Apply - Visitor Services Associate (Up to 30 hours/week)


Come be a part of the Santa Barbara Museum of Art’s Grand Reopening this Summer on the Visitor Services team, and experience our welcoming of the community into our newly renovated and expanded galleries while supporting our mission to make a difference integrating art into the lives of people.  The Santa Barbara Museum of Art presents internationally recognized collections and exhibitions and provides our visitors and extensive membership with access to a broad array of diverse exhibitions.  SBMA additionally provides cultural and educational activities and programming that both enlighten the viewer and participant, but also expands the artistic experience into the vast world of art and its inspirational impact on our lives.

The Santa Barbara Museum of Art is seeking a friendly, outgoing, dependable person with good customer service skills to serve as a Visitor Services Associate. As a Visitor Services Associate, you are an essential facilitator between visitors and the Museum, ensuring members and visitors have an enjoyable, engaging, and memorable experience.  Your duties will include greeting visitors, providing information about the Museum’s exhibitions, hours, and events, collecting admission fees, and selling memberships. 

Requires High School diploma or equivalent and excellent public relations skills.  Previous cash handling experience preferred; knowledge of or interest in art/art history desirable.  Requires some evening, holiday, and/or weekend hours when the Museum is open to the public.

  • The position reports to the Member and Visitor Services Supervisor
  • Schedule may include weekends and holidays or variable scheduling may be required. Up to 30 hours per week.
  • Salary is $15.00/hour with a likely increase 1/1/22
  • 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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Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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