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Chief Human Resources Officer
Soundscape Ecology Intern
The Anchorage Museum is a museum for people, place, planet, and potential in service of a sustainable equitable North, with creativity and imagination for what is possible. We accomplish this through the efforts and talents of our dedicated staff. We aim to be an adaptive and inclusive organization where all staff feel valued and respected and can contribute with purpose and commitment.
We're committed to diversity and equal opportunity in our recruitment and hiring. Qualified candidates of all backgrounds are welcome to apply for the open positions listed below.
To apply for any of our open positions, please complete our online Employment Application.
Considering the spread of Covid-19, current and future Anchorage Museum employees are required to present documentation that they have received the Pfizer, Moderna, or Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine or agree to weekly testing. If, for personal reasons, you are not able to comply with this requirement, we understand and respect your decision. We take the safety and well-being of our employees seriously and thank you for your understanding regarding this change to our hiring process.
Join a team that focuses on people and place and work on research and coordination of programs, planning, and exhibitions at the Anchorage Museum. This role will work directly with artists culture bearers, community groups and leaders, and a wide variety of other stakeholders on a day-to-day basis. This Assistant Curator must be a strong writer and editor. Between supporting all aspects of the curatorial department and exhibitions, other areas of focus for the Assistant Curator will include grant-writing and working to guide and implement programs that engage, strengthen, and inspire the community, both locally and globally. This is a regular full-time benefit and salaried position, meaning approximately 40 hours per week, paying $50-55k, DOE.
Tourism & Group Sales Manager
The Anchorage Museum is recruiting for an organized and enthusiastic team player to fill the position of Tourism & Group Sales Manager. This position will lead the Museum’s group sales efforts, actively prospect for, solicit, and secure group visits (tour and non-tour groups) as well as coordinate the daily operations of the group sales program. A core focus of this position is the development of sustained group attendance that meets established annual revenue and visitation goals. The incumbent will help lead Museum conversations around cultural tourism and sustainable tourism at the local, regional, and international level, and consider opportunities for engagement in the virtual world, develop innovative ideas, and think about possibilities beyond just the Museum campus. The position also assists with general Visitor Services operations, special events, membership events, birthday parties, seasonal events, and other bookings, and working cross-departmentally to coordinate special events. This is a part-time, benefited position, working 32 hours a week, with a salary range of $55k, DOE.
Visitor Services Assistant
Our doors are open, our exhibitions are changing, and we need interesting people who like working with interesting people to fill our Visitor Services Assistant positions (2 part-time). If you like working with people and learning about Alaska, its Indigenous peoples, and the North, the Anchorage Museum may be the place for you. We are recruiting for friendly and customer service-oriented individuals to welcome and greet visitors into our space. This position performs cashier duties, is active in all facets of museum retail sales and visitor services and provides an engaging experience for museum visitors. Incumbents work variable scheduled hours conforming to the museum’s summer hours, and organizational needs.
This is a part-time position with weekend, evening, and holiday hours required. The salary for this non-exempt position is $15.00 per hour.
Objects and artworks at the Anchorage Museum require careful care and preservation. If you have an eye for detail, an interest in research, and a background in museum conservation, we would love for you to join our team. We are currently recruiting for a Museum Conservator. The successful candidate will be responsible for the care and preservation of the Museum’s diverse collection, which includes contemporary works and cultural heritage objects, including paintings, sculpture, time-based media, prints, and drawings. The Conservator provides conservation treatment of both Indigenous and non-Indigenous material culture, as well as supports exhibition and loan projects. This is a full-time position, 40 hours a week, with a salary range of $57k, DOE.
Member Engagement Manager
The Anchorage Museum is seeking an outgoing detail-oriented individual for the position of Member Engagement Manager. The person leading this role will be responsible for managing all membership and member benefit functions of the Anchorage Museum. This includes serving as a key member of the development team, working to cultivate new members, retain members, and steward existing members. This position builds strong relationships through exceptional customer service to museum members and donors, including regular communications, delivery of benefits, and planning and implementing membership events. This is a full-time, 40 hour/week, exempt position with a salary rate of $52,000/DOE.
Membership and Development Database Administrator
The Anchorage Museum is seeking a database savvy and detail-oriented person for the position of Membership and Development Database Administrator. This position is responsible for managing database processes associated with member and donor gifts and records. This position ensures strong relationships with members and donors through accurate record keeping, membership gift and donation processing, and through delivery of acknowledgments and benefits. The incumbent also produces membership and donation reports and queries, provides database training, supports development and membership activities by providing needed information, and works with other departments to ensure records are correct. This is a full-time, 40 hour/week, non-exempt position with an hourly rate of $20/DOE.
The Anchorage Museum is looking for an enthusiastic 2022 spring semester intern to work on two planetarium-related projects — a multimedia promotional trailer to use in the planetarium while visitors are waiting for shows to start, and a hands-on activity to use for a Movie & Making group program. This internship will include interacting with museum visitors in the Thomas Planetarium and Discover Center. The intern will be supported in development of a variety of professional skills including public presentation, program design, and html scripting. This is a one-semester internship, approximately 16 hours per week, and includes a $2,500 stipend.