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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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Coos County Historical Society dba Coos History Museum
COOS BAY, Oregon


Rate of Pay:  $36,000-45,000/year      


Salary Classification:  EXEMPT, FULLTIME (40 hrs.)



Oakland Museum of CA


The Retail Buyer and Inventory Manager works with the Director, Marketing & Communications to meet revenue goals for the brick & mortar and online store at OMCA through the sourcing, selection, and management of merchandise in accordance with the museum's mission.



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, District of Columbia

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, cross-...

Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College
Colorado Springs, Colorado

 Direct and manage the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College museum; shape the artistic agenda for curated exhibitions, community, and campus projects in support of the long history of the Fine Arts Center and its future as a cultural beacon. The director plays a vital role in implementing that vision and defining and supporting...


Please do not contact the Museum directly. To apply:


The Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA) at the University of Utah seeks a highly motivated and organized individual to support the Collections and...

Soldotna Historical Society & Museum
Soldotna, Alaska




Job Title:                   Museum Docent


Objective:                To advance the educational mission of the Soldotna Historical Society & Museum by...

The Getty
Los Angeles, California


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...

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...

The Getty
Los Angeles, California


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.


The J. Paul Getty Museum is one...

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...

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 interactive technology, dynamic...

Buffalo Bill Center of the West
Cody, Wyoming


The Gifts Officer is responsible for securing gifts from individuals in support of BBCW priorities while maintaining the highest fundraising ethics. You will perform the various tasks necessary to effectively use the Moves Management fundraising system of Identify, Qualify, Cultivate, Solicit, and Steward donors...

Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma


Position Title:  Manager of Public Programs

Reports To:  Director of Education and Public Programs 

Department:  Education and Public Programs 

Status:  Exempt – Salaried  

Salary:  Salary commensurate with experience $45,000- $48,...

Jefferson County Historical Society
Port Townsend, Washington


Jefferson Museum of Art & History – Interpretive Exhibition Planning
RFP Issue Date: 4/23/2021
Project Start Date:June 2021
Contact:Shelly Leavens, Executive Director

Proposals should be received by May 17th, 2021 by 5pm PST.

Project Overview...

High Desert Museum
Bend, Oregon

Title:                    Curator of Education and Engagement
Division:                Education and Engagement
Classification:       Salaried, regular full-time exempt  
Reports To:           Director of Programs
Supervises:           Education and Engagement Department staff, volunteers and interns

Museum of the Rockies at Montana State University
Bozeman, Montana

Museum of the Rockies (MOR) seeks a Collections Manager-Registrar (PCMR) for its Department of Paleontology. The PCMR will need to bring to the position an understanding of the museum field, an enthusiastic drive for organization, communication, inclusivity, and the enjoyment of working collaboratively as a team member. The PCMR is responsible...

Museum of the Rockies at Montana State University
Bozeman, Montana

Museum of the Rockies seeks a creative and experienced museum professional to be its next Director of Education and Public Programs (DEPP). The DEPP is a critical member of the museum’s leadership team and will need to bring to the position an in-depth understanding of the museum field, educational practices, interpretation in formal and...

Museum of the Rockies
Bozeman, Montana

Museum of the Rockies seeks a full-time Living History Manager. The Living History Manager is responsible for the operation and management of the museum’s Living History Farm that includes the 1860s sod blacksmith shop, 1889 Tinsley homestead, barn, outbuildings, and historic landscape. He/she/they supervises, manages, and trains seasonal staff...

Mt. Shasta Sisson Museum
Mount Shasta, California

About Mt. Shasta Sisson Museum:

Mt. Shasta Sisson Museum communicates stories and information about the past, present and future of the Mount Shasta area through its exhibits and other events. To do this, the museum is divided into three spaces and an events room for special activities and temporary displays.  When...

Frye Art Museum
Seattle, Washington


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 Frye, access to which shall always...

New Bedford Whaling Museum
Greenwich, Connecticut

The Bruce seeks a Curator of Art toward a bold new vision. This world-class community-based art and science museum is adding new galleries for its growing art collection, education, community spaces, and expanded storage. The Curator will help create a deeper, richer, more diverse collection and join the exciting inaugural installations for...