Apply - Travel and Special Programs Coordinator


The Santa Barbara Museum of Art, a leading West Coast art museum, presents internationally recognized collections and exhibitions, a broad array of cultural and educational activities, and trips around the world.  We have an immediate, full-time opening for the right person who enjoys diverse assignments in a fast-paced environment, to assist with events and our travel program.  Responsibilities include:   providing general administrative support, including correspondence, phone and other inquiries, processing reservations, set-up and coordination of mailings, file maintenance, database updates, coordination of event set-up, and accounting (including in a timely manner the processing of checks and credit card payments, check requests, income, and expense reports, and records reconciliation). Responsibilities also include assisting with planning and research for travel tours, programming concerts and lectures, and the possibility of travel after a period of proven customer service.

This position requires a college degree (BA in Art History preferred); excellent customer service skills; advanced MS computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, database); office and clerical experience; strong verbal and writing skills; strong research skills; excellent organizational abilities; excellent proofreading skills; and accounting experience.  Additionally, it is essential to have careful attention to detail, a high level of accuracy and thoroughness, and essential to success is the ability to take direction and responsibility. The right person should be extremely efficient, deadline-driven, task-oriented, resourceful, and reliable. 

  • The position reports to the Travel and Special Programs Manager.
  • Schedule: 40 hours per week
  • Full-Time Status provides competitive benefits including paid vacation/sick/holidays and medical/dental/retirement plan eligibility.      
  • Valid driver’s license and current passport for occasional travel.
  • A 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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