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: 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 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 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: Marketing Manager
Department: Marketing
Status: Exempt, Regular, Full-Time, Salary
Supervisor: Temporarily report to Director

Position Description:

The Marketing Manager is a critical museum team member, responsible for leading the day-to-day management and implementation of the museum’s communications strategies, including: PR, media relations, advertising, and promotional initiatives. The marketing manager oversees the creation and distribution of all marketing and outreach materials to local, regional, national, and international audiences.

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

Position Description:

Spring Break 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.

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.

Title: Spring Stewardship Institute Research Intern
Department: Ecology & Conservation
Status: Part-Time, Temporary, Project- Specific
Supervisor: SSI Program Manager

Position Description:

This position requires a hard-working, motivated individual with excellent attention to detail, interest in riparian/wetland botany, macroinvertebrates, and in resource management and groundwater-surface water interactions. This position offers a student to learn about web-based data management systems and GIS. Work for this position will be primarily based in the laboratory, involving computer data entry, springs mapping, and website design and maintenance. This intern will also assist with planning upcoming symposiums, workshops, and other events. This position could expand to full time field work in the summer, inventorying springs as part of an SSI crew in Nevada. The candidate should be passionate about natural resources, and comfortable working with biological specimens. The ideal candidate will be able to work independently, but not be afraid to ask questions or express concerns.