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Internship/Volunteer Opportunities

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Career Opportunities


Web and Media Specialist - Full Time

The Santa Barbara Museum of Art seeks a self-motivated and talented web and media specialist.  The position reports to the Director of Information Technology and is responsible for web design, development, and content updates on all of our web presences for the Santa Barbara Museum of Art including our main website (www.sbma.net), e-store (www.sbmastore.net), blog (blog.sbma.net), and various social networking sites.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of two years of experience in all aspects of web development from graphic design to code production.  Position duties include complete management of website content including graphic design, designing/developing HTML e-mail campaigns, managing our Google AdWords and Analytics account, managing social media resources, managing our digital media including HD video with web conversion, and developing future functionality.  Applicant must feel comfortable coding HTML/CSS without the use of WYSIWYG and also have PHP/JavaScript programming knowledge.  Working knowledge of web development tools (Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, etc.) required.  Database experience with mySQL and/or SQL Server a plus.  Please see job description for full details.  This position is full time at 35 hours per week and includes paid time off (PTO) along with full benefits.  Position pays up to $20/hour DOE.

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  • The position reports to the Director of Information Technology
  • Schedule: Full Time - 35 Hours per Week
  • Compensation: Up to $20/hour DOE with Full Benefits
  • Successful Background Check is required.
  • Deadline to apply: Applications, Resumes and Cover Letters will be accepted through 5/9 or until the position is filled.
Send cover letter, resume, and application to:

Human Resources
Santa Barbara Museum of Art
1130 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93l0l
Fax: 805.963-7264
Email: hr@sbma.net

Click here to download an application.

 

Visitor Services Associate - Part Time (Temporary 3+ months)

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. 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. Duties include greeting visitors, providing information about the Museum’s exhibitions, hours and events, collecting admission fees, selling memberships, and collecting visitor surveys. 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 commitment to between 6 and 24 hours per week from May through August 2014. Requires Sundays and Wednesday availability and some holiday hours when the Museum is open to the public.

  • The position reports to the Visitor Services Supervisor.
  • Schedule: varies from 6 to 24 hours per week, weekends required, and on-call as needed.
  • Position is anticipated to extend for three to four months.
  • Compensation: Salary is $10.00/hour.
  • Successful Background Check is required.
  • Deadline to apply: Applications, Resumes and Cover Letters will be accepted through 4/25/14 or until the position is filled, either before or after noted date.
Send cover letter, resume, and application to:

Human Resources
Santa Barbara Museum of Art
1130 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93l0l
Fax: 805.963-7264
Email: hr@sbma.net

Click here to download an application.

 

Ceramics Teaching Artist, On-Call, Hourly
Summer Camp

The Santa Barbara Museum of Art presents internationally recognized collections and exhibitions and a broad array of cultural and educational activities. The Museum's Education Department is seeking an energetic ceramics teacher to instruct summer ArtVenture Camps at the Ridley-Tree Education Center at McCormick House. Responsibilities include creating and teaching age appropriate ceramic lessons, preferably based on objects and medium in the Santa Barbara Museum of Art's collections and exhibitions as well as other recognized artists and art movements. The ideal candidate will have excellent people and art skills and will enjoy working in a team environment. BA degree and teaching experience is preferred and a thorough knowledge of art materials and techniques in ceramics. Prior teaching and curriculum development experience is required. Background check required. This is an hourly position for approximately 9 weeks in June/July/August.

  • The position reports to the Manager, School and Docent Programs.
  • Schedule: 40 hours per week during a 9 week Summer Camp schedule.
  • Compensation: Salary is $20.00/hour
  • Successful Background Check is required
  • Deadline to apply: Applications, Resumes and Cover Letters will be accepted through 4/25/14 or until the position is filled, either before or after noted date
Send cover letter, resume, and application to:

Human Resources
Santa Barbara Museum of Art
1130 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93l0l
Fax: 805.963-7264
Email: hr@sbma.net

Click here to download an application.

 

Grants Manager - Full Time

The Grants Manager for the Santa Barbara Museum of Art oversees the Museum's grants program. This includes the research and generation of grant requests to community, family and individual foundations, local businesses, corporations, and Federal funding sources such as IMLS & NEA. The Grants Manager is proactive, oversees annual granting schedules and timelines, researches new funding opportunities, prepares progress and final reports on grants received. She/he works closely with Museum staff to ensure grant requests and reports include accurate and current program descriptions and statistics, financial and other data and/or exhibition descriptions, to secure funds for the Museum's exhibitions, education and public programs, and general operating fund.

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.

  • Schedule: Full Time
  • This position status is eligible for benefits
  • Successful Background Check is required
Send cover letter, resume, and application to:

Human Resources
Santa Barbara Museum of Art
1130 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93l0l
Fax: 805.963-7264
Email: hr@sbma.net

Click here to download an application.

 

Internship/Volunteer Opportunities

The museum currently has no internship/volunteer opportunities available, please check again for future openings.

 

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