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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.

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JOB LISTINGS

Museum Search & Reference
Londonderry, New Hampshire

Director
Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University
New Brunswick, NJ

The Zimmerli Art Museum seeks a visionary change-agent to build an integrated cultural magnet for the campus and region, using its world-class collections and potential partnerships to provide exciting, topical exhibitions,...

Utah Division of Arts & Museums
Salt Lake City, Utah

Museum Services Manager
Utah Division of Arts & Museums (UA&M)
Closes July 11, 2021
Details and application at State of Utah job portal:
https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/utah/

As part of the UA&M team you will have the opportunity to work...

Oakland Museum of California
Oakland, California

Overview
 

The Associate Director, Digital Strategy develops institutional digital/content marketing and digital engagement strategies in support of the institution's revenue and social impact goals. Oversees the development and maintenance of Museum's owned web properties, the OMCA Blog, SEO/SEM strategy, email marketing, and...

Charles and Emma Frye Free Public Art Museum
Seattle, Washington

FRYE ART MUSEUM

Education Assistant

The Frye Art Museum is a living legacy of visionary patronage and civic responsibility, committed to artistic inquiry and a rich visitor experience. A catalyst for our engagement with contemporary art and artists is the Founding Collection of Charles and Emma...

Boise Art Museum
Boise, Idaho

Boise Art Museum seeks a Curator of Art to schedule, organize, design, manage, and install the Museum’s art exhibitions in fulfillment of the Museum’s mission.  The Curator of Art is responsible for enhancing the educational role of the institution through interpretation of original works of art including the Museum’s Permanent...

Oakland Museum of California
Oakland, California

Overview

 

The Director of Marketing, Communications, and Visitor Experience is responsible for leading and implementing institution-wide marketing and audience engagement strategies to ensure the museum's growth in visitor attendance and a positive experience among the Museum's diverse visitors. The Director...

Oakland Museum of California
Oakland, California

Overview

 

OMCA is leading the national Museum community with its organizational redesign efforts to become a cultural institution that serves the community and fosters a culture of equity, innovation, collaboration and leadership development. The Director of People is imperative to OMCA's organizational culture...

Nevada Museum of Art

 

Full time/Exempt /40 hours a week, Monday through Friday incorporating occasional evenings and weekends as needed. The Museum is an EOE.

The Nevada Museum of Art is committed to serving a statewide community with a priority being the inclusion of diverse ideas and voices in its exhibitions, publications, collections and...

Oakland Museum of California
Oakland, California

 

Overview
 

The Director of Philanthropy is responsible for all philanthropic activities of the Museum including but not limited to annual giving and membership, planned giving, institutional giving, and major gifts. The Director of Philanthropy drives strategies for acquisition and retention of all contributed revenue...

Grinnell College Art Museum
Grinnell, Iowa

Grinnell College Museum of Art (GCMoA) seeks an experienced and forward-thinking director to take the helm of this enterprising and highly valued 22-year-old museum. Formally established in 1999, GCMoA is known for presenting regional, national and international exhibitions with strong ties to course curricula, and for working extensively with...

Utah Arts and Museums
Salt Lake City, Utah

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/utah/jobs/3110574/exhibit-program...

 

The Utah Department of Cultural & Community Engagement is looking for an Exhibit Program Manager for the newly created Museum of Utah. The museum is the...

Oakland Museum of California
Oakland, California

Oakland Museum of California

Req No 2021-1384
Category Design
Type Regular Full-Time
Closing Date
Schedule
Targeted Job Start Date

Overview

The Creative Producer plays a pivotal...

High Desert Museum
Bend, Oregon

Job Summary

The High Desert Museum seeks a Curator of Natural History to provide all aspects of research, exhibition and program development about the natural history and the relationship between people and the natural and cultural resources of the High Desert. The Curator of Natural History will have the intellectual vision and...

Musical Instrument Museum
Phoenix, Arizona

The Mission of MIM: The Musical Instrument Museum (MIM) enriches our world by collecting, preserving, and making accessible an astonishing variety of musical instruments and performance videos from every country in the world. MIM offers guests a welcoming and fun experience, incomparable...

Oakland Museum of California
Oakland, California

Overview
 

The Associate Director, Individual Giving is responsible for growing philanthropic support from individuals who are inspired by Oakland Museum of California's mission. In addition to managing relationships with some of the Museum's most generous donors, this individual will also have oversight of the...

Oakland Museum of California
Oakland, California

Overview
 

The Director of Learning, Experience and Programming creates and executes the institution-wide strategy that brings together in-gallery and exhibition experiences and campus programming to support OMCA's brand as a museum, garden and gathering place and to advance its social impact of building trust, understanding, and...

