RECENTLY FILLED & CLOSED Positions
2020 Summer Camp Internship
Digital Engagement Manager
SEED Lab Programs Manager
2020 Spring Semester DC & Planetarium Internship
Please note that due to closures from COVID-19, recruitment and hiring will be postponed.
The Anchorage Museum connects people, expands perspectives, and encourages global dialog about the North and its distinct environment. Join our team to explore the intersection of art, history and science, and share multiple perspectives and experiences to tell a greater story.
The Anchorage Museum is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
To apply for any of our open positions, please complete our online Employment Application.
The Anchorage Museum is an equal opportunity employer.
Below are current job opportunities (click on the job title to read the full job description):
The Anchorage Museum is seeking an individual for the position of Mechanical Specialist, responsible for daily maintenance and repair of the Museum’s mechanical (HVAC) and other major equipment systems. This position will also provide support to all areas of the Facilities management department, including painting, minor repairs or maintenance on plumbing, electrical, appliances, furniture, vehicles, tools, and related equipment, as well as shared emergency maintenance response on or after hours, and on-call rotation.
The work requires extensive experience and certification in HVAC and refrigeration systems including but not limited to walk-in coolers, boilers, air handlers, chillers, refrigeration units, electrical systems, pneumatics and DDC systems.
This position may have a non-standard work schedule; which may include weekends and overtime.
The Anchorage Museum tells the stories of the true North – the stories about our place and people – through quality programs, exhibitions and amenities. The Museum is seeking an individual with a keen design eye and a talent for merchandising to be its Store Manager, planning and directing the day-to-day operations of the Museum Store. The Museum Store Manager extends the museum experience into the store by delivering an enjoyable, quality experience for every visitor. This role helps deliver a shopping experience that continues the storytelling process, including the design of exhibitions-themed and collections-inspired merchandising that sells top to bottom, frames store exploration, and conveys the specialness of merchandise that is distinctly Northern and reflects the museum’s collection. The Store Manager empowers the Museum Store sales team to deliver a personalized customer experience that helps customers understand the authenticity, innovation and mastery inherent in the many one-of-a-kind art and design pieces we carry. The person in this role thoroughly understands that a successful Museum Store extends the museum experience beyond the front doors and that this special type of business within a cultural venue has the dual mission to be profitable while acting as a brand ambassador for the institution.
Under the general direction of the Chief Curator, the Curator of Indigenous Art & Community Initiatives will further the Museum’s work with Alaska’s living cultures, with an emphasis on Indigenous art, artists, climate change, national and international connections, and other initiatives. The Curator will have an emphasis on originality, rigor and a firm grasp of critical issues to present Indigenous art in a contemporary context. The Curator develops programming, strengths connections, and works on engagement and outreach. This position works as a member of an integrated team of curators, content providers, educators, and others.
This is a one- to three-year term position.
MUSE restaurant currently has openings for a variety of positions. Applicants must be dedicated to understanding and exceeding customer expectations and needs. Hiring for these positions will be done through Laura Cole; a museum application is not required. Get more information on MUSE job openings.