description:

The Anthropology Collections Assistant reports to the Anthropology Collections Manager, and will work on a variety of collections projects, including NAGPRA projects for federal collections, as well as tasks related to the general care of Anthropology collections at the MNA, such as environmental and integrated pest monitoring. The Anthropology Collections Assistant is responsible for conducting inventories, photographing and cataloging archaeological artifacts, re-housing collections and data entry.

Title: Archivist (Records Manager, Librarian)
Department: Collections
Status: Full-Time, Exempt, Salary
Supervisor: Collections Director

Position Description:

The Museum of Northern Arizona is seeking a dynamic, forward thinking, user-centered Archivist to be responsible for implementing policies and procedures designed to provide access to, care for, organize, preserve, manage, and maintain the Museum’s archives and library resources. Serving as the Archivist, plans, refines, implements, and upholds archival policies and procedures with regard to professional processing, documentation, and access to archival materials. Serving as the Institutional Records Manager, the Archivist oversees the implementation of the Records Management Policy. Serving as the Librarian, aids library patrons, plans, refines and implements policies and procedures consistent with professional library standards. As part of the Collections team, supports Collections Departmental efforts.

Title: Director of Marketing & Public Programs
Department: Marketing
Status: Exempt, Regular, Full-Time, Salary
Supervisor: Director

Position Description:

The Director of Marketing and Public Programs exercises leadership over MNA’s communication and marketing efforts and is responsible for the day-to-day management and implementation of the museum’s public relations and media relations, advertising and promotional initiatives, and all external communications strategies. The Director of Marketing and Public Programs oversees the creation and distribution of all marketing and outreach materials to local, regional, national and international audiences.

Title: Discovery Assistant Manager
Department: Education
Status: Temporary, Non-Exempt, Part-Time
Supervisor: Discovery Manager

Position Description:

The Discovery Assistant Manager is responsible for managing customer service responsibilities and registration for the Museum of Northern Arizona’s Discovery summer programs. The Assistant Manager will prepare class information prior to each camp, compile and send out program materials to participants, manage extended care, and complete other administrative duties as assigned by Discovery Manager.

Title: Discovery Summer Camp Assistant
Department: Education
Status: Temporary, Non-Exempt, Part-Time
Supervisor: Discovery Manager

Position Description:

Discovery Assistants are responsible for assisting the lead educators. They are responsible for organizing materials, clean-up, and working with the students. They are available to assist lead educator as needed.

Title: Discovery Summer Camp Lead Educator
Department: Education
Status: Temporary, Non-Exempt, Part-Time
Supervisor: Discovery Manager

Position Description:

Discovery Lead Educators are responsible for class curriculum design, turning in class supply lists to the Discovery Manager, and are responsible for teaching their assigned program.

Title: Grants and Contracts Administrator
Department: Business Administration
Status: Non-Exempt, Regular, Part-Time
Supervisor: Director of Finance

Position Description:

The Grants and Contracts Administrator is responsible for managing Museum grants and contracts, both federal and private. Position works closely with numerous project managers and researchers, providing budget guidance and ensuring compliance with all applicable rules and regulations, including but not limited to 2 CFR §200, Subpart E – Cost Principles.

Title: Visitor Services Assistant
Department: Visitor Services
Status: Non-Exempt, Regular, 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

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.