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.

Title: Facility Manager
Department: Facilities
Status: Exempt, Regular, Full-Time, Salary
Supervisors: Museum Director

Position Description:

Initiates and manages comprehensive programs to achieve the Museum’s goals for:

  • Safety of visitors and staff
  • Security of collections and other assets
  • Stewardship of properties, buildings, vehicles and equipment
  • Support of programs and capital projects
  • Customer service for visitors and staff
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Internships

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: Facilities Use Rental Internship
Department: Visitor Services
Status: Part-Time, Unpaid
Supervisors: 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.

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Volunteers

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.

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