Employment and Volunteer Opportunities
The Museum has student employment positions throughout the year, giving students hands-on experience in research, exhibition preparation, retail sales, marketing and more.
To learn more about employment opportunities at the museum select one of the following:
The UA Museum of the North seeks a new Development Officer with the drive to create and maintain fundraising campaigns and sponsorship initiatives that will excite the local community and support exhibitions, educational programs, and additional visitor services at the museum. This job offers the freedom to be innovative while collaborating with small but highly skilled museum teams in production, visitor services, and education. This position is directly responsible for the development and growth of fundraising, stewardship, and membership within the museum. There is direct involvement in a wide variety of activities including writing grants, developing sponsorships, fundraising, and facilitating partnerships with university, non-profit, and commercial entities throughout Alaska and the lower 48 states. In particular, the museum is looking for someone who has a background in institutional development. This position will discover innovative ways to fund the museum’s most urgent priority , the conceptualization and design of a new gallery on Alaska natural history that embraces Alaska Native perspectives and ongoing research efforts within the University of Alaska and highlights the unique attributes of life in a polar region. This position will report to the Director.
Student and Temporary Positions
All employment applications must be submitted through the University of Alaska employment website:
The student job posting will be for "pool" positions. Please contact Emilie Nelson with any questions about which departments may be hiring at 907-474-6443 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- To volunteer in the Museum's collections, contact the department you wish to work with.
- To see year-round volunteer opportunities with Museum Education, click here.
Volunteers receive free admission to the Museum and invitations to exhibits and events.