Professional Development

Relevant job, internship, volunteer and workshop opportunities for the Arizona museum community.

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Job

Bilingual (English/Spanish) Museum Interpreter 

Heritage Square Foundation (Phoenix, AZ)

$15/Hour, Part-Time

Heritage Square Foundation seeks one (1) part-time bilingual (English/Spanish)
Museum Interpreter to guide tours in the Rosson House Museum at Heritage Square in
Phoenix, AZ. 
Responsibilities include guiding tours in English and Spanish, assisting visitors, historic research, and performing point of sale transactions. Required qualifications include
high school diploma or GED (some college preferred); excellent communication skills;
accuracy with POS cash register; honest, dependable, helpful personality; ability to
lift/pull up to 25 lbs. and climb stairs.

Cultural Programs Coordinator 

Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation (Scottsdale, AZ)

$15/Hour, Full-Time

Reporting to the Cultural Programs Manager, the Cultural Programs Coordinator is responsible for the operational planning and delivery of cultural programs at Taliesin West.  We are looking for someone organized, self-motivated, and enthusiastic with strong interpersonal and communication skills.  In addition, the ideal candidate for this role will bring a spirit of innovation and experimentation to their work, and also possess skills in project planning, program planning, and delivery. The Cultural Programs Coordinator will be responsible for logistics and operational needs, including the request and organization of volunteer and supplemental staffing, program setup and breakdown, general guest interactions, organizing guest and staff evaluations, along with other program-specific tasks. The individual in this role will also collaborate with the Manager of Cultural Programs to create new content and community partnerships, so knowledge of content building and the local arts community is a benefit.

Director of Development

Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation (Scottsdale, AZ)

The Director of Development is responsible for building partnerships with individuals and corporations that produce strategic financial support for operations and programs across the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation. The position works closely with Foundation leadership including the Senior Leadership Team as well as the Advancement Department to spearhead identification, cultivation, and recruitment of new donors and partners as well as retention of existing donors. In all activities, the Director of Development implements the Foundation’s fund development plans in accordance with ethical fundraising principles and timelines and in support of corporate relationship management.

 

TCA Experience Team: Level I - Ambassador

Tempe Center for the Arts (Tempe, AZ)

$14/Hour, Temporary, Non-Benefited

The TCA Experience Team works as a cohesive unit to provide excellent customer service to our guests. These positions work in a variety of areas including the Gallery, Audience Services, Box Office, the TCA Lounge, and Events. Please note: the job description lists three levels, Ambassador, Associate, and Lead. When applying, specify which level(s) you are interested in on the job application.

TCA Experience Team: Level II - Associate

Tempe Center for the Arts (Tempe, AZ)

$16/Hour, Temporary, Non-Benefited

The TCA Experience Team works as a cohesive unit to provide excellent customer service to our guests. These positions work in a variety of areas including the Gallery, Audience Services, Box Office, the TCA Lounge, and Events. Please note: the job description lists three levels, Ambassador, Associate, and Lead. When applying, specify which level(s) you are interested in on the job application.

TCA Experience Team: Level III - Lead

Tempe Center for the Arts (Tempe, AZ)

$18/Hour, Temporary, Non-Benefited

The TCA Experience Team works as a cohesive unit to provide excellent customer service to our guests. These positions work in a variety of areas including the Gallery, Audience Services, Box Office, the TCA Lounge, and Events. Please note: the job description lists three levels, Ambassador, Associate, and Lead. When applying, specify which level(s) you are interested in on the job application.

Volunteer Opportunities
Workshops
Scholarships

CAMA Scholarship Application Procedures

 

The Central Arizona Museums Association (CAMA) sponsors awards to cover the cost of museum conference registrations. Applications are encouraged from students and museum professionals wishing financial support to attend professional museum conferences. Limited amount of scholarships available.

 

Qualifications

  • Students currently enrolled in an accredited higher education institution in Arizona.

  • Museum professionals considering professional development opportunities in Arizona who are staff members of a CAMA institution.

 

Application Process

To apply for a scholarship please submit the following:

 

  1. a letter explaining how attending the museum conference will benefit you (student) or you and your institution (professional)

 

  1. a letter of support from your instructor\program advisor (student) or supervisor (professional) endorsing your conference attendance

 

  1. Completed application materials can be scanned and e-mailed to: exec@mesamuseum.org: Susan Ricci, Executive Director, Mesa Historical Museum.

 

Awards

Scholarships will be awarded up to $50 towards a conference registration. Awardees will be notified by e-mail no later than seven days upon receipt of application.