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: Archaeologist II
Department: Anthropology
Status: Non-Exempt, Temporary, Part-Time
Supervisor: Archaeology Division Director

Position Description:
Duties of the Archaeologist II include participating in survey, excavation, or site assessment; documenting cultural sites, features and artifacts; and collecting various types of archaeological data in the field. The Archaeologist II may also assist with collection and data management in the lab, as well as production of report components to meet project deliverables. Archaeologist II may occasionally supervise other positions for specific tasks in the field or lab.


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.

There are currently no internships available. Thank you for your interest.