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.
Chief Human Resources Officer
We are seeking a Chief Human Resources Officer to help develop and lead human resources initiatives in furtherance of the Museum’s strategic human capital goals: To be one of the best places to work in Alaska; to ensure a culture of respect and inclusion; to advance professional development, and continuous learning; to enhance the recruitment and advancement of the best creative talent. As a member of the leadership team, the incumbent will act as a strategic partner, including working with staff members and other colleagues on diversity, equity, accessibility, and inclusion culture initiatives.
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.
The Anchorage Museum is looking for a skilled handyperson to join its team as a Maintenance Technician. The successful candidate will assist with the general day-to-day daily maintenance and repair of the Museum’s electrical, plumbing, and carpentry systems. This position will also provide support to all areas of the Facilities department, including painting, appliances, furniture, vehicles, tools, and related equipment, as well as shared emergency maintenance response on or after hours, and on-call rotation.
This part-time position, 32 hours per week, with benefits and will include occasional evenings and weekend hours. The hourly rate is $26/hr, DOE.
The Anchorage Museum is recruiting for an enthusiastic team player to fill the position of Educator. This position is responsible for the development and delivery of educational programming that crosses boundaries of ideas and disciplines and works with multiple audiences and ages, including young children. Using the talents and knowledge of staff, and the material and intangible resources of the Anchorage Museum, the incumbent will provide innovative experiences that enhance understanding and foster curiosity about Alaska and the Circumpolar North.
This is a full-time position with an annualized salary of $45,000, 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 seeking an outgoing detail-oriented individual for its Digitization Technician position to digitize Museum archival collection materials and create metadata in support of the Museum’s Decolonizing Through Virtual Repatriation project, a partnership with Chickaloon Village Tribal Council. This is a part-time, 20 hours a week, one-year grand-funded position with a rate of $20.00/hr.
The Anchorage Museum is seeking a detail-oriented individual with experience in metadata and photographs for the position of Metadata Specialist. this position is responsible for creating file metadata in accordance with museum procedures for digital surrogates of photographs in the Anchorage Museum collection. This is a full-time 18-month grant-funded position with an hourly rate of $20.00.
We are pleased to offer an internship focusing on Soundscape Ecology. The successful individual will work directly with museum educators to support and assist in the development of the museum’s ongoing k-12 Soundscape Ecology outreach project. The internship focuses on training for basic sound analysis as well as data management as it relates to the field of Soundscape Ecology.
Internship recipients receive a stipend of $2,500 per semester.