Job Board

Looking for employment opportunities? You have come to the right place!

WMA recognizes the effects COVID-19 has had on the current job market and on the museum industry. Although many institutions are not hiring during this unprecedented time, we at WMA are working to bring you any open job positions around the Western Region and beyond. Please check back here on a regular basis.

WMA is committed to furthering diversity, equity, accessibility, and inclusion across the full spectrum of museum work and strongly encourages employers to consider equitable hiring practices prior to posting open positions on its job board - including salary transparency. Please download our Job Board Toolkit to use as a reference for this work.

Posting an Opportunity
To post an employment opportunity on the WMA Job Board, please fill out the online form by clicking the “Submit a Job” button below. Payment must be completed before any listings will be posted. Each posting will remain on the Job Board page for one month with additional months purchased at the same rate.
Posting Rates
WMA Institutional and Corporate Members: FREE of charge
Non-members: $75.00 per posting with the completed Job Board Payment Form.
Internship opportunities: FREE of charge.

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Coos Art Museum
Coos Bay, Oregon


We invite qualified candidates to apply for the position of Executive Director of Coos Art Museum, a non-profit contemporary arts museum established in 1966 and located on the Southern Oregon Coast in Coos Bay, Oregon.


Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History
Pacific Grove, California

Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History, Job Opportunity

Job title: Controller

Supervisor: Executive Director

Direct Reports: None

Peer Positions: Director of Education & Outreach, Director of Development & Engagement

Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History
Pacific Grove, California

Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History

Job title: Guest Services & Museum Store Specialist

Supervisor: Museum Administration Manager

Direct Reports: None

Peer positions: Guest Services Specialist

Status: Part-time / Non-Exempt

Hours: 24 hours per week (Wed/Thurs/...

Camarillo, California

High-end art handling company with Multiple openings for meticulous and professional art handlers. Positions will involve working full time at our Camarillo, CA location as well as on-site work with our trucking/installation crews. Ideal candidates will possess the following skills:


-All applicants must be able to work within a...

National Nordic Museum
Seattle, Washington


The HR Coordinator serves as point person for recruiting and onboarding employees and provides support for other HR activities including the annual review process, and staff recognition activities. This position is also responsible for supporting the finance department by ensuring segregation of duties...

UO Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art
Eugene, Oregon

The only academic art museum in Oregon accredited by the American Alliance of Museums, the University of Oregon’s Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art (JSMA) features engaging exhibitions, significant collections of historic and contemporary art, and exciting educational programs that support the university’s academic mission and the diverse...

High Desert Museum
Bend, Oregon

Title: Grant Writer  

Division: Development

Classification: Full-time Salary Exempt

Reports To: Program Development Manager

Supervises: N/A

Salary:         $40,000 + DOE


High Desert Museum – Organization Description

Since opening in 1982, THE HIGH DESERT MUSEUM...

Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum
Vallejo, California

The Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum is seeking an Executive Director. The Museum Director is responsible to the Board of Directors for management of the entire nonprofit organization and serves as chief executive officer of the institution. Responsibilities include fundraising and development, human resources, strategic...

Tacoma Historical Society
Tacoma, Washington


The Executive Director of Tacoma Historical Society (THS) is responsible for implementing the Society’s mission. Serves as a highly effective ambassador and liaison with external publics, including city residents, community groups, corporate and governmental sectors....

Clark County Museum
Henderson, Nevada
Whatcom Museum
Bellingham, Washington

The Whatcom Museum, located in the heart of the beautiful Pacific Northwest, is currently accepting applications for a Museum Educator.  We are a multi-discipline, accredited Museum, with a focus on Art, Natural History, and Pacific Northwest History.  This full-time position will focus primarily on Art disciplines and works directly with the...

University of Arizona
Tucson, Arizona

The School of Art (SoA) at the University of Arizona invites applications for the Gallery Director/ Joseph F. Gross Endowed Curator position. This full-time, benefits-eligible Appointed Personnel position oversees planning, coordination, and logistics for SoA exhibition programming and operations. The School is home to two dedicated galleries:...


Please do not contact the Museum directly, all applications must be submitted through the University of Utah:
This is a full time, benefited position with an annual salary of $35,000-$38,000 (DOE).


Sutter County Museum
Yuba City, California

Sutter County is hiring for a Museum Director/Curator. This is a great opportunity for those looking to take the next step in their career. The Sutter County Museum is a small institution in the midst of revitalization, and has great support from the community. Are you the right person to take it through the next step in this evolution? 

Pittock Mansion Society
Portland, Oregon

Position: Full-Time Visitor Services Representative (VSR)

Reports to: Visitor Services Manager

Type:  Full-time / non-exempt

Compensation: $15.70 / hour

Schedule: Five days per week,...

National Nordic Museum
Seattle, Washington

Position Overview


Reporting to the Director of Marketing, the Marketing Specialist will support the strategy for. Museum communications, and oversee the development of collateral and online content to consistently articulate the National Nordic Museum’s message. The Marketing Specialist helps to plan and execute the Museum...

Oakland Museum of California
Oakland, California


Oakland Museum of California

Req No 2021-1374
Category Visitor Experience
Type Regular Part-Time
Closing Date
Targeted Job Start Date


The Ticketing & Retail Sales Associate is a critical public-facing member of OMCA's staff, who works as part of a collaborative,...

Museum Search & Reference
Londonderry, New Hampshire

The Cafesjian Art Trust of Minneapolis offers a rare opportunity to help create and lead a new art museum. Seeking an experienced art-museum professional to help plan a small but impactful museum featuring 2,700 pieces of studio art glass and related works with a budget of $2 million and secure funding in place. Responsibilities: advise on...

Oakland Museum of California
Oakland, California

Oakland Museum of California

Req No 2021-1392
Category Curatorial
Type Regular Full-Time
Closing Date
Targeted Job Start Date


The Associate Curator of History collaborates with curators and across the organization to research and develop multidisciplinary exhibitions that meet...

Chabot Space & Science Center
Oakland, California

Chabot Space & Science Center is a leader for innovative STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) learning. Serving as a home for science in Oakland since 1883, Chabot inspires and educates learners of all ages on the Universe and planet Earth. Chabot is currently embarking on a historic partnership with NASA’s Ames Research...

The Getty
Los Angeles, California

The Education Department of the J. Paul Getty Museum seeks an Education Specialist for Gallery Education to strategically develop and maintain best practices for museum gallery teaching and innovative audience experiences. As a member of the Education and Public Programs Department, the Education Specialist for Gallery Education will have broad...