Nevada Museum of Art

Full time/Non-Exempt /40 hours a week, Monday through Friday incorporating occasional evenings and weekends as needed. The Museum is an EOE. 

The Nevada Museum of Art in Reno, Nevada seeks a detail-oriented and self-motivated curatorial assistant to support the daily activities of the curatorial department. Position involves...

Boise Art Museum
Boise, Idaho

Administrative Assistant

Boise Art Museum seeks an Administrative Assistant to support its non-profit mission by providing excellent administrative and executive support as well as customer service.  Occasional evening and weekend work required.  Please send resume, cover letter, and three references to...

Oakland Museum of California
Oakland, California

 

Overview
 
The Director of Facilities & Safety is responsible for the effective management and maintenance of the Museum's buildings and building systems, including the Conservation Lab and Collections Research Center, and internal and external Museum event production functions. The position...

Oakland Museum of California
Oakland, California

Overview
 

The Project Manager manages and coordinates all aspects of project management functions related to the organization, development, and implementation of temporary in-house exhibitions, permanent gallery rotations, traveling exhibitions, institutional programming, and digital projects. This includes...

Museum Search & Reference
Londonderry, New Hampshire

ROM, Canada’s largest museum ($80M budget, 13M objects), globally renowned, seeks Deputy Director for Collections & Research/Chief Innovation Officer (DDC&R/CIO). The DDC&R/CIO is a senior partner to the CEO and plays a critical museum-wide role in fostering strategic innovation and creativity, promoting transdisciplinary thinking,...

Oakland Museum of California
Oakland, California

Oakland Museum of California

Req No 2021-1370
Category Human Resources and Executive Offices
Type Regular Full-Time
Closing Date
Schedule
Targeted Job Start Date

Overview

The...

Nevada Museum of Art

Full time/Exempt /40 hours a week, Monday through Friday incorporating occasional evenings and weekends as needed. Some periodic travel required. The Museum is an EOE.

As the Preparator for the Nevada Museum of Art, they will provide art handling/installation, and other support for the Museum’s curatorial department....

The Whale Museum
Friday Harbor, Washington

Position: Finance Manager
Location: Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, Washington, USA
 
The Whale Museum is seeking a person to fulfill the role of Finance Manager.  Year-round FT employment includes benefits.

Incorporated in 1976, The Whale Museum was opened in 1979 as the first U.S. museum dedicated to whales living in...

U.S.Art Company, Inc
Compton, California

National fine art transportation company is searching for a sales professional to provide International and Domestic transit services to clients worldwide. This position will require an understanding of the service level required for the transport of fine art or a willingness to learn. The successful candidate must be able to work independently...

Sharlot Hall Museum
Prescott, Arizona

The Prescott Historical Society is looking for an experienced development manager to join its team at the AAM-accredited Sharlot Hall Museum, a beautiful 4-acre campus in downtown Prescott that includes historic buildings, exhibits, a collection of over 40,000 objects, and a research library with an extensive archival collection. The...

Pittock Mansion Society
Portland, Oregon

Position: Visitor Services Manager

Location: Portland, OR

Reports to: Associate Director

Annual Salary Range: $41,000 - $46,000

Job Type:  Full time, exempt position with benefits

Pittock Mansion is a house of beauty and...

Jordan Schnitzer Family Foundation
Portland, Oregon

The Collection Registrar will assist with the care and handling of a collection that exceeds 17,000 objects. Active acquisitions program can average more than 1,500 new objects per year. Must have a thorough knowledge of and experience in all hands-on aspects of registration work including the coordination and scheduling of outsourced...

Frye Art Museum
Seattle, Washington

Associate Curator

THE ORGANIZATION: Founded in 1952 on Seattle’s historic First Hill, Frye Art Museum showcases local and global artists who are exploring the issues of our time, as well as contemporary scholarship on historical subject matter.  A catalyst for our engagement with contemporary art and artists is the...

Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology/Harvard University
Cambridge, Massachusetts

The Senior Registrar serves as the administrative head of the Peabody Museum’s Registration Department, overseeing acquisition, accessioning, deaccessioning, loan, documentation, analytical sampling, rights and reproduction, and repatriation outside of NAGPRA. Manages registration staff and daily...

Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum
CANYON, Texas

The Curator of History, under the direction of the Executive Director and Development Director, oversees the history collection of the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum. This position is to strengthen the base of the history collection by planning, organizing, acquiring, researching, and interpreting the history collection. The Curator of...

Sutter County Museum
Yuba City, California

Sutter County is seeking an experienced, creative, customer service-oriented individual with strong organizational skills, professional demeanor and great attention to detail to serve as the Museum Director-Curator for the Sutter County Museum. This is an exciting opportunity to take the reins of an institution in the midst of revitalization....