Heard Museum Lobby


Below are current job openings:

Seasonal Hostess Position (Part-Time)

The Courtyard Café is looking for an experienced Hostess for our lunch-only Café. This part time position requires flexible availability and you must be able to pass a background check.

Send resume to: HR@heard.org. EEOC

Security Officer (Part Time, Temporary, Six-Month Term)

Work hours: varied depending on schedule.Some weeknight events, weekend events as needed.

Description: The ideal candidate should have some security experience, have a high school diploma or GED and must pass extensive background check and possess a valid driver’s license.

Apply in person: Must apply in person, email or faxes will not be considered. Select candidates will be notified. No phone calls. Apply between 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday thru Friday. EEOC

Facilities Maintenance (Full Time)

Work hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday. Some weeknight events, weekend events as needed.

Description: Maintain water features/pool pumps, maintain museum lighting, plumbing repairs (sinks, toilets, drains, etc.), minor electrical repairs, drywall repairs, painting. Must be able to communicate.

Send resume to: HR@heard.org. EEOC

Custodial Supervisor (Full Time)

Work hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Some night events, weekend events as needed.

Description: Oversee the custodial staff and schedule work and employees. Clean interior and exterior of entire museum including but not limited to sweeping, vacuuming, mopping, polishing dusting and trash removals. Set up and tear down of tables, chairs and auditorium seating. Able to lift up to 55 lbs. including but not limited to boxes, paper, filled trash bags, seating rails, mop buckets, furniture. Operate power equipment including but not limited to riding sweeper, auto scrubbers, electric or gas blowers and museum vehicles.

Must be willing to accept unscheduled tasks as they occur, work some scheduled night function, work all special events, accomplish assigned tasks in a professional manor, communicate in a professional manor, read and understand schedules and oral or written instructions, wear a museum custodian uniform and look professional while on duty.

Must be professional, courteous and helpful to all including museum staff.

Bilingual ability a plus but not necessary.

Apply in person or send resume to: hr@heard.org. EEO

Mission Statement

The mission of the Heard Museum is to educate visitors and promote greater public understanding of the arts, heritage and life ways of the indigenous peoples of the Americas, with an emphasis on American Indian tribes and other cultures of the Southwest.

Visitor Guide & Maps

View the 2014 September-December Visitor Guide

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The Heard Museum does not perform appraisals; however, the Heard Museum Council, one of our volunteer organizations, holds a semi-annual Appraisal Day event where people can bring their items to be appraised for a fee. Click here to see when the next Appraisal Day will be.

Photograph Credits

Unless otherwise noted, all photos are courtesy of either the Heard Museum Billie Jane Baguley Library and Archives or the following museum staff and supporters: Caesar Chaves, Debra Krol, Taylor Peterson, Mark Scarp, Apphia Shirley, Craig Smith and Lizard Light Productions.