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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

PIttock Mansion Society
Portland, Oregon

Title:  Director of Interpretation & Community Engagement

Reports to:  Executive Director

Direct Reports:  Projected 2 – 4; currently 1 full-time interim and 1 part-time interim

Type:  Full-time/Exempt

Salary Range: $67,000-$70,000...

Oakland Museum of California
Oakland, California

Oakland Museum of California

Req No 2021-1389
Category Preparation
Type Regular Full-Time
Closing Date
Schedule
Targeted Job Start Date

Overview

The Associate Preparator works with the larger Preparation Team in collaboration with Exhibition Teams and Collections staff on the preparation,...

Museum of Us
San Diego, California

Located on the unceded ancestral homeland of the Kumeyaay Nation in the heart of Balboa Park, the Museum of Us (formerly the San Diego Museum of Man) is a cultural anthropology museum with an international footprint. The Museum explores the human experience from multicultural and intersectional perspectives to spark dialogue, self-reflection,...

Museum of Us
San Diego, California

Located on the unceded ancestral homeland of the Kumeyaay Nation in the heart of Balboa Park, the Museum of Us (formerly the San Diego Museum of Man) is a cultural anthropology museum with an international footprint. The Museum explores the human experience from multicultural and intersectional perspectives to spark dialogue, self-reflection,...

Utah Valley University
Orem, Utah

UVU Museum of Art - Museum Education Manager

 

Position Category: Staff - Full-Time

Summary:
The UVU Museum of Art seeks a Museum Education Manager to oversee and develop programs and initiatives that create meaningful opportunities for community arts learning and engagement. The Museum Education Manager reports to...

Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History
Pacific Grove, California

Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History, Pacific Grove CA Job Opportunity

 

Job title: Museum Educator (Educator I)

Supervisor: Director of Education & Outreach 

Direct Reports: Volunteers

Peer Positions: Guest Services Specialist, Museum Educator I

Status: Full-time / Non-Exempt / Benefits Eligible...

The Getty
Los Angeles, California

 

Overview
 

Our Mission

 

The J. Paul Getty Museum seeks to inspire curiosity about, and enjoyment and understanding of, the visual arts by collecting, conserving, exhibiting and interpreting works of art of outstanding quality and historical importance and is one of four programs of the J. Paul Getty Trust....

The Getty
Los Angeles, California

Overview

The J. Paul Getty Museum seeks to inspire curiosity about, and enjoyment and understanding of, the visual arts by collecting, conserving, exhibiting, and interpreting works of art of outstanding quality and historical importance.

To fulfill this mission, the Museum continues to build its collection...

Bishop Museum
Honolulu, Hawaii

Library and Archives Photo Collections Technician 

The Library and Archives Photo Collections Technician is responsible for assisting the Collections Manager in the care and maintenance of collections within the division or department, and their associated records. The Technician is primarily responsible for processing...

Bishop Museum
Honolulu, Hawaii

AP Educator

The AP Educator delivers culture-based programming to Japanese school groups, community groups, and general public at Bishop Museum. In conjunction with other educators, he/she serves as a cultural content resource in the development, delivery, and evaluation of museum programs, exhibits, and special events....

Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History
Pacific Grove, California

Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History, Job Opportunity Job title: Museum Education Programs Coordinator (internal Education Programs Coordinator I) Supervisor: Director of Education & Outreach Direct Reports: Volunteers, Museum Educator I, II Peer Positions: Exhibits & Facilities Coordinator, Education Programs Coordinator I Status:...

Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History
Pacific Grove, California

Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History, Job Opportunity
Job title: Volunteer & Community Science Coordinator (internal Coordinator II)

Supervisor: Director of Education & Outreach
Direct Reports: Helen Johnson Endowed Environmental Museum Educator (PT), volunteers, interns
Peer Positions: Museum Education...

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

Curator of North American Ethnographic Collections

https://hr.harvard.edu/search-jobs 54245BR

The Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology at Harvard University seeks an experienced scholar with expertise in North America ethnographic collections, regional focus...

