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
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Non-members: $75.00 per posting with the completed Job Board Payment Form.
Internship opportunities: FREE of charge.

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JOB LISTINGS

Manetti Shrem Museum
Davis, California

The Manetti Shrem Museum of Art at UC Davis seeks a high energy, visitor-focused manager who enjoys working within a small, entrepreneurial environment that is mission-focused, results-driven and community oriented. Leading a team of students, the Manager of Visitor Services is responsible for creating a welcoming environment for a broad and...

Native Arts and Cultures Foundation
Portland, Oregon

 

Organization

The Native Arts and Cultures Foundation (NACF) is dedicated to transforming communities through Native arts and cultures. The organization’s mission is to advance equity and cultural knowledge, focusing on the power of arts and collaboration to...

UCR ARTS, University of California, Riverside
Riverside, California

UCR ARTS seeks a Curatorial and Project Assistant for a 16-month, part-time (appx. 19 hours per week) limited position for the research and development of an exhibition and publication focused on the history of digital imaging titled "Digital Capture: Southern California and the Origin of the Pixel-Based Image World" [Getty PST 2024, Research...

Museum Search & Reference
Londonderry, New Hampshire

Position: Joseph de Heer Curator of Asain Art

Location: Denver CO

Salary range: $80,000 - $100,000

The Denver Art Museum (DAM), with 500,000+ visitors annually, seeks a dynamic, experienced curator to steward the Asian art department to a higher level of regional, national, and international prominence.

DAM’s Asian...

Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
San Francisco, California

The Corporation of the Fine Arts Museums (COFAM) is excited to offer four (4) fellowship positions, each with a term of two years. These roles are part of an ongoing priority to meaningfully expand our professional development opportunities for aspiring museum professionals of all backgrounds and to our commitment in making FAMSF a more diverse...

Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
San Francisco, California

The Corporation of the Fine Arts Museums (COFAM) is seeking an experienced, innovative, and detail-oriented Archivist to organize, process, preserve, and make accessible archival material related to our institutional history, primarily our collections and exhibitions. The Archivist position is a three year, grant funded role. This new position...

Pittock Mansion Society
Portland, Oregon

Position: Part-time Visitor Services Representative

Reports to: Visitor Services Manager

Type: Part-time / non-exempt

Schedule: Three days per week, weekend availability required.  7-hour shift (9:30am- 4:30pm) September through May and 8-hour shift (9:30am...

Seymour Marine Discovery Center

Summary of Position           

The University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) is seeking an experienced leader to serve as the next Director of the Seymour Marine Discovery Center (SMDC). SMDC, whose mission is to educate “people about the role scientific research plays in the understanding and conservation of the...

U.S.Art Company
Compton, California

U.S.Art Company seeks a qualified candidate for a Crating Manager position for our Compton, CA facilities. The ideal candidate must have wood working and computer skills. This position requires an understanding of the safe handling of fine art, proper packing methods, and an attention to detail. The successful candidate must be able to work...

Park City Museum
Londonderry, New Hampshire

The Park City Museum in Park City, Utah, (known for Olympic skiing and the Sundance Festival) seeks executive director - an experienced history museum leader versed in historic preservation. Opportunity to collaborate with a dedicated board and guide a staff eager for effective leadership, fulfilling a new strategic plan, growing audiences...

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...

Boise Art Museum
Boise, Idaho

Boise Art Museum seeks a Curator of Community Engagement to ensure the successful delivery of BAM programs (exhibitions and education), to add the highest possible value to the organization and program participants.  Responsible for enhancing the curatorial and educational role of the institution through program and project management and...

Boise Art Museum
Boise, Idaho

Boise Art Museum seeks a Curator of Education to support its educational mission by managing the educational programs of the Museum including those for youth, families, and adults, schools, docents, educators, and the general public.  This senior manager position works within the local and national educational spheres to...

Latah County Historical Society
Moscow, Idaho

Latah County Historical Society (LCHS), Moscow, Idaho, is seeking qualified applicants to fill its position of Museum Curator. The Museum Curator is jointly employed by LCHS (a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization) and Latah County. A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field is required; an advanced degree, work experience in museums, and a background...

Utah Arts and Museums
Salt Lake City, Utah

PRESERVATION OUTREACH COORDINATOR 

 

The Utah Division of Arts & Museums (UA&M) seeks an enthusiastic and experienced individual to join our team as Preservation Outreach Coordinator for Utah Community Preservation, a project recently funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities Preservation and Education grant. The...

Lane County Historical Society
Eugene, Oregon

POSITION TITLE: Curator of Exhibits

WAGE RANGE: $16.00-$24.00/hr

BENEFITS: Simple IRA

HOURS WORKED: 40.0 (Mon-Fri) variable Saturdays

FTE: 1.0

 

SUPERVISOR: Executive director

JOB SUMMARY:

 Plans, directs, and coordinates exhibit functions.

JOB DUTIES:

The curator of exhibits...

Sweetwater County Historical Museum
Green River, Wyoming

SEARCH EXTENDED -- EXHIBITS TECHNICIAN/PREPARATOR

Sweetwater County Historical Museum

Green River, Wyoming

 

The Sweetwater County Historical Museum in Green River, Wyoming, is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Exhibits Technician/Preparator. The...

Burke Museum

About the Burke Museum:

The Burke Museum cares for and shares natural and cultural collections so all people can learn, be inspired, generate knowledge, feel joy, and heal. The Burke was founded in 1885 by the Young Naturalists, a group of curious teenagers inspired by seeing Seattle transform before their eyes. For 135...