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Career Opportunities
Visitor Service Associate - Part-time

Make a difference integrating art into the lives of people. The Santa Barbara Museum of Art presents internationally recognized collections and exhibitions and a broad array of cultural and educational activities. We have an immediate opening for a dependable individual with excellent communication and customer service skills to join us in providing an inviting experience for the Museum’s visitors. Your duties will include greeting visitors, providing information about the Museum’s exhibitions, hours and events, collecting admission fees, selling memberships, collecting visitor surveys and assisting in the museum shop. Requires High School diploma or equivalent and excellent public relations skills. One to three years previous cashier experience preferred; knowledge of or interest in art/art history desirable. Requires some holiday or weekend hours when the Museum is open to the public.

  • Schedule: varies from 20 to 29 hours per week
  • The position reports to the Retail & Visitor Experience Manager
  • Salary is $12.00/hour with partial benefits; paid time off, holidays, 403b eligibility
  • Successful Background Check is required
  • Deadline to apply: Applications, Resumes and Cover Letters will be accepted through 8/31/15 or if the position is filled.
  • No calls please.

Please E-mail to:  hr@sbma.net
Santa Barbara Museum of Art
1130 State Street
Santa Barbara, CA  93101
or
Fax:  (805) 966-6840
www.sbma.net

Application for Employment


Grants Manager

The Santa Barbara Museum of Art presents internationally recognized collections and exhibitions and a broad array of cultural and educational activities. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the full time position of Grants Manager. The best and most qualified candidate will work with Development Department and directly collaborate with the Curators and Education Department to research and generate grant requests to community, family and individual foundations, local businesses, corporations, and Federal funding sources such as IMLS & NEA. The Grants Manager is proactive, overseeing annual granting schedules and timelines, researches new funding opportunities, prepares progress and final reports on grants received. To successfully secure funds for the Museum's exhibitions, education and public programs, and general operating fund, this position requires a high attention to detail and accuracy in reflecting current program descriptions and statistics, financial and other data and/or exhibition descriptions.

The qualified candidate will have a bachelor's degree in English or related field, a minimum of five years of related experience, as well as a proven track-record of successful grants fundraising. Applicants will be required to provide writing samples to demonstrate research and writing skills. The ability to organize and synthesize complex ideas into clear and persuasive prose is essential for this position. The successful applicant will also possess the ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from funders and the Museum's leadership team. Knowledge about art, museums and philanthropic foundations is required. Prior experience working in a grant writer position at a museum is preferred.

  • Schedule: Full Time
  • This position status is eligible for full benefits
  • Successful Background Check is required

Please E-mail to:  hr@sbma.net
Santa Barbara Museum of Art
1130 State Street
Santa Barbara, CA  93101
or
Fax:  (805) 966-6840
www.sbma.net

Application for Employment

 


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