Oakland Museum of California
Oakland, California

Oakland Museum of California

Req No 2021-1382
Category Visitor Experience
Type Regular Full-Time
Closing Date
Schedule
Targeted Job Start Date

Overview

The Visitor Insights Specialist enhances the visitor experience at OMCA by providing a welcoming presence in the galleries and garden; offering...

Oregon Historical Society

The Curator of Exhibitions is responsible for developing dynamic and educational exhibitions that are reflective of the Oregon Historical Society's (OHS) mission, vision and strategic goals. This position reports to the Museum Director (MD).

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Curates, manages, and...
Bishop Museum
Honolulu, Hawaii

Library and Archives Collections Technician

The Collections Technician is responsible for assisting the Collections Manager in the care and maintenance of collections within the division or department, and their associated records; assists with supervision of volunteer activities; carries out activities associated with...

Anchorage Museum
Anchorage, Alaska

The Anchorage Museum’s mission is to be a museum for people, place, planet, and potential, in service of a sustainable and equitable North, with creativity and imagination for what is possible. We welcome diverse perspectives, recognize all are enriched when a diversity of voices, viewpoints, and skills are included and engaged in the work we...

Anchorage Museum
Anchorage, Alaska

The Anchorage Museum’s mission is to be a museum for people, place, planet, and potential, in service of a sustainable and equitable North, with creativity and imagination for what is possible. We welcome diverse perspectives, recognize all are enriched when a diversity of voices, viewpoints, and skills are included and engaged in the work we...

University of South Dakota
Vermillion, South Dakota

The University of South Dakota and the Board of Trustees of the National Music Museum are seeking a dynamic professional to serve as the Director of the National Music Museum (NMM) at the University of South Dakota (USD). 
 
Requires a professional with the stature and track record to fulfill all responsibilities of the Director’s...

Morris Museum
Londonderry, New Hampshire

The Morris Museum seeks a President/CEO to refine and develop the exciting transformation underway to integrate exhibition, collection and performing arts programs inspired by its Guinness Collection of Mechanical Musical Instruments and Automata, one of the finest collections of its kind in the world. The Museum comprises 75,524-square-feet, 8...

Oakland Museum of CA
Oakland, California

Overview

 

 

The Associate Director of Production is a big-picture thinker and a positive and supportive coach and mentor, responsible for the management of exhibition and core gallery production and media, as well as the oversight of all preparator activities related to the collections. The position leads...

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...

Pacific Bonsai Museum
FEDERAL WAY, Washington

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT - EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Reports to: Board of Directors
Salary: $100,000-$110,000 DOQ
Staff: 7
Pacific Bonsai Museum is located in Federal Way, Washington, about 25 miles south of Seattle and twelve miles northeast of Tacoma, Washington.
One of only two museums in the United States solely dedicated to...

Bishop Museum
Honolulu, Hawaii

Bishop Museum was founded in 1889 in honor of Bernice Pauahi, who was the great-granddaughter of King Kamehameha I, by her husband Charles Reed Bishop. Its original purpose was to house the royal family heirlooms of the Kamehameha Dynasty. Having expanded its mission over the course of more than 130 years, the Museum now stewards over 25...

Bishop Museum
Honolulu, Hawaii

Bishop Museum was founded in 1889 in honor of Bernice Pauahi, who was the great-granddaughter of King Kamehameha I, by her husband Charles Reed Bishop. Its original purpose was to house the royal family heirlooms of the Kamehameha Dynasty. Having expanded its mission over the course of more than 130 years, the Museum now stewards over 25...

Santa Monica History Museum
Santa Monica, California

Santa Monica History Museum Executive Director 

JOB OVERVIEW: 

• This position provides a unique opportunity to help form and guide the course of a growing institution. 

• This position will require initiative and vision as well as a broad skill set to help move the museum to future levels. The executive director will be...

Tucson Museum of Art
Tucson, Arizona

Job Description and Distinguishing Characteristics

The Assistant Curator of Engagement is an organized and dynamic individual who is dedicated and eager to build connections between local communities and the Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block, and support initiatives and programmatic efforts at the institution and...

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...