Apply - Museum Store Associate

Part Time

The Santa Barbara Museum of Art Store offers a diverse collection of quality gifts, art books, handmade jewelry, and exceptional children's gifts. Our Museum Store Associates maintain an expert level of interaction with the general public and provide exemplary customer service for our visitors. While effectively demonstrating a balance of excellent customer service, product knowledge, and effective merchandising, Associates additionally represent the Museum for the public and our members, maintaining a well-informed knowledge of exhibitions, local events, and membership benefits.

This position requires a high school diploma or equivalent, college experience and/or knowledge of art or museum experience is preferred. Two years’ experience minimum is required of customer service in retail, having demonstrated excellent skills and composure when interacting with the general public, accuracy and proficiency in cash handling and operating a computer inventory system, while keeping punctual to the schedule and appropriate in personal attire.  Knowledge of Patron Edge is a plus and visual merchandising experience is a bonus.  Must be able to lift 25 lbs. occasionally and up to 15 lbs. frequently.

  • The position reports to the Head of Retail Buying and Operations
  • Schedule: Must be available Thursdays – Sunday, with some additional hours needed during the holidays.
  • Salary is $13.00/hour
  • Successful Background Check is required

Contact Information

Please email to:

Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 1130 State Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101


Fax: (805) 966-6840

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Thurs 11 am - 8 pm
Closed Mondays and holidays
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